What’s the Deal with All These Awareness Months—Besides Early Detection & Saved Lives?

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Movember and Prostate Cancer Awareness In early November 2012, I wrote an article called “November + Mustaches = The Movember Movement,” about the growing (pun intended), slightly playful but ultimately dead serious  campaign that utilizes men growing mustaches during the month as a means to increase awareness of early detection and treatment of prostate cancer. Not only […]

Kidney Transplants and a Nobel Prize in Economics


In April 2008, doctors performed what most believe to be the first simultaneous six-way kidney transplant in the world. When one donor, who did not know any of the six kidney patients, stepped up to the plate and was a match for one of the patients in the group, the ball started to roll on […]

3 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve recently been injured through no fault of your own, you may be weighing the possible outcomes of hiring a personal injury attorney. In many cases of personal injury, an attorney can be a valuable and necessary asset who makes sure your rights are defended and that your needs are properly cared for. But […]

Simple DIY for Homeowners

You’ve gone through the process of buying a home — waiting for the loan approval, making offers and counter-offers, dealing with inspectors, signing contracts — and now, you’re finally settling into your new place. It doesn’t take long for a question to begin to form in your mind: How on earth am I going to […]

4 questions to consider regarding renters insurance


After throwing down big bucks for your rent and deposit, the last thing you probably want to think about is adding another expense to your new place. Although it may be an initial investment, purchasing renters insurance is actually the more economically prudent decision in the long run because it prevents you from spending a fortune in […]

Movember! Mustached Reminders for Men’s Health & Prostate Cancer


November + Mustaches = The Movember Movement With November quickly approaching, it’s time for men everywhere to prepare for their part in publicizing prostate cancer, prostate cancer screening, current treatments and an eventual cure. The testosterone version of breast cancer’s pink ribbon, this social movement to fight prostate cancer began in 1999 in Australia — […]

Picking up the pieces after a disaster


Getting your life back together after a disaster can be a challenge. Sometimes, it’s hard to know where to begin. Whether your family has been affected by a tornado, flooding, a hurricane or any other disaster, the event itself is only the beginning of what can be a long, slow recovery. Recovering from a natural […]

Must-have apps for your home

Mobile Apps

In today’s fast-paced world, possessing the latest technology can be a lifesaver. And if you’re the lucky owner of a smartphone or a tablet computer, it’s time to put that flashy mobile to use around the house. New home-based apps can help you keep clean and organized, all on a tight schedule and even tighter […]

How to file an insurance claim


After a car accident, no one looks forward to filing an insurance claim. It can seem like an overwhelming task, with many details to sort out. But as long as you know how to file an insurance claim, if and when you ever have an accident, you’ll be glad you understand the process. Get information When […]