Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children's Vision?

Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children's Vision? As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists – physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care – are seeing a marked increase in children with dry eye and eye strain from too much screen time. But does digital eyestrain cause lasting damage? Should your child use reading glasses or computer glasses? As you send your kids back to school this month for more time with screens and books, the Ame [...]  Read more >

Ready to Launch Your Business? Try Setting Up Shop in These Hot - and Affordable - Startup Cities

Ready to Launch Your Business? Try Setting Up Shop in These Hot - and Affordable - Startup Cities New York and San Francisco have long lured entrepreneurs ready to launch their startups.  However, the costs associated with setting up shop in those cities are astronomical.  The average commercial rent in these cities is $80.00 per square feet per year.  If most of your capital is spent trying to make rent, well, San Francisco and New York start looking a lot less attractive.   Are there equally appealing cities that are cheaper? Indeed, FitSmallBusiness.com, the digital business publication, researched [...]  Read more >

Minneapolis, Portland and Chicago are the Most Bikeable Cities of 2018

Minneapolis, Portland and Chicago are the Most Bikeable Cities of 2018 REDFIN Minneapolis, Portland and Chicago are 2018's best cities for cycling according to new Bike Score® rankings by Redfin. Bike Score, a tool by Redfin company Walk Score®, rates locations based on several factors including access to bike lanes, as well as road connectivity and hilliness. With the latest rankings, Bike Score ratings have been added to 1,831 new cities and more than 10,000 new neighborhoods. "Among the biggest improvements made to Bike Score was adding OpenStreetMap infrastructure data, [...]  Read more >

Study finds women feel less safe about traveling than they did five years ago

Study finds women feel less safe about traveling than they did five years ago AIG Travel A recent women's travel safety survey revealed that 45 percent of female travelers feel less safe or much less safe about traveling than they did five years ago. Results of the travel trends survey, commissioned by AIG Travel, a worldwide leader in travel insurance and assistance services, also show that safety is top of mind for women while they are evaluating potential destinations as well as during their travels.  Further analysis of the data indicates an opportunity for employers to adopt a [...]  Read more >
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