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Forging a Path: Women Welders

(NAPSI)—“It is not for the faint of heart,” Erica Bridges said.   Bridges is a Welding Technology student at Texas State Technical College (TSTC). She was referring to her field of study …
Most Americans plan to spend wisely during the holidays and save in the new year.

How Americans Plan to Spend and Save this Holiday Season

4 days ago
(NAPSI)—The holidays can bring the pressure to overspend—but you can resist it and still be merry and bright.   What The Gens …
A provider of high-quality primary care and value-based care programs for senior living organizations works with state and local officials, healthcare stakeholders and facility operators in Iowa, to improve post-acute and long-term care for the state’s aging population.

Improved Post-Acute and Long-Term Care for Iowa’s Seniors

4 days ago
(NAPS)—Long-term care access and delivery has been a challenge in Iowa for years, with the pandemic hitting the state particularly …
Keep an eye on your sight. Blurry vision, faded colors and double images can all be symptoms of cataracts—which can be cured.

What You Need to Know About Cataracts

5 days ago
(NAPSI)—By age 80, most people either have cataracts or have had cataract surgery. That’s because most cataracts are the result of …

7 Reasons to Get Started with Your Fitness Program

Tuesday, December 5

(NAPSI)—Because physical activity and healthy aging go hand in hand, getting started with a fitness program included in your health plan can do more than help you maintain your health as you age. …

Unexpected Driving Hazards: Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard
Monday, December 4

(NAPSI)—The holiday season, with its festive spirit, family gatherings, and vacation plans, can also include some unexpected driving challenges—but you can still navigate them safely.   How …

A Veterinarian’s Top Tips for a Safe, Festive Holiday Season with Pets
Friday, December 1

by Dr. Whitney Miller,    DVM, MBA, DACVPM (NAPSI)—Pet parents across the country are gearing up to spread holiday cheer with their favorite furry family members. Whether cuddling by the …

Pointers For Parents on Handling Screen Time
Monday, November 27

(NAPSI)—The holiday season conjures images and feelings of warmth, comfort, and joy. In many families with children, however, parents worry about the amount of time their kids will spend online …

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Tuesday, November 7

National Grid is working to ensure your life is powered by affordable, reliable, clean energy.   As we increase our use of cleaner energy sources like wind, solar, and hydro, we can reduce our …


Thursday, November 2
Diabetes occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. It can lead to serious health issues affecting your …

Tropical Sangria Cocktail

Saturday, July 15
Hi, I’m Lisa with Seagram’s Escapes, excited to share an easy cocktail idea to help you make happiness happen for any occasion. …


Friday, June 16
Award-winning artist Annie Stegg Gerard and the game designers from Forbidden Games have a fantastic new game ready for you, it’s …


Friday, June 9
The newest and most exciting voices of science fiction and fantasy have been found by the L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers and …
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Wednesday, May 3
Nurses save, prolong and improve lives, and nurse educators help others learn how to do so, but all too often they’re overworked and …

Follow Your Kidney Health: Testing for Kidney Disease

Friday, March 17
You may not think about your kidneys, but they play a vital role in your overall health. More than one in seven U-S adults are …


Wednesday, February 22
Research suggests some forty million Americans—likely people you know—visit pornography sites regularly. While watching consenting …


Friday, February 10
So sometimes I’ve said, you know, there are three people in the room when I go into the room: There’s the patient, there’s the …


Monday, February 6
Duct cleaning is never really a normal thing to think about until there’s a problem. For a homeowner, you may find that you’re …
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Health and Well-Being

4 days ago
The happy holiday season may not always be so happy for some Americans. Mental health experts say all the gifts, the gatherings, and other factors may lead lots of people to feel stressed, anxious or …

Hints For Homeowners

Monday, October 30
The average electricity customer experiences seven to eight hours of power interruptions a year. Fortunately, two things can help: standby generators and battery storage systems. Standby generators …

Alerta sobre la salud

Friday, September 8
Usted puede estar en riesgo de tener una enfermedad del hígado sin saberlo. Se calcula que la enfermedad del hígado graso afecta de ochenta a cien millones de estadounidenses y dado que casi no …

Internet and Education

Friday, September 1
During school season, a seamless and affordable online experience is critical for many as several family members at once need to get onto the Interent for work, studying and fun. Such heavy Internet …

Learning To Save Lives

Thursday, July 6
For most people, a college education can lead to a better life—but for students at a unique institution, it can lead to saving lives. At Texas State Technical College, the Emergency Medical …
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Summer Reading

Monday, June 12

(NAPSI)—A daring new novel called SOLIMEOS by Rhoda Lerman, a critically-acclaimed author who passed away in 2015, imagines what life might have been like for Nazi officers and their families in …

Fantastic Ideas Can Win Fantastic Prizes
Friday, May 19

(NAPSI)—The newest and most exciting voices of science fiction and fantasy have been found by the L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, for nearly four decades. …

Great Historical Fiction Can Illuminate Life Today
Wednesday, April 19

(NAPSI)—“If you want to know what happened, read history books. If you want to understand what happened, read historical fiction.”   In that spirit, to coincide with the 75th anniversary …


A Dog Trainer’s Top Five Tips for a Safe Halloween Celebration with Pets

Thursday, September 28

by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP (NAPSI)—Spooky season is upon us, and if you were part of the one in five people who, according to the National Retail Federation, planned to dress up their pet last …

Maximizing Barn Design
Thursday, September 14

(NAPSI)—Keeping horses safe and comfortable is the No. 1 priority when constructing a new equestrian barn. But owners also want a stylish and functional building that is durable and can withstand …

6 Backyarding Renovation Mistakes to Avoid, According to the TurfMutt Foundation
Monday, July 31

(NAPSI)—Summer and backyarding—the act of taking our indoor life outside—go hand in hand. This time of year, the backyard beckons for entertaining, working, exercising, relaxing, and …


Three No-Stress Tips for Tidying Up at Holiday Time

Wednesday, November 15

(NAPSI)—If the holidays are at your house this year, you may find they can be even more magical when you have a good plan for cleaning up before and after the company comes.   Keep Holiday …

Keep Power Bills Down
Tuesday, October 3

(NAPSI)—Now is the time for New York residents to make sure their homes are as energy efficient as possible when storms and cold temperatures hit and in the rare event of a power outage.   …

7 Tips for Readying Your Outdoor Power Equipment for Winter Storage
Thursday, September 28

(NAPSI)—After your lawn gets its last cut before winter, it will be time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and trimmers. It’s also …

Education / careers

Big Tips for Small Businesses

Wednesday, November 8

(NAPSI)—Small businesses are the backbone of our society and play a critical role in our economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Association, firms of 500 employees or fewer make up 99.9% of …

New Tools Help Teachers Improve Student Literacy
Monday, October 16

(NAPSI)—Many people don’t know this, but a few short videos can make a big difference in education in America. The Problem The National Assessment of Educational Progress, an organization that …

Pitching For A Secure Future: Father And Son Take The Mound
Thursday, September 7

(NAPSI)—In a heartwarming display of shared passions and familial bond, Saratoga, NY father and son duo, Barry and Daniel Bruno, took the mound as they threw the ceremonial first pitch at the …

Fashion & beauty

Help Kids See Their Way To A Good Education

Tuesday, September 12

(NAPSI)—If any of the approximately 74 million schoolchildren in the U.S. is someone you care about, here’s something you may want to look into: According to the National Institutes of Health …

How to Overcome Anxiety at the Dentist
Tuesday, August 15

(NAPSI)—If you experience anxiety and stress while visiting your dentist, you’re not alone. For many people, the idea of going to the dentist stirs up anxiety; however, it’s so important to …

Lip Care is an Important Part of Your Oral Health Routine
Tuesday, August 1

(NAPSI)—Lips are one of the most sensitive organs in the body, composed of more than a million nerves, yet they are often neglected and not treated properly. Without healthy, fully functioning …


Surprising News About The Fight Against Polio

Friday, October 6

(NAPSI)—When it comes to combating polio, there’s good news, bad news and better news. The good news is that efforts to eradicate the dreaded disease have been going on for decades. Back in the …

Sickle Cell Disease: More Than Just Growing Pains
Friday, September 22

(NAPSI)­—It’s what every parent wishes they could do for their child: solve the impossible.   For Vesha Jamison, that journey began when doctors raised the flag that he needed …

Clean Energy Made Easier In New York
Monday, September 18

(NAPSI)—Reliance on electricity is growing as communities across the state transition away from pollution-producing fossil fuels to clean, sustainable power sources to combat climate change.   …


Out-of-this-World Inventions Close at Hand

Thursday, October 5

(NAPSI)—Chances are, you’re not among the roughly 600 people who’ve been into outer space—but you can still learn about some of the products and discoveries of those who have. For example, …

All Things Duct Cleaning
Monday, September 25

(NAPSI)—There may be a problem lurking in your house that you can’t even see: dirty ducts. But that doesn’t have to be. The Issue Even with the proper use of filters, your home’s heating and …

How The Climate Crisis Affects You— And What You Can Do About It
Tuesday, September 5

(NAPSI)—Families across the country cope with the effects of the climate crisis as extreme storms, wildfires, heat and floods grow in frequency and intensity. In fact, one of the nation’s leaders …


Happy(er) Holidays: How to Keep Your Mental Health in Check This Year

Tuesday, November 21

(NAPSI)—While the joy and busyness of the holiday season can take a toll on some people’s mental health, that doesn’t have to be. There are ways to avoid holiday-related challenges.   …

Be A Holiday Hero: Get Vaccinated This Season
Tuesday, November 14

(NAPSI)—With respiratory virus season in full swing, you may think it’s too late for you and your family to get vaccinated against the flu. The good news: it’s not. According to the Centers for …

The U.S. Postal Service is Ready to Deliver
Friday, November 3

(NAPSI)—The United States Postal Service (USPS) is ready to deliver another successful holiday season. “Our 2022 peak season was a tremendous success,” said Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. …


Ditch the Snow for Sun and Sea

Thursday, October 19

(NAPSI)—As an increasing number of people have discovered: for delightful holidays, just add water. The warm waters in and around Florida, Texas and California, that is, whether on a lake, bay or …

Remember To Check For Safety Recalls
Monday, July 24

(NAPSI)—When you plan road trips with family and friends, it’s important to make sure your vehicle is as safe as possible. Many vehicle owners may remember important tasks like changing the oil …

Save Time, Save Money And Go See The World
Tuesday, June 6

(NAPSI)—A recent trend in travel is taking many people far—and you can be among them.   The Way to Travel Today Here’s what’s going on: • Subscription travel is increasingly popular. …


Join the World of Faeries & Magical Creatures

Thursday, June 15

(NAPSI)—Enjoy the beautiful winged faeries, trolls, goblins and an entire new world in the just released game from Forbidden Games, titled Faeries & Magical Creatures™. Unlike many current …

New Study Estimates YouTube’s Impact on U.S. Economy and Culture
Tuesday, May 16

(NAPSI)—The next time you enjoy watching something on YouTube, you may care to consider there’s a lot more to the service than fun and learning. It’s an important part of our economy, too. …

Pointers On Pleasing The Women In Your Life
Thursday, April 27

(NAPSI)—Although the abolitionist, suffragist and lyricist of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” Julia Ward Howe, first wrote a “Mother’s Day Proclamation” in 1870, and in 1908 Anna …


Design Your Backyard Boat or RV Storage Facility For Efficiency, Functionality and Enjoyment

Tuesday, April 4

(NAPSI)—Boating and RV use rank among the most popular forms of recreation in the U.S. Having attractive, well-designed storage facilities for your boat or RV is important in protecting and …

Urgent Vehicle Safety Warning Ahead Of Holiday Travel Season
Thursday, December 15, 2022

(NAPSI)—As you prepare for the busy holiday travel season, you should be aware of an urgent stop-drive warning issued to owners and custodians of certain older model Dodge and Chrysler vehicles who …

Getting Road Trip Ready
Friday, July 22, 2022

(NAPSI)—Here’s something you should know the next time you’re getting your vehicle ready for a road trip. While you may take steps to prepare for a trip—checking tire pressure and oil levels …


Gear Up for Respiratory Virus Season

Friday, September 22

(NAPSI)—Here’s news to help you breathe easier: Although respiratory virus season is upon us, you can protect yourself and your loved ones. How? Make sure you’re up to date on all of your …

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Love And Pride
Thursday, September 7

(NAPSI)—Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15, celebrates legacies from past generations. In many Latino cultures, that includes lessons mothers share with their children on …

How Functional Fitness Can Help You Keep Up with the Grandkids
Monday, July 10

(NAPSI)—One of the greatest joys—but potentially biggest challenges—for many grandparents is time spent with the grandkids. Whether yours are toddlers or teens, keeping them entertained …


Your Bank, Your Way: Choosing the Right Bank for Your Needs

Friday, November 17

(NAPSI)—Even with so many banking options available today, finding the one that fits your needs can be simple. The right bank should be more than a place where you keep your money; it should offer …

Keep Power Bills Down
Tuesday, September 12

(NAPSI)—Now is the time for Massachusetts residents to make sure their homes are as energy efficient as possible for when storms and cold temperatures hit and in the rare event of a power outage. …

Clean Energy Made Easier In Massachusetts
Thursday, August 24

(NAPSI)—Reliance on electricity is growing as communities transition away from pollution-producing fossil fuels to clean, sustainable power sources to combat climate change. The U.S. Department of …


FIRST Robotics Competition Builds Strong People, Not Just Robots

Monday, April 18, 2022

(NAPSI)—When people think about FIRST, they immediately think of high school robotics competitions. But for the 2.5 million students who have participated in FIRST programs worldwide …

Gym Or No Gym? Fitness Expert Tom Holland On Finding Your Ideal Exercise Routine
Friday, March 4, 2022

(NAPSI)—They say old habits die hard, but for a lot of people the last two years have proven otherwise. The COVID-19 pandemic fueled a seismic shift in the way people view physical and mental …

Choosing The Perfect Personal Trainer
Friday, January 14, 2022

by Gini Grimsley, MS, CSCS (NAPSI)—Exercising with a personal trainer has transformed from a luxury amenity into a highly effective lifestyle routine in many people’s health and fitness …


This Seafood Item is Spurring Holiday Menu Magic

Monday, November 6

Take Charge of Tomorrow: Preventing Diabetes Health Problems
Thursday, November 2

(NAPSI)—November is National Diabetes Month, when communities across the country spread awareness about diabetes.   Did you know that at least 1 in 10 Americans has diabetes? That’s 37 …

World Keratoconus Day Aims to Increase Awareness About This Progressive Eye Disease
Monday, October 30

(NAPSI)—Blurred vision, frequent eyeglass prescription changes, and even eye rubbing can be signs of an underdiagnosed progressive eye disease that can threaten vision, especially in teens and …


A Delicious Way To Toast The Women In Your Life

Thursday, April 27

(NAPSI)—Did you know that President Woodrow Wilson first declared Mother’s Day a holiday in 1914? Even before that, Julia Ward Howe, the abolitionist, suffragist and lyricist of the “Battle …

A Healthy And Balanced Diet Improves Oral Health
Wednesday, March 1

(NAPSI)—Oral health is linked to whole-body health, which means that not caring for teeth and gums can contribute to other health issues such as heart disease, stroke, and more. To help …

Supplement Your Dental Care Routine
Wednesday, January 25

(NAPSI)—Brushing and flossing are the main tricks of the trade for maintaining a healthy smile, but if you want to expand your dental health from the inside out, you may want to consider …

Gift ideas

There’s Still Time to Deliver a Wow This Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 14

(NAPSI)—This year, you can send thoughtful expressions of love with help from 1-800-Flowers . They offer an wide selection of gifting options designed to win hearts on Cupid’s big day. From …

Five Ways To Safely Celebrate With Your Pet This Holiday Season
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

by Dr. Whitney Miller, DVM, MBA, DACVPM (NAPSI)—Most pet parents agree: their animals are part of what makes the holiday season so magical. While it’s an excellent opportunity to integrate furry …

Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season
Monday, December 5, 2022

(NAPSI)—The holidays are right around the corner and sending your mail and packages with the U.S. Postal Service has never been easier or more reliable. With a little planning and the right tools, …

Government news

Liver Disease And Your Life

Monday, August 21

(NAPSI)—You may be at risk for liver disease and not even know it. Consider this: Fatty liver disease affects an estimated 80 to 100 million Americans and many are completely unaware they have it. …

Finding Health Insurance Coverage For Your New College Graduate
Wednesday, June 28

(NAPSI)—As you and your child look to the future, many questions may arise. One often lost in these planning discussions is what are the graduate’s health insurance needs. While it might be the …

What to Know About Pneumonia
Monday, June 12

(NAPSI)—Many people think of pneumonia as a disease to worry about only in the fall and winter, but the truth is, pneumonia can reach you any time during the year.   The Problem Contracting …


Give Mom A Gift Of Clean

Thursday, April 27

(NAPSI)—Whether she taught you how to use a toothbrush to clean the baseboards or how to keep laundry soft and fragrant (never crispy), one thing’s likely: Mom always knows best when it comes to …

Simple Steps for the Best Spring Break Ever
Friday, March 24

by the We Can Do This COVID-19Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Spring break is around the corner, and students everywhere are pulling out the essentials to prepare—whether that’s …

Simple Steps for the Best Spring Break Ever
Friday, March 24

by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign   (NAPSI)—Spring break is around the corner, and students everywhere are pulling out the essentials to prepare—whether that’s …

Real estate

Five Home Improvement Projects that are Low Cost and High Impact

Wednesday, June 28

(NAPSI)—Housing prices may be as expensive as ever, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to put your plans for a dream home on hold. Rather than purchasing a new house, many homeowners are …

Insurance Tips for California High Risk Area
Thursday, November 10, 2022

(NAPSI)—It’s a huge irony—those who live in the most wildfire prone areas are shunned by private insurance companies and relegated to rely on the state-subsidized California Fair Plan. This …

Debunking The Five Myths That Deter Homeownership
Thursday, October 20, 2022

(NAPSI)—Buying a home can seem daunting, especially for first-time homebuyers facing record housing prices, tight supply, and rising interest rates. Quite often, misconceptions about homeownership …


Supporting Other People’s Mental Health Changed My Own Life

Monday, October 9

by J.D. Schramm (NAPSI)—The first time I heard about Crisis Text Line was when one of my students shared information about this mental health support service in one of my classes on strategic …

How to Prepare for a Power Outage
Monday, September 25

(NAPSI)—It’s unfortunate but, according to the U.S. Energy Information Association’s most recent reports, on average, electricity customers experience seven to eight hours of power …

Save Cool Cash On Hot Days
Friday, August 4

(NAPSI)—Almost everyone appreciates a nice, cool, comfortable home when it’s hot outside, and as air conditioners kick into high gear, there can be a price to pay—literally—but you can do …


What to Know About Pregnancy and COVID Vaccines

Monday, May 22

by the We Can Do This   COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Health information can be overwhelming when you first become pregnant or are considering becoming pregnant. On top of dietary …

What to Know About Pregnancy and COVID Vaccines
Monday, May 22

by the We Can Do This   COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Health information can be overwhelming when you first become pregnant or are considering becoming pregnant. On top of dietary …

What to Know About Pregnancy and COVID Vaccines
Monday, May 22

by the We Can Do This   COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Health information can be overwhelming when you first become pregnant or are considering becoming pregnant. On top of dietary …