Death by IRS

The phrase “Nothing is certain except for death and taxes” is not accurate. It might be more accurate to say “Nothing is certain except for death FROM taxes.” As crazy as it seems, every year and every tax season, the pressure to file for returns by a deadline gives tax payers, preparers, and accountants plenty…

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Raise Your Blood Pressure (awareness)

According to a new study, after nearly 15 years of being on an upward trend, awareness among Americans about high blood pressure — and how to control and treat it — is now on the decline. The study, funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, appeared online on Sept.…

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Get On Up!

Here’s a weird question: What’s more dangerous than smoking? Any guesses? Believe it or not, sitting can be more dangerous than smoking. Yes, you read that correctly. To be more specific, sitting for long periods of time is more dangerous than smoking. Actually, it can be worse than smoking a couple of packs a day! The…

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