Studies by Statista report around 80% of Americans keep their smartphones close to themselves most of the time, while about 72% of them check their phones at least once every hour. These statistics show how addictive smartphones and other electronic devices, such as tablets and laptops, can potentially be.
The bad news is that excessive use of technology can cause problems such as distraction, depression, eye strain, isolation, and in the long run, hearing loss, as reported by Medical News Today. Moreover, this digital addiction is one of the leading causes of heated arguments between parents and teenagers, accounting for […]
Every year, nearly 41 million people die globally from non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, as reported by the World Health Organization. Fortunately, good lifestyle choices can prevent around 40% of these deaths. To get you started, here are five ways in which you can maintain good health:
1. Participate in Physical Activities Regularly
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the risk of non-communicable diseases is significantly lower for people who exercise frequently. Physical activity improves an individual’s well-being by offering countless health benefits, that include:
• Visible weight […]
Did you ever hear the myth about homeowners insurance that it covers every disaster or loss imaginable? Those who believe this misconception usually find out too late that their policy doesn’t cover many ‘presumed to be covered’ disasters. To prevent surprise costs, you need to be clear about the terms before you agree to them. Here are 4 common myths about home insurance that you should be aware of:
1. Coverage Against All Floods:
People who haven’t taken the time to understand the terms of their standard homeowners insurance might assume that flooding is automatically covered […]
Increasing auto insurance premiums only adds to the already existing struggles in uncertain economic times. But you can always take steps to lower costs. Here are various factors that contribute to rising auto insurance premium rates across the nation.
1. Recorded Driving Behavior
a) Miles Driven:
The more people drive, the more their insurance rates will increase. A 2016 article in the Washington Post cited an AAA report that Americans were driving more due to cheaper fuel and other reasons. More miles imply an increase in the chances of an accident, which raises the insurer’s […]