Tricounty News

2013: The Year of the Unemployed Worker

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Despite the economic gains of the past year, millions of Americans are still spending a tremendous amount of time and energy trying to find a job. The ability to quickly apply to multiple positions online has made looking for work a full-time job -- leading some to refer to 2013 as "The Year of the Unemployed Worker." Beyond.com (a c...

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What You Can Do to Prevent Breast Cancer

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Every year, 1.3 million women across the globe are diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer awareness is high, but the primary focus of research is on early detection and treatment rather than prevention. Detection and treatment are undeniably important, but many feel prevention deserves more than the 2 percent of funding it...

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Cutting Your Energy Bills (With Help From Miley Cyrus?)

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Could Miley Cyrus help cut your energy bills this winter? No, no one's suggesting the singer is about to start tossing $100 bills from the top of the Empire State Building. (Although you never know with her.) But in case you hadn't heard, not only did the U.S. Energy Information Administration just announce some very unwelcome news...

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You Think You Know Snow? Follow These Safe Driving Tips

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Winter comes with a unique set of challenges, including lower air temperatures, lack of visibility, fewer daylight hours, falling snow and, of course, icy roads. These can certainly make for some hazardous driving conditions, which is why experts say you should dig out your ice scraper, gloves and snow shovels before hitting the...

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Winter More Brutal for Asthma and Allergy Sufferers

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - As the winter months drag on, cabin fever sets in for many people. However, being cooped up inside is even harder for people suffering from asthma and allergies because more time indoors means greater exposure to indoor allergens. Although mold, pet dander and dust mites are often blamed for sneezing and itchy eyes this time of year,...

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