Problems with Younkers Coupons, Credit Card, Return Policies

Younkers and I have a love-hate relationship. They love me and I hate them. I kid. But I do have some issues with the store. First, the coupons have too much red tape and too many exclusions. And their return policy is terrible. Read more  Hoping To Return My Boots to Younkers - News - Bubblews

Beware Tylenol, Prescription Painkillers, Opiods for Arthritis

I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in my left shoulder last year. Now its spread to both shoulders and neck. Working hunched over a computer does not help. I sometimes take Ibuprofen or Aleve (sodium naproxin)--NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) drugs. They're the only OTC drugs that will bring swelling down. Tylenol won't. I took my mother in law to ER a few months ago with swollen joints. She'd been seen a few weeks previously and was told to stop taking Tylenol and start taking the Advil/Aleve. And beware of opioid painkillers. They don't work for arthritis. Tylenol, Prescription Painkillers, Opiods Don't Help Arthritis

Winter Safety Precautions Keep Heat to 70

Big news in the US is snow and record low temperature. In Michigan we know cold. And on this side of the state winter translates to "lake effect" snow which translates to "monster truck loads" of wet, heavy sleet.

Here's a cold coping tip. Do not set your thermostat too low. I know, it's expensive. Believe me, I know. Just ask my gas company. But high bills or not, lowering thermostat too far can cause super dangerous situations: Winter Safety Precautions Do Not Turn Heat Too Low - News - Bubblews

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