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If you have an overactive bladder, do not despair. There are FDA-approved treatments that can help control your symptoms. People with overactive bladder have a bladder muscle that squeezes too often or squeezes without warning. This can lead to troubling urinary symptoms such as: The need to urinate too often (urinary frequency),... Read More
For economic development, cities and metropolitan areas attract, welcome, and encourage immigrant entrepreneurs. A January 15 post on Immigration Impact highlights a new report from the American Immigration Council (AIC) discussing cities and metropolitan regional initiatives to attract, welcome, and encourage immigrant entrepreneurship. The growing awareness of the important contributions that... Read More
Cuando come en un restaurante, ¿sabe normalmente cuántas calorías está consumiendo? Lo más probable es que la respuesta sea “no”, según los resultados de una investigación que examinó la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés). La buena noticia es que la FDA está dando ahora un... Read More
Some vehicles make a good first impression, others may need to grow on you. Some vehicles make a good first impression, others improve over time. I first met the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart at the launch in 2012. It immediately impressed me with its technology, design, and fuel economy. After spending three... Read More
A Huno.com hotel survey has revealed some interesting insights into the most common hates we have when staying at a hotel. When asked to rank their major grievances—a staggering 41 percent of all respondents listed dirty or untidy rooms as the number one issue that would annoy them the most during... Read More
In 2013, there were about 70,000 battery electric vehicles (EVs) and 104,000 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs)—small numbers compared to around 226 million registered vehicles in the United States. Total U.S. sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) have increased in recent years, but still represent only about 0.7 percent of... Read More
There is a simple way to make bunuelos. Buy flour tortillas, fry them and sprinkle with sugar. I must say I am strongly opposed to this method but do as you wish. Here is, I think, the superior and proper way. INGREDIENTS: 4 eggs 1/4 cup sugar 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking... Read More
Everyone wants a happy, healthy baby, however, babies often experience discomfort from diaper rash—a condition that causes skin underneath the diaper to become red and tender. Help your baby by following dermatologists’ tips to prevent and treat diaper rash at home. “The best way to prevent and treat diaper rash is... Read More
At the forefront of the digital revolution, Millennials are proving to be a game changing generation. While they appreciate ancient history, e.g. the 1960s and 70s, this generation will also strike the nail in the coffin, not just to technology favored by the Baby Boomers who grew up in those... Read More
La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) de los Estados Unidos aprobó hoy el polvo para inhalar Afrezza (insulina humana), una insulina de acción rápida que se inhala para mejorar el control de la glucemia en adultos con diabetes mellitus. El Afrezza es una insulina... Read More
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The midsize car segment is the biggest and most competitive in the country. Imports from Honda and Toyota dominate it, particularly popular among Latino car buyers. Chrysler hopes to compete with its all-new 2015 200 midsize sedan. Its good looks...
Lexus has redesigned the GX 460 for 2014 and as summer approaches, this new luxury utility vehicle (LUV) could suit the family road trip. For comfort and versatility, nothing beats the minivan, but for travelers who prefer a more posh...
To be honest, I wasn’t a fan of Acura’s front fascias. Something just didn’t look right. Well, whatever it was, it’s fixed, particularly on the all-new RLX sedan. Indeed, driving the RLX with Advance through Austin turned more than a...
The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander and I first met at the launch in Bend, Oregon last year. We got much better acquainted last winter when it was delivered to me in October at the start of a three-month loan. The elegant...
The trailblazing Jeep Grand Cherokee continues to break new ground in 2014. Sporting an eight-speed transmission and offering a diesel engine in the lineup, it hasn't missed a step with the latest generation. Jeep recently delivered a Grand Cherokee Laredo E...