Better Sales and More Domestic Jobs in Store for the American Furniture Industry

For the better part of the past decade, Americans have given their consumer loyalty to the cheapest bidder, regardless of the product or service in question. The furniture industry has been no exception; foreign manufacturers that are primarily known for their cheap products have somehow gained traction in the American economy (lookin’ at you, IKEA). […]

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Historic Johnsonville Ghost Town in Connecticut Sells in Online Auction for $1.9 Million, but No Plans for It Yet

Those who are interested in buying their own ghost town have one name to cross off their lists: the Johnsonville village in East Haddam, CT, has sold in an online auction for $1.9 million. The identity of the buyer has not been revealed, and neither have any plans for the 62-acre property. All that’s known […]

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Recent Midterm Elections Threaten To Dissolve Healthcare Reform

In the wake of the Affordable Care Act (i.e., ACA, or “Obamacare”) fiasco, the current Ebola scare, and the recent midterm elections, it has been nearly impossible to separate politics and healthcare into two different categories. As election results rolled in on November 4 and it became clear that the GOP would regain control of […]

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Physical Therapy Shows Promising Results in Treating Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

For many years, it was thought that people in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease could do nothing but wait for the disorder’s inevitable progression. But that perspective is being challenged by the results of researchers who are using physical therapy to treat some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s. “There has really been a big […]

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With Medicare Open Enrollment Comes Chance to Reassess Care Needs for Seniors, Say Experts

Open enrollment for Medicare has begun, and participants have until Dec. 7 to make changes if they’re already enrolled in the program. Yet many seniors don’t realize that they should use this time to look at their existing plan and explore their options.Part of the confusion, say experts, stems from the many different choices that […]

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Addition of Mobile Usability Report to Google Webmaster Tools Spurs Speculation on Mobile UX Rankings

Speculation is growing in the search engine optimization industry that mobile capability may soon become a factor in Google’s ranking algorithms. The newest piece of evidence that mobile user experience (“mobile UX,” in industry jargon) will soon carry more weight came Oct. 29, when Google added mobile UX tracking to Google Webmaster Tools. “The new […]

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