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Working from Your Home Office: the Unwritten Rules

  Just Google “the rules of telecommuting (aka working from home)”and you’ll find a ton of material out there on the interwebs. Here’s the thing, though — almost all of it focuses on zoning laws, company policies, and tracking work hours. That’s all well and good, but what about you, Joe or Jane Telecommuter, and your wellbeing? Fret not, there is a whole list of rules that will help you to survive and thrive as a work-from-home employee. They just haven’t appeared in written form … until now, that is! Make sure you can breathe. Fine, go ahead and cram...

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Fire Consumes Edinburg Home

This is the precise moment when the fire consumed the home, leaving it in ashes. Josue was boiling water for coffee when the unexpected happened. “I went to the restroom and when I came back out there was fire”  — Josue Perez Josue had just purchased mobile home two months ago and was still remodeling the house. According to the Edinburg fire department, the incident happened on the 2300 block of Eva Street around 11:50 this morning. Four Adults and Three Children lived inside the house. The youngest one is one year old. “Upon arrival we had smoking showing...

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Starbucks with special Love this valentine’s day

An Arizona starbucks employee has come up with a special way to share America’s love of coffee this valentine’s day. Tony Aguilar has created three new frappuccinos for customers to try on february 14th. Aguilar is an employee at a Starbucks in Tucson. He posted his creations online. The first offering is called “the valentine frappuccino.” It has strawberries and cream with raspberry at the bottom… Vanilla bean in the middle… And blackberry and whipped cream on top. The second offering– “love bean frappuccino”– has vanilla bean with raspberry pumps.. Topped with raspberry infused whipped cream and chocolate curls....

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What is trans fat? A look at different kinds of fats

The FDA is phasing out artificial trans fats from the food supply, but people should limit their intake of saturated fats, too, which can also cause heart disease. There are three main types of fat: unsaturated, saturated and trans fats. UNSATURATED FAT: These are the good fats, and doctors say they should be the majority of fat that people eat. For cooking, they usually come in the form of liquid oils, not solid fats. Unsaturated fats are listed on food packages as polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats. Polyunsaturated include soybean oil, corn oil and some fish; monounsaturated fats include...

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Drinking Coffee May Protect you from Multiple Sclerosis

Drinking coffee has been shown to reduce your risk of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s but new findings show drinking coffee may also protect you from multiple sclerosis or M.S. The more coffee you drink decreases your risk for M.S. The study involved more than 2,000 people, half of which were diagnosed with M.S. People who did not drink coffee had about a 1.5 time increased risk of developing M.S. Similar results were also seen in a Swedish study with more than 4,000 people. Coffee consumers drank anywhere from four to six cups of coffee per day and researchers say caffeine should now be studied for its potential impact on the development of M.S. And the benefits of drinking coffee don’t stop...

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