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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
Health Awareness

Rural Americans Face Greater Challenges In Accessing Cancer Care, According To New National Survey

(NAPSI)—Nearly double the number of Americans in rural areas versus nonrural areas reported having an insufficient number of cancer doctors near where they live. This is one of the many … more
Health Bulletin

North Carolinians Urged To Get Flu Shots Following Record-Breaking Flu Season

(NAPSI)—The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that can develop into mild to severe illnesses or even death—yet too many people don’t realize how … more
Health Awareness

Managing Moderate Pain Three Ways

(NAPSI)—Based on a recent report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some fifty million Americans – more than one in five – can be estimated to have recurring pain symptoms. … more
Health Awareness

Dos And Don’ts For Managing High Blood Pressure During Cold And Flu Season

(NAPSI)—Colds and flu bring special considerations for people with high blood pressure, especially those on blood pressure medication. Here’s how to keep your blood pressure stable: DO: … more
Mothers And Babies

Keeping Mom And Child Healthy After Gestational Diabetes

(NAPSI)—Gestational diabetes is something to be concerned about after and not just during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. … more
Medicare And You

Your Medicare Open Enrollment To-Do List

(NAPSI)—Medicare’s annual enrollment period is now underway, and runs from October 15 to December 7, 2018. You may be happy with your current Medicare coverage, but it pays to shop … more
Ask A Foot And Ankle Surgeon

When Should I Worry About My Child's Foot Pain?

(NAPSI)—When a child experiences leg pain, parents might not consider the foot as the source, even though some foot disorders can also cause symptoms in the leg. When it comes to foot-related … more
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