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Sharing is Caring: 5 Simple Ways to Help Area Seniors

(NewsUSA) - The number of older adults in our society is growing rapidly. Today, for the first time in history, there are more people over age 60 than under age five.

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Monday 07/01/2019
Need for Donor Registry Prompts Nobel Nomination
Posted: July 01, 2019

(NewsUSA) - When Dr. Bart Fisher's son, Ivan, was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder in 1983 at eight-years-old, the only cure was a bone marrow transplant. However, at that time, there was only a small bone marrow registry in England, with 50,000 names and, in the U.S., no registry at all to find a match.

Celebrity Chef Mentors 4 Youth
Updated: July 04, 2019 - 2:53 am

(NAPSI)—Noted Chef Tom Douglas cooked up a way for four youth who have experienced foster care to explore culinary careers.

Thursday 06/27/2019
Helping Children Reach Their Potential
Updated: June 29, 2019 - 2:54 am

(NAPSI)—While most families acknowledge the importance of education, one out of every six students in America doesn’t graduate high school on time.

Tuesday 06/25/2019
Airport Kiosks Teach Travelers Hands-Only CPR
Posted: June 25, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Each year, more than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur at locations other than hospitals, and more than 20 percent occur in public places, according to the American Heart Association. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple the odds of survival for someone in cardiac arrest.

Monday 06/24/2019
Decoupling from China
Updated: August 14, 2019 - 2:40 am

(NewsUSA) -We do not know what will come out of the meeting between President Trump and Xi Jinping at the G-20 on June 28, but the signs are ominous. The state-promoted anti-American propaganda blasting U.S. "bullying" on trade and the resurgence in Chinese nationalism stoked by Xi Jinping augur poorly for successful trade negotiations with China. And any deal made by Trump is likely to be attacked by Democrats as too weak, so Trump at this point has little incentive to make a deal with China before the 2020 presidential election.

Friday 06/21/2019
39 Million Hugs and Counting - Amma Visits US, Toronto
Updated: August 10, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Mata Amritanandamayi, or Amma, as she is called, is a world-renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader whose life of service has inspired millions of people to help others.

Wednesday 06/19/2019
Is Your Supermarket Reducing Plastic Pollution?
Posted: June 19, 2019

(StatePoint) Plastic pollution is a crisis for communities, oceans and waterways, according to environmental experts, who point out that supermarkets -- as major contributors to the growing problem -- are in an important position to acknowledge and address the issue.

Monday 06/17/2019
Fomentando empatía a través de la tecnología
Updated: July 23, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - San Juan, Puerto Rico - 23 de mayo de 2019 - El huracán Maria fue la tormenta más letal en la historia moderna de Estados Unidos. Casi dos años después personas siguen afectadas, incluyendo a muchos jóvenes puertorriqueños. "La única manera de crear conciencia sobre un problema, y motivar a los demás a ser empáticos sobre el mismo, es cuando lo vivimos o lo observamos directamente," explicó Jan De La Paz, maestro de español en la Escuela Especializada en Matemáticas, Ciencias y Tecnología de San Juan y Profesor Innovador Experto de Microsoft.

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