It seems that cancer touches everyone's lives, whether they develop the disease themselves or whether a loved one is diagnosed. While not every cancer diagnosis is fatal, it takes an enormous number of lives every year. Because cancer is so common there is an enormous effort among researchers, doctors and pharmaceutical companies to find new and increasingly effective ways of treating, preventing or curing cancer. While the process is long, researchers come closer toward finding a better way to treat cancer with each new effort launched or therapy tested.

A growing number of Americans are seeking general health information from the Internet as a first source, rather than consulting their doctors. Here are the top 5 things you should consider when evaluating health information online.

Is your commute taking longer than it used to because of all the other cars on the road? Here are some tools that will help you cut it down significantly.

The holidays are in full swing, and customers are being greeted by an array of new technologies on retailers’ shelves. People are seeing that technological advancements have changed things significantly not only in the consumer world but also in the business world. These changes are allowing organizations to be more efficient than ever before and are helping businesses beat the competition.

Practically everyone you know has one these days, but you haven’t made the leap from your trusty cell phone to the latest craze in mobile technology – the smartphone. You’re not alone, but you might be soon. According to the Nielsen Company, smartphones will overtake regular cell phones in the U.S. by the end of 2011.

Homeowners who installed early home security systems often wound up thinking they would have been better off simply installing sturdy locks on their doors and calling it a day. The technology was labor-intensive to install, offered keypads that looked as complicated as an airplane cockpit, and did nothing for you if the homeowner forgot to set the alarm before leaving the house.

Small-to-medium sized businesses face budget and operating challenges not encountered by their large corporate competitors. Here's an area where they can experience significant cost savings.