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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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Security & Preparedness September 4, 2018

Safe Driving Tips for Staying Protected Behind the Wheel

Katherine E., Editor

Do you regularly practice safe driving? American roads are full of drivers who are speeding, distracted and careless; drivers who have been drinking or doing drugs; and drivers who are a combina­tion of all these factors. No matter how good a driv...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life August 30, 2018

Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips to Keep You Out of the ER

Katherine E., Editor

Are you one of the millions of Americans planning a final summer getaway this Labor Day weekend? According to the NHTSA, Labor Day weekend is one of the most dangerous holidays of the year on American roads. This year, enjoy your last few days of ...

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Military Life August 28, 2018

Support Our Veterans: Do Your Part to Spread Suicide Prevention Awareness and Help A Friend in Need

Katherine E., Editor

Every suicide is a tragic loss – all the more so because suicide can be prevented. Sadly, the risk of suicide in the military among recent wartime Veterans is much higher than for the general U.S. population, likely because Service members and Vet...

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Education August 23, 2018

Putting the Brakes on School Bus Bullying

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Parents send their kids to school to learn, play and build lasting friendships. But, sadly, bullying has become a reality in many of our school’s hallways, playgrounds and school buses. That’s right – at least 10% of children have reported being b...

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Health & Wellness August 21, 2018

It's National Immunization Month: How Much Do You Know About Vaccination?

Katherine E., Editor

Are you up to date with your vaccines? Immunizations aren’t just for children. In fact, the protection that some childhood vaccines offer wear off over time. Because of your age, health condition, lifestyle, profession, travel and other factors, y...

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Work Life & Safety August 14, 2018

Talk It Out: How to Communicate with Coworkers

Maggie K., Senior Editor

The key to building a harmonious, civil workplace is employees and managers who do their part to avoid the common behaviors that create conflict amongst coworkers. They must be respectful, be open to others’ opinions and, above all, be good commun...

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