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How to Avoid Snow Shoveling Related Injuries

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Make sure you use the proper equipment and technique to prevent an injury or heart attack while shoveling snow. (Photo by Steve C. Mitchell)
Make sure you use the proper equipment and technique to prevent an injury or heart attack while shoveling snow. (Photo by Steve C. Mitchell)

Each year thousands of people get injured or have a heart attack while shoveling snow. Take these precautions to lower your risk of needing emergency care.

Connect with Resources Before Traveling for Cancer Treatment

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Hope Lodge seeks to offer a home-like environment for patients and caregivers. (Photo courtesy of the American Cancer Society)

Whether going to a neighboring city or cross-country, patients and their families traveling for cancer treatment have resources to help in their journey.

How To Use Your HSA or FSA Medical Funds

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Lift chairs and walking aids are a few items you can still buy in a drug store with funds from a flexible spending or health savings account, if you have a prescription. (Photo by Brandon Smith)
Lift chairs and walking aids are a few items you can still buy in a drug store with funds from a flexible spending or health savings account, if you have a prescription. (Photo by Brandon Smith)

Most over-the-counter drugs can’t be purchased with HSA and FSA contributions, but you may be surprised by what are eligible and ineligible medical expenses.

How to Make Your Home a Better Place for Healthy Eating

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It's recommended that families try eating meals around the table to encourage balanced food choices. (Photo contributed by Angie's List member, Gretchen C. of Lexington, KY)
It's recommended that families try eating meals around the table to encourage balanced food choices. (Photo contributed by Angie's List member, Gretchen C. of Lexington, KY)

Eating healthy isn't always easy. Consult these slight alterations to the daily household routine for establishing and sticking to healthy eating as a family.

Indianapolis Electricians Bring the Circle of Lights to Life

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Electricians hang lights at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Indianapolis
Each year, 150 volunteers from IBEW Local 481 spend six hours installing the lights display at The Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument. (Photo courtesy of Downtown Indy)

Learn how the Indiana Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 481 install the holiday lights on the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in downtown Indianapolis.

6 Tips for Making Your Rental Property Stand Out From the Pack

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Consider staging the rental space with items like plants and decor to give it a lightly "lived in" feel.  (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member, Traci M of Arlington, VT)
Consider staging the rental space with items like plants and decor to give it a lightly "lived in" feel. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member, Traci M of Arlington, VT)

If you're considering renting out a property or having trouble landing tenants, check out these six tips to help your property rise above the competition.

How to Help Children Relieve Heartburn

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Medication can ease heartburn and acid reflux in children, but many doctors will first recommend your child avoid greasy and spicy foods, like pizza, which trigger acid reflux symptoms. (Photo by Brandon Smith)
Medication can ease heartburn and acid reflux in children, but many doctors will first recommend your child avoid greasy and spicy foods, like pizza, which trigger acid reflux symptoms. (Photo by Brandon Smith)

If your child is too old to help relieve heartburn pain by burping him across your shoulder, these tips may ease his discomfort. And none require medicine.

5 Bedroom Organization Tips for Better Use of Space

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Only include bedtime necessities on your nightstand. (Photo courtesy of home organizer Tammy Atchison)

Professional organizers give tips on closet organization and space utilization to turn your bedroom into a peaceful oasis rather than your catch-all room.

Who Needs Lead Certification?

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Experts say more awareness is needed about the EPA's lead-certification law for contractors. (Photo by Eldon Lindsay)
Experts say more awareness is needed about the EPA's lead-certification law for contractors. (Photo by Eldon Lindsay)

Lead-safe practices require contractors disturbing lead paint to hold both firm and individual renovator certification. Know what to look for and how to verify.

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