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Results of Asbestos Exposure Are Devastating - Mesothelioma Law Firm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in 2009 that 18,068 Americans died of mesothelioma from 1999 through 2005, an average of about 3,000 patients per year. According to estimates, another 1,500 die annually from asbestosis, while the number of asbestos-related lung cancer deaths has been set as high as 8,000 per year.

The toll continues to climb. A former assistant U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Richard Lemen, told the U.S. Senate in 2007 that another 270,000 to 330,000 deaths are expected to occur over the next 30 years.

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Often, asbestos victims are those who can least afford the expensive medical treatment required to fight the disease. For instance, the construction and maintenance industries account for thousands of patients. Asbestos-related diseases often deprive families of financial security during retirement years, even though many of the compan…

Business Phone Systems

Business Phone Systems PBX

If you've just begun researching phone solutions for your business, you may have come across the acronym PBX, which stands for Private Branch Exchange. Wondering what it means? We're here to help.

PBX is simply a term meaning business-grade phone system. Business phone systems offer key voice features that companies need to run daily operations. Such features include: extension dialing, business hour settings to route calls off hours, customer waiting queues, music on hold, and call conferencing. Residential telephone lines and cell phone services do not offer these features, which, in short, connect people at work.

PBXes come in a wide variety, although most today are digital and leverage the Internet to send voice and video communications. Below is a quick run-down of the types of PBXs available today. We will start by explaining the oldest PBX— analog PBX. We do not recommend this for any modern day business; however, you may find the explanation …

2018 Best Colleges for Education in America

2018 Best Colleges for Education in America
Vanderbilt University

1 Best Colleges for Education in America

Sophomore: Vanderbilt is an excellent place to continue your education. It is easy to find your place at this school because the environment is amazingly friendly and welcoming. Greek life is huge here and many people get involved. The weather is usually mild and the faculty is great. The food is ranked in the country, and as a sophomore, I still enjoy it. Anchor Down! This school is not without flaws, however. The campus is pretty divided racially. There is no malice, but it is clear that intermingling between races only truly occurs in the classroom. That is one thing this school could improve.
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Duke University

2 Best Colleges for Education in America

Freshman: If you aren't entirely decided on what you want to study, or want to combine two fields that don't seem to fit, Duke is the b…

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Traveling For Those Breath Taking Moments

Traveling For Those Breath Taking Moments

Most of us live our lives pretty fast. We grow, we learn, we work, then rest. This does not make too much sense if we ignore the wonders around the world we have yet to see. 

The smog can get pretty thick in cities. That is why life changing scenery is not such a bad idea. Numerous places around the world are still raw in beauty and grace. 
This article can help you by just naming a few. From the opposite side of the world to our backyards there is plenty for us to explore. Just take a look around.
When you think of Europe the ideas are endless. La Pedrera in Barcelona, Spain has beautiful architecture and vast history in every wall. Color almost come alive as walk the streets and neighborhoods.
The Swiss Alps is another favorite to many. Plush green grass is home to few people but countless trees and creatures. The tall mountains capped with snow will leave you in awe. 
We may show a little resistance when we think of Thailand because of many…

Travel The Wine Trails Of Virginia

Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley produces some of the finest wine to be found in the world.   The Virginia Wine Association has organized several wine tours throughout the Valley which are great ways to both enjoy the many vineyards and wineries and to also take in the gorgeous views and quaint towns along the way.

The Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop

This trail winds through the Blue Ridge Mountains of the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  This loop features stops at rural Virginia treasures including wineries, a whiskey distillery, hometown eateries, and some incredible scenic vistas.  Stop-offs at Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park and the Shenandoah River are absolutely essential to truly experience the beauty of the Valley.

Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine Loop

Starting Point:  Visitor Center, Luray VA

Stop 1: Wisteria Winery & Vineyard

Where to Dine: Thornton River Grille, Sperryville, VA

Bonus Stop: Sharp Rock Winery and DuCard Vineyards

Stop 2: Copper Fox Distillery

Stop 3: Gad…

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Best Online Colleges for 2018

Online two-year and four-year colleges represent some of the most affordable ways to enter higher education. Academic programs at the two-year level provide a solid foundation in the liberal arts and basics within certain major paths. Vocational programs take a more career-oriented track, helping students acquire specific skills they can apply on the job day one.

Beyond the material itself, many junior and community colleges and universities have embraced online learning, opening their doors to a more inclusive student body – from working professionals and stay-at-home parents to those who may not be able to commute to a physical campus.

The following two-year and four-year colleges offer some of the best combinations of online program volume, breadth, and affordability available today. See who stands out for 2018.

University of Southern CaliforniaHarvard UniversityDrexel UniversityCanisius CollegeConcordia University-WisconsinWebster UniversityChamplain CollegeJohns Hopkins Universit…

What Weight Loss Equipment Should You Buy?

What Weight Loss Equipment Should You Buy?

Combined with dieting, exercise is the most efficient way to shed down those extra pounds. Not only will exercising improve how you look, but it will also improve your overall health, and regular exercising will keep on paying dividends even in your old age.

The effects of exercise are cumulative. The more calories you burn, the more you speed up your metabolism, which in turn makes it possible to lose more weight. If you are going to take your exercising seriously it’s a good idea to know what home equipment is available for your weight loss regime and what will best suit you.

Among the most effective, and maybe the best known of them all, is the treadmill. There are a huge variety of treadmills out there, with every imaginable option and style. For example, there are treadmills that are powered by your own walking and others which are powered by electricity. There are treadmills with a motor designed to run for two hours a day and treadmil…

Weight Loss Tips

There are many overweight and even obese people in the world who really wish that they could lose a few pounds but for one reason or another never quite reach their weight loss goals.

Here are a few simple weight loss tips which just might help;

"Write it down - even on the bad days when you've had a moment of weakness and eaten something which has made you feel guilty - write it down. If you get into the habit of writing everything down you will really begin to understand what you are actually doing. You might be surprised at just how much you actually eat and how often you give in to temptation, only then can you do something about it.

"Don't ban all of your favourite foods - we're only human. If you like to eat takeaways then treat yourself every now and then. The best idea is to save up the calories and then you will feel like you've really earned the treat. Sticking religiously to boring food is a sure way to failure. You can also tweak many of your fav…

Weight Loss And Depression

Weight Loss And Depression

Losing weight can be a difficult battle for anyone. This is especially true when the health problem is depression. Mental health not only takes a toll on the mind, but the entire body.

Can you lose weight with depression? Yes, but it may be a difficult road. There are many hurdles that you must overcome and they will be both mental and physical. If you are not in a good state of mind, which is generally what happens with depression, then losing weight may seem impossible.

Depression can cause weight gain because many sufferers are "emotional eaters." Obesity and being overweight are serious issues when it comes to all kinds of mental illnesses since hunger starts as a brain function. Too many die from this, usually from heart disease, so this needs to be curved. Another thing that affects weight gain in depression sufferers is medication. Certain types are known to affect hunger and make a person eat more. Sadly, it can be both the depression and …

Home Gardening

Home Gardening

The term gardening can mean several things so this discussion is going to center around home gardening for the purpose of producing some food. It is good to take a little time to do some planning and thinking through what plants you will want to have for your produce.

First the location has to be decided upon. Pick a location that drains well, as it won’t do to have water standing around in puddles. The plants won’t do too well in those circumstances. Choose an area that receives a lot of sunlight during the day. Hopefully the soil is good and loamy, but if not mix in compost, manure and even some topsoil if need be. The more of these items that are mixed into the soil, the better will be the harvest.

Avoid sandy or clay soils and shady areas. Stay away from trees and shrubs, as they should not compete with the vegetables and vice versa.

Before it’s time to plant, make a diagram of what you would like to plant and in what areas. Attempt to show what rows the plants wil…

Benefits of Gardening

Benefits of Gardening

When I was a little girl, I recall an experience when a lady moved into a broken down house right down the street from mine. I remember feeling bad for her because her house looked sad and broken down. She was obviously broke and couldn’t afford anything more then what she had. Little did I know that this woman’s house would end up being the most beautiful house in town.

Every year the area outside her house would blossom, not only that but she had blossoms popping up ALL YEAR LONG! Gardening is what brought that little ladies house to life every single year. She was a gardening genius! Since I have been married and moved into my own little home I’ve thought a lot about that lady.

Most gardening enthusiasts out there will agree with me when I say that it is one of the greatest forms of artistic expression out there.  Besides the fact that it is beautiful, it offers so many benefits to you and your home. Some of which include-


Through personal exper…

The Lazy Fitness Program

The Lazy Fitness Program

Although we probably all want to keep fit, for most of us we can’t do it for one reason or another. It may be that we are just busy, we have health issues, or we are not sure what to do. Yet exercising is so easy to do, so why don’t we more of us do it? Probably because that when we think of exercise we imagine a man running at 100mph on a treadmill, dripping sweat, with muscles like the Hulk. However that is far from the truth of the reality. You will find below some very easy to do exercises.

Weight Lifting

Now you are not going to have to run out and order 100kg weights from the nearest sports store. All you need to start with is a couple of bags of sugar, or tins of rice pudding. While sitting down hold the weights as far out in front of you as you can and count to 10. Then put them straight up above your head and count to 10. Then put your arms out to the side in a cross formation, and again count to 10. Then repeat as many times as you can, but it shoul…

Wrong Weight Loss

Wrong Weight Loss

The single, most important thing about weight loss is the method. It all starts there. Results can be achieved with a number of different methods, and there is always more than one way to get from A to B, but the method you use to get there often contributes to whether or not you arrive.

Equally, there are some method to lose weight that are shortsighted, unlikely to work, or just plain dangerous.

The most popular, almost "tried and tested" method of weight loss is dieting. The problem with dieting is that it doesn't really work, and where people do manage to succeed with it, they often end up putting the weight back on, plus more, further down the road.

For me, dieting is just counter-intuitive. The key to losing weight is burning calories, not starving yourself of them. To burn calories, you need to have a fully functioning metabolism. If you can burn more calories in a day than you can eat, then you will start to lose weight.

This is where the micon…

Weight Loss Without Hunger

Weight Loss Without Hunger

Losing weight doesn't mean that you have to go hungry and that's a fact. The problem with so many fad diets is that you end up starving hungry and then what happens? You've guessed it, you cheat and head to the fridge for a midnight muffin - just because you eat something in secret doesn't mean that it won't count. You are only cheating yourself. Ditch the muffins, ditch the diets and follow a few healthy eating habits to make sure that you can lose weight without half starving yourself and driving yourself crazy.

The secret to weight loss without hunger is eating plenty of the right things and not eating lots of the wrong types of food. Even healthy foods can quickly become unhealthy if they are not prepared in a healthy way. Some foods can fill you up without piling on the pounds, other foods will pile on the pounds without even filling you up.

Feeling full isn't about how many calories you've eaten; it's all about how much…

Weight Loss - Are You A “Fad” Diet Junkie?

Many of know that we are overweight and need to do something about it, but what does come as a shock is when you get on the scales and that nasty little indicator tells you that not only are you overweight but you are obese. 

But you are not alone, did you know that over 100 million Americans try to lose weight in any given year and that 95 percent of them will fail and gain back whatever they lost within a matter of years? What’s even more depressing is that some people spend the whole of their lives jumping from one diet program to another. The problem is that many of these so called “fad” diets or supposed weight loss drugs can cause you to gain even more weight in addition to destroying your good health.

Whilst many people are obsessed with weight loss to improve their appearance, this should not be the predominant reason. Being obese is an indicator of poor health and a big contributor to heart disease, digestive issues, and diabetes to name just a few.

Obesity has been shown to…

Things To Do Today To Lose Weight

Things To Do Today To Lose Weight

In order to lose weight you've got to do something about it - not think about doing something about it - but take action NOW. Here are just a few things which you can do NOW to start you on your weight loss journey. These really are the first step towards a fitter, healthier, lighter you.

Check Your BMI

You might already know what your BMI is (Body Mass Index) but if you don't then check it out today. If you discover that your BMI is in the overweight range then find out what your ideal weight would be and use that as a preliminary target weight. If your BMI indicates that you are obese then you need to aim to lose up to 10% of the starting weight. The healthy BMI range is pretty wide but just getting within that range should be your first goal.

Swap Your Snack

Whatever snack you were planning to snack on next, take it and swap it for something which is healthier. Lots of popular snacks are packed with fat and sugar and are major culprits in …

The Rise Of Blogging

The Rise Of Blogging

Blogging is the process of writing and maintaining an interactive web presence that also allows visitors to respond with posts, comments and messages. Blogs, which is short for web log, cover a variety of subject, but one main core object is usually what the blog is centered around.

Actually, blogging could be looked at as a form of social networking in that it is so interactive and available for people to participate. The bloggers can share information and receive comments and posts in relation to the subject at hand, and relationships can be built and nurtured.

Blogs can become quite intricate and detailed, as people respond, visit, debate and simply exist on blogs. They can promote a cause, a business, academic features, and an event and just about anything else anybody can think about. Images, textual content, links to other blogs and websites, are all available for use on blogs. There is nothing like a picture to emphasize the point of the subject being disc…

Starting A Blog (For Newbies)

Starting A Blog (For Newbies)

Blogging has never been more popular. It offers people with limited experience of HTML coding and web design an easy means of creating their own website. There are several blogging platforms available, but for the purpose of this article we will focus on the two most widely used; Blogger and Wordpress.

When it comes to blogging newbies, Blogger offers the most user-friendly service. Since it is owned by Google, there is a very good chance that you will not even need to set up a new account. If you have ever used any of Google's other services, all you need to do is log into Blogger with your existing details and look for the 'New Blog' button. Enter a name for your blog and you are ready to start writing content.

The old adage of a picture being worth a thousand words is definitely true of blogging, and Blogger offers users the easiest means of adding images to blog posts. Adding an image in 'compose' mode will automatically upload th…

Search Engine Optimization Strategies You Must Use

Search Engine Optimization Strategies You Must Use

Building a website with the intent of creating residual income on the Internet is something that many people have tried. It's actually not that hard to create a website, add affiliate links, and place it on a server. Designing the website is actually not that hard to do either simply because WordPress makes it easy to choose from thousands of different themes that will cater to what you are selling. But when it comes to search engine optimization, this is where most people fail. They lack the skills necessary to properly create their website, and promote it in a way that will actually help it rank well on the search engines. There are a few tips and strategies that you always need to implement in order to ensure top ranking for the website that you create. In this article, we will present these tips in an attempt to help you achieve top rankings on any of the search engines, which will inevitably help you sell more products and s…