Lower indoor temperatures linked to higher blood pressure

According to a recent study, one can manage hypertension by turning up the thermostat. Comparing blood pressure readings of people in their own homes with temperature readings, the researchers at University College London found that lower indoor temperatures were linked to higher blood pressure. “Our research has helped to explain the higher rates of hypertension, as well as […]

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Snacking on almonds in the morning can help lower cholesterol, glucose

A morning snack of almonds may reduce total cholesterol, and improve the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar in breakfast-skipping college students, a study claims. Many college students tend to skip meals, mostly breakfast, while they transition to a more hectic independent lifestyle, said researchers from the University of California Merced in the US. According […]

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3 Lifestyle Changes That Can Lower Your Risk of Cardiac Arrest

Legendary American rock star Tom Petty died Monday night at his home in Malibu, California. Petty had just finished his months-long tour and returned back home when seemingly out of nowhere, his heart stopped. He experienced cardiac arrest, a medical emergency wherein your heart stops beating unexpectedl Legendary American rock star Tom Petty died Monday night […]

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Lower school age focus for education in Tasmanian State Budget

STUDENT health and wellbeing, building upgrades, and funding for the Government’s proposed lower school starting age are major priorities in this year’s education budget. A total of $57 million over four years has been allocated to implement the new Education Act, primarily the lower school starting age, which is yet to pass Parliament. Changes to […]

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Load Up on Dietary Vitamin D to Lower Risk of Early Menopause

Blame it on one’s lifestyle or genes, but early menopause is becoming a common problem among many women across the globe. According to reports, early menopause affects about 10 per cent of women and is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and early cognitive decline. So how can it be prevented? Well, it […]

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Get Ready for Lower Capital Investment Expensing

The amount the U.S. tax law allows businesses to deduct in a year for investments in new property, equipment and computer software is falling. From 2010 to 2013, businesses could deduct up to $500,000 in investments in a single year instead of depreciating that investment over time. But this year, due to changes in the […]

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Will an LLC Help Lower Your Business Taxes?

Whether it’s driven by a desire to escape self-employment taxes or looking to avoid that “double taxation” whammy, small business owners ponder which legal structure is right for their business and financial situation. The LLC is often associated with “pass-through taxation,” meaning the LLC itself does not pay taxes. Rather, income from the business is […]

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Google to Start Ranking Websites With Popup Ads Lower in Mobile Search Results

HIGHLIGHTS Websites with unnecessary ads to rank lower in Google search results Google says unnecessary ads hindering with browsing experience Google mentions exceptions to its new advertisement rule Google announced on Tuesday that starting January 10 next year, websites that allow intrusive interstitial advertisements that hinder immediate access to content, will start ranking lower in […]

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