New poll says vaping is part of everyday teen life

A new poll by Common Sense and SurveyMonkey says nearly eight in 10 teens (78%) report vaping is popular among their peers and a part of their daily experience, in real life, in schools, and on social media. One third (33%) say they see classmates vaping in school a few [...]

By |2019-11-06T18:45:01-08:00November 7th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on New poll says vaping is part of everyday teen life

Nearly half of all gifts to be bought on Amazon for holiday season

Malls are not the only places for holiday shopping. According to one report, holiday shopping on Amazon will be the place to be this season. In fact, about 42% of online shoppers are expected to purchase all or most of their gifts via the popular marketplace this year, according to [...]

By |2019-10-30T14:52:30-08:00October 31st, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Nearly half of all gifts to be bought on Amazon for holiday season

‘Feed the Children’ tackles hunger around the world

Billions of people around the world lack the nutrients their bodies need to lead an active and healthy life. Feed the Children – an international anti-hunger organization – is celebrating World Food Day with a goal of raising $100,000 to further support its important work to make a meaningful difference in [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:20:19-08:00October 10th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on ‘Feed the Children’ tackles hunger around the world

School’s in session are you coping so far? Here is some help

The family's summer bathing suits and swim goggles are packed away for the most part and the school bell has rung loud and clear. Yes, the new school year is in full session around the country and it's back to reading, writing, and arithmetic. And regardless of how organized and [...]

By |2019-09-25T19:16:24-08:00September 26th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on School’s in session are you coping so far? Here is some help

Iconic ‘Farmers’ Almanac’ says wild weather ahead for most of country

If you didn't like last winter, you may want to stop reading right now unless you live in a warm climate. The 2020 Farmers' Almanac's extended weather forecast is calling for a "Polar Coaster Winter," with plenty of frigid temperatures and snow for a majority of the country. "Freezing, frigid, and frosty" [...]

By |2019-09-18T14:45:38-08:00September 19th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Iconic ‘Farmers’ Almanac’ says wild weather ahead for most of country

Enjoy autumn colors on a cruise to New England, Canada

It’s that time of colorful year again – autumn.  Mother Nature shows off her colors in places like eastern Canada and New England, where leaves go from green to orange, crimson and glowing gold. The colorful array seen from a cruise ship is one that should be experienced at least [...]

By |2019-09-11T14:24:59-08:00September 12th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Enjoy autumn colors on a cruise to New England, Canada

Nearly 40 million to bet on NFL during league’s 100th season

Thirty-eight million American adults—15 percent of the U.S. adult population — will be betting on National Football League games this season, according to a new survey by the American Gaming Association. The rapid expansion of legal sports betting has provided increased opportunity for millions of Americans to bet safely with [...]

By |2019-09-04T15:04:58-08:00September 5th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Nearly 40 million to bet on NFL during league’s 100th season

Americans spending more on vehicle repair, care

On average, Americans spent $1,986 on vehicle repairs and maintenance in the last five years, according to a recent Ally survey conducted online by The Harris Poll among 2,012 U.S. adults. Millennials and Generation Z (ages 18-34 for this survey) paid an average of $2,334 for vehicle maintenance and repairs [...]

By |2019-08-28T15:07:41-08:00August 29th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Americans spending more on vehicle repair, care

Here’s a list of the most pet-friendly cities in the country

As National Homeless Animals Day on Aug. 18 approaches and with more than 85 million U.S. pet-owning households projected to spend $75 billion this year, the personal finance website WalletHub recently released an in-depth report on 2019’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities. In order to determine where Americans’ animal companions can enjoy [...]

By |2019-08-07T13:14:30-08:00August 8th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Here’s a list of the most pet-friendly cities in the country

Study reveals consumers are conflicted about self-care

Self-care appears to be a quite a conflict for some Americans consumers. A study commissioned by Massage Envy, a provider of therapeutic massage, assisted stretch and skincare services, collectively across its franchise network, released on International Self Care Day, offers insights on self-care habits and learned four in five people [...]

By |2019-07-24T20:28:43-08:00July 25th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Study reveals consumers are conflicted about self-care