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Tim Ludwig

Tim Ludwig

  When e-cigarettes and vaping first hit the market, it was a shock to the cigarette industry. Not only could smokers get their nicotine fix, but they could do so without the noxious smell, the toxic fumes, and the exorbitant cost of buying cigarettes. For those who haven’t managed to

It seems like fewer and fewer people these days are making exercise a regular part of their daily routine. Less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day, and only one in three adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week, reports the

Summer will be here before you know it, which means it’s the perfect time to start planning a getaway with your family. If you’re determined to take a road trip, you might want to think about upgrading your current car to something a bit more accommodating — especially if you’ll

In the era of climate change, not all industries are making the changes they need to. While construction methods and materials now exist to make homes and other buildings more energy efficient than ever before, legislation and regulations often struggle to keep up, resulting in many people avoiding green construction.

It’s May, the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health has long been, and still partially remains, a stigmatized part of human health. The days of old when mental health issues were either ignored or simply had their existence denied aren’t far in the past and remnants of them

Few things in this world say summer more than the beach. With Memorial Day quickly approaching and the year’s warmest season kicking into gear soon after, people across the country are getting ready to lay their towels on sandy shores. Unfortunately, an influx of humans on the beach can have

It’s estimated that Americans each spend around $1,800 on clothing annually. As a capitalist nation, we have the freedom to choose from a wide variety of competitors that offer different brands and styles. While that ability is great if you’re focused on finding the best deal, it can have an

Oregon legislators are currently considering legislation that would make obtaining a driver’s license a possibility for any resident of Oregon, regardless of their immigration status. Of course, anyone looking to get a driver’s license will still need to pass a driver’s test and meet the other DMV requirements. For the

With spring weather finally here, people are itching to get outside and enjoy it. But if you find yourself doing the same outdoor activities every spring, you may be looking for something new to do. So here are a few simple ways to enjoy the outdoors this spring. Go on

Do you remember being a little kid and getting scolded for staring up at the sun? You’d be trying to catch of glimpse of that elusive outline and your parents would tell you that looking right into the blinding brightness could actually make you go blind. We may have grown