How to not get injured

Workplace injuries are very common. As per U.S Department of Labor, in 2015, there were around 2.9 million cases of workplace related injuries in the private industry sector. Even if you work indoors in front of a computer, you can still get injured. Some of the common work related injuries are:

1. Falls: As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falling down is by far the most common accident which you will see in any workplace. Many employees trip over wires or some loose objects and fall down as a result. Wet floors is also another major … Read the rest

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5 tips for remodeling your home

Hiring a professional, such as a house painting contractor, to handle larger, more complex projects can help to ensure that things keep moving nicely. John Frue with Friendly Contractor advises, “You would be surprised how much skill goes into painting.” A smooth remodeling project is always a source of joy for homeowners who always look to avoid the hassle that plagues those that do not plan, or make the wrong decisions when remodeling. Taking on the complicated projects themselves with no real experience or training is one such mistake that many homeowners make. Hiring a house painting contractor to handle … Read the rest

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3 options for IRS fresh start program

 

Tax relief options under the IRS Fresh Start Program

(1) Installment agreements

Jamie Sanders with Hillhurst Tax Group offers a scenario, “If you owe up to $50,000 in taxes, you may qualify for the IRS installment agreements. This will allow you to repay your back taxes over an extended period of up to 72 months (six years). Under normal circumstances, the IRS would only allow you to repay the debt within three years. This extended installments agreement makes it easier for you to repay your taxes without placing a difficult strain on your finances.”

(2) Offers in compromise

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Traditional vs liquid facelift

Facelift is a form of cosmetic surgery that aims to achieve facial rejuvenation by restoring the youthful appearance. There are two surgical procedures used to achieve facelift; rhytidectomy and liquid facelift. Rhytidectomy is the traditional form of facelift, and it involves surgical excision of wrinkles. It is the surgery of choice for eliminating skin sagging. On the other hand, liquid facelift describes a procedure that involves using fillers to fill facial regions where fat stores have been depleted. The decrease of fat stores in the face causes wrinkles and lines to appear. Jenny in sales at Cienega Spa adds, “The … Read the rest

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Cool sculpting is history in the making

 

How Cool Sculpting Works:

Grant Stevens, MD, with 1 Hour Fat Freeze, “Cool Sculpting makes use of a specially designed applicator attached to a horse that administers cold on the affected body areas. To cushion the skin against any possible damage, a gel pad is put over the targeted spot. After this, the Cool Sculpting is then powered up. Immediately, the applicator pulls up the area in question and subjects it to constant low temperatures for as long as the prescribed treatment duration. Although a chilling, almost aching sensation ensues shortly after the applicator singles out the affected … Read the rest

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Care for the elderly

Harold Martin, RN, with Platinum Care LA, “Geriatric medicine is a specialty that focuses on health for the elderly. Doctors in this specialized field are specially trained in the aging process, and they understand the best approach to working with older patients in a medical setting. These doctors primarily serve patients over the age of 60, with the large majority being over 65. Due to improvements in technology and medicine, the number of people over 65 is currently at an all-time high.”

 

Primary care providers may assist older patients who are either healthy, or have minor medical issues. However, … Read the rest

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