A cleanup specialist at the home of a Manhattan Ebola patient says the process includes the use of a “hospital grade” chemical spray.
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Dear Savvy Senior: I’m interested in getting a walk-in bathtub for my wife that’s easy for her to get into and out of, but could use some assistance. Can you offer any consumer tips? — Need Help
Self-esteem. Self-worth. How do human beings come to feel worthwhile? Or, to risk living as if they are worthy, even if they do not yet feel themselves to be?
The roster of celebrities who aren’t technically authors but who have dipped a pen into the world of children’s and young adult literature is long and getting longer all the time. Among the latest: Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones.
Fueled by technology, media and an abundance of do-it-yourself and home makeover shows, this generation of children and teenagers knows what it wants from fashion to furniture. While their parents may have been clueless, today’s kids are much more sophisticated.
Solar energy systems are becoming increasingly popular. Many factors are driving the trend: lower system costs, improved performance, environmental awareness and new options for system acquisition. I’ve received a ton of calls and emails about the issue lately, especially regarding the topic of solar leases.
Q: I would like to grow both yellow and red onions. When is the best time to plant them?
What a bargain! Often an authentic antique sells for less than a modern copy. Since the price of antique wooden (“brown”) furniture has dropped in the last few years, the good news is that there are many bargains for a buyer looking for an older style. Fewer home sales mean fewer furnishings sales, and the prices of antiques have suffered.
The community mulch pile is back by popular demand. This is coarse, organic wood mulch chipped from trees removed in the Las Vegas community. Rather than send this valuable resource to the landfill, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Research Center and Demonstration Orchard is making it available to the community, free of charge.
Just as there are lots of products on the market to help ease the aches, pains and mobility issues of human old age, so there is a good selection of such products for senior dogs and cats, as well.
Almost everyone prewashes dishes before they put them in the dishwasher. This could be a waste of both time and water.
Green is the new black. In home decor, it is a trend and increasingly the go-to choice for those looking to rejuvenate their home and be healthier at the same time.
Dan and I don’t fight over who is the head of the household. That power position is undisputedly held by Lyric, our golden retriever. We inherited this sweet pooch from some dear friends, and within minutes, she had stolen our hearts — and taken over our home.
I am about to take on some significant work as I add many new trees and plants to my landscape. But I’ve been holding off until now to do so. So why have I been waiting? Without a doubt, fall is the very best time to plant trees and shrubs for several reasons. Simply put, the cooler air and warm soil temperatures of autumn make for the best combination for establishment.
Dear Heloise: I read your column every day in The Decatur (Ala.) Daily. If you have cast-iron cookware that has a “buildup” on the outside, you can clean it in your self-cleaning oven.
As the 10th Anniversary ‘Las Vegas Great Santa Run’ approaches, downtown got a dose of holiday spirit.
The Vatican will restrict the number of visitors to the Sistine Chapel to 6 million a year to protect Michelangelo’s delicate frescoes from damage caused by ever-growing crowds of tourists, an official said on Thursday.
“It took us almost 30 years to get here,” says Eileen Castle, board secretary of the new Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Center in North Las Vegas, at the monthly service. “To fill up the building won’t happen overnight, but now that we’ve built it, they should come.”
An advisory task force to oversee Nevada’s preparations for Ebola is being organized to ensure plans are in place to contain the deadly virus in the event of an exposure in the state, Nevada Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tracey Green said Friday.
Tacos, rose sangria, doughnuts, Reckless in the Kitchen events and the 10th anniversary of Mesa Grill highlight this week’s restaurant events.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Read about news and events from across the Summerlin area.