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Our Hidden Heroes

Hollywood Legends Recruit Military Caregiver Champions

(NAPSI)—Academy Award winner Tom Hanks is rallying the nation behind America’s military caregivers with help from the legacy of a legend, Bob Hope. Hanks launched the Military Caregiver … more
News For Older Americans

The Public Health Threat No One Talks About: Loneliness

(NAPSI)—There is a public health threat looming across the United States that’s not visible to most but affects nearly half of all Americans daily: loneliness. Social isolation is as bad for your … more
News Of Education

PSAT/NMSQT Score Release Provides Students And Educators With Tools And Learning Opportunities

(NAPSI)—Every autumn, more than 4 million sophomores and juniors take the PSAT/NMSQT. When students get their test results in December, they get much more than a score—they get an … more
Consumer Alert

What Is Lurking In The Pork Sold At Walmart Stores?

(NAPSI)—When Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928, the average U.S. life expectancy was around 57 years. Today, largely thanks to the era of antibiotics that he created; life … more
Education News And Works

New Poll Shows Parents (and Teachers) Want More from Public Education

(NAPSI)—Americans’ satisfaction with K−12 education reached a 15-year high this year, according to a Gallup poll, but the majority of people still think it’s on the wrong … more
Pets & People

Giving The Gift Of Love

(NAPSI)—Most people would agree, the best gift during the holidays—and all year round—is the gift of love. For thousands of families, that means welcoming a puppy into their home. … more
Holiday Happenings

Lighting Up The Holidays For Children In The Hospital

(NAPSI)—The holidays may be the most wonderful time of the year, but the reality is, many children won’t be able to enjoy time with family at home. Instead of shopping for gifts and … more
Food For Thought

Five Good Reasons To Eat Less Meat

(NAPSI)—The next time you’re planning a family meal, a party or just a little snack for yourself, consider this: Reducing your meat consumption can have a multitude of benefits. Why To … more
Christmas Tradition

How To Choose A Christmas Tree: Tips From Expert Arborist Mark Chisholm

(NAPSI)—There’s more to decking the halls with just the right Christmas tree than many people realize. Here are seven hints that can help: Select Your Location Before you head to … more
Family Matters

Sisters Reunited After 72 Years Apart

(NAPSI)—Armed conflict, international disasters and migration can mean tragic separation for too many families. But there is hope—and you can play a role. Who Can Help As part of … more
Eye On Health

How People With Low Vision Can Stay Safe And Independent

(NAPSI)—People with low vision have blind spots that can make it difficult or impossible to drive, read or see faces. These impairments cannot be corrected by surgery or glasses. What’s … more
Animal News And Notes

Rescue Puppy Named New Voice Of The TurfMutt Foundation

(NAPSI)—A puppy named Mulligan has big paws to fill, but the mixed breed rescue dog is up to the challenge of becoming the new voice for the TurfMutt Foundation, says his new owner and … more
Veterans News

Connecting Veterans And Volunteers Nationwide

(NAPSI)—If you would like to help a veteran, if you are a veteran who needs extra help, or know of one in your community, here’s good news. There’s a new, nationwide resource that … more

Four Top Tips On Playing It Safe When Getting Toys

(NAPSI)—Getting new toys for your kids or grandkids on holidays, birthdays or any time can be fun, but it’s wise to watch out for these four safety concerns: What To Watch Out … more
Veterans News & Notes

Veterans Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of Vietnam War With 'Alive Day' Stories

(NAPSI)—Army veteran Ron Hope was piloting a helicopter in Vietnam to extract a company of soldiers, when he was shot down. His left brachial plexus—the network of nerves that sends … more
Children’s Corner

5 Foster Care Facts

(NAPSI)—When a child or youth is placed into foster care, their safety and well-being become the shared responsibility of the community. Organizations such as the nonprofit Treehouse are an … more
Pointers For Parents

Four Top Tips On Playing It Safe When Getting Toys

(NAPSI)—Getting new toys for your kids or grandkids on holidays, birthdays or any time can be fun, but it’s wise to watch out for these four safety concerns: What To Watch Out … more
Helping Communities

Separated by Crisis, Reunited by Volunteers

(NAPSI)—Each year, armed conflicts and natural disasters wreak havoc on a global scale. Yet even after the immediate crisis passes, the devastation can last much longer—particularly when … more
Volunteer Wanted

Volunteers Needed To Answer The Call

(NAPSI)—When an emergency strikes, firefighters are there to answer the call. In fact, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that fire departments responded to over 35 million … more
Rotary

Putting An End To Polio

(NAPSI)—According to the World Health Organization, vaccine hesitancy—the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite the availability of vaccines—is one of the top ten global health … more
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