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Security & Preparedness October 18, 2018

Cybersecurity Awareness: Is Your Computer System Safe?

Krystina C., Editor

Cyberattacks have increased dramatically in the last 10 years, making cybersecurity awareness more important than ever. More and more cybercriminals are using the internet to access confidential data, steal personal information and damage computer...

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Home Life October 16, 2018

End Bullying Now: Why Your Words Matter and How They Effect Change

Julia S., Editor

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Have a closer look at what bullying looks like, how it affects victims and what actions to take if you are being bullied or witness bullying. Share this page with your friends – together, we can put a...

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Work Life & Safety October 11, 2018

When the Trauma Takes Hold: Recognizing and Responding to Critical Incident Stress in First Responders

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Front-line emergency personnel experience many types of calls. Most are routine and usually not distressing, but some disturbing calls can be difficult to overcome and cause critical incident stress reactions. Critical incident stress (or traum...

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Military Life October 9, 2018

Veterans: Stay Vigilant About Breast Cancer Awareness

Amanda S., Editor

Service members need to stay vigilant when it comes to their health and well-being since they put themselves in potentially harmful situations every day. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so this is the ideal opportunity to spread the word...

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Security & Preparedness October 2, 2018

Winter Storm Prep: Bracing for the Icy Road Ahead

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder and the jackets are getting warmer. Summer is officially over – and winter will soon creep its chilly, snowy head into our daily lives. Nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live...

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Security & Preparedness September 25, 2018

Designing Your Family Disaster Plan: Is Your Household Prepared?

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Life is unpredictable – so families should always be prepared for any situation that might be thrown their way. Because preparation is key to survival during any major threat, one crucial focus for every family should be effective disaster plannin...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life September 20, 2018

Drug Addiction Hurts Families: Where to Turn if Your Mom or Dad Is Using Drugs

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Drug addiction puts a lot of stress on parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents – anyone who is part of the home. When family members take drugs: You can’t count on them to do what they say they will do. They may forget or get distracte...

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Health & Wellness September 18, 2018

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Heather M., Editor

About 13% of American men will get prostate cancer, and 2% to 3% will die from it. Be Aware of the Risk Factors You are more likely to get prostate cancer after age 40. If your father, son or brother had prostate cancer, you are at increa...

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Military Life September 13, 2018

Domestic and Child Abuse in the Military Family: Fighting the Battle in Your Own Backyard

Amanda S., Editor

Domestic abuse comes in many forms and can have lasting effects on its’ victims. For those serving in the military, dealing with abuse in the home can also interfere with their daily performance and clash with core military values. Too many famili...

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Health & Wellness September 6, 2018

Take Control of Chronic Pain with Complementary Treatments that Can Help You Cope

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Chronic pain can rob you of your health, happiness and quality of life. September is National Pain Awareness Month, a good reminder to evaluate your patient’s, family member’s or personal pain management strategy and put the focus on living the fu...

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