Yearly Archives: 2012

Clean Water Act celebrates 40 years of water improvements

Clean Water Act celebrates 40 years of water improvements (BPT) -The Clean Water Act was established 40 years ago with the goal of protecting waterways and ensuring homes and offices receive clean drinking water. As the legislation marks its 40th anniversary, water officials and water consumers alike are looking back on the accomplishments and planning…

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Protect your family this winter with vaccinations

Protect your family this winter with vaccinations (ARA) – Whether you are an adult or a child, viruses, bacteria and disease can strike at any time and are not something which can always be dismissed with bed rest and soup. Terrible viruses, such as measles, have vaccines available, but have seen a continued rise in…

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Become a produce professional: healthy eats from farm to family

Become a produce professional: healthy eats from farm to family (ARA) – Local. That’s the buzzword when it comes to healthy eats these days. From the farm to the city, locally grown goods are keeping menus fresh and food lovers satisfied. This trend is on the rise in hot-spot restaurants around the nation and now…

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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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