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Hearing Aids: How to Pick the Right Type for You or a Loved One

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month Just like a fingerprint, each person’s hearing is one of a kindNearly 30 million Americans have a hearing loss and could benefit from using hearing aids but don’t currently use them. It might sound unbelievable, but your hearing is as unique as your fingerprint. It’s true. Someone’s hearing experiences are individual to them, and the way they hear sounds is different to anyone else. Yet, the most commonly worn hearing aids use a standardized approach modeled on an ‘average ear’, which can often compromise sound quality with 93% reporting trouble hearing in noisy environments…

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Forward and Backward Scheduling: Definitions, and How You Can Use Them to Compete – An Article

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Image Source Missed deadlines mean lost customers. This is true whether you’re shipping products, performing installations, or delivering food. Imagine you run a cable company. You have a customer that rearranged their day and stayed home from work to let your installation specialist in during a 4 hour service window. If your worker shows up late, you’re probably going to lose that customer (and likely get a bad review). Fortunately, there are two proven strategies that can help you stay on top of deadlines, increase customer satisfaction, and earn repeat sales: backward scheduling and forward scheduling. What Is Forward and…

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Important Fluids That Your Car Needs To Run Smoothly – An Article

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In order to operate properly, a vehicle requires a variety of essential liquids. Thus, an important part of car maintenance is checking, refilling, and changing these fluids as needed. Failing to accomplish this essential aspect of vehicle maintenance could have serious safety implications and greatly shorten your vehicle’s life span. To learn about some of the most important fluids that your car needs to run smoothly and tobe able to maintain your vehicle accordingly, continue reading. Transmission Fluid Transmission fluid serves numerous important purposes in a vehicle. In addition to lubricating the many moving parts in a vehicle’s transmission, the…

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Cloud-native as the Future of Data Loss Prevention

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Data loss prevention (DLP) is one of the most important tools that enterprises have to protect themselves from modern security threats like data exfiltration, data leakage, and other types of sensitive data and secrets exposure. Many organizations seem to understand this, with the DLP market expected to grow worldwide in the coming years. However, not all approaches to DLP are created equal. DLP solutions can vary in the scope of remediation options they provide as well as the security layers that they apply to. Traditionally, data loss prevention has been an on-premise or endpoint solution meant to enforce policies on…

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The Impact of Banning Plastics on Everyday Life – An Article

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Environmentalists have targeted the plastic industry and lobbied to ban certain products for years. It’s a simple solution to environmental issues, but the repercussions of replacing plastics make the issue much more complicated. Plastic has been an impetus for technological advances that depend on the versatile material. For instance, we would miss the seatbelts that can reduce injuries by as much as 50 percent. Plastic packaging has also improved the freshness of food conveyed to the hungry in other countries. The issue is not as clear as bad versus good. Banning plastics in everyday life might disrupt supply chains, cause…

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How To Know When an Elderly Parent Should Move To Assisted Living – An Article

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The signs can be easy to miss, but there will come a time when your elderly parent will need increased levels of care. Whether they are living with you or on their own, when you can no longer meet their daily needs, it may be time to consider extra support. Here is how to know when an elderly parent should move to assisted living. Aggression Your aging parent is in a difficult time of their life. They are growing older and may start resenting the world around them as a result. Whether they accept their limitations or not, there is…

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How To Add Style To Your Home Office – An Article

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Working from home has become a staple of pandemic living. However, many people have not been able to create a pleasant at-home work environment. Here is how to add style to your home office and make it your own. A Comfortable Chair Though it almost goes without saying, working from home means you will be sitting in the same room for most of the week—a comfortable chair goes a long way. When selecting a chair for your home office, look for items that will not only last long but also fit your style. Every home office is a blend of…

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AMID EDUCATIONAL UPHEAVAL, MANY PARENTS WONDER: Should I Still Plan To Save For College?

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While Less Than One-Third of Parents Say Children are Confident about this Fall, 77% of Parents are Still Saving for College Fidelity® College Savings Indicator Finds Parents on Track to Meet Just 33% of College Savings Goal Despite Concerns about COVID-19 and Distance learning, Most Parents Agree College is Still Worth the Cost With the cost of college continuing to rise amidst a pandemic that’s causing many Americans’ wallets to take a hit, are parents still preparing to pay for their children’s college education? Fidelity’s College Savings Indicator Study has tracked savings habits for over a decade, and while this…

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Traditional vs. Digital Marketing: Which to Invest Most In – An Article

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Marketing is an essential part of business. It is what helps businesses reach new customers, maintain existing ones, and expand into new markets. It is a tool many businesses try to allocate significant parts of their yearly budget to, as it often lends to increased sales and higher profits. With the overtaking of the digital era, marketing has changed greatly, leading to more companies needing to budget for both traditional and digital marketing efforts. Check out this guide which explores traditional vs digital marketing and which to invest most in for your company. Traditional Traditional marketing is the things that…

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How many golf balls fit in the boot of a Tarraco?

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In an unprecedented challenge, SEAT’s largest SUV tests the capacity of its 760-litre boot The boot of the Tarraco holds 8,500 golf balls without exceeding the load limit of the rear parcel shelf The SEAT Tarraco has been chosen as the “Ideal Car” by golf players and professionals of the sector in Spain The SEAT Tarraco was singled out as the “Ideal Car” by golfers and industry professionals at the 11th edition of the Spanish Media Cup. This is because it meets all the requirements demanded by golfers both for daily use and for practising their favourite sport: practicality, habitability…

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