Breastfeeding isn't just good for baby, it may also boost mom's cardiovascular health as she ages, new research suggests.
Women in their 60s who had breastfed for more than 12 months over their lifespan were nearly 10 percent less likely to develop cardiovascular disease, and significantly less likely to develop heart disease risk factors, such as high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol, researchers report.
"We found that the longer women breastfeed, the lower their risk of heart attacks, strokes or heart disease," said Dr. Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, an assistant professor of medicine, epidemiology, obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Health Care.
Results of the study were published in the May issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.
It's well-established that breastfeeding can benefit infant health, yet just 11 percent of American mothers breast-feed exclusively for the first six mon…
A powerful business article guest post by Kevin Gibbons, Director of Search at SEOptimise.
The marketing potential of Facebook is huge, but many companies struggle to devise a strategy that’s suitable for such a social platform.
But there are more than 400m active users of Facebook, meaning whatever your product or service, there’s a huge potential market there.
So, how can you use the platform to promote your brand? Here are some of the ways marketers can approach it.
Make a Facebook page
Let’s start with the most obvious; do you have a Facebook page?
Since the website began inviting users to ‘like’ business pages rather than ‘become a fan’ of them, it’s much less intrusive and people seem to be far happier about this slightly more subdued way of showing their approval.
If you’re marketing a lively brand or product, don’t make do with a dull standard Facebook page, make your landing page lively and interesting.
Promote your page offsite
Don’t expect your potential fans to find …
Informative Ways on How to Structure Your New Business
When you start a business, it is imperative to have your business legally prepared. How do you ask? You need to have a business license, a home occupation license if running your business from home, a city or county license, (depending on what state you live) and you need to register your business as fictitious if you are not using your real name as a business. For instance, If John Doe has a business name as John Doe's Grooming Parlor, a fictitious name isn't necessary.
When opening a business in your residence, additional information is required. Some businesses require more than a city license to be fully licensed. Please check with your local city & state office for detailed information.
If you are just interested in selling a few things out of your home, don't worry about this section, as you should not have any form of tax liability for selling your own belongings. However, if you start a…