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New Drone Regulations

Drones are usually thought of as toys or hobbyist aircraft. However, the FAA legally considers them aircraft, and they now have to be registered online. Here are the basic guidelines for registering recreational drones: Drones that weigh between 0.55 pounds and 55 pounds must be registered online. Once registered, the drone’s operator will receive a registration number that must be placed on all applicable drones. The registration is valid for three years. Failing to register a drone may result in regulatory and criminal penalties. Since the FAA considers drones to be the equivalent of manned aircraft, any attempt to...

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9 Tips for Staying Focused on the Road

Focusing on your cellphone and other distractions while driving can lead to impairments such as a decreased awareness of surrounding traffic, a sense of tunnel vision and increased reaction times. These can have dangerous consequences for you and other drivers. While there isn’t much you can do to control how other people drive, limiting your own distractions can help you better react to any dangers you may encounter. Use the following tips to minimize distractions while driving: Make sure that you are well-rested before you drive. If you feel fatigued or drowsy on the road, pull over immediately. Don’t...

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6 Questions You Should Ask Before Paying Any Medical Bill

At NerdWallet, we adhere to strict standards of editorial integrity to help you make decisions with confidence. Many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. Here’s how we make money. It looks like this page may be out of date. Please visit NerdWallet’s health hub for our latest content. Because they’re usually unexpected, medical bills can force otherwise financially savvy consumers into collections and cause long-term credit woes. In the worst-case scenario, medical debt can cause bankruptcy. In fact, medical debt is the leading cause of bankruptcy, and as such, can be a source of shame...

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Help With Medical Bills for Breast Cancer

At NerdWallet, we adhere to strict standards of editorial integrity to help you make decisions with confidence. Many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. Here’s how we make money. It looks like this page may be out of date. Please visit NerdWallet’s health hub for our latest content. When you have breast cancer, you quickly realize that health insurance doesn’t cover all of your medical costs. A 2013 study from Duke University, most of whose ­­respondents were women battling breast cancer, found that even with insurance, cancer patients on average ended up paying more...

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Working With Display Screen Equipment

Common features of many workstations are laptops, touch-screens or other similar electronic devices that are equipped with some form of a display screen. However, if your workstation is improperly organized, these devices could cause you to develop upper limb disorders as well as fatigue and eye strain. While most of these conditions are not considered life threatening, they can be costly to treat and possibly even debilitating. As a result, it’s important that you mitigate the potential risks by implementing one of more of the following three strategies: Adopt a proper posture. Sit close enough to your keyboard so...

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