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Do Your Teeth Hurt When You Run or Exercise?

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When you run you are increasing blood flow in the body, which can contribute to gum inflammation. (Photo courtesy of Body3 Fitness Center)
When you run you are increasing blood flow in the body, which can contribute to gum inflammation. (Photo courtesy of Body3 Fitness Center)

Tooth pain while running or exercising can be triggered by trauma or an infection. Even temperature can set off dental pain. A dentist can determine the cause.

Stop Drafts with Exterior Foundation Insulation

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Even in cold-weather climates, homes often lack insulation between the finished, occupied portion of the home and the ground. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Paul B. of Bluffton, South Carolina)
Even in cold-weather climates, homes often lack insulation between the finished, occupied portion of the home and the ground. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Paul B. of Bluffton, South Carolina)

Exterior foundation insulation is an often overlooked home improvement. It can help stop drafts, lower energy bills and keep your house warmer during winter.

3 Mortgage Loan Application Mistakes to Avoid

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Always play it safe and disclose everything directly to your loan officer, says Goldhirsh. (Photo by Ray Alderete)
Always play it safe and disclose everything directly to your loan officer, says Goldhirsh. (Photo by Ray Alderete)

Avoid home buying pitfalls by following three simple steps to filling out your mortgage loan application: be accurate, omit nothing and tell it like it is

9 Things to Check Before Your Next Road Trip

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Make sure your headlights, taillights, turn signals and brake lights are working before your trip. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Danielle J. of Columbus, Ohio)
Make sure your headlights, taillights, turn signals and brake lights are working before your trip. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Danielle J. of Columbus, Ohio)

Before you hit the highway with your family on a road trip, check this list of must-do tips. From tires and brakes to lights, make your journey safe and fun.

Turn Your Master Bedroom into Your Sanctuary

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Turn your master bedroom into a master suite by adding a comfortable sitting area. (Photo by Luxury Home Solutions )
Turn your master bedroom into a master suite by adding a comfortable sitting area. (Photo by Luxury Home Solutions )

Whether it boasts a cozy reading nook, custom closets or master bathroom with clawfoot tub, a designer can help you to create the master bedroom of your dreams.

Protect Your Move with an Insurance Policy

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If hiring a mover, investigate your various insurance options to protect your belongings. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Deborah C. of Chapin, S.C.)

A professional mover offers tips on what to consider when evaluating various moving insurance policy options available to protect your belongings.

How to Pack Your Kitchen for a Move

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Your kitchen contains a lot of fragile items, so use care when you pack for a move to avoid broken dishes and appliances. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Susan K. of Richardson, Texas)

Moving houses? A professional mover gives some tips on how to best pack up your kitchen, so you don't end up with broken dishes and appliances.

Creating a Filing System You Can Live with

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There are many different ways to set up and maintain a filing system. The important thing is to be consistent. (Photo courtesy of Simplified Living Solutions)
There are many different ways to set up and maintain a filing system. The important thing is to be consistent. (Photo courtesy of Simplified Living Solutions)

Creating an easy-to-use filing system to organize your paperwork is all about keeping it simple. The most common filing mistake: not getting rid of old items.

Lead Paint Law Puts Maryland Landlords on Notice

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A new law in 2015 means new regulations for apartments regarding lead paint. (Photo by Brandon Smith)
A new law in 2015 means new regulations for apartments regarding lead paint. (Photo by Brandon Smith)

The new year brought new regulations for Maryland rental property owners regarding lead paint. It's estimated that more than 300,000 units will now be affected.

Solar Energy Powers D.C. Suburb's Co-op

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Maryland residents seek a solar cooperative to bargain for discounts on solar panels. (Photo by Angie's List member Clint T.)
Maryland residents seek a solar cooperative to bargain for discounts on solar panels. (Photo by Angie's List member Clint T.)

Residents of one Maryland city have formed a solar cooperative aimed at using its collective buying power to get discounted prices for solar panels and systems.

Volumetrics Diet: Eating More, Weighing Less?

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Coconuts, and all other fruits, are “freebies” on the Volumetrics Diet. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member Ralph Y. of Mililani, Hawaii)

The Volumetrics diet can let you eat more food, lose weight and improve your overall health. Is that possible? And if it is, is this diet plan sustainable?

Flexitarian Diet: Adaptable Path to Weight Loss?

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In addition to lots of vegetables, the Flexitarian diet focuses on protein alternatives to meat, plus lots of fruits and low-fat dairy. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member Kenneth C. of Houston)

The Flexitarian diet focuses on vegetarian fare but allows for some meat. It aims for weight loss and improved health. Does it deliver? Can it work long term?

Learn These Easy Habits to Get Organized in 2015

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Putting items back in their homes is extremely important for living an organized lifestyle, says Nelson. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Elizabeth S. of New Orleans)
Putting items back in their homes is extremely important for living an organized lifestyle, says Nelson. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Elizabeth S. of New Orleans)

Are you geared up to get organized this year? Making some changes in your everyday routine can make organization a habit instead of an unattainable goal.

How to Meet Your Personal Fitness Goals in 2015

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A personal trainer can help you create a custom made personal fitness plan that meets your needs, says Hodge. (Photo courtesy of Medical Fitness Pros)
A personal trainer can help you create a custom made personal fitness plan that meets your needs, says Hodge. (Photo courtesy of Medical Fitness Pros)

On this episode of Chat with the Experts, we talk with Jason Hodge of Medical Fitness Pros about how to meet your personal fitness goals in 2015 and beyond.

Chicago-Area Snow Plow Thefts Pile Up

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Thieves are targeting snow plow blades in the Chicago area and selling them online.  (Photo by Steve C. Mitchell)
Thieves are targeting snow plow blades in the Chicago area and selling them online. (Photo by Steve C. Mitchell)

Thieves in the Chicago suburbs of Northwest Indiana are stealing expensive snow plows, stripping the blades off the trucks and selling them online.

Illinois Car Accident Totals Increase While Fatalities Decline

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The number of auto accidents in Illinois rose 4 percent in 2013 from 2012. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Angela W.)
The number of auto accidents in Illinois rose 4 percent in 2013 from 2012. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Angela W.)

As annual overall auto deaths in Illinois continue their decline, Cook and suburban DuPage counties ranked the worst for accidents in the state for 2013.

How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Chicago

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Chicago residents can recycle this year's Christmas trees at any of 23 recycling locations set up across the city. (Photo by Steven Jack)
Chicago residents can recycle this year's Christmas trees at any of 23 recycling locations set up across the city. (Photo by Steven Jack)

The city of Chicago in conjunction with the Park District have set up 23 Christmas tree recycling centers around the city for drop off from Jan. 3 to 17.

3 Steps to Creating a Miracle: an Organized Closet

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When organizing your closet, place shoes and accessories in clear plastic containers. (Photo by North Star Moving Co. )
When organizing your closet, place shoes and accessories in clear plastic containers. (Photo by North Star Moving Co. )

Want to look like you've had a wardrobe makeover? Follow these 3 steps to closet organization — like a miracle, you'll discover clothes you never knew you had.

How to Stop an IRS Tax Levy

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Consider hiring a professional tax consultant if you face an IRS levy, so you can review your options and get your financial records in order. (Photo by Steve Mitchell)

Learn from a tax expert the various ways you can halt an IRS tax levy. After you evaluate your options, consider hiring an accountant to help.

Can Your Infant Hear You? Don't Wait to Find Out

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Almost half of the infants who are diagnosed with a hearing impairment aren’t getting the necessary care when they are babies, the CDC has found. (Photo by Ascent Audiology & Hearing)
Almost half of the infants who are diagnosed with a hearing impairment aren’t getting the necessary care when they are babies, the CDC has found. (Photo by Ascent Audiology & Hearing)

The earlier your child's hearing loss is detected, the sooner you can avoid developmental delays. Testing can reveal hearing problems soon after a baby's birth.

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