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Battle Lines Drawn Over Fingerprinting Uber and Lyft Drivers

(NewsUSA) - No less than Sunday school teachers are often subject to it. So why are Uber and Lyft so averse to having their drivers fingerprinted that they suspended service in a major U.S. city?

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Monday 07/18/2016
How Far Are Kids Willing to Go to Help Aging Parents?
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Do your kids have your back? Apparently more so than many of you think.

Monday 07/11/2016
7 essentials for the great American road trip
Posted: July 11, 2016

(BPT) - America has given the world some incredible gifts: Apple pie, jazz, baseball and rock and roll to name a few. And every summer, families and friends gear up for that most American of adventures: the road trip.

Thursday 07/07/2016
Biotech Companies Are Still the "It" Stock to Have in Your Portfolio
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If Wall Street has taught investors anything in recent years, it's how finicky the market can be. While there is never a "sure thing" when it comes to investing, analysts agree that biotech companies are still a solid opportunity.

Summer Is the Perfect Time to Catch Up on Some Reading
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As summer days grow longer (and hotter), with them comes a more relaxed mindset -- there are no lunches to make, kids to get off to school or parent-teacher conferences to attend. In short, it tends to be a great time to catch up on some of those guilty pleasures that you deny yourself nine other months out of the year.

Driver Safety: New Tips for Road Trips
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For many, summer is about freedom on the open road. It's a carefree time, focused on fun, family and adventures.

What to Look for in a New House This Home Buying Season
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Mortgage rates have remained low, and home prices are stable or rising in most communities.

Is Your Eye Makeup Making You Sick? What You Need to Know
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For many women, eye makeup is an essential part of being properly dressed, as important as a stylish outfit or nice shoes.

There's At Least One Thing Americans Are Satisfied With
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - How often are the overwhelming majority of Americans satisfied with anything these days?

Wednesday 07/06/2016
Give Seniors a Lift With Household Chores
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Many older adults want to remain in their homes as they continue to enjoy good health and independence. However, some activities of daily living, including household chores, become more challenging with age because of factors such as slower gait, impaired balance, reduced mobility, and reduced muscle strength.

Friday 07/01/2016
On the Brink: Africa Viewed As Growth Target for Telecom
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 4:34 pm

(NewsUSA) - When it comes to telecommunications, experts agree that Africa is the new "it" continent for growth. If you're a little rusty on exactly what telecom means, it translates to big bucks for companies like Belgium-based Artilium PLC, which provide software solutions for data and wireless companies that want to help Africa get better connected.

Don't Let The Wrong Battery Stall Your Outdoor Enjoyment
Updated: July 02, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—Since it’s hard to enjoy the outdoors if you can’t start your car, boat, motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle (ATV), choosing the right kind of battery designed for your vehicle make, model and usage habits is very important.

Surprise! Kia Ranks Highest In Initial Quality
Updated: July 02, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—The auto industry experienced a seismic shift this month when J.D. Power announced that for the first time in 27 years a non-premium brand ranked highest in its annual Initial Quality Study.

Wednesday 06/29/2016
Looking for a Safer Option Than Opioids?
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 4:34 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - What to do now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has urged physicians to avoid prescribing opioids in most situations for treating chronic pain, and to seek alternative approaches?

Protect Your Family With Encryption
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It is one of those items on your perpetual to-do list that never seems to quite get done. You mean to, but encrypting your personal information to keep it safe, seems to fall hopelessly into that chasm between, "I'll do it later," and "Surely, it'll never happen to me."

Tuesday 06/28/2016
Americans Favor Investment in Cancer Cure
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As divisive as American politics can be, most Americans want their next president to pursue cancer cures, based on the results of a survey conducted by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

Get Even More From Your Health Care Benefits
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As the health care needs of consumers continue to evolve, it's important to look for insurance offerings that provide more holistic support outside the usual health, dental and vision policies. Consumers should be aware that there are plans available today that will aid in their overall well-being, which includes physical and financial health. Value-added services, such as fraud protection, telemedicine and benefits management support, provide solutions that make life easier - not just when the unexpected happens, but every day. For more information, visit www.aflac.com/aflac-business-solutions.

Friday 06/24/2016
Don't Cry Over Spilled—Gasoline
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—If you’re like most Americans, you may have made a dirty mistake: An online survey conducted by Harris Poll, on behalf of Briggs & Stratton in October of 2015 among 3,027 U.S. adults aged 18+, discovered that 70 percent of consumers have spilled gasoline on their hands, clothes, car or outdoor power equipment when trying to fill up their outdoor power equipment or vehicle.

Wednesday 06/22/2016
Why Sunglasses Are a Must-Have for Kids
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Most parents know how damaging the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) can be to our skin, which is why they dutifully slather sunscreen on their kids during the summer. But one thing that often gets overlooked is protecting their children's eyes.

Poor Posture Takes a Toll
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If you're feeling sort of tense and achy, it may be because of poor posture.

Thursday 06/16/2016
Biotech Companies Remain the "It" Stock to Have in Your Portfolio
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If investors have learned anything from Wall Street in recent years, it's how finicky the market can be. While there is no "sure thing" when it comes to investing, analysts agree that biotech companies remain a solid opportunity.

Wednesday 06/15/2016
More Responsible Marketing of Opioids Needed
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - An overmedicated society is in need of adjustment.

Build A Road Map To Help Seniors Stop Or Reduce Driving
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—Parents don’t hesitate to talk to their teenagers about driving safely, but no one is talking to seniors.

Dream Vacation Or Nightmare Road Trip? Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Can Make The Difference
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—Road trip car trouble can be a real nightmare but performing a pre-trip vehicle check can help you avoid a vacation breakdown disaster.

Tuesday 06/14/2016
Safe Trips Start With These Six Maintenance Tips
Updated: June 15, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—While many people know to check their oil and tire pressure before a road trip, there is one commonly overlooked car care component it would be a bright idea to remember: headlight maintenance.

Wednesday 06/08/2016
Five Ways To Improve Your Next Road Trip
Updated: June 09, 2016 - 4:36 am

(NAPSI)—Before you answer the call of the open road, help ensure that your trip is hassle-free by preparing your vehicle so it’s ready to log those long miles. Consider the following:

Friday 06/03/2016
Three Ways To Prepare Your Car For Summer
Updated: June 07, 2016 - 4:37 am

(NAPSI)—Summer is an especially tough season on cars, as high temperatures can lead to stress on vehicles’ parts and systems, causing breakdowns. Consider the following tips to ensure that your vehicle is prepared for the longer, warmer days that may include a few road trips.

Thursday 06/02/2016
The Road Is Calling: Five Tips For Your Best Road Trip Yet
Updated: June 03, 2016 - 4:35 am

(NAPSI)—The thrill of summer beckons—days are longer, skies are clearer and spirits are higher. Nothing beats driving down a long stretch of highway enjoying breathtaking views, good tunes and memory-making adventures with your loved ones. Before putting the pedal to the metal, there are a few things travelers can do to prepare for a worry-free and fun family road trip.

How to Get More Bang for Your Buck When Buying a Used Car
Updated: June 02, 2016 - 4:39 am

(StatePoint) Everyone knows used cars are cheaper. But how do you make sure you are not getting a lemon?  Don’t rule out a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle, say experts.

Wednesday 06/01/2016
Encryption - Why It Matters to You
Updated: June 08, 2016 - 4:57 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - In a world that thrives on bad news and sensationalized storytelling, it can be difficult to find programming consisting of genuine and authentic shows about family.

Friday 05/20/2016
Get Ready to Roll This Spring By Cleaning Up the Garage
Updated: June 03, 2016 - 4:35 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For a Rolling Stones fan, what could top meeting the band in person? New Yorker Alex Emanuel met Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood inside the Recording Gallery within the Rolling Stones retrospective exhibit, Exhibitionism, at London's Saatchi Gallery.

Thursday 05/19/2016
Encryption Technology for Your Privacy
Updated: May 27, 2016 - 4:42 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As we head into summer, it's important to find accessories that show off your style, while brightening up your wardrobe. Since summer brings an explosion of bold colors and vibrant patterns, this season's trends are no different.

What Poor Posture May Be Doing to You
Updated: June 03, 2016 - 4:35 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As we head into summer, it's important to find accessories that show off your style, while brightening up your wardrobe. Since summer brings an explosion of bold colors and vibrant patterns, this season's trends are no different.

Monday 05/09/2016
New CDC Guidelines Seen as Boost for Chiropractic Care
Updated: June 01, 2016 - 4:34 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Feeling kind of tense and achy? It may be because of poor posture.

Monday 05/02/2016
Help Find the Best Cancer Treatments for Kids
Updated: May 31, 2016 - 12:39 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Childhood cancer treatments are unique and they need to be treated as so. It all starts with funding research specifically for kids. Join StBaldricks.org to help find the best cancer treatments for our youth.

Put Your Phone Away: Distracted Driving Includes Hands-Free Talking
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 4:36 am

(StatePoint) In an age of constant communication and connectivity, it can be difficult to take a break. But drive time is when your phone should take a backseat to safety, say experts.

Friday 04/29/2016
The hottest accessory-friendly vehicles on the road
Updated: April 30, 2016 - 4:37 am

(BPT) - Need help finding the perfect vehicle? If you’re in the market for a new car or truck, consider purchasing one you can make your own. While just about any vehicle can be transformed with a few simple products, there are certain makes and models that are more accessory-friendly than others.

Thursday 04/28/2016
Commuting, Traveling: Easier, Safer, More Fun
Updated: April 29, 2016 - 4:36 am

(NAPSI)—Your next drive to work, family road trip or shopping run can be more comfortable for you, more fun for your passengers and safer for everyone. That’s because of all the exciting features you can find in one new vehicle, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica:

Monday 04/18/2016
Five Tips On Moving
Posted: April 18, 2016

(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 12 percent of Americans move to new homes every year. The next time you’re among them, you may be able to save time, trouble and money when you choose a professional mover—you won’t have to worry about renting equipment, paying hidden costs, handling heavy or bulky items and being responsible if something goes wrong.

Friday 04/15/2016
Breathe Easier While Driving During Allergy Season
Updated: April 16, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Just as it’s hard to run a race if you can’t breathe, a vehicle’s dirty cabin air filter can negatively affect air quality and passenger comfort.

Thursday 04/14/2016
Don't Let Your Car Make Your Allergies Worse
Updated: April 15, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—You don’t have to let the joys of warm weather driving be diminished by the irritating pollen and pollutants that can be drawn inside through your car’s air-conditioning and ventilation systems.

Monday 04/11/2016
Making Military Moves Easier
Updated: April 12, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Moving a military family from one home to another doesn’t have to feel like a major maneuver. Here are some hints that can help:

Thursday 03/31/2016
Transform your drive! 5 easy ways to spruce up your vehicle
Updated: April 08, 2016 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - Months of rough winter conditions take a toll on your vehicle. With the spring driving season upon us and summer road trips just around the corner, now is the perfect time to “refresh” your car for the months ahead. Luckily, transforming your drive doesn’t have to be a big, expensive undertaking. Here are five easy things you can do today to boost your car’s looks, comfort, and performance ahead of the peak driving season:

Tips For Buying Your First All-Terrain Vehicle
Updated: April 01, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—More than a quarter of a million Americans buy all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) a year. If you plan—or just dream—to be among them this year, you should know that, as with any major purchase, a little knowledge can go a long way toward helping you get the best possible deal. These seven suggestions can help:

Tuesday 03/15/2016
Keep Track Of Open Recalls
Updated: March 16, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people, car safety and performance are important to you. But you might be surprised to hear that over 47 million vehicles have unfixed safety recalls—vehicles you might be sharing the road with or driving yourself.

Tuesday 03/08/2016
Don't Let Low-Cost Parts Raise Your Risk And Reduce Your Vehicle's Value
Updated: March 09, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), some 10 million vehicles are involved in accidents every year.

Wednesday 03/02/2016
What's Driving Car Buyers Today
Updated: March 03, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Taking certain steps before you buy a car can help you drive a real bargain.

Thursday 02/18/2016
Pamper Your Ride
Updated: February 19, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Whether your car is a classic or brand new, keeping it clean and maintained will give you great pride and impress those around you.

Spring Clean Your Car: Tips to Get Your Car in Great Condition
Updated: February 18, 2016 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) For some, spring cleaning is a time-honored ritual, which doesn’t just apply to your house. Remember that your car is likely in desperate need of some attention after the winter months.

Wednesday 02/10/2016
Help! I've Had A Car Accident!
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:31 am

(NAPSI)—If you are involved in one of the 7 million traffic crashes reported annually, you know that getting in a car accident can be extremely stressful and make you feel helpless. You numbly check that everyone on board is okay, your mind racing as you try to sort out what will get you safely back on the road.

Tuesday 12/22/2015
What You Need to Know About Winter Driving
Updated: December 22, 2015 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes.