Ramon Hernandez

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How to Launch a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

An old friend of mine called me earlier today to discuss his new business idea. I spent a couple of hours helping him flesh it out and create an action plan. However, like most would-be entrepreneurs, he had his priorities mixed up.<p>When most people want to launch their own business, they start by …

Customers

There Are Nearly 1,000 Chemicals in Our Food That Have Never Been Tested for Safety

Why the FDA and the EPA aren't set up to protect us from contaminants in the food we eat.<p>In July 2017, <i>The New York Times</i> ran a story titled <i>The Chemicals in Your Mac and Cheese</i><i>.</i> Researchers, the article explained, had found plasticizers—known as phthalates—in the popular kids’ food. Fewer than two …

Health

How Puerto Rico Became the Newest Tax Haven for the Super Rich

A year after the tragedy of Hurricane Maria, the 51st state has become the favorite playground for extremely wealthy Americans looking to keep their money from the taxman. The only catch? They have to cut all ties to the mainland (wink, wink).<p><b>The party known as Cocktails and Compliance</b>—so called …

Puerto Rico

How I Went From High School Dropout to Millionaire CEO in Two Years (And You Can, Too)

Five things you need (and five things you don't) to start a successful online business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is written by Colin Wayne, CEO of Redline Steel, who is an Advisor in The Oracles.</i><p>I’m a high school dropout—no college education, no …

Entrepreneurship

6 Wealth Building Alternatives Without Buying Stocks

If you’re taking the time to read this blog post, it’s probably safe to say you’re interested in building wealth. And, why wouldn’t you be? Earning money won’t solve every problem in your life, but having a certain level of wealth does make it easier to take care of your family, breath easier, and …

Real Estate

Stop Wasting Money on Team Building

Most corporate team building is a waste of time and money. I say this based on my 25+ years of research and practice in the field of team effectiveness. Seventeen of those years were with Mars Inc., a family-owned $35 billion global business with a commitment to collaboration.<p>Many companies, when …

Team Building

What Western Companies Need to Know About Partnering with Startups in India and China

There are two contemporary strategic imperatives, among others, that many executives are grappling with: (1) competing in emerging markets and (2) partnering with startups to gain exposure to novel ideas and opportunities. While each on its own is hard enough to accomplish, in concert these …

What does God look like? Liberals and conservatives have different ideas, NC study finds

We now know what God might look like, or at least what a group of extremely brave psychologists are suggesting, based on research at the University …

National Science Foundation

Millennials Aren't Having Kids. Here's Why That's A Problem For Baby Boomer Real Estate & Retirement

After 30-plus years in her career, Donna is counting down the months until retirement. She gleefully shares with me everything she has planned for when she can do whatever she wants, whenever she wants. But in the middle of her excitement, something turns her mood. She clenches her fists and asks …

Demographics

Study confirms lifting weights reduces depression

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Is Epstein Barr Virus Linked to Autoimmune Disease?

According to a study published in 2018, a single, common virus called the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may interact with your genes to increase your risk …

Myopia Control and Prevention

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, occurs when the eyeball is longer than normal or when the cornea is steeper than average. Nearsightedness …

Genius New Therapy Has Wiped Out Incurable Cancer in Three Patients

Here's how it works.<p>A Florida woman diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, generally considered incurable, is free of the disease two-and-a-half …

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging. Here's how to incorporate them into your life.

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Exercise

There's new evidence that Silicon Valley's favorite diet has benefits that go beyond weight loss

Diets that sound too good to be true are often just that. But a plan called intermittent fasting that frees its followers from calorie and carb cutting is quickly gaining traction in Silicon Valley. Scientific research suggests its followers are on to something big.<p>Popularized by Bay Area health …

Holistic Medicine

Here's what you need to qualify for public service loan forgiveness

At the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Nick Rizzutti spends his days researching how different environments affect the …

Colon and rectal cancer screenings should start at 45, new guidelines say

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're in your mid-40s and haven't had your colon checked, it might be time.<p>The American Cancer Society's newly updated guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening recommend that adults at average risk get screened starting at age 45 instead of 50, as previously advised.<p>The updated …

Cancer

Opinion: 5 things to know about investing in single-family rental homes

Single-family rental homes comprise more than one-third of all U.S. rental properties — about 16 million currently, with another 13 million new …

The Real Reason You Have Plantar Fasciitis (and How to Fix It)

Plantar fasciitis can bring down even the strongest men. In sports, we see athlete after athlete sidelined because of this particular malady—a …

Millennial Study Reveals a Widespread Driver of This Generation’s Illnesses

Isolation should not be taken lightly.<p>The harmful effects of loneliness are well documented in seniors, who suffer from isolation and an increased …

Supreme Court Holds Foreign Corporations Cannot Be Held Liable For Terrorism Claims

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that foreign corporations cannot be sued for damages in U.S. courts for aiding in terrorist attacks or other human rights violations. The vote was 5-to-4.<p>Writing for the conservative majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy said the"courts are not well suited to make …

10 Things that Stopped My Thyroid Hair Loss

<b>Dear Thyroid,</b><p><b>You will NOT take my hair.</b><p><b>Sincerely,</b><p><b>Me</b><p>I always had very thick, long, curly hair. Around the age of 30 I started noticing my hair …

Everything You Need to Do on Your Phone Before Taking a Trip

Taking a trip away from home can be good for the body and soul, but it also means you’re going to be without the safety net of your home and office …

Bill Of The Month: A Tale Of 2 CT Scanners — One Richer, One Poorer

Benjamin Hynden, a financial adviser in Fort Myers, Fla., hadn't been feeling well for a few weeks last fall. He'd had pain and discomfort in his abdomen.<p>In October, he finally made an appointment to see his doctor about it. "It wasn't severe," he says. "It was just kind of bothersome. It just kind …

No More Selling Door-to-Door

Fund-Raising Ideas: Raise Money Without Selling Door-to-Door<p><b>How far would you go to raise needed funds? Would you kiss a pig? Organize a game of cow</b> …

Selling your things to schools–advice on how to get it right in the long-term

Doug Woods, an education blogger, trainer and consultant from the UK, recently offered some great advice to ICT companies in his blog post "Selling …

Use Data to Drive Your Education Marketing Decisions

15 Mar, 2018<p>Personalized learning has probably come up in your conversations with prospect schools and districts — at least once or twice. Educators …

Search Funded Research Grants - Program Details

Contact:<p>Dr. Edward Metz<br>(202) 245-7550 <br>Edward.Metz@ed.gov<p>Description:<p>Program Type: Contracts<p>The 2016 priority areas for ED/IES SBIR consist of the …

Small-Business Grants: Where to Find Free Money

They say there’s no such thing as a free ride. Indeed, on the path to getting small-business grants, you’ll pay your dues by searching countless …