(NC) A dormant furnace during the summer is likely collecting hazardous dust, dirt and debris within the blowers and electrical components. Over time, this buildup becomes hazardous to a homeowner's health and wallet, but it can be prevented easily with an annual visit from a licensed heating technician.
(NC) Imaginative play is a vital component to the normal development of children, a finding identified by a number of theorists and researchers over the past 75 years.
(NC) The R.I.C.E. method (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) is an age-old prescription for anyone dealing with life's little bumps, bruises, aches and sprains. Two important parts of this formula are combining ice with compression, but fitting that into our busy work and life schedules can be difficult. Innovative, on-the-go solutions are making it easier however – and once we understand the reasons to be attentive to our injuries, the R.I.C.E.