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On Sunday, April 19, Frederick’s of Hollywood Group Inc., a retailer known for its selection of racy women’s lingerie, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after closing its remaining stores and settling a deal to sell itself as an online-only...

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Cosmetic Dermatology Offers Savvy Investors Some Compelling Stocks

It should come as no surprise that dermatology is a huge industry in the United States. After all, 85% of people suffer from acne at some point in their lives, causing millions of people to seek care from the best dermatologist in the area for this and other skin conditions. However, few people seem to realize how profitable the field is: as new skin care innovations push this practice beyond...

Kareo Releases New Medical Billing System

Medical billing services provider Kareo has just announced a new cloud-based billing system for its clients. Business Wire reports that the company, based in Irvine, California, developed a new system, designed to be more accessible to doctor’s offices and patients alike. Practices with Kareo...

Chiropractors Have Most Secure Job in Nation, Financial Firm Finds

Chiropractors have the best job security in the country, according to an analysis done by financial company 24/7 Wall Street and publicized in late March. The company used 2014 unemployment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to compare just shy of 600 careers....

Frederick’s of Hollywood Seeks Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

On Sunday, April 19, Frederick’s of Hollywood Group Inc., a retailer known for its selection of racy women’s lingerie, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after closing its remaining stores and settling a deal to sell itself as an online-only...

Cosmetic Dermatology Offers Savvy Investors Some Compelling Stocks

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It should come as no surprise that dermatology is a huge industry in the United States. After all, 85% of people suffer from acne at some point in their lives, causing millions of people to seek care...

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Is It Worth Buying a Unique House with ‘Grandfathered in’ Architectural Features? It’s a Risk the Rich Are Willing to Take

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Home buyers looking for a unique resale may be paying a premium, but they also might be getting a house that wouldn’t be built today, according to zoning laws. Extra-large mansions in some areas, especially, often don’t meet current building codes, according to the Wall Street Journal. Because many cities have stricter building codes today,...

To File or Not to File Bankruptcy…That is the Question

If you are grappling with so much debt that you have little to no hope of ever being able to pay it all back, bankruptcy is an option that is definitely worth consideration. According to the Bankruptcy Institute, in July of 2013 there...

Real Estate Market Recovery Rate Becomes Wobbly as Housing Rates Fall

The residential real estate market made a strong post-recession comeback, even thriving in certain areas of the U.S., especially the heartland. However, the market is experiencing a setback for the first time in three months following...

Chinese Investors Taking an Interest in Detroit

At its height, the city of Detroit was a manufacturing giant known mostly for automobile production. However, most Americans today will likely associate the metropolis with its abandoned buildings and financial woes, especially after...

Girls’ Self-Esteem is Boosted by Running Program

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For many parents, getting children to be more active is a chore, especially when kids prefer to watch TV, play video games, or read books inside. To combat their children’s sedentary lifestyles,...

Seattle Dog Recognizes the Benefits of Public Transit; Takes Herself to the Dog Park on Bus Line

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Gas prices have now fallen below $2 per gallon in states across the country, hitting $1.95 in some cities on the West Coast. Although many people are probably taking advantage of the cheap prices at the...

New Study Finds That Getting More Sleep Means Needing Less Sick Leave

It’s long been known that adults require approximately hours of sleep every night, but a new study published in the medical journal Sleep gives a new reason to get all 40 winks — employees...

Kareo Releases New Medical Billing System

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Medical billing services provider Kareo has just announced a new cloud-based billing system for its clients. Business Wire reports that the company, based in Irvine, California, developed a new system,...

Microsoft Launches Pilot Program to Recruit Autistic Employees

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Microsoft announced earlier this month that it will be instituting a pilot program to recruit people with autism spectrum disorders for full time-positions on its Redmond campus in Washington state. “People...

Temporary Classrooms Becoming Permanent Problem in Los Angeles

Even though the Los Angeles Unified School District has dropped billions in funding on the construction of new campuses since 2003, it’s still using thousands of “portable” or...

Will More Body Cameras Really Help Solve the Issue of Police Brutality?

With a simmering distrust brewing between minority communities and police departments across the nation, the call for police body cameras is growing louder. However, critics argue that more body cameras...