(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the approximately 65 million American women between 40 and 70 who are approaching menopause, in active phase or postmenopausal, a few facts about your nutritional health may prove helpful.
(BPT) - Weekend travel is a growing trend as more people seek to use their days off to enjoy an adventure away from home. It's amazing how much fun and relaxation you can pack into 48 hours if you know the right places to visit!
(BPT) - Each year, more people die of lung cancer than any other form of cancer — more than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. The American Cancer Society estimates of the 224,000 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed each year, 155,000 will succumb to the disease.
(NAPSM)—Las investigaciones demuestran que los estudiantes obtienen mejores notas, tienen mejor asistencia a las clases, mayor motivación y menor probabilidad de abandonar sus estudios si sus familias están involucradas en su educación.
(NAPSI)—Imagine this: your body enhanced with technology through implants—even an entirely artificial body implanted with your brain. You could be hardwired into the Internet, able to access information instantly. We already have implants to improve hearing or keep a heart pumping, but what …
(NAPSI)—If you ever fear you have a fat chance of being slim, consider the case of Bayyinah Guerrant. She grew up slim. It wasn't until her early 20s, after having her two daughters, that she started gaining weight. She could track her weight gain by which size scrubs she had to ask for at t…
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among America's more than 74 million baby boomers, you may be glad to know of a helpful new book. It was written by a go-to resource for crisis financial planning, who frequently receives referrals from nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and…
(NAPSI)—Considering a trip to Hawaii or Puerto Rico? These exotic destinations offer adventure and beauty without the headache of passports, immunizations or foreign currency. While Hawaii and Puerto Rico are rich in unique plants, flowers and fruits, they are also home to insects and plant …
(StatePoint) Did you know that, on average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? This school year, follow some healthy habits to avoid the back-to-school plague.
(StatePoint) Nearly 50 percent of produce in the US is thrown away before it reaches your plate, according to USDA estimates. This waste not only affects the environment, it impacts shoppers’ wallets, as well. The average family of four discards $1,600 of food each year, according to a study…
(BPT) - A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC) can turn a woman’s life upside down. The disease, also known as Stage IV breast cancer, occurs when cancer has spread beyond the breast to other parts of the body, including the bones, liver, lungs or brain.[i],[ii] MBC is not just one di…
(BPT) - From tornadoes and floods to hail and lightning storms, the United States experiences a broad array of extreme weather. Fatalities do occur, but many people are surprised to learn that the weather event that causes the greatest number of deaths is heat.
(StatePoint) The power of curb appeal should not be underestimated. A whopping 99 percent of National Association of Realtors members believe it’s important in attracting a buyer.
(BPT) - The start of a new school year can be fraught with anxiety for children and parents alike. New school, new friends, new dynamics. And for children living with life-threatening allergies, that anxiety can be even more pointed as they — and their parents — consider and prepare for how …
(BPT) - Small businesses still struggle to obtain credit; nearly half of those who applied for credit in 2016 didn’t get all the funding they sought, and 17 percent of those who didn’t apply for financing skipped it because they didn’t think they could get what they needed, according to the …
(BPT) - Si está pensando en remodelar su baño pequeño, ya debe saber numerosos estudios demuestran que la actualización de un cuarto de baño de cualquier tamaño puede incrementar el valor de una vivienda. Sin embargo, probablemente ignore unas estadísticas provenientes de una encuesta realiz…
(BPT) - El sector del cuidado de la salud de los Estados Unidos está en constante evolución y la ruta de acceso a medicamentos asequibles no siempre es fácil de encontrar. Sin embargo, usted no tiene por qué sentirse perdido(a). Existen programas que pueden ayudarle(a).
(BPT) - Good conversations are critical in any doctor-patient relationship, including the one you have with your eye care professional. Knowing what to ask, and which changes and symptoms to discuss, can help make the most of your time with your eye doctor. What’s more, good communication no…
(BPT) - Teri Ackerson, a neuroscience nurse, and Paul Dippolito, a retired federal probation officer, have dedicated their lives to helping protect others. Now, to continue to help others, they also have to focus on protecting themselves, because they have a common heart condition called atr…
(BPT) - It’s amazing to contemplate that all the famous paintings in history — from da Vinci’s Mona Lisa to van Gogh’s Starry Night — are essentially formed from three primary colors. Artists skillfully combine red, yellow and blue to formulate an infinite range of colors to bring their pain…
(BPT) - Have you ever said no to a cherry? Probably not. This summertime treat is simply delicious. And if you’re looking for another reason to indulge, you’ll be pleased to know that cherries are surprisingly good for you. Recent research indicates that this summer’s superfruit offers a var…