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Protecting Your Home From Burglars During the Holidays

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Ah, yes, the holidays. A time for celebrating with family, ripping into presents ... and getting burglarized? Apparently so. According to the FBI, nearly 400,000 burglaries occur in the U.S. during November and December each year. And the reason for that should be as obvious as the beards on "Duck Dynasty's" male stars' faces:...

Once Again, Buying Diamonds Is Cool

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - It's cool to buy diamonds again. Well, at least those that have been "sustainably mined." With holiday jewelry shopping now in high gear, those two words alone are likely to provide a tremendous sense of relief -- the pop-culture equivalent of "Mad Men" re-upping in perpetuity -- for anyone who's been concerned about mining's impact...

Rethink What You Drink -- Alkaline Water May Be What You Need

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Your diet, for better or worse, doesn't just affect your waistline or the scale, but also plays a complex part in how you feel. While much has been written on boosting the body's immune system by eating foods dense in nutrients like antioxidants, zinc and omega 3s, many don't consider what they drink. Highlighting this point is a...

The Most Dangerous Sport for Women? Try Cheerleading

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - It turns out that cheerleaders and football players have something in common you might not have guessed: concussions. According to a new study in the Journal of Pediatrics that found cheerleading to be by far the most dangerous activity for female athletes -- accounting for 66 percent of their catastrophic sport injuries -- more than...

Cat's Meow: Survey Says Owners Love, Misunderstand Feline Friends

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - The battle over cats versus dogs is as old as the species themselves. Debate any cat lover on this point, and watch the claws come out. However, while clearly passionate about their feline companions, a new national survey by Missouri-based Royal Canin found that owners are lacking concern for their cat's health. "We understand the...