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Children’s Health

Winning Attitudes

(NAPSI)—Amid thousands of other runners at the St. Jude Memphis Marathon, James Eversull was determined to build on his story, though he has no memory of it. It began in 1964, when Eversull, … more
News Of Jobs

Why It’s Wise To Hire Veterans With Disabilities

(NAPSI)—“Today, nearly 4 million Americans have a service-connected disability. At a time when many employers are struggling to fill positions, hiring veterans with disabilities can boost … more
Spotlight On Health

Medical Authorities Spread The Word About Prediabetes

(NAPSI)—One in three American adults now has prediabetes—a serious condition that often leads to type 2 diabetes. Yet 90 percent of them don’t know it. The good news is that with … more
Holiday Dining

Writing Off The End Of The Year

(NAPSI)—Americans are officially abandoning attempts to be healthy until 2019, according to a new study. A new study into the health and diets of Americans saw as many as 45 percent say … more

Health Matters

(NAPSI)—Cold and flu season has arrived, and it’s nearly impossible not to be affected. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adults have an average of two to three … more
Fitness Facts

Four Easy Tips That Will Keep You Working Out All Winter Long

(NAPSI)—Many people find that when the temperature falls, so does their motivation and the frequency of their workouts. But it shouldn’t. Research has shown that working out through the … more
Health Awareness

Do You Know If You Have COPD?

(NAPSI)—A staggering number of people across the world are impacted by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), experiencing often debilitating symptoms such as shortness of breath, … more

Home For The Holidays

(NAPSI)—Home care agencies often see a surge in calls in late December and early January. Why? Many grown children head home for the holidays and notice their aging parents need some help. … more

Know The Facts: Five Biggest Myths About Diabetes

(NAPSI)—For 30 million Americans, diabetes is an everyday reality. Diabetes can affect every decision, including what they eat, wear and do. Yet the 24/7 management of diabetes is often … more
Making Life Easier

Eight Tips For Caregivers To Help Ease The Risky Business Of Caregiving

(NAPSI)—Millions of unpaid, family caregivers may be putting their own long-term health and financial security at risk when providing support for relatives or friends who need help taking care of … more

Veterans News And Notes

Spotlight On Health

One Family’s Incredible Journey To Wellness

(NAPSI)—Standing up to cancer can be one of the toughest challenges anyone has to face—but as one Portland family discovered, it can also be rewarding. At age 3 months, Greta was … more
Safety Sense

Together, We Can (And Must) End Family Fire

(NAPSI)—Our greatest treasures are our loved ones. Many a sermon has emphasized the importance of children, siblings and parenting. These are gifts from God, and more valuable than anything … more
Coffee Facts & Figures

Drink To Your Health

(NAPSI)—If you’re like 64 percent of Americans, you drink a cup of coffee every day. While many coffee drinkers still prefer their coffee black in its most natural form, coffee tastes … more
Health Matters

Sickle Cell: One Gene, Many Faces, And A Quest For A Cure

(NAPSI)—In 2000, a mysterious disease was making 3-year-old Mercy Mendoza so ill that her grandmother bought a burial plot for her in the little town in Honduras where they lived. Swelling, … more

Medicare And You

(NAPSI)—Whether you’re new to Medicare or an established beneficiary, take a close look at Medicare Advantage plans during this year’s open enrollment period. Those policies may … more
Hints For The Home

Kitchen Contamination: How To Keep Your Family Safe

(NAPSI)—The next time you need to wipe up a spill, health expert Dr. Charles Gerba, Professor of Environmental Microbiology, University of Arizona, aka "Dr. Germ," warns: don't always … more
Making Life Better

After The Storm: Coping With The Trauma Caused By Natural Disasters

(NAPSI)—The sense of shattered safety and loss after a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, can wage a long-term emotional toll on everyone involved, according to AmeriHealth Caritas, a … more
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