Posts Categorized: California Association of Realtors

Facts about Thyroid Disease

thyroid disease

Thyroid disease is one of the most common endocrine disorders, affecting an estimated 20 million people in the United States alone. It occurs when the thyroid gland, located at the base of your neck, fails to produce enough hormones or produces too much. As a result, it can affect your metabolism, energy levels, and overall…

Preventing Birth Defects: 4 Facts

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Birth defects refer to physical, mental, or emotional conditions present at birth that can cause lifelong physical or intellectual developmental disabilities. Some of the most common of these disabilities include Down syndrome, spina bifida, cleft lip/palate, and heart defects. Although many of these defects occur as a result of genetic or environmental factors beyond an…

How to Test Your Home for Radon

Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas occurring naturally in the environment. It can seep into homes through cracks in floors, walls, and foundations. Although it’s normal to have some radon in your California home, it can be dangerous if present at high levels. That’s why it’s so important to test your home for…

6 Tips for Dealing With Holiday Stress

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The holidays are known for being a stressful period. In fact, it’s estimated that around 88% of Americans believe that the holidays are the most stressful time of the year. There are countless reasons for this: the stress of buying presents for everyone, hosting large get-togethers, dealing with family members, and the increased financial burden that…

Older Driver Safety Awareness

older driver safety

People who live in California know that driving is essential to getting around and to be able to contribute or participate in the community in any way. Unfortunately, as you grow older, physical limitations can make it more difficult to drive. Spreading awareness about the challenges older people face when driving is crucial to finding…