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Top 45 Info-Tweets: Health, Education, Consumer

Posted by Jerry De Luca on Monday, October 1, 2012

The top My Best Buddy Media info-tweets over the last 6 months. A collection of helpful web sites in the categories of health, education, and consumer. Twitter: @JerryDeLuca


1)    Save money.....pharmacies bid for your prescription....it takes some time but worth it ........http://www.bidrx.com/

2)    Find doctors in your city....All specialties and conditions.......

3)   No health insurance? This may help......

4)    MDJunction is an active center for Online Support Groups.....

5)  Social networking health site....share your condition....treatment....symptom information...

6)    Can't Sleep? 20 Natural Tips to Stop Tossing & Turning 

7)    Foods - Low Pesticide Levels: Onions; Sweet Corn; Pineapples; Avocado; Asparagus; Sweet Peas; Mangoes; Eggplant; Cantaloupe; Cabbage; Kiwi. 

8)    Foods - High Pesticide Levels: Apples; Celery; Strawberries; Peaches; Spinach; Nectarines; Grapes; Bell Peppers; Potatoes; Lettuce; Blueberries 

9)    Sonic Strawberry Smoothie – have 5 Twinkies instead. Less sugar! 

10) Shocker......McDonald's Fruit & Maple Oatmeal – have a Snickers bar instead. It contains less sugar!! 

12) Generic drugs are much cheaper. However, there are web sites like 
http://GoodRx.com that will tell you the best prices in your area.

13) Should you crowdsource your medical problems? 

14) Discounted lodging for travelling cancer patients.....1,900 options.....includes some free apartments....http://www.joeshouse.org/ 

15) Advocating on behalf of the chronically ill....medical records.....insurance....disability....http://advocacyforpatients.org/ 


1)    This site helps student loan borrowers learn about two new federal loan and forgiveness programs.... 

2)    Free online tutoring for kids.....Grades 1 - 8.....350 videos....

3)  3 best student aid sites: 

http://meritaid.com http://finaid.org http://fafsa.ed.gov 

4)   Best math apps: Math Doodles, Marble Math, Mathemagics, Hungry Fish, Rocket Math, Jungle Coins, Wings, and Fractions Game. 

5)    Rankings and reviews of US colleges by students....collegeprowler.com/ 

6)    Finding a college....learning about careers....financial aid.......http://.collegeboard.org/ 

7)    Top-notch online university-level courses for free. Check out the sites at The Saylor Foundation and University of the People.

8)    Big schools offer SOME free online courses. They include: Stanford, MIT, Harvard, Duke, California Inst Tech, Johns Hopkins U.

9)    Have a great education? Why not mentor disadvantaged youth online?....NEW YORK area..... 

10) National....Have a great education? Why not mentor disadvantaged youth online?..... www.icouldbe.org 


1)   Digital subscriptions to 42 magazines for $10 a month.....

2)    Get out of your cell phone contract....or opt in and save big.....

3)   Amazing free online photo manipulation ...... 

4)    Discover how easily you can swap out of your old contract or swap into a new short term contract. 

5)    "Foodspotting": the number one app for global restaurant dishes with 2 million photos, reviews, and recommendations.

6)    Clean up your inbox with unroll.me and 

7) Over 39,000 free e-books available (http://gutenberg.org ) for Apple, Android and Kindle. Barnes & Noble and Amazon offer a wide selection. 

8)   Get a good overview and tips on a variety of scams and frauds.......http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud …  

9)   Cut your cell phone bill in half .........

10)  Better than banks for a lot of reasons......asmarterchoice.org 

11) Kid's cell phone with parental controls and GPS !! ......kajeet.com  

12) Empower people to rise above poverty.....Shop at..... 

http://HUD.gov .....quality affordable homes for all......protecting consumers.....quality affordable rental homes

14) Best site.....find your family's missing, lost, and unclaimed property, money and assets....www.missingmoney.com

15) Outstanding site for women: 
http://wife.org . Divorce and widowhood, finances, taxes, retirement, etc......

http://Farecompare.com : the best time to buy your ticket for lower prices: Tuesday at 3:00 PM. The least expensive day to fly: Wednesday.

17) Save a ton of money on car trips all across America. 

http://Zimride.com arranges “ridesharing” for people needing a seat or offering....

18) Need to borrow something from a neighbor for a one time use? 
http://Snapgoods.com and http://neighborrow.com will link you to your neighbor.

19) Trade items with 500,000 swappers at 
http://swap.com . There are about 1.5 million items to choose from.

20) The TrueEarnings card from American Express and Costco is among the most generous, giving you 3% cash back for gas, 2% at restaurants, etc

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Jerry De Luca is a Christian freelance writer who loves perusing dozens of interesting and informative publications. When he finds any useful info he summarizes it, taking the main points, and creates a (hopefully) helpful blog post.