Tips for Making Healthy Choices at Restaurants

Tips for Making Healthy Choices at Restaurants

Going out to eat can make it harder to stick to a balanced diet and avoid gaining weight. But that doesn’t mean you have to cook at home all the time. Many people do not feel that their busy schedules allow them to prepare nutritious meals. Others become bored with their own cooking and crave…

Causes, Symptoms and Stages of Memory Loss

Causes, Symptoms and Stages of Memory Loss

People tend to experience some memory loss as they age. For some, the condition progresses to more serious ailments like Alzheimer’s disease. By understanding symptoms, it is possible to diagnose the problem and determine the most effective treatment. Early Warning Signs The first indicators include forgetting names and other details, using the wrong word for…

First Self-Fitting Hearing Aid Wins FDA Approval

First Self-Fitting Hearing Aid Wins FDA Approval

Americans will soon be able to avoid the hassle and expense of getting hearing aids from licensed dealers. Though more than 48 million people in the United States suffer from some degree of hearing loss, only about one-fifth of them have hearing aids – partly because of the complicated and costly process involved in obtaining…

Tips For Not Getting Sick During Flu Season

Tips For Not Getting Sick During Flu Season

It’s that time of year again. The dreaded flu season has begun. The average American suffers from the common cold two to four times per year. Influenza, a more serious ailment, affects 5 to 20 percent of the population. The flu and its complications resulted in about 800,000 deaths (the most in 42 years) in…

5 Ways To Ensure Your Teen Gets Enough Sleep

5 Ways To Ensure Your Teen Gets Enough Sleep

Many children do not sleep as much as they should, due to a number of factors, which can be hazardous to their health. In a recent United States poll, one-sixth of 2,000 parents agreed that their teenagers were “having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep three or more nights per week.” “What parents are sharing…

Is Paying More For Organic Food Worth It?

Is Paying More For Organic Food Worth It?

People concerned about chemicals and other dangerous substances in the food they eat are increasingly opting for organic vegetables, meats and other products. For others considering making the switch, one of the big questions is whether organic food is worth the higher cost. There is plenty of evidence that organics contain more nutrients and pose…

Career planning – A startup way

Career planning and management skills are vital for the millennial generation of the 21st century. The millennial generation must adopt startup like thinking to lead a successful career in the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) environment. Here the question arises why a startup way? As we know the startup ecosystems emerging in our country…

JMG Career Fair in Dexter

Last year that expanded to the Ridge View Community School. Tuesday they held their first career fair, to let the middle school students know what their future could look like. “We have found in talking with employers that it’s important to reach kids at the middle school level” said the JMG Specialist at Ridge View…

What The Next Generation Of Freelancers Will Look Like

As the freelance revolution continues to gather steam, the attitudes and preferences of the next generation of successful freelancers is surely a topic of interest.  While there is no singular source of insight, we can certainly draw some inferences from the surveys of various talent platforms like Upwork, Toptal, and Flexing It, and from the emerging research…

How To Marie Kondo A Career You No Longer Love

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere, you’ve heard of Marie Kondo. You’ve probably already binged watched the entire season of her new show on Netflix and have considered decluttering and tidying up your own home. But while Marie Kondo believes your home should spark joy, I believe the same goes for your career.…

Engaging with Your Professional Organization

Conference season is in full swing and this means that many graduate students are or soon will be traveling, some of them to their first conference. These conference experiences are incredibly valuable, providing opportunities for networking, hearing about new work in your field, and, of course, visiting book exhibits. Yet, while many graduate students are…

How To Encourage More Independent Thinking

When I need to make a big decision at work, I often turn to team members for help. But I do so cognizant of the pitfalls of “groupthink,” a term psychologist Irving Janis coined back in 1972. Groupthink is the tendency to make decisions based on consensus, even if, individually, group members may find those decisions to…

LTHS Hosts College, Career Planning Night

For students looking for more information on college and careers after high school, you can attend an event at LTHS East. The Lockport Township High School Guidance Department will host a Guide to College and Career Planning Night on Wednesday, April 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Check-in is at the LTHS East Campus…