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(NAPSI)—Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common condition that affects nearly 1 in 3 Americans. In addition to following a healthy diet and lifestyle, many people living with the condition are prescribed daily medication to control their hypertension and heart failure and will need long-term access to this important class of medicine.
So, you have been bored to tears lately? And it’s not that there aren’t some things that you wanted to do, it’s just too hot for doing outside stuff after about 10 a.m. Now, all of a sudden, you find yourself sitting around the house and staring at the walls; your idea well seems to have run dry, now what? What do you do when the weather dictates being trapped indoors and you don’t have a clue how to spend your time?
(NAPSI)—Road accidents caused by distracted or speeding drivers are a huge risk for the more than 135,000 men and women of the waste and recycling industry who are out in force each day keeping our communities clean and healthy-but you can be part of the solution.
1. Obama warns of a total withdrawal from Afghanistan
1. Deadly clash disrupts Ukraine's truce within hours
Washington (CNN) -- The United States is preparing to announce a decision "in the coming days" on assistance to Egypt, the White House said Tuesday, and U.S. officials told CNN military aid will be cut, though not all of it.
1. OBAMA CALLS FOR CALM AFTER ZIMMERMAN'S ACQUITTAL
1. SOPRANOS STAR JAMES GANDOLFINI DIES
Your computer is running slow, sluggish, and just downright terrible. What do you do? Most of the time the answer is “add more memory", but what type? The problem that many people have is determining what type of memory they actually need. There are many different types of memory that go into a computer. The primary memory that is utilized in a computer that most consumers would have to upgrade is hard drive memory, RAM, and video memory.
The recent recession was tough on everyone. It shook our nation to its core. Here in Marana, we used the slowdown as an opportunity to plan for better days ahead.
In the early l970s, native Arizonan John Kopplin, now co-owner of Maya Palace Boutique, joined the Peace Corps and was sent to the northwest province of Guanacaste in Costa Rica. His knowledge of Spanish helped him to quickly establish connections with the locals.
In its second round of budget planning for the upcoming 2011-2012 fiscal year, the Marana Town Council on May 10 reviewed the proposed enterprise funds, and were updated on how the latest legislative session will impact the town.
A $60 million-plus reliability reservoir proposed for ground in Marana is largely "off the table," with four Northwest water districts now working to recharge and later consume their Central Arizona Project allotments, officials report.
If Marana continues to grow, it will need 18 new parks by the year 2020, parks and recreation director Tom Ellis told the Marana Town Council on July 27.
Oro Valley Hospital administrators are planning a 40,000 to 60,000-square-foot freestanding office building adjacent to an existing 60,000-square-foot medical office structure along Tangerine Road.
The year 2009 saw a slowdown in home and commercial construction, but there was activity going on. A Habitat for Humanity volunteer secures the north wall of the Ransom family home built in Marana. The Ransoms moved in this year, occupying Marana's first Habitat for Humanity house. Construction is well under way on the Twin Peaks Interchange in Marana, including the bridge that is being constructed over the Santa Cruz River and Interstate 10. Road projects are providing construction jobs in the Northwest as 2010 begins.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, The year 2009 saw a slowdown in home and commercial construction, but there was activity going on. A Habitat for Humanity volunteer secures the north wall of the Ransom family home built in Marana. The Ransoms moved in this year, occupying Marana's first Habitat for Humanity house.
When many businesses have downsized to weather a stormy economy, one Oro Valley fitness business has expanded.
Town of Oro Valley employees won't be losing their jobs in the fiscal year that begins July 1, a divided town council decided at a special meeting on Wednesday, May 27.
Town of Oro Valley employees won't be losing their jobs in the fiscal year that begins July 1, a divided town council decided at a special meeting Wednesday night.
Early in his State of the Town speech Friday morning at the Stardance Center, Mayor Ed Honea stumbled over the word "Marana."
She didn’t sugarcoat things for them.
Ty Bowers/The Explorer, Red Cross volunteer Marsha Banta hangs a string of flowers atop a disaster aid vehicle parked at Foothills Mall on Saturday, Dec. 13. The Red Cross volunteers were there collecting donations as part of a nationwide effort to shore up the charity's finances amidst a recession.
After nearly four years, Pima County has spent almost half the $164 million voters approved in 2004 to buy environmentally sensitive land, including some tracts in the Northwest.
Many small business owners are contending with some painful fallout from the economic slowdown: customers and clients who are taking longer to pay.