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Health Matters

How Communities Can Fight The Coronavirus Pandemic And PPE Shortage

(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), … more

That Was Me

It wasn’t long ago that I was spending most of my days at Boys and Girls Clubs, just like her. Or just like him.I didn’t realize back then how crucial it was for Boys and Girls clubs to have the … more
News For Older Americans

Hints To Help You Stay On The Road To Safe Driving

(NAPSM)—For many older adults, retaining the ability to drive is very important. It means independence and makes it easier to do shopping, see friends and family, and keep medical appointments. … more
Education News And Notes

Educators and Researchers Working Together to Improve Teaching Practices

(NAPSI)—A great education can have a transformational impact on a student’s life. And every student—not just a lucky few—deserves to get an education that enables them to reach their full … more
Children's Health Update

Children’s National to Make March Matter for Children in the Hospital

(NAPSI)—This month, kids across the region will enjoy playing sports, spending time with friends or traveling for family vacation on spring break. Sadly, hundreds of other children will remain in … more
Health Awareness

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

(NAPSI)—60,000 people are newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) each year. Nearly fifty percent of those newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s and their care partners leave the doctor’s … more
Safety On The Road

Protecting Your Ability To Drive Safely For As Long As Possible

(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. … more
Booktrib's BookBites

Reading Potpourri: Domestic Thriller, Historical Fiction, Guide For How To Learn, And Touching Memoir Of Survival

(NAPSI)—If you can’t remember it, how do you prove you didn’t do it? Eva Hansen wakes in the hospital after being struck by … more
Health Awareness

What You Should Know About Pancreatic Cancer

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you love is ever among the more than 57,000 Americans expected to be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, knowing a few facts may help improve your outcomes.What It … more
Education News And Notes

Expanded Pre-AP Access Coming To A School Near You Next Fall

(NAPSI)—Exciting changes for students are coming to the College Board’s Pre-AP Program in the 2020-21 school year. After two years of partnership with more than 200 schools, the Pre-AP … more
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
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