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A New Reason To Quit Smoking Calls For New Ways To Quit Too

(NAPSI)—While you may already be aware of the many reasons to stop smoking, vaping, and chewing—from health risks (like heart disease, cancer and other illnesses) to the increasing cost of these …
You don’t have to let COVID-19 hurt your dental health.

Don’t Let COVID-19 Delay Your Dental Visit

5 days ago
(NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives, including dental appointments and other important medical …
Enjoying a rural lifestyle no longer has to mean you have to give up the kind of Internet connectivity urban dwellers have, thanks to today’s out-of-this-world satellite systems.

How Internet From Space Brings Faster Internet To Rural Areas

Wednesday, August 5
(NAPSI)—For many in the American countryside, signals from space have been most welcome for some time. That’s because, in many …
One way women have found to break the glass ceiling is by starting their own businesses.

Seventy-two Percent Of Women Want To Be Entrepreneurs, New Study Reveals

Tuesday, August 4
(NAPSI)—Here’s good news about the economy: Around the world, entrepreneurship is an important driver of economic development and …

For Businesses, Being Offline Is Not An Option—Satellite Can Reach Almost Anywhere Your Business Is

Friday, July 31

(NAPSI)—Modern satellite Internet means small and medium businesses can get a connection no matter where they are. Satellite is driving innovation across industries as diverse as construction, …

Car Buying Tips
Friday, July 31

(NAPSI)—The U.S. auto industry estimates about 17 million cars are bought in the United States every year. If you’re hoping—or just dreaming—of buying one of them anytime soon, there are a …

Here To Stay, Online Fitness Offers Multiple Benefits
Wednesday, July 29

(NAPSI)—You may know regular exercise and physical activity enhance your physical health and emotional well-being, boost your energy level and quality of life, but recent developments in fitness …

Foster Care And The Pandemic
Tuesday, July 28

(NAPSI)—Recent surveys of youth in foster care found nearly half (49%) expressed an immediate resource need during the COVID-19 pandemic—and you can help reverse that. Distance Learning Access …

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COVID-19: SUPPORT THE NCOA COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE FUND

Wednesday, June 10

People are isolated and they’re afraid. This pandemic is not going anywhere. The economic fallout, we haven’t even begun to feel and it’s going to affect our ability to provide those vital …

FRESH STRAWBERRY NAKED LAYER CAKE

Wednesday, June 10
California Strawberries. Puree. Simmer to reduce. Chill. All-purpose flour. Baking powder. Baking soda. Salt. Unsalted butter. Sugar. …

HELPLINE FOR SENIORS

Wednesday, June 10
Securities Helpline for Seniors is a toll-free number that investors can call. Ten-thousand Americans will turn sixty-five years old …

TRUST

Wednesday, June 3
Trust. It’s as vital as the air we breathe. Now more than ever before, quality matters. Standards matters. For her. For him. For …

WE ARE THE AMERICAN RED CROSS

Wednesday, May 27
American Red Cross. American Red Cross.  Responding to disasters. Collecting lifesaving blood. Supporting the nation’s …

AMERICAN HUMANE COVID-19 EFFORTS

Thursday, May 21
During the COVID-19 pandemic, kindness is more important than ever, especially to our four-legged friends. One organization has been …

MAKING LIFE BETTER

Thursday, May 21
This may make you feel like singing: Smule is a global online community of music lovers who sing popular songs, make friends and have …

MOVING IDEAS

Thursday, May 21
If you and your family plan to move soon, you’ll be pleased to know that moving is considered an essential service by the federal …

THE POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERS

Thursday, May 21
We live in uncertain times. However, there is one thing you can be certain of. The men and women of the United States Postal Service. …

NEWS FOR OLDER AMERICANS

Thursday, May 14
Do you need assistance finding local programs that can help you get food or address other critical needs that have arisen due to …
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GAME-CHANGING CONNECTIVITY

Thursday, June 4
Technology can be a big boon for small businesses. Here are five game changers for your business: ultra-reliable internet, gigabit—ready connectivity and advanced voice solutions to connect you …

TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE AND CONNECTED DURING A MOVE

Thursday, May 28
Planning a move, even in the midst of a pandemic, can be a little less stressful if you heed these tips:  By following some simple, common sense guidelines from the Centers for Disease …

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Thursday, May 28
For more than twenty years, the Lustgarten Foundation has been dedicated to funding pancreatic cancer researchers at the forefront of the most promising breakthroughs in earlier detection and better …

MAKING LIFE BETTER

Tuesday, May 26
This may make you feel like singing: Smule is a global online community of music lovers who sing popular songs, make friends and have fun, singing together and with such superstars as Lewis Capaldi …

MOVING IDEAS

Thursday, May 21
If you and your family plan to move soon, you’ll be pleased to know that moving is considered an essential service by the federal government. To keep consumers and movers healthy and safe during …
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Books

As the Summer Heats Up, Check Out These Four Great Reads

Tuesday, July 21

“The Shadow Girl” by Misty Mount  (NAPSI)—“A powerful fantasy that combines a coming of age theme with insights into changing family relationships, the impact of past worlds on …

Four Great Reads: Fictional Pandemic All Too Real; Making America Sacred Again; An Immigration Story; Disappearing Jets
Tuesday, June 16

“Viral” by Kevin E. Ready  (NAPSI)—A story of hope and the indomitable will of the human spirit. This is a popular fiction saga of a pandemic—written well before the COVID-19 …

A Fantastic Collection Of Science Fiction
Thursday, June 11

(NAPSI)—Aspiring writers and artists can find inspiration and a forum and sci-fi/fantasy lovers a good time in the latest volume of L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers & Illustrators of the Future …

Pets

U.S. Postal Service Offers Tips To Stop Dog Attacks On Mail Carriers

Thursday, June 11

(NAPSI)—Can you picture a member of your family attacking a mail carrier? Of course, you couldn’t, but it happened 5,803 times last year across the nation.   Dearborn, MI, Letter Carrier …

Giving The Gift Of Love
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

(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. …

Santa’s Safety Suggestions For People, Pets And Packages
Thursday, December 5, 2019

(NAPSI)—It’s near the time to celebrate the holidays with family and friends. The United States Postal Service has long been known as a Santa’s helper, and we take this role …

Home

Checklist: The Right Equipment To Create The Yard Of Your Dreams

Thursday, July 9

(NAPSI)—These days, many families are spending more time at home and “staycation-ing.” A beautiful landscape improves curb appeal and can increase your home value by as much as 17%, so …

Five Fast Tips To Keep More Of Your Money
Monday, June 22

(NAPSI)—With day-to-day activities affected by the coronavirus, many people greatly reduced their spending. While saving money is great, a solid financial plan is even better. Here are hints on …

Residential Solar + Battery Storage Solutions Protect Against Utility Outages
Tuesday, June 16

(NAPSI)—The market for energy storage is growing—and with good reason. With power disruptions from electrical utilities driven by wildfires, storms, hurricanes and the continued decay of the …

Education / careers

DAV Provides a Century of Care for Disabled Veterans

Monday, July 13

(NAPSI)—From a World War I veteran who lost both legs to a Vietnam vet suffering the effects of Agent Orange to a young Marine with post-traumatic stress disorder finding her way after returning …

Schools, Parents And COVID-19
Thursday, May 28

(NAPSI)—K–12 education has gone through a seismic shift in the wake of COVID-19. Parents are finding themselves thrust into homeschooling, and educators, into virtual schooling. EdChoice, a …

Ticket To Work Helped Matt Build His Future
Friday, May 8

(NAPSI)—It may be easier for people with disabilities to achieve financial independence than they realize with Social Security’s free and voluntary Ticket to Work (Ticket) program.  Adults …

Fashion & beauty

Gift Yourself A Very Merry Holiday

Saturday, November 16, 2019

(NAPSI)—Best-ever holiday? It’s on. From friends & family gatherings to cocktail parties and holiday potlucks, there’s no shortage of unforgettably beautiful holiday moments …

How to Dress For A Do-It-All Fall
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

(NAPSI)—As the weather begins to cool, you cozy up-gathering friends and family for tailgating before the big game, baking, and bonfires. Here’s to coming together for feel-good moments …

Benefits Of CBD Products
Monday, May 20, 2019

(NAPSI)—One of the best and most effective ways to benefit from nonpsychoactive, THC-free CBD is to use it on the largest organ of your body: your skin. CBD oil is the nonpsychotropic component …

Charities

Feeding A Global Need: Youth Hunger And Malnutrition Continue To Grow

Wednesday, June 17

(NAPSI)—According to the United States Department of Agriculture, in the U.S., more than 12 million children receive free or reduced-price breakfast at school, and more than 29.7 million get lunch …

‘Breathe Easier’ Healthcare Donation Program
Wednesday, May 27

(NAPSI)—Healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic are in desperate need of creative solutions to the lack of personal protective gear and supplies that help block harmful airborne …

How Communities Can Fight The Coronavirus Pandemic And PPE Shortage
Monday, April 20

(NAPSI)—As devastating as Corona­virus (COVID-19) is, there are some bright spots. Consider this: With healthcare workers facing critical shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), …

Environment

Get Ready: 10 Tips To Help Home And Business Owners Prepare Ahead Of Storms, Hurricanes And Floods

Thursday, June 11

(NAPSI)—The preparations you make now, ahead of storms, floods or hurricanes, can help you recover faster and stay safe during cleanup. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an …

Work At Home In Comfort And Safety
Wednesday, June 10

(NAPSI)—According to Darrell Smith, executive director of the International Window Film Association, window film makes a lot of sense for homeowners eager to save money on their energy bills.  …

Be Cool And Save Money
Monday, June 8

(NAPSI)—Many Americans may be surprised to learn that almost half their utility bill goes toward heating and cooling their home. Fortunately, the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Program offers resources …

Technology

Technology Spending On A Tighter Budget

Tuesday, July 28

(NAPSI)—Though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shake the worldwide economy, with the right guidelines and continued social distancing, many Americans are cautiously optimistic about a better …

New Energy Storage Technologies to Support Renewables Post COVID-19
Wednesday, June 3

(NAPSI)—Cleaner air can improve public health, maybe even save lives. Fortunately, renewable energy resources—wind, sun, hydropower and the like—are now producing more electricity than coal. …

Game-Changing Connectivity
Wednesday, May 13

(NAPSI)—Technology is essential for any small business, whether a landscaper, retail establishment, consulting firm or just about anything else. Below are five technologies to strengthen and …

Travel

RV Owners are the Surprise Financial Success Story of the Year

Thursday, July 9

(NAPSI)—Millions of Americans who own an RV have it parked in their driveway or a storage facility for the better part of the year. With many families wary of airplanes and hotels these days, it …

PSAT/NMSQT Score Release Provides Students And Educators With Tools And Learning Opportunities
Thursday, January 9

(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 …

FREEFORM™ Seat Technology: A Car Owner’s Dream
Thursday, January 9

(NAPSI)—Automotive seat design has become a crucial consideration for automakers as consumers spend more time in their vehicles, and as interior comfort becomes a major competitive …

Entertainment

Summer Celebrations

Wednesday, June 17

(NAPSI)—Helping people celebrate and connect is at the heart of what 1-800-Flowers does. And while distance is keeping us apart, we can still be there for the moments that count. As we move into …

Futuristic Fiction; Family Secrets; Women’s Movement Memoir; “ReNaturing” Yourself
Tuesday, June 2

“Gravity Is Heartless” by Sarah Lahey  (NAPSI)—The year is 2050. Automated cities, vehicles and homes are now standard; artificial intelligence, CRISPR gene editing and quantum …

Changing History; Fractured Europe; Fractured Families; Coming Of Age In The Deep South
Thursday, May 28

“Time Is Irreverent” by Marty Essen (NAPSI)—What if you could change history and eliminate the Spanish Inquisition, American slavery, World War II, global warming, and an egomaniacal …

Auto

Protecting Your Ability To Drive Safely For As Long As Possible

Tuesday, February 4

(NAPSI)—Driving a car means maintaining independence for many older adults. Driving allows you to shop, see friends and family, keep up with medical appointments, and avoid social isolation. …

No Need To ‘Warm Up’ Modern Vehicles In Cold Weather
Friday, January 31

(NAPSI)—When the weather is cold, many motorists wonder if they need to let their vehicle “warm up” or idle before driving. In fact, today’s modern cars are ready to drive in cold temperatures …

Floors Fit For Your Vehicle
Saturday, December 21, 2019

(NAPSI)—Good news for caring car, truck and SUV owners: When you’re looking to keep the high-traffic floor areas in your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram or Fiat vehicle as neat and clean as …

Seniors

What’s Your Advance Care Plan?

Tuesday, May 26

(NAPSI)—No matter your stage of life, it’s always a good idea to have a long-range care plan in place. A good way to begin is to talk candidly with your family and friends. By starting the …

Shoppers Save Big On Groceries With Healthy Savings® Powered By AARP Foundation
Wednesday, May 13

(NAPSI)—Good nutrition is important at any age. But for older adults on a tight budget, regular access to nutritious foods can be limited—and expensive. A new program aims to change that by …

The Public Health Threat No One Talks About: Loneliness
Tuesday, May 12

(NAPS)—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 …

Finance

Fraud And Coronavirus

Monday, April 20

(NAPSI)—The warning bells are ringing. From regulators, law enforcement agencies and consumer organizations around the globe, the message is clear: Fraudulent schemes related to the coronavirus …

How to Get Wages to Your Workers Immediately
Tuesday, April 14

(NAPSI)—Amid the economic fallout stemming from the COVID-19 crisis, many lower-income and hourly workers need access to their earned wages immediately, versus waiting the traditional two-week pay …

A Simple Recipe For Successfully Digitizing Your Business
Thursday, April 9

(NAPSI)—Technology can accelerate business outcomes virtually overnight. But today, with so many options available, choosing what to buy can be a daunting task. Even …

Sports

Facts On Fuel From An Expert Boater

Thursday, May 23, 2019

(NAPSI)—As an avid boater, I always eagerly anticipate the transition from winter into spring and summer because it means my family and I can get back out on the water. Much goes into properly …

Getting Into The Swing Made Easier
Monday, May 20, 2019

(NAPSI)—As golf remains a significant piece of business and social culture, it’s important for women to feel confident on the course. Knowing the basics of the game could encourage …

Footballer Jerry Rice Makes Big Play For Kidney Health
Monday, May 20, 2019

(NAPSI)—Fans might think Jerry Rice, at 56, should be satisfied to sail silently into the sunset reflecting on his Pro Football Hall of Fame status, three Super Bowl rings, and two decades in …

Health

Staying Healthy in Stressful Times

Wednesday, July 22

(NAPSI)—You may be feeling stressed during these challenging times, but stress can affect your physical and emotional health. Learn how to manage your stress so that you can stay healthy and cope …

What To Expect At The Dentist Office
Wednesday, July 15

Gary Severance, DDS, Executive Leader of Professional Relations, Henry Schein Dental  (NAPSI)—As dental offices re-open across the nation, patients may be in for some pleasant surprises. …

Every Young Man Should Know About This Type Of Cancer Prevention
Tuesday, June 16

(NAPSI)—Young men and those who care about them should consider the story of Max Mallory. At 22 he graduated from college and started his dream job in the video game industry. He landed the job …

Food

The Trendiest Avocado Techniques For California Avocado Month

Thursday, June 11

(NAPSI)—Some trends never go out of style, and avocado toast is one that has defined the last decade. Kicking off the month of June, in celebration of California Avocado Month, the California …

California Sweetpotato Blueberry Yogurt Muffins
Thursday, June 4

(NAPSI)—If you’re looking for a healthy start to your day, give California Sweetpotato Blueberry Yogurt Muffins a try. Chock full of nutrient-dense ingredients such as blueberries, yogurt and …

Stock Up On Healthful Food
Tuesday, June 2

(NAPSI)—During these challenging times, people are avoiding the supermarket and, instead, stocking up on shelf-stable and frozen foods. Unfortunately, these can often be loaded with preservatives …

Gift ideas

Four Powerful Stories Of Love, Growth And The Soul

Monday, May 18

“Rachael’s Return” by Janet Rebhan (NAPSI)—Caroline Martin has everything but the thing her soul craves most: a daughter. During a routine hysterectomy, she unwittingly aborts the …

Wicked Humor, Self Help, Poignant Personal Stories, Creating The Right Culture
Thursday, May 14

“Enemy Queen” by Robert Steven Goldstein (NAPS)—Full of wicked humor, artful eroticism, scintillating dialogue, and a bit of intrigue, “Enemy Queen” is an exhilarating romp set in …

Four Captivating Reads To Fill Your Days
Tuesday, May 5

“L.A.’s Last Street Cop” by Al Moreno (NAPSI)—It’s been called probably the most entertaining and chilling police tale you’ll read this year. This gripping memoir vividly …

Government news

Help During The Health Crisis

Monday, April 20

(NAPSI)—To help the growing numbers of older adults who have questions or need support as the nation weathers the COVID-19 crisis, the Eldercare Locator stands ready to connect people with …

An IRS Incentive To Save For Retirement
Friday, March 6

(NAPSI)—Saving for retirement can be challenging when juggling competing financial priorities, such as building short-term savings, paying off debt, and just covering basic living expenses. The …

Poll Finds Illinoisans Support Energy Industry And DAPL Optimization
Wednesday, February 26

(NAPSI)—On March 5th and 6th the Illinois Commerce Commission will gather to consider the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) Optimization plan to increase crude oil throughput of …

Holidays

How To Make Mother’s Day From Anywhere

Wednesday, April 29

(NAPSI)—For many Americans, this May 10 will be a Mother’s day like no other. Some families have been home together for weeks and developed a new appreciation for all their mother does. Others …

Let Flowers Express Your Feelings
Thursday, February 6

(NAPSI)—Valentine’s is fast approaching, and whether you’ve been in a relationship for a long time already or you’re just beginning one, this is the opportunity to express …

Children’s Book Holiday Gift Ideas
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

“The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions” by Tracey Hecht (NAPSI)—Animals disappearing without a trace? In the first book of the critically acclaimed four-book middle-grade …

Real estate

Moving Safely During the Coronavirus Crisis

Wednesday, May 20

(NAPSI)—If you and your family plan to move soon, you’ll be pleased to know that moving is considered an essential service.  How professional movers go about that, however, varies from …

It Doesn’t Have To Cost 6 Percent To Sell A Home
Monday, January 28, 2019

(NAPSI)—If you’re thinking about selling a home, you may have wondered: “What, really, does a real estate agent do to earn a 6 percent commission?” In the past, real estate agents had to …

Safety

Keep Calm And Don’t Bug Out About The Asian Giant Hornet

Monday, June 1

by Dick Rogers, principal scientist and entomologist, Bayer Bee Care Program  (NAPSI)—Scientific information can ease the fears of many people concerned about the arrival of the Asian …

As World Faces Health Crises, New Report Finds Trust Is Vital
Tuesday, May 26

(NAPSI)—Recently, health experts gathered online to forecast the future of medicine. One theme: the increasing frequency of global crises.  Now, COVID-19 has brought this hypothetical threat …

COVID-19 Can Cause Kidney Injury, Yet Most Americans Don’t Know It
Thursday, May 21

(NAPSI)—According to a recent Harris Poll, too many people don’t know all they should about the dangers of coronavirus—particularly how it can affect the kidneys.  COVID-19, it seems, …

Women

In Honor of Women: Gender Gaps At A Glimpse

Wednesday, March 4

(NAPSI)—As we honor America’s approximately 169 million women this month, let us keep in mind where progress has been made while also calling out where access to opportunities are still not equal. …

Healthy Eating And Physical Activity For Life
Friday, January 10

(NAPSI)—No matter what stage of life you’re in—whether you’re an adult, an older person, a pregnant woman or a parent—consuming healthy foods and beverages, combined …

More Great Reading Ideas--Tracking The Human Journey And A Heart-Pounding Mystery
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

“Today I Choose Me” by Dr. Lisa Lewis Ellis (NAPSI)—Every day when we wake up, we have choices. Often when women make choices, they think of everyone but themselves: their spouse, …