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There is NO EXCUSE not to wear a life jacket

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Sports, Travel/Lifestyle

Be sure you and your children are wearing sunglasses during periods of intense sunlight because the glasses can absorb dangerous UV rays before they reach your eyes.

May 2013 | Location: Southeast, Southwest, Mountain, West | Category: Health

In many states, when young people in foster care turn 18, they are no longer part of the foster care system. Many find themselves living alone, without the support, resources and guidance of a stable family or other caring...

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Education, Health

When Florida turned down $2.4 billion in federal aid for a high-speed rail in 2011, many Floridians were upset. Now, state lawmakers may reject a much larger amount – $51 billion over 10 years – leaving hundreds of thousands of...

April 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Health

At least two children born each day in the United States will have tuberous sclerosis complex, the leading genetic cause of both autism and epilepsy. Increasing public awareness will lead to earlier diagnosis, more research, and...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

April is the Month of the Military Child and this month the Real Warriors Campaign encourages Americans to honor the nation's 1.8 million military children and families of returning warriors.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Getting insurance through the workplace has traditionally been the way most Americans obtain health insurance, but today just 60 percent of people receive their health insurance through this route.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Business, Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Abril es el "Plantas Invasoras de plagas, y el Mes de Concienciación de Enfermedades" y el comienzo de una época particularmente vulnerable a la agricultura de Estados Unidos, como un aumento de la actividad al aire libre aumenta...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Health

If the current trend continues, one in three American adults will have diabetes by 2050. In fact, every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with the disease. The American Diabetes Association wants as many Americans as possible to be...

April 2013 | Location: National, Illinois, Texas, California, Oregon, Washington | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

(Washington, D.C., April 8, 2013) -- April is “Invasive Plant, Pest and Disease Awareness Month” and the start of a particularly vulnerable time for America’s agriculture, as a surge in outdoor activity increases the s

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Environment, Health

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery National Tour -- which includes a 45-foot purple bus, will make several stops throughout Cincinnati starting stops throughout Detroit starting Thursday, April 11...

April 2013 | Location: Michigan | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

The American Diabetes Association is challenging riders to be part of the movement to Stop Diabetes by participating in their annual Tour de Cure, a cycling event to raise funds to help fight diabetes.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health, Science

Producer/Director Eugene Jarecki, whose film Why We Fight examined the anatomy of the American war machine, turns the same penetrating lens to the War on Drugs, seeking to lay bare its mechanics, motivations, and contradictions.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Entertainment, Government/Public Affairs, Health, Justice/Legal

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery National Tour -- which includes a 45-foot purple bus, will make several stops throughout Cincinnati starting Thursday, April 4 through Saturday, April 6. The bus,...

April 2013 | Location: Ohio | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

Vision is our most prized sense. In fact, most people fear losing their eye sight more than any other primary sense. Losing vision to eye diseases, injuries or other conditions can mean losing the ability to enjoy driving,...

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Health

Formas de eficiencia energética de Florida Power and Light para apoyar Autism Speaks "Light It Up Blue"

March 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

As Autism Awareness Day approaches on April 2, show your support by lighting up your home or business as part of the Autism Speaks “Light It Up Blue” Campaign. Florida Power and Light shares how you can be energy efficient for...

March 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

The Diabetes Risk Test is the first step to stopping this disease and can help you lead a much healthier life.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Health

The health and environmental benefits for reducing meat consumption.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Health

The first 20-year study on top causes of vision loss in older Americans finds that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the eye disease that most often causes poor eyesight.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Health

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