Leisure & Lifestyle

Tue
07
Aug

Pharmacists have the know-how on vitamins

When it comes to understanding which vitamins are right for you, it can be tricky to know what your body needs. For some, a multivitamin can help fill in gaps in nutrition, for others, extra calcium and vitamin D are needed to help keep bones strong and healthy.

Mon
06
Aug

Facebook may help identify people who are depressed, suicidal

Facebook could be valuable at helping identify people who may be depressed and perhaps on the verge of suicide, according to research by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and School of Pharmacy.

Mon
06
Aug

Children's clothes: making them last

After a muddy round of tackle football with the neighbors' kids in the yard, a child comes in the house and changes their clothes for dinner - the worn clothes are thrown on the bedroom floor.

Tue
31
Jul

'Things Happened Here'

Doris Dixon only ever saw one mansion while she was growing up. She lived in Sleepy Eye, a small Minnesota town with less than 4,000 residents. That mansion in her hometown caught her imagination and sparked an interest in architecture. She said she liked to admire it from afar.

Mon
30
Jul

A powerful drive

Fri
27
Jul

Green your home, lower your cooling bills

The average house contributes twice as much to global warming as the average car. With hot summer weather taking up our days, now is the time to give your home a check-up.

Fri
27
Jul

Ann Arbor - city of the arts

I stepped back into my past and also delighted in the present on my recent visit to Ann Arbor, Mich., half an hour west of Detroit. Years ago, I was a graduate student at the University of Michigan, living on a shoestring and spending hours studying.

Tue
17
Jul

Prevent mosquitoes in your backyard

Clean out the birdbath, change the water in your fountains, fill in areas where standing water can collect, do your part to help control mosquitoes. The city of Roseville reminds you that not only can mosquitoes cause a lot of itching; they can harm you, your pets, birds and wildlife.

Mon
16
Jul

Your next home: Should you buy or rent?

You've seen for sale signs on houses around town, and they've got you thinking. Maybe now is the time to declare independence from your landlord and buy your own home. Buying a house will be the largest investment you're ever likely to make.

Mon
16
Jul

Do-it-yourself or hire a contractor? Get your home improvement project done right

Do-it-yourself (DIY) home-improvement projects usually start out well. Then, you set something on fire or cause bodily harm with a power tool. So, should you hire a contractor? That depends on you and the project.

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