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  • Lessons From a Nigerian Entrepreneurial Queen

    (NewsUSA) – President Barack Obama's second inauguration, so serendipitously held on the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., wasn't just a transcendent moment for Americans. The day resonated for thousands, but for Nigerian noblewoman, economist, and banker, The Otunba Ayora, Bola ...

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  • Wrap Up Your Diet: Add Fresh, Healthy Eating to Your Menu

    (NewsUSA) - Every day it seems there are a host of new and outlandish methods to win the battle of the bulge. The Cabbage Soup diet, the Fat Flush diet and the Blood Type diet are some of the more unusual, yet even the most ridiculous monikers do little to preserve your overall nutrition. The ...

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  • Fatten Up Retirement Savings in 3 Steps

    (NewsUSA) – For some aging adults, the retirement piggy bank is looking too slim, especially for those unable to max out 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts (IRA) every year. Remember when hard-working seniors were able to look forward to retirement as the chance to travel and ...

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  • Take Your Multivitamin to Control Diabetes

    (NewsUSA) – For people with diabetes, taking a multivitamin every day can mean much more than a little protection against the common cold. Research is finding that multivitamins can be the first line of defense against many different types of infections, including respiratory infections ...

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  • African-American Men and Risk of High Blood Pressure

    (NewsUSA) – One to three adults in the United States will have hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure (HBP), in their lifetime. The condition can be a predecessor for heart disease and stroke, the leading causes of death in the United States. Ideally, adults should keep their ...

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  • Need Home Improvement Motivation? Tax Break May Help

    (NewsUSA) – The "fiscal cliff" was averted, but what does this mean to homeowners? The answer: a lot. The bill, signed into affect on Jan. 2, restricts tax rates from increasing and, among other things, reinstates and extends tax credits for qualifying energy-efficient home ...

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  • Spring Cleaning and Spring Pest Proofing Go Hand in Hand

    (NewsUSA) – As the ritual of spring cleaning nears with every slightly warmer and longer day, many homeowners will look to home organizational trends to kick start their list of projects. No matter which trends homeowners choose to take charge of their houses, it's important to ensure ...

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  • Hearinga Key Part of Grandparenting

    Grandparents and grandchildren have much to learn from one another, and such valuable relationships should be cultivated. Oxford University research has shown that 'involved' grandparents contribute significantly to better-adjusted grandchildren. The research suggests that children find ...

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  • Shining Light on Top 5 Myths About Solar Energy

    Across the U.S., home solar installations are on the rise. In 2012, homeowners installed enough residential solar panels to power the equivalent of almost 24,000 homes. Despite its growing popularity, solar technology remains unfamiliar to many Americans. As renewable energy becomes a mainstay ...

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  • Girl Power: Female MCs Storming Rap Game

    In the rap game, business is a booming. But the Mistresses of Ceremonies making new waves in the hip-hop scene aren't what you might expect. Female rappers are taking the game to new levels–the most notable being Lil' Wayne's protege, Nicki Minaj. But she's not alone, not ...

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  • Drinking Water: An Invaluable Resource Taken for Granted

    You turn on the tap, and water comes out. Period. Safe, plentiful and affordable drinking water is one of our nation's most precious resources and something most of us take for granted. But what if you turned the tap and nothing happened, or if the water you drank made you sick? While ...

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