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(StatePoint) 2014 will go down in history as the year smart home technology went mainstream. Rapidly evolving security, entertainment, cleaning and mobile technology have made home automation more affordable and easier to integrate than ever before. And this holiday season is the perfect time to give yourself and others the gift of smart home convenience.
(Family Features) Many aspiring entrepreneurs hesitate to pursue their professional dreams due to the seemingly daunting risks of failure associated with starting a business from the ground up. Opening a franchise is an avenue that allows you to reap the benefits of owning your own small business without all of the costly trade-offs.
Millions of Americans endure the pain of chronic inflammation, and even when pain is not apparent, millions more run the risk of serious diseases triggered by chronic inflammation.
(BPT) - Soreness, stiffness, tenderness – joint pain can have a direct impact on quality of life. Fortunately, there are a number of proactive steps that incorporate all-natural solutions to help improve joint health and overall wellness.
Patricia Haynes in the UA College of Medicine has been awarded $3.1 million to study the relationship between unemployment and putting on pounds.
It’s that time of year again, when outdoor enthusiasts take to campsites for weekends outdoors. And what sports fan ever turned down an opportunity for tailgating before the big game?
(BPT) - Did you know the food you eat can literally make you feel happy or sad? Nutrition is one of the main components of mental health, so it’s important to stock your plate with good food while cutting some of those less beneficial alternatives.
(NAPSI)—With the economy picking up, more and more families are planning trips this season. Your next vacation may be more relaxing once you realize all the convenience and security you have at your fingertips—thanks to your smartphone and its many useful apps.
(NAPSI)—Launching today, the Safe Firearms Storage campaign encourages firearms owners to make safe firearms storage a priority. According to a study by the RAND Corporation using statistics from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1.4 million homes have firearms stored in a way that makes them accessible to the wrong hands—children, at-risk youth, potential thieves, and those who intend to harm themselves or others.
(NAPSI)—When meat is on the menu, there’s a good chance it’s pork. Whether it’s bacon, ham or other favorites, pork accounts for about 40 percent of all global meat consumption.
(StatePoint) It’s that time of year again, when outdoor enthusiasts take to campsites for weekends outdoors. And what sports fan ever turned down an opportunity for tailgating before the big game?
More than 25 years ago, an abandoned NASA spacecraft fulfilled its mission, fell silent and has since been hurtling around the sun, somewhere between the orbits of Earth and Mars. Now, a University of Arizona engineering student is trying to wake it up.
There is a job that only about four percent of the population is qualified and capable of doing. At this very moment, there are at least two people in Oro Valley and two in Marana who are doing it. This is the job as a police 911 operator and dispatcher.
A cloud of thick dust engulfed the helicopter as it made its decent to the ground. Lt. Col. Jeff Peterson felt his muscles tense. Visibility was minimal and his landing zone was unforgiving. If he moved the control stick too far to the left he would crash into rock face – too far to the right and he’d hit civilian mud huts. Pitch dark, dirt flying and a soft patter of rain – the landing was risky and seemed near impossible.
Jason McInerney and his wife, Melissa, recently tapped their lunch orders onto a touchscreen at the entrance to the Be Our Guest restaurant at Florida's Walt Disney World Resort and were told to take any open seat. Moments later a food server appeared at their table with their croque-monsieur and carved turkey sandwiches.
The space movie “Gravity” will provide a huge splashdown at next month’s 86th Academy Awards on March 2. With 10 Academy Award nominations, including the big three for Best Picture, Best Director (Alfonso Cuaron) and Best Actress in a Leading Role (Sandra Bullock), look for “Gravity” to bring favorites “American Hustle” and “12 Years a Slave” back to Earth on Oscar Night. Director Cuaron stands an excellent chance to win for Best Director giving his film an outside shot at Best Picture.
An aviation day is scheduled on Pearl Harbor Day, December 7 at Naranja Park in Oro Valley. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Distracted driving is the number one killer of teenage drivers, causing approximately 3,000 deaths per year nationwide, recent studies show.
The Town of Oro Valley has a well-known reputation for public safety, and volunteer Bob Milkey is looking to keep it that way as a member of the Citizen Volunteer Assistants Program (CVAP).
Q: What can I do to get better battery life from my smartphone? It doesn’t even get me through the afternoon on most days. — Ed