Gay and Lesbian Travel Frequently Asked Questions

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The TI Gay Lesbian Travel program is part of the Zipto Travel Services operated by Travel Impressions, Ltd. (TI) an award winning vacation travel provider for over thirty-five years. TI is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Express Travel Related Services, Inc. How do i opt-in to the TI Gay and Lesbian Travel Program?

The TI Gay Lesbian Travel program is an opt-in program. This means that in order to be able to access the gay-friendly only property data base via, you must tell us that you want access. Following are the easy steps to do so.

STEP #1: To complete the opt-in process you must have Manager Permission Level in Quest for Agents.

STEP #2: Once you have obtained Manager Level Permission Level in Quest for Agents, please follow these instructions to activate the program:

    Login into Quest for Agents at From the Agency Menu, click the ‘Update Agent Profile’ link. Scroll to the Product Offering box and select the Gay and Lesbian Travel program. (To select more than one brand, hold down the Control key while making your selections/de-selections.) Click the Make Changes button. The Gay and Lesbian program will be offered as a Brand on the Trip Planner page for your agency.

Upon completing these instructions you have successfully opted-in to the TI Gay Lesbian Travel program. Welcome!

STEP #3: This final step is to ensure that Travel Impressions can communicate with you and provide you more information, promotions, enewsletter, etc. regarding the TI Gay Lesbian Travel program via email. Please follow these instructions to acknowledge that you wish to receive these emails.

    Login into Quest for Agents at . From the Agency Menu, click the Update Agent Profile link. Scroll to the Modify Agency Locator box in the Agency Menu Management section and click. The email address that is in the box following the line that reads: Enter your company email address if you would like it shown, is the email address to which all information about the TI Gay Lesbian Travel program will be sent. Click the Make Changes button

Why should I plan and book my vacation with a travel agency that uses the TI Gay Lesbian Travel program. This program was designed to assist you and your travel agent with the planning and booking of your vacation at a gay-friendly destination. This website contains additional resource information to enhance your vacation experience along with the expertise and knowledge of your travel agent. Additionally, you and your travel agent can feel comfortable booking any of the destinations contained in the program, because the only properties in the data base and on the web site are gay-friendly properties. What exactly do you mean when you say this site provides gay-friendly hotels and resorts only? Inquiring about the destination s gay-friendliness is part of the negotiating process TI conducts with every new property and every contract renewal of the properties in the TI product line. Each property on the site agree that they are properties which are open to actively welcoming gay and lesbian vacationers, and are extending the same service levels, courtesies and professionalism as they extend to all other visitors.

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Iceland Travel Blogs, Photos and Forum #dhanunjaya #travels

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Settled by Norwegian and Celtic immigrants during the late 9th and 10th centuries A.D. Iceland boasts the world’s oldest functioning legislative assembly, the Althing, established in 930. Independent for over 300 years, Iceland was subsequently ruled by Norway, then Denmark, achieving full independence in 1944.

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Pingvellir national park

Jokulsarlon glacier lake

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Carrie Underwood, Husband Mike Fisher Put Divorce Rumors to Rest, ‘Trying


Carrie Underwood, Husband Mike Fisher Put Divorce Rumors to Rest, ‘Trying Out For the Olympics’ Together

Carrie Underwood and her husband, NHL hockey player Mike Fisher, arrive at the 40th American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2012. (Photo. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn)

There were previous reports saying Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher were heading for splitsville after allegedly fight with each other, however, the two prove the rumors wrong after a fun getaway.

The former American Idol winner and NHL player were recently on a vacation and posted funny videos of themselves trying out for the Olympics.

While hanging out on the beach, the couple decided to jump off a rock and try their best at an awesome landing. Since Fisher is an athlete, Underwood captioned that he had a good landing while hers wasn t so graceful.

The Instagram posts from their vacation come after rumors started to swirl earlier this year that Fisher and Underwood were headed towards a divorce due to a disagreement about their future.

Fisher expressed that he is ready to start a family, however, Underwood was more interested in growing her career.

The hockey player was allegedly not happy with his wife s busy music career, not wanting to start a family. As Underwood prepared for her successful performance in the Sound of Music, her husband reportedly felt ignored but stayed positive that they would soon settle to start a family after the premiere, however the country singer had other plans. She is reportedly more interested in taking on similar career opportunities, putting pregnancy on hold.

An insider close to the couple revealed that they were having issues after the alleged argument.

Mike is fuming, said the source at the time. Carrie is thrilled about all the opportunities but she s very conflicted and confused. She and Mike are barely speaking.

Between his schedule with the Nashville Predators and her rehearsals, they barely saw each other the last three months. When they did steal some alone time, Carrie was wiped out physically and emotionally. The ordeal left Mike feeling neglected and ignored, added the source.

Although Underwood claimed that everything was fine between her and her husband, she did previously admit that she didn t want children at the moment and they appear to be doing a lot better after working out their differences.


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Christian Carpet Cleaning & Water Damage Repair 513-831-4920 #carpet #cleaning, #carpet


Linda Joseph / Mason OH
I had a problem area at my front door that was very dirty and it was also wrinkled so badly that it was difficult to close my door. Very embarassing when someone came over. The guys from Christian Carpets not only took out the wrinkles but they cleaned it also and it looks like new! Thanks guys.

Terry K. / Florence KY
I just wanted to say thanks for squeezing me in on the sameday of the call. My carpets look great!

Deloris B. / Madeira OH
We had a very severe pet urine odor situation in the basement that we just couldn’t get rid of. Justin and Mike pulled my carpet back and showed me how severe the damage was underneath. No wonder the smell was so bad! They replaced my padding and treated the back of the carpet and sure enough the smell went away!

Karen / Fairfield OH
I manage a large apartment complex in North Cincinnati and I have been using the guys from Christian Carpets for years. They do all of my cleaning as well as carpet stretching carpet repairs. I have always been happy with their work and I especially love being able to call on short notice and get service on the same day!

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Our certified technicians are able to complete the entire job from the initial water extraction to the reinstallation of your carpeting. We utilize digital moisture sensors and the latest dehumdification processes. For our 24 Hr Emergency Hotline, Call 513-557-0517.

Our Water Damage Restoration Division Teams are experts in Water Extraction, Structural Drying, Water Damage Cleanup, Flooded Basement Dryouts, Sewage Backup Cleanup and Restoration for both commercial and residential clients. Whether you need Repairs for a Flooded Basement, Water Damaged Walls and or Ceilings, Flooded Wood Floor, or any other repairs caused by water or mold; don t hesitate. Serving Greater Cincinnati Ohio. If you need water damage restoration in Cincinnati call us.

We pay up to 25% of your Deductible!

Cleaning carpeting and then spraying on a deodorizer does not always work when dealing with pet urine related odors.

If the urine has soaked thru the carpet backing and soaked into the padding, then for the treatment to effectively work – the back of the carpet and the padding should be exposed and treated.

Because every situation does not require such a aggressive approach, we do offer a basic “clean and deodorize” that works just fine for most situations that we come across. Call your Cincinnati Carpet Cleaning and Water Damage Restoration company to solve your pet urine related issues.


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Cable Location – Water Leak Detection Training – Access Detection #cable


Cable Location Water Leak Detection Training

Access Detection offers many different training options and have a state of the art training room.

Essential professional equipment product training

When you purchase equipment from us we run a comprehensive training package from a certified trainer this is normally included in the price and is run at our training centre in Sydney or through our representatives in Western Australia and Queensland. The more sophisticated the instrument the more thorough the training.

When you purchase a pipe cable locator from us we provide a comprehensive training program this covers both theory and practical use of the machine and is around one half a day. Onsite training is also available at an additional cost.

When purchasing a water leak detector training is held at our dedicated facility in Sydney s Northern beaches and we have a dedicated room were we can simulate and teach the operator the process of leak detection. This service is invaluable to our customers and this is why our customers are more successful in building a leak detection business.

NULCA Endorsed 1 day Locator training

We are now happy to promote a new one-day training course which is now endorsed by NULCA. This course is essential for new operators or operators who have never formerly been trained. It is a great way to get the most from your locator and the courses can be run individually with a minimum of six students or as a company based training course. A workbook is provided and students have to complete a multiple choice exam and practical session. NULCA provide a certificate of attendance at the conclusion and operators have the option to log training hours through the NULCA log book.

Training can be done for the most common machines including Rycom, Radiodetection, Sewerin and Subsite along with other brands. All the trainers are individually selected for their experience in the use of a professional locator. Trainers are Cert IV level and have at least 10 years of industry experience, so at the end of the session you will learn proper locating techniques and have a better understanding of your machine.

Industry certified training Specialised training

If you are looking for formal industry certified qualifications to RIICCM202D. (Identify, Locate and Protect underground services) for locating and wish to further your development with professional utility location then the NULCA two day course is for you. This course is run on a regular basis in all states and we highly recommend this course to people wanting to learn more. The facilitators/trainers all have at least 10 years experience and will teach you both the integrate theory and practical methods to make you a better locator. This course is for more advanced operators or operators who know the basics of there professional locator and delves heavily into theory and troubleshooting so we would not recommend this course for beginners. The Course introduces the AS5488 industry standard, is endorsed by DBYD QLD, Telstra and is the ideal course to help you become Telstra certified .

Go to the NULCA website and click on training for dates.


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Wilson – s Temperature Syndrome, hypothyroidism and anxiety.#Hypothyroidism #and #anxiety


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You can have a low body temperature even if you feel hot all the time. Find out how to measure your temperature correctly.

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Denis Wilson, MD developed the concept of Wilson ‘s Temperature Syndrome in 1988 after observing people with symptoms of low thyroid and low body temperature, yet who had normal blood tests. He found that by normalizing their temperatures with T3 (without T4) their symptoms often remained improved even after the treatment was discontinued.

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Here at we pride ourselves in specialising in arranging tailor made holidays, providing the best priced flights, offering top quality budget hotels right up to top of the range 5* all inclusive resorts, apartments, private villas and cruises in the holiday destinations that you love – and all within your personal budget.

As an independent agent we can offer you the best value flights and holidays on the market. Not being tied to any one particular organisation or operator allows us to bring you the best deals available anywhere on the travel market, and as members of the Travel Trust Assosiation and holders of our own Civil Aviation Authority ATOL license you can rest assured that your financial security is never going to be in doubt.

With our extensive personal knowledge of the travel trade, our excellent selection of independent and larger tour operators, our travel opportunities – from your short break getaways, flights, holiday packages, cruises or tailor-made trips you can be assured you are in safe and knowledgeable hands.

Drop us an email, or give us a call and we will be happy to service all or any of your travel needs.


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Find And Compare Student Travel Insurance #flights #and #hotels

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Student travel insurance

If you are a student planning a long summer trip abroad, or even a gap year between studies, then insurance is probably the last thing on your mind. But travel cover is essential whether you are heading to Europe for a few weeks or venturing further afield for several months.

Of course, you might think you can set off without student travel insurance, especially if you are young and fit with few valuables in your back pack. But could you really afford to replace your iPod, camera and holiday cash if they were stolen? And remember that medical treatment abroad can run into hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Do I need an EHIC?

Anyone travelling within Europe should apply for a European Health Insurance Card, which entitles the holder to the same emergency care as a local resident. But the EHIC is not a substitute for student holiday insurance, as local care is not always free and not always of a high standard. The EHIC also does not cover repatriation to the UK in a medical emergency.

You can apply for the card online at or by calling 0845 606 2030.

Check the levels of cover

It’s not always easy to work out how much cover you need. But MoneySupermarket recommends that your student travel insurance should include medical cover of at least 2m, in case you fall ill while you are away. You should also make sure your insurance includes the cost of an air ambulance in case you need to be flown home.

Personal liability insurance of 1m is essential. Plus cancellation and curtailment cover of at least the value of the trip. Insurance for your baggage and personal belongings will pay out if, for example, your backpack is lost, stolen or damaged. But check the single item and valuables limit as most firms cap the amount that you can claim for one item. There will also be a limit on the amount you can claim for lost or stolen cash.

Catastrophe cover protects travellers against the financial repercussions of a disaster such as the recent volcanic ash clouds. It’s also sensible to find a policy that includes end supplier failure in case the airline or travel company goes bust.

Travel insurers offer European or worldwide cover. European cover is typically cheaper, but you should always check whether your destination is classed as European as definitions can vary.

Single trip or annual cover?

Students can usually buy single trip or annual travel insurance. As its name suggests, a single trip policy covers just one trip, usually up to a maximum of 31 days. If you buy an annual policy, you can go away several times in any one year without having to arrange insurance each time. It’s worth comparing prices for both types of policy, but as a general rule, if you plan two or more trips a year, or you are heading long haul, then an annual policy usually works out cheaper.

Gap year travel insurance

If you are planning a gap year, you will need a policy that lasts as long as your trip. A variety of insurers offer cover for backpackers and it can run for a year or more. You should also check that your policy covers every destination on your journey, even if you are only passing through.

Extreme sports

Many students undertake extreme sports or adventurous activities while they are away. Of course, they are great fun, but they can also be risky, so it’s essential that your policy will pay out if you have an accident while you are white water rafting or wrestling with alligators. You will find a list of insured activities in the policy documents, but if in doubt, ask your insurer.

Working abroad

Some travellers work while they are abroad, perhaps to help fund the trip. Gap year travel insurance typically covers employment overseas, but manual work is often excluded. Again check with your insurer if you have any questions. Many insurers will also allow one or two return trips home under your policy, which can be useful if you get homesick, or perhaps need to break off from your travels for a family wedding or other occasion.

Take care of yourself

It’s important to remember that a student travel insurance policy is not a licence to go mad: you still have to take care of yourself and your possessions. Few insurers will, for example, pay out if your bag is stolen from the beach while you are supping in a nearby bar. And talking of bars, insurers can refuse to pay a claim if you were under the influence of drink or illegal drugs at the time of the incident.

Save money on student travel insurance

Probably the easiest way to cut the cost of your student travel insurance is to compare prices. MoneySupermarket’s free independent comparison service can help you to find the best policy at the best price – all within minutes.

Student travel insurance can cost less than 10 for a single trip in Europe. But remember that the cheapest policy is not necessarily the best as the cover could be patchy, or the claim limits could be low. It’s also worth finding out about the excess, which is the amount you have to pay towards each claim. You often pay a lower premium if you agree to a higher excess. But if you can’t afford the excess, why bother with the insurance?

Essential documents

Insurance is not the only essential travel document. You should also make sure you have a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond your return date, plus any necessary visas. You can get advice from the Identity Passport Service website. or call 0300 222 0000.

Always keep your passport safe and make a note of the number, date and place of issue in case it is lost or stolen. It’s also a good idea to take with you a back-up form of identification, such as a driving licence.

Tips for a successful trip

Visit your GP as soon as possible so that you can organise any jabs or stock up on malaria tablets. If you are taking any prescribed medicine with you, make sure it is legal in the countries you plan to visit. And always keep it safe and in its original packaging.

Set up a secure email account so that you can regularly keep in touch with friends and family.

Book your accommodation for at least the first night to give you time to familiarise yourself with your new surroundings.

Stay away from drugs as the penalties for the possession or supply of drugs can be harsh in some countries.

Wear a high factor sun screen and avoid over exposure to the sun, especially during the middle of the day. And drink plenty of water.

Stomach upsets can ruin a holiday, so take sensible precautions. Find out if the local tap water is safe to drink and check that all food is properly cooked.

It’s a good idea to take condoms with you because they are not always readily available abroad and might not meet British quality standards.

What to pack

  • Keep clothes and valuables to a minimum but try to find space for the following items in your luggage:
  • First aid kit
  • Mosquito net
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottle
  • Water purification tablets
  • Universal adaptor
  • Travel plug
  • Wet wipes and hand gel for hygiene
  • Travel sewing kit
  • Small padlock
  • List of useful contact numbers

To compare travel insurance for students click on the link below or hit the button at the top of the page. Compare student travel insurance


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Real Rehab and Fitness #physical #therapy, #aquatic #therapy, #fitness #center #with



REAL Rehabilitation. P. C. was started March 9, 1997. The building where REAL Rehab is now located was opened September 21, 2001 with an addition built the following year. The REAL Fit Fitness Center 24-hour building was opened January 1, 2008.

REAL Rehabilitation. P. C. offers physical therapy services. A small sample of things we can treat include: fibromyalgia, headache, carpal tunnel syndrome, acute or chronic lumbar, thoracic, or cervical pain, trigger point pain, whip lash, stroke rehabilitation, gait disturbances, and general weakness. We employ individualized treatment using the latest hands-on techniques. We are committed to providing cost-effective quality care, helping our patients achieve their goals and functions at the highest possible level.

We have a heated pool for aquatic therapy. The unique properties of a warm water environment makes it ideal for a wide spectrum of rehabilitating patients from very fragile, who are unable to exercise on land to the professional athlete. This medium has proven especially effective for patients diagnosed with arthritic conditions.

We also offer massage therapy by a licensed massage therapist.

We are in net-work with HealthLink, HealthLink Open Access, Health Alliance and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as being Medicare and Medicaid providers. We accept most insurances. We also accept private-pay patients, workers comp patients and auto/personal injury patients.

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FAQs about overseas and domestic adventure tours – Classic Journeys #best

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Solo vacations in the best of companies

Classic Journeys welcomes solo travel on all of our tours. In fact, on average about a third of our guests travel on their own. If your goal is to experience the life and culture of the places you visit, you re already one of us and you ll find yourself in the congenial company of others who look at the world like you do.

Let s get that single supplement out of the way.

Admit it. Once you find the perfect trip, you ve learned that you can t get emotionally involved until you check out the single supplement. Then here s the best news! To encourage solo travel, tours from Classic Journeys have the lowest single supplements you re likely to find anywhere. While some companies boost prices up to 50% for single travelers, we keep it to just 15% on average. We only pass along the extra cost hotels charge us, instead of marking it up to make extra profit from you.

For starters, you already have a friend on tour. Our local guides are with you full time to watch out for everyone s needs and interests. At the fine restaurants we select, you won t find yourself at a table for one. And, as often as possible, the accommodations we arrange for you are doubles for single use so that you can have as much elbow room as everyone else. Of course, at your request, we ll invite another solo traveler on the tour to share accommodations with you.

Join us for a one-of-a-kind tour.

If you re planning a solo vacation of your own (but don t see yourself on a singles vacation ), give us a call. We ll be happy to give you one-to-one answers about the tour you re considering.


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Find Hotel Deals and Discounts #my #travel

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Search hundreds of travel sites and save up to 35% on the same hotel.

* Total includes local taxes estimated by KAYAK and payable upon check out.

Prices are either the average per night price per room or first night of stay. You can select to display the prices with or without our estimate of taxes & fees (which may not appear on provider’s booking page but will be charged at hotel checkout). Before you complete your reservation, verify the total cost on the provider’s site. Prices and availability are not guaranteed .

Here’s why:

We’re not the seller At KAYAK we don’t set prices, so it’s not possible for us to guarantee what other companies are selling.

We aggregate tons of data for you Our service lets you quickly and easily compare results from hundreds of travel sites at once. In this sense, KAYAK is a search engine and we don’t guarantee prices we find.

Why aren’t prices accurate 100% of the time? Prices on airline seats, hotel rooms and car rentals can change frequently. Several people may also be trying to buy the same travel option simultaneously. As a result, you may find on occasion that certain prices are no longer available.

More questions or if you have a bad price to report to us Please send us an email and someone from our team will get back to you promptly.

Hacker Rates can save you money by booking your hotel stay under two separate reservations. You may need to change rooms when the first reservation ends. Each reservation may also be subject to different hotel policies. Be careful to make sure that the rates are still available before you book.

^ The hotel rates displayed in KAYAK ads found on other sites are nightly rates for single occupancy found by other KAYAK users who ran a hotel search over the past 72 hours. Rates do not include taxes and fees, may vary by date, availability, length of stay and property and may no longer be available. Restrictions may apply.

1 You could save 25% or more on the same hotel. Savings based on comparisons to the highest prices of other online travel sites.


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2016 Greece vacation packages and tours, Greek island hopping, Romantic honeymoon

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2016 Vacation packages in greece, turkey and italy. Greek Island hopping tours, Greece honeymoon itineraries

Start planning your vacation in Greece for 2016, and take advantage of our best prices!

Greece, Italy and Turkey Travel Guide

Kivotos of Aegean is a Greek DMC boutique travel and tourism company offering a wide range of itineraries for your vacation in Greece, Italy and Turkey. Our passion for travel, our personalized 24 hour service, our knowledge of the area, our proud record of satisfied guests, are some of the reasons that guarantee a memorable vacation.

Greece Vacation Packages

Savor the wonders of Classical and Ancient Greece and the Greek isles, famed for their sunny weather, crystalline water, white-washed architecture, millennia-old ruins, beautiful beaches, and fresh-from-the-sea cuisine. Let us assist you to find the perfect Greece tour package. Our travel styles include Greek island hopping . Greece Honeymoon packages . Greek island and Turkey Cruises . Luxury resorts and tours . Family vacations and much more. If you are organizing a group, contact us and we will be happy to provide a quote for your group travel to Greece .

Turkey – a country of the ages. Istanbul, its collision of oriental and occidental, is truly a city that houses the best of two continents. A most surprising destination, overflowing with awesome landscapes, historical monuments and a most welcoming people. Our Turkey tour packages range from a brief Mini Stay to multi day tours in Turkey. You can also combine Turkey and Greece.

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MBA in Digital Media Management: Program Overview #mba #in #advertising #and


MBA in Digital Media Management: Program Overview

Essential Information

MBA programs with a focus in digital media management generally require two years to complete and combine training in core business processes with the study of various entertainment industries and corporations. Opportunities are available to develop general business skills to maximize return-on-investment, use technology to help company growth and create innovative digital concepts. Some programs are offered in traditional daytime formats, while others provide flexible part-time schedules.

MBA in Digital Media Management

Entrance to MBA programs is often competitive and requires completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, satisfactory scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE). letters of recommendation, and a resume. Work experience in a related field may be beneficial for prospective students. The curriculum is made up of general business courses that emphasize the application of business principles to the digital media field. Topics include:

  • Accounting and finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Legal issues
  • Information systems
  • Digital technologies

Popular Career Options

Graduates of MBA programs have a range of options, including using entrepreneurial skills to develop new programs that utilize digital media. Careers are available as:

  • Entertainment manager
  • Event production manager
  • Digital marketing manager
  • Film and music producer

Continuing Education

Graduates of the MBA in Digital Media Management program can continue their education in a Ph.D. in Media program. Students are required to complete advanced media-related courses and a dissertation. Graduates work in universities educating students and performing research.

Digital media managers seeking a master’s degree must first have a bachelor’s degree and seek as much hands on experience as possible.

Areas of study you may find at Northwestern University include:
    • Graduate: Doctorate, First Professional Degree, Master
    • Non-Degree: Coursework
    • Post Degree Certificate: Post Master’s Certificate
    • Undergraduate: Bachelor
  • Communications and Journalism
    • Communication Studies
    • Comparative Language Studies and Services
    • Digital, Radio, and Television Communication
      • Multimedia and Digital Communication
    • English Composition
    • English Language and Literature
    • Foreign Language and Literature
    • Journalism

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  • Handicap Showers, Wheelchair Showers, Roll in Shower, bathtubs for the elderly


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    Multi-piece handicapped accessible showers are often used for replacing existing bathtubs, or for other projects such as adding a shower to the main floor.

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    How does a GPS tracking system work?

    Global Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio-navigation system formed from the constellation of 24 satellites and their ground stations. The Global Positioning System is mainly funded and controlled by the U.S Department of Defense (DOD). The system was initially designed for the operation of U. S. military. But today, there are also many civil users of GPS across the whole world. The civil users are allowed to use the Standard Positioning Service without any kind of charge or restrictions.

    Global Positioning System tracking is a method of working out exactly where something is. A GPS tracking system, for example, may be placed in a vehicle, on a cell phone, or on special GPS devices, which can either be a fixed or portable unit. GPS works by providing information on exact location. It can also track the movement of a vehicle or person. So, for example, a GPS tracking system can be used by a company to monitor the route and progress of a delivery truck, and by parents to check on the location of their child, or even to monitor high-valued assets in transit.

    A GPS tracking system uses the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) network. This network incorporates a range of satellites that use microwave signals that are transmitted to GPS devices to give information on location, vehicle speed, time and direction. So, a GPS tracking system can potentially give both real-time and historic navigation data on any kind of journey.

    GPS provides special satellite signals, which are processed by a receiver. These GPS receivers not only track the exact location but can also compute velocity and time. The positions can even be computed in three-dimensional views with the help of four GPS satellite signals. The Space Segment of the Global Positioning System consists of 27 Earth-orbiting GPS satellites. There are 24 operational and 3 extra (in case one fails) satellites that move round the Earth each 12 hours and send radio signals from space that are received by the GPS receiver.

    The control of the Positioning System consists of different tracking stations that are located across the globe. These monitoring stations help in tracking signals from the GPS satellites that are continuously orbiting the earth. Space vehicles transmit microwave carrier signals. The users of Global Positioning Systems have GPS receivers that convert these satellite signals so that one can estimate the actual position, velocity and time.

    The operation of the system is based on a simple mathematical principle called trilateration. Trilateration falls into two categories: 2-D Trilateration and 3-D Trilateration. In order to make the simple mathematical calculation the GPS receiver must know two things. First it must know the location of the place is to be traced by at least three satellites above the place. Second, it must know the distance between the place and each of those Space Vehicles. Units that have multiple receivers that pick up signals from several GPS satellites at a same time. These radio waves are electromagnetic energy that travels at the speed of light.

    A GPS tracking system can work in various ways. From a commercial perspective, GPS devices are generally used to record the position of vehicles as they make their journeys. Some systems will store the data within the GPS tracking system itself (known as passive tracking) and some send the information to a centralized database or system via a modem within the GPS system unit on a regular basis (known as active tracking) or 2-Way GPS.

    A passive GPS tracking system will monitor location and will store its data on journeys based on certain types of events. So, for example, this kind of GPS system may log data such as where the device has traveled in the past 12 hours. The data stored on this kind of GPS tracking system is usually stored in internal memory or on a memory card, which can then be downloaded to a computer at a later date for analysis. In some cases the data can be sent automatically for wireless download at predetermined points/times or can be requested at specific points during the journey.

    An active GPS tracking system is also known as a real-time system as this method automatically sends the information on the GPS system to a central tracking portal or system in real-time as it happens. This kind of system is usually a better option for commercial purposes such as fleet tracking or monitoring of people, such as children or elderly, as it allows a caregiver to know exactly where loved ones are, whether they are on time and whether they are where they are supposed to be during a journey. This is also a useful way of monitoring the behavior of employees as they carry out their work and of streamlining internal processes and procedures for delivery fleets.

    Real-time tracking is also particularly useful from a security perspective as it allows vehicle owners to pinpoint the exact location of a vehicle at any given time. And, the GPS tracking system in the vehicle may then be able to help police work out where the vehicle was taken to if it was stolen.

    Mobile Phone Tracking

    The development of communications technology has long since surpassed the sole ability to access others when they are mobile. Today, mobile communication devices are becoming much more advanced and offer more than the ability to just carry on a conversation. Cell phone GPS tracking is one of those advances.

    All cell phones constantly broadcast a radio signal, even when not on a call. The cell phone companies have been able to estimate the location of a cell phone for many years using triangulation information from the towers receiving the signal. However, the introduction of GPS technology into cell phones has meant that cell phone GPS tracking now makes this information a lot more accurate.

    With GPS technology now more commonplace in many new smartphones, this means that the location of anyone carrying a GPS enabled smartphone can be accurately tracked at any time. Cell phone GPS tracking can therefore be a useful feature for business owners, parents, friends and co-workers looking to connect with one another. GPS Tracking Apps ( provides a suit of Apps for the iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and latest Samsung operating system bada all of which can be used to track one another on a location-based social networking portal or from phone to phone.

    The technology of locating is based on measuring power levels and antenna patterns and uses the concept that a mobile phone always communicates wirelessly with one of the closest base stations, so if you know which base station the phone communicates with, you know that the phone is close to the respective base station.

    Advanced systems determine the sector in which the mobile phone resides and roughly estimate also the distance to the base station. Further approximation can be accomplished by interpolating signals between adjacent antenna towers. Qualified services may achieve a precision of down to 50 meters in urban areas where mobile traffic and density of antenna towers (base stations) is sufficiently high. Rural and desolate areas may see miles between base stations and therefore determine locations less precisely.


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    Kew Gardens Hills Reopens September 6!

    We re pleased to announce that Kew Gardens Hills Community Library will reopen to the public on Wednesday, September 6 at 12 p.m. following a major renovation and expansion.

    Please join us on September 6 at 11 a.m. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Queens Library President and CEO .

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    Creative Aging Workshops!

    The Creative Aging Workshops are back! Queens Library s much-loved series for older adults who want to explore their creative side is returning in September with a wide range of classes available.

    Participants can sign up for the Sculpture class at Cambria Heights, where they ll .

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    Get Ready for the Discovery Day Street Fair!

    One of Queens Library s most popular annual events is back, on Saturday, September 9 at 11 a.m.

    Discovery Day features fun activities, face painting, balloon twisting, music, and the opportunity to learn about all the possibilities of science! No registration is required, and kids of all ages are .

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    Lincoln Center s Boro-Linc: La Casita

    Lincoln Center and Queens Library have partnered to present Boro-Linc: La Casita, a free world-class performance and family workshop right in the heart of Jamaica, Queens!

    Join us at Rufus King Park on Saturday, September 9 for wonderful music and dance, and a chance to learn more about .

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    Queens Library Magazine

    The new issue of Queens Library Magazine is out now!

    Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and two months worth of information about our free programs, services, and special events, and it s available at your neighborhood library or .

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    Free Home Internet Access for Eligible NYC Students!

    Do you know a New York City public school student with no home Internet access?

    Their family may be eligible to borrow a hotspot from Queens Library and get FREE Internet service at home!

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    The 12th Annual StartUP Business Plan Competition!

    Got a great idea for a business?

    You can get the tools you need to launch your own business and enter a contest to win $10,000 in seed funding!

    Thanks to the generous support of Resorts World Casino New York City, the Queens Economic Development Corporation is holding its .

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    Job Skills Training

    Need job training? Looking to get certified?

    Thanks to Queens Library s Job Business Academy, Bank of America, and NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, you can receive industry-specific job training and certifications in high-growth industries. Take OSHA-certified construction trade classes, receive .

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    Our New JBA Brochures

    Every month, Queens Library s Job Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed all for free.

    Now, it s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our monthly .

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    Queens Library 2017 Gala

    The Queens Library Foundation s 2017 Annual Gala will take place on Tuesday, October 17, at the Queens Museum.

    Nearly 300 supporters of the Library attended last year s Gala to pay tribute to our special honorees and the Library s mission and customers.

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    All Queens Library locations will be closed on Saturday, September 2; Sunday, September 3; and Monday, September 4 for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

    Library materials can be returned 24/7 at more than 40 Queens Library locations and renewed by phone at 718-990-8508 or online.

    Digital materials are available for download, even when we re closed including thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, songs, movies, and videos!


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    Czech Republic Travel Guide and Travel Information #find #the #cheapest #flights

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    Czech Republic Travel Guide

    A historic jewel at the heart of Europe. the Czech Republic packs a sizeable punch for such a small country; from majestic castles to medieval towns, elegant spa resorts to scenic national parks, it has much to offer international visitors. It is also, lest we forget, the birthplace of the world s finest beer.

    At the heart of it all is the culture-crammed capital, Prague. Dubbed the city of a thousand spires, it comprises beautiful churches, cobbled lanes and medieval bridges, all watched over by a fairytale castle. Add to that a mix of ancient monuments, fine dining, old breweries, bustling markets and lively jazz clubs and there really is never a dull moment.

    Yet those who fail to venture beyond the city boundaries are truly missing out. Located just a short drive from the capital are some extraordinary attractions; the hot springs of Karlovy Vary; the giant gothic castle of Karl tejn; the church made of human bones in Kutn Hora; and the city of Plzeň, where pilsner beer was born.

    Formerly part of Czechoslovakia, since the Velvet Divorce of 1993 when Slovakia and the Czech Republic parted company the latter has emerged the more popular with tourists. And to understand its appeal one must consider its assets; the stunning wine-growing region of Monrovia, home to rolling hills, traditional food and the spirited cities of Brno and Olomouc; the snow-capped mountains of Krkono e; the otherworldly rock formations of Česk R j; the wild forests of umava National Park; and the historic town of Česk Krumlov, a fully deserving UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    And yet, for all this, the Czech Republic is far more than the sum of its sights. This is a nation of proud, forthright and friendly people, eager to take a significant role on the European stage. It may only be a small country and a relatively new one but the Czech Republic leaves a big impression.

    Travel Advice

    Last updated: 30 November 2015

    The travel advice summary below is provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. ‘We’ refers to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. For their full travel advice, visit .


    Prague city police advises visitors to Prague of the following:

    • always exchange currency at a currency exchange office or bank, never on the street as this money is often counterfeit
    • avoid contact with women and men acting as street prostitutes as they are often pickpockets
    • take care when using cash machines
    • don t buy drugs on the street as sale and distribution is illegal and the drugs are often hazardous counterfeits
    • be aware of consumption charges in night clubs; they are often high. Be careful with consumption cards, which carry high financial penalties if they are lost before the bill is paid

    Never leave drinks or food unattended, or accept drinks from strangers. There have been a small number of incidents involving drinks being spiked and visitors having their valuables stolen while intoxicated.

    Petty theft is a problem, especially in major tourist areas in Prague. Pickpocketing is common at the main railway station and on public transport, particularly the routes to and from Prague Castle and other major tourist sites, and on the buses to/from the airport. Try to avoid busy carriages on the metro and trams, which are favoured by pickpockets. There is also a risk of pick-pocketing on flights from the UK. It is best to keep your passport and valuables with you before and during your flight.

    Make sure you know where your belongings are at all times, particularly while at restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Use a cloakroom if available. There have been several cases of theft from hotel rooms and even safes.

    Beware of bogus plain-clothes policemen, who may ask to see your foreign currency and passport. If approached, don t show your money, but offer instead to go with them to the nearest police station. If you suspect that you are dealing with a bogus police officer, you can call 158 or 112 to check their identity. No police officer in the Czech Republic has the right to check your money or its authenticity.

    Report any thefts in person to the Czech police within 24 hours and get a police report crime number. Police Station in Prague:

    Jungmanovo namesti 9,

    Prague 1,

    (nearest metro stop is Mustek).

    This police station is open 24 hours. English translators are provided. If you lose your passport you will need to obtain a police report before a replacement can be issued.

    It is possible to obtain a reference number for a crime related incident by reporting it to a police station in the UK, but it is much better to report the crime in the Czech Republic. There is a police station at the airport where you can get a police report.

    If your passport is stolen you will need to obtain a police report before a replacement can be issued.

    Local travel

    If you are travelling in a group keep a careful note of your hotel telephone number and address in case you are separated from the rest of your party. Leave contact details of your travelling companions with a friend or relative at home who you can contact if you get separated from your group.

    If you travel on public transport you must buy a ticket and validate it before you travel. You will be fined on the spot if you are travelling with a ticket that has not been validated. The fine, usually 800 crowns (around 22.00), is paid directly to the ticket inspector. You should get a receipt. If you can t pay the fine you may be arrested. You can buy tickets at most large hotels, metro stations and at many newspaper stands ( Trafika ) and convenience stores.

    Every year there are accidents involving trams. Take extra care when near tram tracks and make sure you look both ways. Trams can t stop quickly.

    Seasonal flooding (normally during the Spring) occurs occasionally. Check the Ministry of Agriculture website for more information. By selecting Enter you will see a map of the country which showing any current flood warnings.


    It is safer to use a major taxi company like Tick Tack tel: 14 144 or AAA tel: 233 113 311. If you do pick up a taxi in the street, always check the fare per km before getting in. Some taxis can charge highly inflated prices. The rates should be clearly marked on the side of the taxi.

    Road travel

    You can drive using a UK Driving licence.

    In 2013 there were 650 road deaths in Czech Republic (source: Department for Transport ). This equates to 6.2 road deaths per 100,000 of population and compares to the UK average of 2.8 road deaths per 100,000 of population in 2013.

    If you are planning to drive to the Czech Republic, you may like to consult a local motoring hotline, available in Czech and English (telephone: 00 420 1230).

    To drive on motorways you will need to buy a special vignette (sticker) from a Post Office, petrol station, bureau de change or at the border. Failure to display a valid vignette can result in a fine.

    There is a zero-tolerance policy for driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.

    You must have your headlights on dipped beam when driving anywhere in the Czech Republic, even during the hours of daylight.

    All private cars, including those of foreign visitors, must carry the following items by law:

    – fluorescent green high visibility safety jacket

    – first aid kit, warning triangle

    – complete set of spare bulbs

    – complete set of electric fuses

    – jack

    – spanner and

    For further information visit the website of the Czech Ministry of Transport and see the European Commission ,AA and RAC guides on driving in the Czech Republic.


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    We are experts in problem solving when it comes to your water heater. Whether you have a leak, a bad coil or element, or any other problem, we can help. We install and repair water heaters. including conventional gas, electric and tankless hot water heaters. We offer exceptional plumbing services for all you needs.

    A water heater is easy to forget about until there s a problem. But when something is wrong, it can be a big problem, you can’t take a hot shower or wash your dishes or clothes. We have the experience you need to be sure your water heater problems will be taken care of effectively and efficiently.

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    In some cases, your water heater may just have a defective part that needs to be repaired or replaced. Our technicians are experts in all water heater makes and models, so no matter whether your system is gas, electric, tankless or solar we can handle any problem you may be experiencing.

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    Sediment buildup is the most common issue that affects water heaters. When the water is heated, limescale, and other minerals like magnesium build up along the tank walls. If these minerals are not filtered out of the water heater they form a barrier on the burner and can affect your hot water heaters performance.

    What s the best way to fix this? Call Fort Myers Water Heater today to schedule your water heater inspection.

    In addition to inspecting for sediment buildup, you should check your water heater s burner every now and then. The flame should be blue with yellow tips. If it appears more yellow-orange, this is a sign of incomplete burning which could lead to not only poor water heater performance, but also the production of deadly carbon monoxide! Don t put your family at risk if your water heater isn t burning properly, call Fort Myers Water Heaters for water heater repair right away!

    When Should I Replace My Water Heater?
    Most hot water heaters will last around eight to 12 years. Once they ve been around for this long, they start to lose their efficiency and become more prone to problems. Most people wait until their water heater has catastrophically failed before shopping around for a replacement water heater, there are benefits to upgrading your unit before it dies!

    Water heaters are among the top energy users in your home, in many cases accounting for as much as 25 percent of your home s energy use. As they get older and less efficient, this number climbs even higher, and the units get more and more expensive to operate.

    Don t wait until your hot water heater fails or becomes inefficient before you consider a replacement. Many options exist today that will not only keep your home running comfortably but also save you money.


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    PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal Now Available to Phoenix Scottsdale!

    The PicoSure Laser is the fastest laser in the world for tattoo removal, clearing tattoo ink in about ½ the number of treatments required by older lasers in the Arizona market (for a list of old lasers see PicoSure facts below). PicoSure is changing the tattoo removal experience with fewer sessions needed, with less pain, and at a lower price. Now is the time to remove that old tattoo!

    • • FDA approved for tattoo removal in December 2012
    • • Phoenix Skin is the only practice in Arizona to offer the PicoSure Laser and one of about 30 locations in the US. The PicoSure laser delivers energy to the tattoo ink in picoseconds, which is one hundred times faster than old technology that only delivers energy in a nanosecond.
    • • Faster laser = quicker clearing of tattoo ink.
    • • Less time is needed between treatments (PicoSure 4 weeks) versus existing lasers that require 6-8 weeks.
    • • Easily removes blue, green, orange and yellow inks, which were once considered the toughest colors to remove with existing nanosecond technology (aka the older tattoo removal lasers).
    • • Studies reveal greater than 75% overall ink clearance in only 1-2 treatments.*
    • • PicoSure is removing tattoos in about ½ the number of treatments required by older lasers on the market. Older lasers on the market aka old technology include: Q-Switched Ruby, ND YAG, RevLite, AlexELETE, Astanza, MedLite, Sinon, Palomar and Spectra.

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    Q. Can I book my first treatment without a consult?
    A. Yes, Phoenix Skin can provide an initial complimentary consultation, then treat the tattoo immediately after the consult.

    Q. How many treatments will I need?
    A. The number of treatments depends on the size, ink color and depth of the tattoo, but since PicoSure is 100x faster than any other laser on the market, fewer sessions will be required.

    Q. Why is the price per session more expensive than other places in town?
    A. PicoSure has a couple of advantages over other tattoo removal companies: shorter timeframe between treatments and fewer treatments necessary for removal (about ½). If you do the math, the cost is less and the tattoo is removed sooner. Additionally, Phoenix Skin has no hidden charges for numbing (unlike other practices who add it to the cost of the treatment) and no office visit minimums.

    Q. I have three tattoos that fit into the “box. Can I get that price instead?
    A. No, each tattoo is priced per treatment, per individual tattoo.

    Q. Is there a discount available for multiple tattoos?
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    Q. Can I purchase a package of treatments at a discounted rate?
    A. Phoenix Skin does not offer discount packages because the PicoSure Laser removes ink so quickly, it is difficult to estimate how many treatments will be needed.

    Q. Does PicoSure work on permanent makeup?
    A. Eyebrows only they are $150 per session to treat both eyebrows. PicoSure cannot be used on permanent eyeliner.

    Q. Does PicoSure remove red ink?
    A. The Revlite laser removes red ink more effectively than PicoSure. If you happen to have a tattoo that contains red ink, Phoenix Skin will use the PicoSure for removal, paired with the Revlite to handle the red ink at no additional cost.

    Q. Will the PicoSure treatment hurt?
    A. The treatment feels somewhat similar to getting a tattoo. Our staff can numb the area prior to the procedure if necessary for comfort. Patients may experience some redness, bruising or crusting after being treated that will quickly subside within about one week.

    Q. Does Phoenix Skin do multiple treatments on the same tattoo in a single appointment?
    A. Some practices offer multiple treatments in a single appointment, known as the R20between treatments, which means that you will be spending up to 2 hours being treated. Lastly, the time between appointments is extended to between 3 and 6 months.

    Q. Why do I have to wait 3-4 weeks between treatments?
    A. The PicoSure laser tattoo removal treatment will break up the ink pigments into smaller pieces. The time required between treatments allows your body to naturally remove them. The PicoSure difference is that those broken up ink pigments are smaller than other lasers on the market, allowing your body to more effectively remove them, thus the recommended time between treatments is shorter.

    Q. Is PicoSure used for removal of anything else?
    A. Yes, it is also effective in clearing, age spots, Café au lait, brown spots, Nevus of Ota and birthmarks. In some cases, PicoSure can also address traumatic scars. Scheduling a complimentary consultation is recommended for evaluation of the area to be treated.

    Tattoo Cover Up
    Want to replace a tattoo, but are not interested in a much bigger more elaborate costly design? Let Phoenix Skin Dermatology prepare you for that tattoo cover up using the same laser tattoo removal process allows the tattoo to fade enough for a tattoo artist to easily cover it with a new tattoo! See below for tattoo removal before and after pictures and witness how the tattoos fade with each treatment.

    How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work?
    Laser tattoo removal is the most effective, non-invasive method of safe tattoo ink removal. The lasers used at Phoenix Skin Dermatology for tattoo removal are designed to effectively target the ink that resides just under your skin. Using different wavelengths of light to address the many different colors used in tattoos, the laser breaks down the ink particles into smaller fragments which are then removed through your body’s natural cleansing process. This cleansing process generally takes between 3 to 4 weeks to remove the maximum amount of ink pigments. Scroll down to check out the tattoo removal before and after pictures of our clients.

    Tattoo Removal Before and After Photos

    *Individual Results May Vary

    Tattoo Removal Cost

    The cost per treatment starts at $45 for a 1” x 1” size tattoo and increases based on the dimensions of the tattoo. Please reference our pricing chart below for PicoSure tattoo removal cost. Military discount of 10% is available (must show id). No office minimums are required as you may find elsewhere (please call to schedule a free consultation to get PicoSure cost). Also unlike other practices, there is no pressure to prepay for treatment packages. Care Credit financing is also available.

    Up to 1 Square Inch, $45
    Up to 5 square inches, $100
    Up to 10 square inches, $150
    Up to 15 square inches, $200
    Up to 20 square inches, $225
    Up to 25 square inches, $250
    Up to 35 square inches, $275
    Up to 45 square inches, $300
    Up to 55 square inches, $350
    Up to 65 square inches, $400
    Up to 75 square inches, $450
    Up to 90 square inches, $500
    Up to 100 square inches, $525
    Up to 125 square inches, $600
    Up to 150 square inches, $650

    Are you one of the thousands living with bad tattoos? Are you thinking about a tattoo cover up? Or are you just tired of your tattoo? Bad tattoos are no longer a permanent mistake. Call today for a complimentary tattoo removal consultation at (602) 222-9111!

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    How much does it cost per treatment?

    Tattoo Removal Prices
    Up to 1 Square Inch, $45
    Up to 5 square inches, $100
    Up to 10 square inches, $150
    Up to 15 square inches, $200
    Up to 20 square inches, $225
    Up to 25 square inches, $250
    Up to 35 square inches, $275
    Up to 45 square inches, $300
    Up to 55 square inches, $350
    Up to 65 square inches, $400
    Up to 75 square inches, $450
    Up to 90 square inches, $500
    Up to 100 square inches, $525
    Up to 125 square inches, $600
    Up to 150 square inches, $650

    How long does the procedure take?

    Tattoo removal treatments can range from 15-30 minutes depending on the size of the area(s) treated and if topical anesthetic is being used or not.

    What can I expect post-procedure?

    You may experience mild-moderate inflammation and redness post treatment for 1-10 days. You may also see a white tissue response called “frosting” which subsides within a couple hours. Total healing time can range from 1-3 weeks. You will need to keep the area bandaged during the healing process and avoid prolonged sun exposure during the course of your treatments.

    When will I see the results?

    Each tattoo is very different and there are many factors to consider like depth of the ink in the skin, how your body metabolizes the ink and how many/ which colors are used. Most patients see a 10-20% reduction after each treatment.

    How long do the results last?

    Laser tattoo removal results are permanent.


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    Overhead Door
    in Houston

    Cheap Overhead Door – Spring And Opener Repair – in Houston Texas

    If you are in need of garage door repairs, we are available to help you no matter what time you need the service. We are a 24-hour service that most customers have found to be accessible and available to help them whenever they need assistance. We are open for business 7 days a week. Call today and we will be at your door shortly.

    Overhead Door in Houston is a service unlike any other. We have a highly skilled mobile team that is dedicated to helping our customers any time that they need help. If you need garage door opener repair services, we will respond quickly. We arrive when we say we will and never keep our customers waiting.

    We provide services in the Zip code 77004. If you live in this area and need help with garage door spring repair. there is no better service to offer you the service more than us. We have a winning team that focusses on the needs of our customers and makes sure they are dully satisfied.

    You like to keep mechanical things in your home such as the car, washer and dryer and dish washer well maintained so that you don t have any surprises or get too inconvenienced. If you need to have emergency garage door repair we will be able to help you so that you can be able to use your garage.

    Cable Repair, Panel, Remote Replacement

    There are many things to worry about during the day as you take care of your obligations. Because of that you don t have a lot of time to waste on any given day. That is why if the door or your garage isn t working automatically you should call our experienced technicians for garage door cable repair.

    We are a commercial garage door repair that is manned by highly trained, experienced and skillful technicians who keep our customers ahead of everything that we do.

    If you need assistance, help will be on the way quickly when you call us.

    Our services are of the highest quality because we give value to our customers.

    Do you need garage door panel repair? Has your door been damaged by falling debris and has dented panels? Our technicians can repair the door and get it looking new once again. You spend a lot of time taking care of your yard and in order to maintain a good curb appeal so don t let a few panels spoil the view.

    You enjoy watching television in the evenings and weekends and can t see how you would function without a remote to flip through the channels. The same thing applies to your ability to park in the car without having to lift the door because you have a garage door remote. We can help if it is not working.

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  • What You Must Prove to Win a Slip and Fall Injury


    What You Must Prove to Win a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

    Accidents happen, and injuries are often the result, but when the accident was caused by something (or someone) outside of your control, you may wonder if you have any options for legal recourse. This article discusses the key issue in a slip and fall accident claim: Liability. Whether you are pursuing an insurance settlement or personal injury lawsuit, to win your case you will need to be able to prove that someone else – usually the property owner — is liable for your injuries.

    Often, the key liability questions in slip and fall cases are: 1) Who are the potentially liable parties? And 2) Were those parties actually negligent, i.e. by causing or failing to prevent the slip and fall accident? From the perspective of the injured person, in a slip and fall insurance claim or lawsuit, another critical element is anticipating and defending against a claim that the injured person’s own carelessness somehow caused or contributed to the accident.

    Theories of Liability in Slip and Fall Claims

    In order to hold another party responsible for injuries suffered in a slip and fall accident, an injured person must typically prove one of the following:

    • A property owner (or their employee) should have recognized a dangerous condition (i.e. a pothole or an uneven walking surface) and removed or repaired the potential danger, but did not. The key question here is whether a reasonable person would have identified the condition as hazardous, and whether the defendant had ample opportunity to remedy the situation before the accident occurred. OR
    • A property owner (or their employee) actually caused the dangerous condition leading to the slip and fall accident — by leaving a hazardous obstacle in a walking path, for example — and it was reasonably foreseeable that someone would trip and fall due to the condition.

    Proving Negligence Liability

    The term “reasonable” often comes up in settlement negotiations and at other key stages of slip and fall cases. That’s because, in order to be held “negligent” and therefore liable for damages in a slip and fall case, a property owner (or the owner’s agent or employee) must have failed to act as a reasonably prudent person would have acted under circumstances similar to those leading up to the accident. In trying to assess whether the defendant acted reasonably, here are some factors that plaintiffs should consider:

    • Did the hazardous condition or obstacle exist long enough that a reasonable property owner or employee could have taken action to eliminate the hazard?
    • Did the property owner or employee have a policy of routinely checking for potential hazards on the property, and if so, is there some sort of log or other record of whether the procedure was followed immediately before the accident?
    • Was there a reasonable justification for the creation of the potential hazard? And if so, did this justification still exist at the time of the slip or fall?
    • Could the hazardous condition have been made less dangerous through preventive measures such as relocating the hazard, placing adequate warning signage in the area, or preventing access to the location?
    • Was poor lighting or limited visibility a factor in causing the slip and fall?

    Proving You Didn’t “Cause” The Accident Yourself

    In slip and fall cases, the property owner (or his or her insurance carrier) may argue that the plaintiff is partially (or totally) responsible for the accident that led to the injuries. This kind of argument is made under a legal concept known as “comparative fault,” and states have codified the concept in “comparative negligence” and “contributory negligence” laws. The rules in place in a given state will affect a plaintiff’s ability to recover compensation if they’re found to share some blame for the accident.

    In states that follow contributory fault rules, the plaintiff will be barred from collecting any damages at all if they’re found to bear any degree of responsibility for the accident. In comparative negligence states, an injured claimant’s damages award will be reduced by a percentage that’s equal to his or her share of liability — so, a claimant who bears 25% of the blame in a slip and fall case would only collect $7,500 of a $10,000 damages award, for example. You can find your state’s rules on the issue in this chart .

    In order to determine whether a plaintiff might be on the hook for causing any portion of their injuries, here are a few things to think about:

    • Did the plaintiff engage in any activity that might have prevented them from noticing the hazard — talking or texting on a cell phone, for example — when an otherwise reasonable person would have noticed it?
    • Did the plaintiff have lawful access to the location where the slip and fall accident occurred, or was there a legitimate reason for the plaintiff to be in a dangerous area?
    • Were adequate warning signs posted, and were other safety measures ignored or not utilized by the plaintiff?

    If the defense can show that the plaintiff likely caused the accident through his or her own carelessness, winning an injury claim becomes unlikely.

    What Else You Need to Know

    If you think you need professional help with your case, talk to a personal injury lawyer. We can’t give legal advice here – end disclaimer. To better understand the legal issues in these types of cases and improve your odds of winning, make sure you read up on the basics of premises liability. and slip and fall accidents .

    Get the compensation you deserve.


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    Movers Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach Movers #moving #virginia #beach, #storage #va


    Virginia Beach Movers 757-234-7080

    Southside Moving and Storage’s Virginia Beach Movers are ready to make your move a smooth and affordable one. Our professional movers specialize in Local Moving, Long Distance Moving, Commercial Moving and International Moving. Southside Moving and Storage provides professional moving services for both commercial and residential relocations. Whether you are moving from a house, apartment, business, or dorm, Southside Moving and Storage is here to help.

    In addition to professional moving services, our Vrginia Beach Moving Company also offer a full line of packing supplies, valuation protection, professional moving blankets, storage, and anything else you may need to make your transition to your new home as stress-free as possible.

    Southside Moving and Storage is fully licensed, bonded and insured, with a state-of-the-art fleet of moving trucks ensuring a safe and smooth ride for your household items. Our Virginia Beach Movers highly-trained relocation teams provide affordable, reliable moving services across the country or around the Hampton Roads area. Whether you’re moving to Virginia Beach or moving from Virginia Beach, we’ll make your move a breeze.

    Southside Moving and Storage Offers:

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    Helpful Information on Virginia Beach, VA

    Moving To Virginia Beach, Virginia

    If you are considering moving to Virginia Beach, Virginia, there are a couple of things you should know first. It is an absolutely gorgeous town where you will never spend a dull moment. It offers sun and fun, as well as sand, culture and cocktails. It is known as a paradise for lovers and you are likely to loose your heart here. Let’s take a look at what makes Virginia Beach such a great place to live in.

    It May Be a Bit Bigger than You Expected

    Virginia Beach has the world’s longest pleasure beach, as reported in the Guinness World Book of Records. At 250 square miles, however, the city itself is more than just the beach. Hence, if you purchase a property in this area, it doesn’t mean you will have the beach at your doorstep. Indeed, you can have as much as a half hour drive ahead of you before actually getting your feet sandy.

    Swearing Is Not Permitted

    If you attend the resort area of the city, you will notice that there signs everywhere telling you not to use any swearwords. This is actually enforced, if you are a public nuisance and yell them out. Hence, try not to stub your toe and cry out in anger and swear at the same time, because you might get yourself arrested. Also, don’t bump into a cop who is having a bad day.

    It Offers Some of the Country’s Cleanest Beaches

    The beaches in Virginia Beach are so clean that you could actually eat off of them. It is known as the largest sandbox in the state, because it is so clean and beautiful. Each morning, every part of the beach is raked and smoothed to keep it looking pristine and safe. You can see the machines doing this if you live near enough to the beach. This is beach combing 21st century style.

    You Can Visit a Gorgeous Aquarium

    If you are interested in what happens in the water, then you must visit the aquarium. This is particularly true if you have kids, who will certainly love to spend some time there. There are sharks, sand tigers, sting rays and a huge sea turtle aquarium. Additionally, lots of the exhibits are hands-on and you can watch the octopus and jellyfish do their dances. Finally, there is an outdoor element to the aquarium, where you can go along the Owls Creek nature trail.

    It Is a Great Place to Fall in Love

    Virginia Beach truly is a place for lovers. Recently, it adopted a new slogan, which is “live the life,” but everybody knows that what really matters here is love. It is a very popular destination for people to get married, as well as for honeymoons. Indeed, some people call it the Paris of the United States. The city has now even created a beach wedding permit, so that couples can take a private spot on the beaches itself and tie the knot with the ocean crashing its waves behind them.

    It Is a Real Army Town

    Virginia Beach is also all about the military. You cannot go anywhere without seeing – or hearing – the army go about. The Oceana, one of the naval air stations, is located here and this is actually the city’s largest employer. Then, there is the training support center, which is one of the largest centers of its kind on the planet. If you attend the beach early enough, you are likely to see the army personnel engaging in physical exercises – certainly a pleasant sight for the ladies!

    Do be aware, however, that you will also hear many jets passing overhead. They fly across the area all the time, all over the city and the beach. You will know that you have become a true Virginia Beach resident when you no longer jump and look up whenever you hear one of them passing by.

    It Is a Great Place for Fishing

    If you like fishing, you will also feel right at home here. You will be able to dangle your angler in the Atlantic Ocean where it intersects Chesapeake Bay. If you prefer freshwater fishing, there are lots of opportunities out there for you. One of the most popular catch is the striped bass or Rockfish and these have been of award-winning sizes. This is why you will be able to take part in the Rockfish Tournament as well, which takes place every year in January. For the people of Virginia Beach, fishing truly is a sport.

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    Cruise Fare Discounts l P – O Cruises, Princess Cruises and

    #direct travel holidays

    We are cruise specialists who DISCOUNT all fares!

    NEW SALE: P O It’s Our SHOUT! sale FREE Premium Beverage Packages on offer!

    We always DISCOUNT all cruise fares including sale fares!

    Tours, Cruises and Flights – we have it all!

    UK/Europe/USA/Asia We discount international fares and can assist with round the world itineraries!

    Book your Discount Cruises with confidence

    If you have never had the chance to experience a cruise, what are you waiting for? No matter what your budget, we have a wide variety of cruises departing from Australian ports such as Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Cairns and Fremantle. We are cruise specialists who work with over 20 different cruise lines and have the experience and knowledge to help you choose and book your cruise. Imagine setting sail, leaving port and being on your way to an exotic locale. It can be a reality when you book your discount cruises online.

    Plus we have LAY-BY options available

    Talk to us about how to lay-by your next holiday, be it a cruise, tour or packaged holiday. We can provide flexible options to suit with the only requirement being that the balance must be paid in full by the due date. The great news is we don’t charge any fees for this service!

    Great fares and lots of choice for cruise

    Because we work with so many cruise lines including P O, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean and more, we are able to find the greatest deals out there when it comes to cruising and bring them right to you. We even offer our bonus fare discount on all cruises booked with us including any special sale fares! We don’t just book cruises to this area of the world either, you can find discount cruises throughout the world right here at Holidays Direct. You can always book with confidence when you book one of our discount cruises online as we are a registered travel agency that has the knowledge and experience that you need when booking this type of travel. For great prices on amazing cruise holidays, contact us at Holidays Direct.

    Holidays Direct is an Australian registered Travel Agency affiliated with the Helloworld Group with AFTA membership. We are also proud members of the CLIA and our consultants have undertaken cruise training and hold current CLIA accreditation.

    Our friendly staff have Cruise Consultant Accreditation:

    CLIA (Australasia) Cruise Accreditation Program has been established since 1996 and is a way to recognise dedicated consultants who develop extensive cruise industry knowledge and superior selling skills. The program is modeled on the successful Cruise Counsellor Certification program developed by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) in 1992.


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    Costa Rica Vacation Planning – Free Travel Advice and Online Booking

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    Our clients have good things to say about us.

    Planning a trip to Costa Rica can be an overwhelming task because there is just so much to do and see. Anywhere Costa Rica made the whole process easy! Erick created an itinerary that met all of our needs and desires. We could not have been happier!

    Oh man I love you guys after you organized our incredible Costa Rica trip – I am so excited to see the launch of Anywhere Belize! I’ve just emailed them about a trip. whoop!

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    Jessica did the best job of helping us with our Costa Rica trip in May! She was helpful and patient! Trip was PERFECT! Thank you.

    I just want to thank this great company for our vacation! Not one flaw! We were especially impressed with our driver from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio. His name was Andres and he was awesome! Canyoning in Arenal was also a highlight, we will doing that again. I will recommend you to anyone who plans on traveling to Costa Rica. Thank you so much!


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    Man and Van Salisbury Removals – Phone 07956 116522 #man #and


    Your Reliable and Dependable local Man Van Service

    We are an independent well established Man and Van Service based in Salisbury,Wiltshire.

    We are well known locally for ourreliability and professionalismhaving carried out removals collections and deliveries to both residential and business customers over many years in Salisbury, Wiltshire and Surrounding Counties.

    Local or Long Distance – Home or Business

    Telephone – 07956 116522

    Collections Deliveries
    (single items to full van Loads)

    Rubbish Clearance (We Are Licenced Waste Carriers)

    House Clearance
    (Full or part house, shed /garage / outbuildings)

    Man and Van Salisbury is an independent established family run business based in Salisbury, Wiltshire. We provide an economical and practical solution for your Small House Removals and Small Move needs to anywhere in the mainland UK.

    We carry out door to door collections and deliveries for multiple or single items, including store pick ups, auction and sales-room collections, antiques furniture deliveries and eBay collections deliveries.

    We always aim to deliver a professional safe and reliable man and van service transporting goods for domestic and business clients including relocating students, doctors, nurses and military personnel.

    Our Man and Van Services –

    Small Removals Service (Light removals – 1 / 2 bed house- Man and a Luton Van – Ideal for customers moving home, relocating or transporting personal possessions.)

    Option 1 – Driver and Van Only (The customer family / friends carry goods to and from the van, the driver loads and unloads the van from the van)

    Option 2 – Van and Working Driver
    ( Driver assists customer with loading and unloading of the van)

    Option 3 – Van and Working Driver / 2 Men(We do all the carrying, loading and unloading of the van)

    *Multiple Vans and Porters available for larger moves.

    Collections and Deliveries Carried Out Locally

    Single Items to Full Loads.

    Rubbish Clearance (We are registered and licensed Waste Carriers)

    Removals Tips Advice – Avoid Scams

    Man and Van Salisbury is based in Salisbury, Wiltshire – Confirmation of orders and invoices will have our letter head with full address details on them. the reason we do not display our full details is because of the constant sales calls and spam emails that we receive each day.


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    Coach Tours, Cruises, Hotel Breaks and Holidays by Air from SunriseDirect

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    Financial Protection

    Coach holidays and more… for less!

    For over 40 years more than a quarter of a million holidaymakers have travelled with SunriseDirect to hundreds of destinations throughout Britain and Europe. We have been organising the best coach holidays for decades – no-one knows more about it, and no-one does it better. Nowadays we also feature wonderful river cruises, exciting ocean cruises and holidays by air, in addition to our ever popular range of coach touring holidays.

    SunriseDirect is focused on the East of England, and we know the region like the back of our hand. Journeys are often swifter because of that special knowledge, and that often means that you will be relaxing at your destination while customers with other companies are still on the road!

    We sell our holidays directly to our customers rather than through travel agents, so we pass the massive savings on to you. With a SunriseDirect holiday you¹ll be saving money without losing any of the personal service and quality that has been our trademark for so many years. And remember, SunriseDirect is a member of ABTA so your holiday money is completely safe and secure. Trusting one of the regions most respected holiday companies means you couldn’t be in safer hands. And booking your SunriseDirect holiday won’t cost you a penny either – we even pay for your telephone calls!

    We look forward to seeing you soon!


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    Cheapest Days to Fly and Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets

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    Cheapest Days to Fly and Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets

    Editor s note: We updated this popular post in 2015 with new and easy-to-use information. One thing that hasn t changed is these tips still help save money every time you shop for airfare.

    Update: Summer, Holiday, Peak Travel Tips

    Three quick tips to save time and money during the busiest travel days of the year.

    1. Get to the airport early: If flying during any peak season (particularly June, July or August) get to the airport anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours earlier than normal. Do this! Airport lines will be long and if you aren t at the gate before the aircraft door closes, you will not be flying.
    2. Keep an eye on the weather: Summer weather can be much worse than winter. Thunderstorms delay flights more often than snowstorms so be aware and know what to do if your flight is cancelled or delayed .
    3. Watch the baggage fees: A cheap flight can rapidly turn into an expensive one if you don t watch bag fees. Note: Carry-on bags are free on most airlines but Allegiant, Frontier and Spirit do charge for carry-ons. Only one U.S. airline still offers 2 checked bags for free: Southwest.

    Now let s find some cheap flights.

    Find Cheap Flights: Fly Hungry, Fly Tired

    We get it. You re busy and your time is valuable. When you want airline tickets, you want the best comparison shopping site to find cheap flights fast. Next step:

    Fly when no one wants to. We are talking about flying the least popular days and times. The reason they re unpopular is because it s inconvenient.

    • Fly Hungry: Before breakfast, at the dinner hour, overnight.
    • Fly Tired: Travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Saturdays when most don t feel like getting on a plane.

    These are the basics. Keep reading for a complete explanation.

    What are the Cheapest Days to Fly

    These are general guidelines but there are always exceptions which is why you have to compare fares and compares days and flight times.

    • Cheapest days: The cheapest days to fly on most U.S. domestic routes are Tuesdays, Wednesday and Saturdays. Learn more about this here .
    • Expensive days: Popular days will cost more. The most popular/most expensive days are usually Fridays and Sundays .
    • Cheapest times: Again, fly when most people don t want to. This includes flights at dawn, red-eyes or overnight flights, and often flights around the dinner hour.

    Can t fly the cheapest times or days in both directions? Do it one-way for your trip and you ll still reap half the savings.

    When is the Best Time to Book a Flight

    Best day to shop: FareCompare s data shows that best time to book a flight in the U.S. is Tuesday at 3 p.m. eastern time. This day and time give you access to the best flight deals. It s when airlines release the most sales and the best time to book plane tickets. Learn more about this here .

    Best time-frame to shop: This varies depending on where you fly.

    • Domestic fares: The best time to buy airline tickets in the U.S. is between three months and 30 days before departure.
    • International fares: The best time to buy international airline tickets is between 5 ½ months and 1 ½ months before departure. During peak seasons such as June, July and August or December holidays, purchase tickets two months in advance.

    A big mistake many people make is to delay shopping until the last minute thinking there will be deals. Those days are gone and last-minute fares tend to be much more expensive (this is when the steeper prices business travelers pay kick in). Bottom line: Procrastination doesn t pay.

    How to Save with Flexibility

    Sometimes a little inconvenience can save big money. Check out the following tips and decide whether you re willing to endure a longer travel day or shopping experience.

    Connecting flights: Often not always, but often you can save by foregoing the ease of a non-stop flight in favor of a less convenient connecting flight. Sometimes adding a stop (or two) can save as much as 50 percent. Learn more about this here.

    Bigger airports: Bigger airports (particularly hubs) often have cheaper airfares. Compare prices from your home airport as well as the nearest larger airport and you may find driving an extra hour or two is well worth it.

    Shop one passenger at a time: When booking travel for two or more, shop one passenger at a time. That s because airline reservation systems have a quirk that works like this: Multiple  tickets sold in a single transaction must be the same price. If you shop for two tickets at the same time, and there is one ticket for $100 but the other tickets are $200, you ll pay $200 for both tickets. If you shop one at a time, you ll get one ticket for $100 and one for $200. Learn more about this here .

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    Iowa Health Careers – Careers, nurse careers and salaries.#Nurse #careers #and


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    Health careers offer many opportunities for people with all kinds of different goals and personalities. You can work with patients, pets, or data. You can work in a hospital emergency room, a clinic, an assisted-living facility, a counseling office, or a business office. You can work as part of a healthcare team or alone in a laboratory. No matter your preferences, there’s a health career for you.

    Iowa Health Careers has a variety of different tools to help you discover the health career that fits your interests and skills. Browse by career category using the navigation on the left. Take our quiz to find out what jobs match your personality. Explore a hospital setting to see how different careers work with one another. Hear what real health professionals have to say about their jobs. Compare careers by education, salary and other fields.

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    Providing your family with heating and cooling services, plumbing solutions, and professional duct cleaning needs throughout Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, Reading, West Chester and York, PA!

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    Find Water Leaks with Thermal Imaging, Acoustics and Tracer Gas #water


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    How to Find a Water Leak

    Our highly trained engineers at L.D.S. Leak Detection Specialists Ltd. will choose the approriate testing and inspection process specifically chosen to suit your home or commercial business to find the leak.

    Our engineers at L.D.S. carry all the latest technology in leakage detection. We have listed the main Leak detection methods and equipment below. Inspection cameras. Protimeter mms damp meter survey kits, pressure gauges both hydraulic and digital and salts diagnostic kits also form part of the L.D.S. engineers equipment.

    Leak Detection Methods to Find A Leak

    Acoustic profiling uses ground and pipe sensitive microphones to enhance the sound of the leak. This method can help in pinpointing precise leak location.

    Is a way of finding and pinpointing leaks in water pipes. A leak in a pipe under pressure creates noise that travels through the pipe walls, the surrounding ground and along the contents of the pipe. Correlators are a very accurate sound testing device which are used to identify the acoustic frequency caused when a pipe is leaking. The correlator uses two identical sensors located along the pipe to calculate the leek location by logging the signal delay, sensor distance and the sound velocity.

    Tracer Gas
    The trace gas, a safe mixture of hydrogen and nitrogen, is introduced into the pipe with the suspected leak. The gas, is the lightest in the atmosphere and is made up of of small molecules. The gas will exit at the leak and make its way to the surface where it is detected using gas sensitive detection pobes.

    Thermal Imaging
    Thermography is the use of an infrared imaging and measurement camera to see and measure thermal energy emitted from an object. Thermography cameras can identify problem areas that can’t be seen with the naked eye, detecting hidden water leaks. The infrared inspection camera can detect not only hidden water leaks and their origin, but also moisture that cannot be physically reached with moisture meters. Read more

    Pipe, Cable and Metal Detection and Tracing
    Often the exact position of pipes and cables is unknown due to innacurate or non existant network plans. In order to carry out precise water leak detection and to avoid damage to utilities and operators during excavations, it is essential to know the precise position of all services. We use high performance equipment which can locate and trace buried pipes and cables.

    Network Monitoring with Noise Loggers
    Noise Loggers are used for early detection of leaks in water supply networks.The longer it takes to identify that a network is leaking the more revenue is lost and the greater the loss of precious water resources. In addition to the more conventional methods of leak detection the installation of permanent noise loggers has proved to be a cost effective tool in early identification of water loss. By permanently monitoring sections of the system, which have previously been proven leak free, it will alert you when a potential leak does develop. Read more .



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    Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130 billion Dow, DuPont


    Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130 billion Dow, DuPont merger

    The Dow logo is seen on a building in downtown Midland, Michigan, in this May 14, 2015 file photograph. Rebecca Cook/File Photo

    (Reuters) – Dow Chemical and DuPont won the blessing of the European Union for their $130 billion merger on Monday by agreeing to sell substantial assets including key research and development activities.

    The European Commission had been concerned that the merger of two of the biggest and oldest U.S. chemical producers would leave few incentives to produce new herbicides and pesticides in the future. The deal is one of a trio of mega mergers that will reshape the industry and consolidate six companies into three.

    Asset sales would ensure competition in the sector and benefit European farmers and consumers, the Commission said.

    “We need effective competition in this sector so companies are pushed to develop products that are ever safer for people and better for the environment,” European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement.

    “Our decision today ensures that the merger between Dow and DuPont does not reduce price competition for existing pesticides or innovation for safer and better products in the future.”

    The two other big deals in the industry are ChemChina’s [CNNCC.UL] $43 billion bid for Syngenta and Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto.

    Dow and DuPont said they were still on target for $3 billion in cost synergies and $1 billion in growth benefits.

    The deal is still to be approved by regulators in the United States, Brazil, China, Australia and Canada, but the companies said they were confident of clearance in all remaining jurisdictions.

    “This regulatory milestone is a significant step toward closing the merger transaction, with the intention to subsequently spin into three independent publicly traded companies,” Dow spokeswoman Rachelle Schikorra said in an email.

    The EU approval may be a sign that U.S. regulators would follow suit because the agencies have traditionally coordinated on reviews and remedies for large multinational mergers, said Diana Moss, president of the American Antitrust Institute non-profit group.

    However, any required asset sales would likely reflect antitrust concerns in the local marketplace.

    “In the U.S. there are very high shares in corn and soybean seeds. We would expect those problems to be significant enough for enforcers in the U.S. to remedy them,” Moss said.

    Weighty Decision

    DuPont products are shown for sale in a hardware store in National City, California, December 9, 2015. Mike Blake/File Photo

    The 1,000-page decision underlined the significance of the merger. In return for the EU green light, DuPont will divest large parts of its global pesticides business, including its global research and development organization.

    The unit makes herbicides for cereals, oilseed rape, sunflower, rice and pasture and insecticides for insect control for fruits and vegetables.

    Dow, in turn, will sell two acid co-polymer manufacturing facilities in Spain and the United States, as well as a contract with a third party through which it buys ionomers. The company has already found a buyer in South Korea’s SK Innovation.

    “The main surprises here are the inclusion of the pesticides and the exclusion of any kind of seed assets,” Bernstein analysts wrote in a note. The analysts also said they had expected EU to be concerned about the concentration of seed sales, and that they would require Dow to divest its corn seeds business.

    European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager holds a news conference after Dow Chemical gained conditional EU antitrust approval on Monday for their $130 billion merger by agreeing to significant asset sales, one of a trio of mega mergers that will redraw the agrochemicals industry, in Brussels, Belgium March 27, 2017. Yves Herman

    “We see the required divestments here as smaller than we originally expected, due to the exclusion of seed assets”.

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    Traditional IRA vs, can i have both a traditional and roth


    Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA

    Note: The article below refers to the 2017 tax year. You have until the tax filing deadline—April 18, 2018—to make a 2017 contribution. Click here for Roth IRA Eligibility rules, or visit these links for current contribution limits or current income limits.

    Comparing Roth and Traditional IRAs

    Trying to decide between a Traditional IRA or a Roth IRA?

    The type of individual retirement account (IRA) you choose can significantly affect your and your family’s long-term savings. So it’s worth understanding the differences between Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs in order to select the best one for you.

    Here are the key considerations:

    Income Limits

    Anyone with earned income who is younger than 70½ can contribute to a Traditional IRA. Whether the contribution is tax deductible depends on your income and whether you or your spouse (if you re married) are covered by a retirement plan through your job, such as a 401(k). Click here for details from the IRS.

    Roth IRAs don t have age restrictions, but they do have income-eligibility restrictions: Single tax filers, for instance, must have modified adjusted gross incomes of less than $133,000 in 2017 to contribute to a Roth IRA. (Contribution limits are phased out starting with a modified AGI of $118,000, per IRS guidelines.) Married couples filing jointly must have modified AGIs of less than $196,000 in 2017 in order to contribute to a Roth; contribution limits are phased out starting at $186,000.

    Tax Incentives

    Both Traditional and Roth IRAs provide generous tax breaks. But it’s a matter of timing when you get to claim them. Traditional IRA contributions are tax-deductible on both state and federal tax returns for the year you make the contribution; withdrawals in retirement are taxed at ordinary income tax rates. Roth IRAs provide no tax break for contributions, but earnings and withdrawals are generally tax-free. So with Traditional IRAs, you avoid taxes when you put the money in. With Roth IRAs, you avoid taxes when you take it out in retirement.

    Of course, with both types of IRAs, you pay no taxes whatsoever on all of the growth of your contributed funds, as long as they remain in the account.

    Withdrawal Rules

    One major difference between Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs is when the savings must be withdrawn. Traditional IRAs require you to start taking required minimum distributions (RMDs), mandatory, taxable withdrawals of a certain percentage of your funds, at age 70½, whether you need the money at that point or not. Roth IRAs, on the other hand, don’t require any withdrawals during the owner’s lifetime. If you have enough other income, you can let your Roth IRAs continue to grow tax-free throughout your lifetime, making them ideal wealth-transfer vehicles.

    The same applies to your heirs. Beneficiaries of Roth IRAs don’t owe income tax on withdrawals and can stretch out distributions over many years. However, beneficiaries may still owe estate taxes.

    Both Traditional and Roth IRAs allow owners to begin taking penalty-free, “qualified” distributions at age 59½. However, Roth IRAs require that the first contribution be made at least five years before the first withdrawal, in order to avoid incurring a tax payment. If you meet that benchmark (and you only have to meet it once), you will have only paid taxes on what went into the account, not the sum you eventually take out.

    Extra Benefits Considerations

    It’s also worth factoring in some of the specific rules and benefits of Traditional and Roth IRAs. Here’s a breakdown:

    Traditional IRAs:

    • Contributions to Traditional IRAs lower your taxable income in the contribution year. That lowers your adjusted gross income, helping you qualify for other tax incentives you wouldn’t otherwise get, such as the child tax credit or the student loan interest deduction.
    • If you are under 59½, you can withdraw up to $10,000 from your account without the normal 10% early-withdrawal penalty to pay for qualified first-time home-buyer expenses and for qualified higher education expenses. Hardships such as disability and certain levels of unreimbursed medical expenses may also be exempt from the penalty, However, you’ll still pay taxes on the distribution.

    Roth IRAs:

    • Roth contributions (but not earnings) can be withdrawn penalty- and tax-free at any time, even before age 59½.
    • If you are under 59½, you can withdraw up to $10,000 of Roth earnings penalty-free to pay for qualified first-time home-buyer expenses, provided at least five tax years have passed since your initial contribution.
    • Roth IRAs can be invested in literally anything you want: index funds, lifecycle funds, individual stocks, or even alternative investments. In contrast, there are some limits to the types of assets a Traditional IRA can hold.

    Future Tax Rates

    Deciding between a Traditional or Roth IRA depends, basically, on how you think your income – and by extension, your income tax bracket – will compare to your current situation. In effect, you re trying to determine whether the tax rate you pay on your Roth IRA contributions today will be greater or smaller than the rate you ll be paying on distributions from your Traditional IRA after you ve retired (or have to start making them, at age 70½).

    Of course, it’s hard to predict what federal and state tax rates will be 10, 20 or 40 years from now. Given today’s historically low federal tax rates and the large U.S. deficit, many economists believe federal income tax rates will rise in the future – meaning Roth IRAs may be the better long-term choice. But of course, no one knows.

    Still, you can ask yourself some basic questions about your personal situation: Which federal tax bracket are you in today? Do you expect to be in a higher or lower one after you retire? Will your annual income increase or decrease? Although conventional wisdom suggests that gross income declines in retirement, taxable income sometimes does not. Think about it. You ll be collecting (and owing taxes on) Social Security payments. You might opt to do some consulting or free-lance work, on which you ll have to pay self-employment tax. And once the kids are grown and you stop adding to the retirement nest egg, you lose some valuable tax deductions and tax credits. All this could leave you with higher taxable income, even after you stop working full-time.

    Tax Deductions Vs. Tax Credits

    A quick primer on tax deductions and tax credits:

    A tax deduction is an item the government lets you write off of your taxes to lower your total taxable income. Deductions usually only apply if you itemize them, rather than taking the standard deduction (which comes to $6,350 for single taxpayers and $12,700 for married taxpayers filing jointly in tax year 2017 ). Itemizing deductions is beneficial only if the total amount surpasses the sum for the relevant standard deduction you qualify for. Deductions basically get you a discount on the tax you pay. You don’t take a dollar off of taxes for every dollar spent; instead, every dollar that is deducted from your taxable income lowers the amount of income you will be taxed on. If you are in the 25% tax bracket, for example, every dollar you deduct gets a 25-cent tax break.

    In contrast, a tax credit is a direct reduction of the amount of tax you owe. Common credits are issued for spending money on green home improvements or for going back to school. No matter which credits you use, you are slashing your tax bill to the federal government: If you have $2,000 in tax credits, your taxes drop by $2,000. You can take credits whether you take a standard deduction or itemize deductions.

    Tax credits are usually more elusive and not as easy to claim as tax deductions – but they are much better, because they always reduce your taxes. If you have the opportunity to take a $5,000 tax credit or a $5,000 tax deduction, the credit is the better deal. Say you have a tax bill of $10,000. The deduction would lower your taxable income by $5,000; so, if you were in the 25% tax bracket, your taxes would be reduced by $1,250 to $8,750. A credit would directly lower the tax due to $5,000, and that s regardless of your bracket.

    Comparing Roth and Traditional IRAs

    This table lays out the differences between the two types of IRAs. Keep in mind that Congress can change these rules at any time. The regulations may be very different when you retire.


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    Cheap Flights and Tickets to India (IN) – Airfares on Skyscanner

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    Cheap Flights to India

    The mystery and exuberance of India calls out for exploration. Its vast and varied landscape, its diverse and welcoming people, and its heady mix of cuisines, cultures, and traditions is dizzying in its beauty and chaos. To some, taking the flight to India is a pilgrimage. To others, it s an adventure. Whatever your reasons for visiting India may be, we know you ll return home changed forever.

    Flights to India

    Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is the country s busiest airport, with more than 36 million passengers passing through each year. It s the primary aviation hub for India and South Asia, and is located just 10 miles from the Delhi city center. More than 80 airlines serve DEL, and it acts as headquarters for major Indian airlines such as Air India, IndiGo, Blue Dart Aviation, GoAir, SpiceJet, and Jet Airways.

    The next three busiest airports in India are Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM), which serves Mumbai, Chennai International Airport (MMA), the main airport for the southern Indian city of Chennai, and Kempegowda International Airport, just outside of Bangalore. Where you enter the country will obviously depend on your plans, and finding a cheap ticket to India may be a matter of being flexible about your proposed itinerary

    Stuff to do in India

    India is not for the faint of heart, but it will expand your soul. The sheer enormity of the country can be overwhelming, and each of its regions holds countless wonders. The major cities team with life: a riot of sounds, sights and emotions which may challenge you, delight you, and confuse you in equal measure.

    The heart-stopping scale of the Himalayan mountain ranges, as mist curls from the foothills to the peaks, may inspire heights of courage and physical endurance you didn t know you had. The desolate majesty of the seven Lost Cities will bring the glories of fallen empires to life in your imagination as you pass ruined forts, temples, and palaces which once teemed with life. Holy places and the relics of past heroes, martyrs, and gods greet you at every turn.

    Advice for Tourists

    You ll need a visa to visit India, which should be arranged well in advance. You should have up-to-date-boosters for tetanus, diphtheria, polio, and typhoid. Malaria risk will vary widely depending on location and season, so run your itinerary by an experienced travel doctor before you go.

    It is very important to stay hydrated, especially if you succumb to Delhi belly. (If you are so unfortunate, a diet of plain rice, yogurt, and rehydration salts should sort out all but the most severe cases.)

    The currency of India is the rupee, which is divided into 100 paise. It is technically illegal to take rupees in or out of India, so you will need to change your money in-country. Luckily, fees are low.

    There are hundreds of living languages in India, and 22 have official scheduled status. Hindi is the majority language, but especially in urban areas, English is a close second. It s also important to use only your right hand when eating or handing over money and goods, as the left hand is considered unclean.

    Traveling by train is one of the best ways to experience the country, so you can relax and watch the Indian countryside roll by whether you re on a tight budget or lounging in the lap of luxury. Spending the night in a sleeper car may be an adventure, but when you want to sleep somewhere stationary, try Skyscanner s free hotel comparison tool to get the very best deal.


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    At Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. we’ll work to exceed your expectations when you need an electrical contractor in Charlotte.

    At Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. we understand that you are busy, and your time is valuable. That’s why we believe that waiting on any service contractor simply isn t acceptable. So, when you need an electrical contractor in Charlotte, North Carolina. you will find that the Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. on-time guarantee is one of the best in the country. “We’re On Time, You’ll See, or the Repair is Free!”

    Your time and the sanctity of your home are important, and Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. is unlike any other electrical service company you’ve used. It’s the small things we do that end up making a BIG difference for you.

    Your time and the sanctity of your home are important, and Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. is unlike any other electrical service company you’ve used. It’s the small things we do that end up making a BIG difference for you.

    At Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. we believe your safety is critical. So, even if you have called an emergency electrician, there are several important steps you should take in the event of an electrical emergency.

    At Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. we follow a strict code of ethics that includes:

    • Time – First and foremost, we respect our customers’ time. No questions asked.
    • Integrity – We are forthright and truthful in our dealings with customers, employees, vendors, and other stakeholders. We keep our promises.
    • Respect for the Law – We adhere to all governing laws, regulations and ordinances that pertain to the electrical industry as prescribed by federal, state, municipal and county governments. We practice proper financial and accounting procedures in accordance with all laws governing a privately held business.
    • Excellence – We design, install, service and repair electrical systems and parts in strict accordance with the highest industry standards.
    • Safety Reputation – We maintain a clean, safe, respectable and reputable place of business that reflects the high standards of the Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. brand.
    • Teamwork – We support each member of the team to strengthen the brand and build successful, long-term relationships.
      Service – We maintain the highest degree of customer service to encourage repeat business and enduring relationships with our customers.
    • Respect for Others – We treat our customers, fellow employees and other industry professionals with the utmost respect.
    • Privacy – We show the greatest respect for the sanctity of our customers’ homes and their privacy.
    • Competition – We value fair competition. We advertise, promote and market our brand fairly and accurately and in a manner that reflects the high standards of the Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. brand.

    Our electricians are experienced and professionally trained, which means we will work to exceed your expectations. Your complete satisfaction with our electricians and our service is 100% guaranteed. It is the Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. difference that keeps you, our customer, happy and satisfied. We fix the problem right the first time and provide our customers with convenience, courteousness, competence, cleanliness and character.

    You are our number one priority, and we are determined to provide an experience that exceeds your expectations for all your electrical services. That’s the Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control Inc. promise!

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    Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor: Job Description and Requirements #how #to


    Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor: Job Description and Requirements

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    Job Description

    Licensed drug and alcohol counselors deal with individuals who may be addicted to alcohol and/or prescription or illegal drugs. Counselors monitor their clients’ progress by taking notes and making reports throughout the course of treatment. Because substance abuse problems affect more than just the individual, counselors may also provide support to friends and family members. They may work with other health care professionals to determine the optimal treatment plan and find ongoing support for an addict upon release from treatment, such as a 12-step program.

    Job Requirements

    While mental health counselors in general need to possess at least a master’s degree in order to become licensed, licensure for drug and alcohol counselors depends on the state. Some states may only require a high school education and certification. The National Board for Certified Counselors offers the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential, as well as specialty certifications such as the Master Addictions Counselor (MAC) credential ( ).

    To earn the NCC credential, candidates must complete a certain amount of relevant coursework, pass an exam and possess counseling experience. For the MAC credential, candidates must first already have earned the NCC credential and then complete coursework, pass an exam and possess counseling experience relevant to the topic of addiction.

    Even if postsecondary education is not required for licensure in one’s chosen state, it is a good foundation from which to start a counseling career. Colleges offer certificate and associate degree programs in substance abuse counseling, which may include courses in the science of addiction, sociology and general counseling. For those who wish to pursue additional education, earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree in psychology may be a helpful option to consider.

    Career Outlook

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that substance abuse and behavioral disorder counseling positions were predicted to grow at a faster-than-average rate of 22% between 2014 and 2024. Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors made a mean yearly wage of $42,920 in May 2015.

    Licensed drug and alcohol counselors work with patients recovering from alcoholism or drug addition. They may work individually with patients or in group settings, and they may also offer counseling to the families of patients. Those in this profession have a mean salary of about $43,000 per year.

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  • Alcohol And Drug Rehabs That Accept Medicaid #drug #rehabs, #alcohol #and


    Alcohol And Drug Rehabs That Accept Medicaid

    No Insurance? Rehab Options Are Still Within Your Reach

    We ve all heard about movie stars and other celebrities jetting off to spend a few weeks in rehab at some posh facility that looks like a country club. The trouble with this is that it paints a false picture of rehab and related costs for most people. Just because you don t have a lot of money or health insurance, doesn t mean drug rehab isn t within your reach. Medicaid may be the solution.

    Medicaid is a state and federally funded program designed to help low-income people with little or no insurance pay for the health care they need. You do have to meet certain requirements and group criteria that vary from state to state in order to qualify for Medicaid. Although it does cover mental-health, Medicaid doesn t always cover all aspects of addiction treatment.

    Still, many people aren t even aware that they qualify for Medicaid or whether their chosen treatment facility accepts Medicaid, so it s a good idea to make some calls to find out. You don t want to let your lack of insurance rob you of the treatment you need.

    Medicaid Coverage for No Insurance Rehab

    Medicaid may cover both inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment. One thing to keep in mind is that when addiction treatment involves medical or mental-health care, it is more likely to be covered by Medicaid.

    For example, if a physician or other accredited addiction professional determines that inpatient treatment is medically necessary, then Medicaid will cover it. The detox component of rehab often requires medical supervision, especially if the patient displays signs of psychosis or exhibits suicidal impulses, so Medicaid will usually cover such treatment.

    Because outpatient treatment usually includes elements of mental-health therapy, Medicaid coverage is generally a safe bet here as well. Again, although Medicaid coverage varies from state to state, with outpatient treatment Medicaid generally covers addiction treatment much the same as it covers mental-health treatment.

    Steps to Take for No Insurance Rehab

    • Not all addiction-treatment centers accept Medicaid, which sometimes presents difficulties for people seeking treatment. If you are covered by Medicaid and seeking help for an addiction, here are some steps you should take to secure the treatment you need:
    • Contact the local Medicaid office and talk to a caseworker. The caseworker should be able to suggest some treatment facilities and advise you about treatment options that fall within your coverage limits.
    • Contact your county s mental health board for information about facilities, treatment, and Medicaid coverage. The personnel are usually fairly knowledgeable in these areas.
    • Contact the various treatment centers you re interested in and simply ask them whether they accept Medicaid and for which treatment options.
    • If you locate a treatment center that meets you needs, be sure to find out how much of your treatment Medicaid covers and whether you will be required to make a co-pay.

    If you ve decided that you need professional help for drug or alcohol abuse, don t let your lack of insurance stop you. Contact us today for free information about Medicaid and drug rehab options.

    * Disclaimer: is not affiliated with or endorsed by Medicaid. Details about Medicaid’s coverage are intended for informational purposes only. The specific details of your plan may vary and the specific treatment services you require may or may not be covered.

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    Online Master – s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health #occupational


    Online Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health

    A master’s degree in occupational safety and health might prepare you for a specialized career in construction or manufacturing. Keep reading to find out what you will learn in an online master’s program and what kinds of careers might be ready when you graduate. Schools offering Healthcare Management & Public Safety Leadership degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

    What Will I Learn in a Master’s Degree Program in Occupational Safety and Health?

    Those employed in occupational safety and health are concerned with increasing the safety of workers and the general public. In an occupational safety and health master’s degree program, you will learn how to assess, decrease and eliminate hazards in the workplace. You may learn how to design and manage safety systems and utilize ergonomics to ensure disease control. By expanding your communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills, you will be better equipped to identify and solve occupational safety issues that may arise in the workplace.

    Hazard elimination, safety system management, communication, critical thinking, problem solving

    Possible training on campus and internships

    Toxicology, ethics, workers compensation, emergency management, accident prevention

    Government, manufacturing, construction, transportation, health care

    What Are Online Programs Like?

    The curriculum and assignments are generally the same as for a traditional, campus-based program. Some schools may require some on-campus time to complete your degree program, such as intensive training sessions. You may also be required to complete an internship in an occupational setting.

    What Will My Classes Be Like?

    Your coursework will teach you to analyze safety and health issues and implement problem solving strategies and prevention techniques. Some specific classes you may take include:

    • Industrial hygiene
    • Toxicology
    • Accident prevention
    • Ethics
    • Emergency management
    • Workers compensation

    What Kinds of Jobs Could I Pursue?

    Upon completion of your degree program, you should be able to gain employment in industries such as construction, health care, transportation, government and manufacturing. You could pursue a job as a risk manager, safety director or safety compliance officer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that additional job titles in this field include loss prevention specialist, environmental protection officer and industrial hygienist. Employment for occupational health and safety specialists was expected to grow at a slower-than-average rate, with a 4% increase expected from 2014-2024 ( ). The median salary of occupational health and safety specialists was $69,210 in May of 2014.

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    Las Vegas hotels, JetBlue flights under $50, and the week s

    #flight and hotel deals

    By Paula Kerrigan. August 5, 2014

    Sick of hearing about your work colleague’s exciting travel plans? Time to make them all jealous and book an exotic vacation of your own with one of this week’s best travel deals. You can book a flight on JetBlue for as little as $46.10, spend three nights in New Orleans ‘ French Quarter for $117, or even set off on a 6-night Far East vacation for two from $2,405.05. If you can’t decide where to start, we even found free travel eBooks to help you plan your dream getaway.

    Vendor:  JetBlue via DealBase

    Price:  From $46.10

    Lowest By:  $83

    Expires:  August 22

    Is It Worth It?:  Planning a trip in September or October? You won’t find cheaper flights than these 1-way fares from JetBlue. The best prices can be found on routes departing from Long Beach. Take a well-deserved break in San Francisco from $52.10 or visit our nation’s capital from $56.10.

    This price is valid on flights departing from Long Beach, CA (LGB) with arrival in Las Vegas, NV (LAS) on September 1; prices vary depending on the departure cities and dates chosen. A 14-day advance purchase may be required and blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by August 22 for travel September 16 through October 22.

    Vendor:  BookIt via ShermansTravel

    Price:  From $247

    Lowest By:  $33

    Expires:  August 5

    Is It Worth It?:  Stay on the Las Vegas Strip at the 43-story luxury Mandalay Bay Resort Casino for $82 per night. This deal includes $100 credit so you can flit from buffet to buffet without ever putting your hand in your pocket. Plus you’ll get a Laughlin Nevada Tour, which passes through the Eldorado Valley on the way to Laughlin, where you’ll have six hours to explore the city and receive a free meal.

    This hotel has a TripAdvisor rating of 75% based on 6,919 reviews. Book this travel deal by August 5 for stays through December 31. To get this deal, click on “Check Rates” and select “Try Our Lowest Price Calendar”, then enter coupon code “MGM30” at final checkout. Select the voucher under “ Featured Activities Services”

    Vendor:  Trip Masters via Travelzoo

    Price:  From $2,405.05

    Lowest By:  $10,115

    Expires:  August 8

    Is It Worth It?:  Dreaming of taking a trip to Asia. Book this trip departing in October and save a massive $10,115 compared to booking it separately. Arrive in Tokyo, Japan. and spend three nights exploring the futuristic capital of the Land of the Rising Sun. Then head to the Chinese capital of Beijing to visit world wonders like the Forbidden City and the Great Wall.

    This price is based on departure from Chicago, IL, (ORD) with arrival in Tokyo, Japan, (NRT) on October 1; other departure cities are available for an additional cost. Some dates may be excluded and additional fees may apply. This travel deal ends August 8.

    Vendor:  BookIt via ShermansTravel

    Price:  From $117

    Lowest By:  $180

    Expires:  August 5

    Is It Worth It?:  This Editor’s Choice deal for a 3-night stay at this historic French Quarter hotel comes bundled with a $100 credit and also includes daily breakfast. For just $39 per night, this is the best price we’ve seen for any New Orleans stay and currently the lowest price we could find by $180.

    Book this travel deal by August 5 for stays through September 30. To get this deal, scroll down to find this deal and click on “Check Rates”, thenselect “Try Our Lowest Price Calendar”. Enter coupon code “RMN15” at final checkout.

    Travel Kindle eBooks

    Vendor:  Amazon

    Price:  Free

    Lowest By:  At least $1

    Is It Worth It?:  Amazon has a selection of travel-related eBooks for sale at the moment, including The Lonely Planet Pocket Edinburgh   Kindle eBook  and Lynnette Hartwig’s Flying for First Timers   Kindle eBook. With savings of between $1 and $10, this is a great time to update your travel eBook collection.

    A Kindle, or Kindle-enabled device, is required to read these.

    Paula Kerrigan is the associate travel editor for, where this article first appeared:

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    Book worldwide flights and holidays with Gifto Travels #travel #republi

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    What We Do

    With 47 years of trading & a multi-lingual team, the quality, the innovation and the flexibility of the services we provide to customers constantly grows from strength to strength.

    At Gifto Travels, we are committed to offer an efficient service together with distinctive solutions for all travel and tourism needs.

    Gifto Travels Limited is located in the heart of London and is a privately owned fully licensed/bonded travel agency with ATOL, ABTA and IATA licences.

    Gifto was established in 1967 in Warren Street, London, and it prides itself on providing an excellent service together with travel advice to its very wide and loyal client base. Our experienced, friendly, multi-lingual team of professionals are keen to provide that dream holiday.

    Financial Protection

    All package and flight-plus holidays sold by our Members are financially protected so that if your travel company fails, you will be able to continue your holiday as planned or get your money back. Many ABTA Members also offer additional financial protection, for example for flights or hotels on their own. You should always check what type of protection is in place if you are booking this type of service by asking your travel provider.


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    Book Cheap Accommodation and Hotels #international #traveler #luggage

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    Cheap Accommodation

    Domestic dwellings close to home

    You don’t have to venture far to find a destination with a difference in Australia. There’s plenty to see and do across the country’s cosmopolitan capital cities and charismatic regional centres, whether your perfect getaway means a wander through wine country matched with a cosy bed and breakfast, or a glimpsing the golden coastline from your high rise suite.

    From culture capital Melbourne to the stylish sway of Sydney, the tropical far reaches of Queensland to the outback splendour of the Red Centre, accommodation options abound across Australia. Treat the family to an apartment stay close to the Gold Coast amusement parks, take a weekend for two in the Barossa or venture off the mainland and settle into a heritage Hobart hotel.

    Stay abroad at international hotels

    With the world at your fingertips, where will you choose to rest your head after a whirlwind day of touring, tasting and taking in the sights? Perhaps the overwater bungalows of Bora Bora and the serenity of the South Pacific are calling, or maybe it’s the luxury-for-less of Bali that has baited your attention?

    Book your international accommodation ahead of time so you can spend more time soaking in the history of Rome before retreating to your villa or spotting the Big 5 on a South African safari ahead of a sleepover in an eco lodge living out your travel dreams by day and conjuring new ones by night.

    Hotels, apartments, villas and more

    Accommodation is not “one size fits all” when it comes to travel. Whether you are an intrepid traveller who wants to save on sleeping arrangements or a tourist with a penchant for the 5-star treatment, there are unlimited lodgings ready to cater to your taste for travel.

    Spacious self-contained apartments are great options for families or groups, boutique hotels can add a little personality to your time away, while motels are mostly no fuss, no muss. Hotels come in all shapes and sizes, from international chains to smaller operations spanning the star rating system, so don’t simply settle the right way to stay is just a click away.


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    Best Canada Tips, Things to Do and Travel Guide #indonesia #travel

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    Best And Less Travel #canada #travels

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    Best And Less Travel

    It’s nice to ask yourself these questions before starting to plan your vacation; do I want to relax? Do I want adventure or a learning experience? Do I want to get away from my job? Once you know the answers to these questions, then you are ready to plan your trip.

    Vacations are needed for our emotional, physical and mental balance. Vacations give a person a chance to relax, renew his energy, and free him from his daily routine. Vacations could be far away or close to home. Wherever the vacation may be, it does the same thing. It is the satisfaction that is more important than the destination.

    Generally, there are some different types of travel according to activities involved. Here are some of them:

    1. Responsible Travel. Traveling doesn’t always have to be self-serving. With responsible travel, one could have enjoyment as much as respecting the local environment and the people.

    2. Rediscovering nature. Rediscovering travel is all about nature and everything in it. It revitalizes the soul while smelling and feeling nature.

    3. Tribal cultures. In today’s world of high technology, it is wise to experience the simpler life of the tribal people who live close to nature in the same way for the past thousands of years.

    4. Responsible Diving. Diving not only let travelers appreciate what is down the sea but also making the traveler more aware of the conservation effort.

    The country one is planning to travel to also leaves a great mark on the traveler’s diary. Here are some of the most popular destinations today:

    1. Thailand. Thailand is also known as Siam. It is an Asian country bounded by Burma, Laos, Cambodia, and Malaysia. Behind the back draft of Thailand’s jungles of bamboo, rubber trees and vines are the Five-star hotels of modern conveniences. In some parts of the country, elephants are still being use to lift timbers and buffalos are still being use in farming.

    2. China. China is now the second largest country and fastest growing economy in the world. Most parts of China are still unexplored by tourist; however, the eastern portion is now popular to western tourist. First class hotels now offer highest class of amenities and dozens are still being built/

    3. Italy. Italy is a boot-like shape country bounded by Switzerland, Austria, France, and Slovenia. The main attraction of Italy is St. Peter’s Square where the Pope resides.

    4. Caribbean. Caribbean is an archipelago of islands, 2000 square miles across. Most of the islands are plateaus and eruptions of underlying mountain systems. It has nice beaches of crushed coral and white or pink sand and the water at the shore is a deep blue.

    The success of any vacation will not depend by how much the traveler spent or its destination. It is how the traveler enjoyed it and how he was able to achieve his primary goal of “getting away from it all.”

    Best And Less Travel

    Anytime you plan to travel somewhere, it requires planning of some sort. When your traveling is going to be on a cruise, you often need even more planning because you won’t be in control of the transportation.

    Although planning your cruise is not the most difficult thing you’ve even done, it can be difficult if you aren’t sure of what you’re doing. Talk to someone you know that has been on a cruise and can give you tips. Friends who’ve gone through what you are planning can often give you the best honest advice. They can tell you what a good price is, what kind of accommodation you can expect for that price as well as give you information about what the cruises consist of as far as activities. They can also give you tops about certain travel agencies and what kind of business they are.

    Of course, every cruise company is different as well as their individual company policies. Before you book on any vacation, always shop around. You may thing two cruises by two different companies are both the same. There may be some major differences, however. Each cruise company owns several different cruise liners or ships. You can often choose an older one and save some money.

    The internet is also a wealth of knowledge on many aspects of cruises including cruise companies, ships, prices and general traveling advice. Many people even choose to make their reservations online, finding this very time saving over driving to an agency. They will show you instant availability as well as tables that can show your price based on different dates and times.

    If you know what time of year you are taking your vacation, you have an advantage. If you have to take it at a specific time, this may limit some of your options. However, if you have plenty of advance notice, you can still find many great cruise offers. Once you’ve narrowed your choices down to the exact place you want to go and compared the prices, you are ready to start booking your cruise. The more flexible you can be with your departure date and time as well as return date and time, the better deal you stand to get.

    It’s a tough decision knowing exactly when to book and when to wait. Some times if you book far in advance you think you got a great deal and later see the price go down. However, if you wait, you may miss the vacation of a lifetime. As a rule, you should book your cruise at least six months in advance. If you are going during the peak summer months and your location is a popular destination, you may need longer. Either way, your agent or a friend with travel experience can help you as well.


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    Attachment Theory and the Social Work Curriculum #attachment #theory #and #social


    Advances in Social Work

    Attachment Theory and the Social Work Curriculum

    Timothy Page, Rhonda Norwood


    Attachment theory, as developed by Bowlby and Ainsworth, represented a major departure from the current theories of human development of the time, particularly in its rejection of the major tenets of psychoanalytic theory and its integration
    of core ideas from evolution theory and cybernetics (Ainsworth Bowlby, 1991). Attachment theory posits that a foundational human instinct, the desire to achieve safety and protection through proximity to a protective figure, is responsible for the
    formation of a special class of life-long affectional bonds, referred to as “attachments.” Emotional security is derived to a great extent, according to the theory, from experience with caregivers who are consistently responsive to the developing infant’s expression of attachment behavior toward them. Forty years of empirical research has shown that attachment is a universal characteristic that predicts children’s development of cognitive and social competence, emotional regulation, and positive self-image (Weinfield, Sroufe, Egeland, Carlson, 1999). Social work educators are currently challenged to better integrate the findings of attachment research into their curricula to reflect more the current state of developmental science.


    Attachment theory; social work theory

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    Everest College – Skokie, IL – Colleges – Universities #insurance, #financial


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