Tuesday, May 22, 2012

HealthFamily PlanningWeddingsAmerican Red CrossThe Pennsylvania State UniversityGeneral MotorsTabatha Coffey

Reproductive Health Planning

Nurse practitioner Linda Dominguez and Dr. Rebecca Brightman talk about family planning and contraceptive options for women. The high rate of unplanned and mistimed pregnancy in the U.S. among adult women is staggering, and has not changed in nearly 20 years. Nearly half of the 3.1 million unintended pregnancies in the U.S. each year occur in women who report taking contraception during the month they conceived. www.whatwillyoudocampaign.com

 

Eco-Friendly Car Competition

Colleges across the country are participating in a head-to-head competition to get better gas mileage and reduce emissions from a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. Penn State student and competitor Brenda Thorpe talks about her college's participation, and John Haraf from General Motors talks about the overall benefits of the program. ecocar2.org/ecocarchallenge

 

Severe Weather Safety

Laura Howe of the Red Cross and veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker talk about preparing for severe weather, including what to do to take care of your pets.

 

Top 12 Wedding Trends of '12

Industry expert Adelaide Polk-Bauman talks about the top wedding trends and offers ideas and other resources to plan and pull off the perfect ceremony. www.forevermarkdiamond.com

 

Tabatha Takes Over Expenses

Small business expert Tabatha Coffey, known for the television show Tabatha Takes Over, offers a no-nonsense approach to trimming expenses and shows how small businesses are growing.

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