Weekly Updates

10
Dec

What’s So Wonderful About Wetlands?

The United States has degraded or destroyed half of the nation’s wetlands. In California, that amount is 90%. So, what’s the big deal about wetlands? Why are they important? Here are ten benefits of wetlands. They: Protect one-third of the country’s threatened or endangered species. Protect communities from floods. Filter pollution. Block storm surges. Reduce potential wind and swell wave

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10
Dec

Causes and Treatment of Dysphagia

If you sometimes have difficulty swallowing, you may have dysphagia. People with dysphagia have trouble getting food to pass from their mouths to their stomachs. Nerve or muscle problems usually cause dysphagia, which is more common in older people and babies. Problems in any part of the swallowing process can indicate dysphagia. Dysphagia symptoms include: Choking while eating. Coughing or

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10
Dec

Putt Away the Pressure!

You’re on the last hole. You’re on the green. It’s been a great day on the course. If you sink this, you’ll achieve a personal best, and your friends will brag about your game for the next 10 years. Everybody’s watching. Your best game ever is at stake. Then suddenly you freeze. Too much pressure! You’re not alone. Pressure can

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10
Dec

Tax Reform Changed Small Business Accounting Methods

  If you own a small business, you may be able to use the cash method of accounting, thanks to the passage in late 2017 of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The act redefines small business as a taxpayer who has average annual gross receipts of $25 million or less for the three previous tax years and doesn’t serve

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10
Dec

Recipe Of The Week

Collard Greens with Bacon and Cider Vinegar Serves 12     Ingredients: 3 pounds collard greens 4 slices bacon, cut into ¼”-wide strips 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons cider vinegar ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper   Directions:   Throw away the tough stems of the collard greens. Chop up and then rinse the collard greens. Add bacon and onion

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10
Dec

Quote Of The Week

“If you wish to get rich, save what you get. A fool can earn money; but it takes a wise man to save and dispose of it to his own advantage.” ― Anonymous

10
Dec

Volatility Continues

Weekly Update – December 10, 2018 Markets went for another wild ride last week, as major domestic indexes swung back and forth. By Friday, December 7, markets had posted their worst weekly performance since March—and the S&P 500 and Dow both moved into negative territory for 2018.[i] Overall, the S&P 500 lost 4.60%, the Dow declined 4.50%, and the NASDAQ

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3
Dec

The Scoop on GMOs

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are developed in laboratories to withstand harsh forces of nature; modifications may include enhanced resistance to pesticides. While research is unclear on GMOs’ impact on human health, consumers around the world are increasingly demanding their governments plainly label food products that contain GMOs.   More than 40 nations currently require GMO labeling of food. Research shows

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3
Dec

Tired of Being Tired?

You’re tired all the time. So, so tired. You sometimes feel you can’t even do your normal, daily activities.   So, what’s wrong? You may have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). While CFS has no obvious causes and is hard to diagnose, you can treat the symptoms and find relief. Health-care professionals look for patterns of symptoms, including faulty immune systems,

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3
Dec

Blowing Away Your Shot

The wind is whipping along, from left to right. You know that this would not be a good time to hit a slice. You attempt to hit the ball to the left to overcompensate for the breeze. But it doesn’t work. And your ball goes exactly in the direction you didn’t want it to go—way, way to the right.  

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