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(NAPSI)—When many children, teenagers and even adults think about “who” or “what” they want to be for Halloween, a number of them are tempted to complete their look with decorative contact lenses bought without a prescription.
One of the primary allures of the Tucson climate is the seemingly endless amount of outdoor entertainment that can take place nearly year round. Games of golf, family picnics, hiking expeditions, and films underneath the stars have become community favorites in years past, but one local theater group is quietly bringing a much more educational twist to the list.
(BPT) - How much do you spend on utilities? Are you looking for ways to save? A typical American household spends about $2,100 on energy bills each year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Most of that expense comes from a home’s energy use during the winter heating season. But a quick home checkup can help you can reduce these costs, prepare for winter and enjoy energy savings.
(StatePoint) Everyone has heard myths about what is and isn’t good for your eye health -- from eating more carrots to limiting screen time. Unfortunately, many so-called facts are anything but factual, according to Dr. Ryan Nakamura, a VSP Vision Care optometrist. Here, he sorts fact from fiction.
On Thursday, Aug. 28 at about 1:26 a.m., Marana police responded to a call about a stolen car stereo at the Walmart on 8280 N. Cortaro Road. The caller said he went into Walmart for about 15 minutes and when he returned he saw that his stereo was gone. The caller says he thinks he left the car unlocked. The cost of the stereo was about $20.
(BPT) - Fall’s arrival brings fun family activities such as pumpkin picking, football watching and Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, it can also bring unwanted allergy and sinus symptoms. Fall allergy and sinus symptoms can be unpredictable and can be triggered by a variety of environmental factors including weeds, mold or even indoor allergens.
(BPT) - Hand-planed, reclaimed hardwood floors? Beautiful but pricey. Custom drapery? The cost can be blinding. When it comes to home decorating, it’s easy to blow your budget on one or two upgrades – and maybe that would be OK if those improvements also amped up the drama in your decor. Too often, however, costly decorating ploys disappoint, wearing out or becoming dated before you’ve paid off the financing.
(NAPSI)—An increasing number of Americans are taking a shine to the look of metal for their home furnishings.
Make A Striking Statement: Beauty for your bath can begin with the bright shine of metallic blinds at the windows. (NAPS)
(BPT) - Cooler weather is on the way. You might think the seasonal demise of pollen-spewing flora, coupled with more time spent indoors, means allergy and asthma sufferers – not to mention the rest of us – can expect to breathe easier. Not so – if the air inside your home or office is polluted.
(BPT) - S. Epatha Merkerson is well-known for her award-winning roles on the stage and screen. But what you may not know is that she is one of the 29 million Americans living with diabetes.
(BPT) - Good, nutritious meals are essential for children to grow healthy and strong, but you may be surprised to learn that millions of children suffer from “hidden hunger,” because they lack the essential vitamins and minerals needed for development. This can lead to permanent physical and mental impairments.
The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) and Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs continue to make big strides in a program dedicated to the wellbeing of the nation’s disabled veterans.
The summer has fully engulfed our city, bringing with it sweltering heat and burning winds. As the days get hotter and hotter, many are looking for a way to have fun without melting outdoors. Whether it is going to a movie at the theatre, a local trampoline—world, or finding some nighttime entertainment, the cool route is always the better route. For those with an inclination for hip-hop music and a good concert, there are two events coming up in the next few months that you won’t want to miss.
(BPT) - Whoever first said, “You can’t go home again,” probably wasn’t considering the 38 million home-based businesses in the United States, or the approximately 37 million households that have active home offices. More workers are plying their trade from home, as employers recognize the value of flexibility for their work force and more employees decide to enter the ranks of American entrepreneurship.
If you’re lucky to have had good vision all your life, you’ve probably skipped having regular eye exams—but there are some crystal-clear reasons to schedule a checkup with an optometrist or ophthalmologist, even when you can see with 20/20 vision.
(NAPSI)—While high heat can drain your energy, increase your utility bills and make your AC work overtime, there are simple ways you can save energy without compromising comfort.
(NAPSI)—The story of Army Specialist Travis Fugate may be eye-opening for many Americans.
(NAPSI)—Most people have heard of someone who made a bundle from investing in a stock. For every person who made a small fortune, however, there’s probably someone who lost his pants. Simply hearing about a potential winning stock and blindly investing isn’t good enough these days.
If your are wondering why all of a sudden these Central American children are coming to the USA, the media will tell you that they are escaping the dangerous drug cartel. “All of a sudden”? I don’t think so and here’s why. One radio source talked about the current administration being behind all this. The reason - to stir up the American people and provide further impetus for the immediate need to pass the Immigration Reform Legislature (i.e. Amnesty) in Congress.
The Southern Arizona VA Hospital could be the next beneficiary of a Fisher House – a facility that allows free stay for family members of veterans receiving treatment.