Monthly Archives: September 2012

Regular screening tests are important for all women

Regular screening tests are important for all women (ARA) – Every woman should make time for healthy habits such as getting plenty of exercise, eating healthy, and finding a comfortable balance between work and life.  In addition, all women should schedule routine health screenings that help detect a variety of diseases in their early stages….

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Lift loved ones up when medical costs get them down

Lift loved ones up when medical costs get them down (ARA) – Medical costs are the leading cause of bankruptcy in the U.S., according to crowdsourcing.org. So how do you help family and friends struggling with sometimes overwhelming expenses? For many, crowdsourcing websites are becoming an empowering source of financial support, with estimates that more…

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Protecting your home against winter’s ‘silent killer’

Protecting your home against winter’s ‘silent killer’ (ARA) – It’s colorless, odorless and the No. 1 cause of accidental poisoning in the United States. And, it worsens in the winter. Known as the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide (CO) is responsible for an average of 450 deaths and 20,000 emergency room visits each year, according to…

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Back to school: Hey, parents, it’s not just for kids

Back to school: Hey, parents, it’s not just for kids (ARA) – The kids got their back-to-school haircuts and picked out new outfits. You’ve stocked up on school supplies and healthy after-school snacks, and you’re prepared to limit your child’s non-school screen time. Like many parents, you’re now wondering if there’s more you can do…

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Back-to-school tips for the whole family

Starting the school year off right: Back-to-school tips for the whole family (ARA) – Back-to-school season can be a stressful time for families. Homework requirements, packed schedules, extracurricular activities and even shorter hours of daylight are only a few things that make this time of year a transitional time for families. In fact, research shows…

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