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Monday 08/19/2019
Diabetes Makes Disaster Planning Even More Important
Updated: August 21, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Everyone should plan for natural disasters, but this planning is especially important if you have a chronic health condition such as diabetes. Follow these nine steps to be ready:

Saturday 08/17/2019
Questions Your Teen’s Pediatrician May Ask
Posted: August 17, 2019

(StatePoint) Routine check-ups are essential for adolescents and young adults. As health risks and concerns are rapidly changing during the teen years, these preventive services can help keep your teens healthy and safe. Experts say that conversations between doctors, patients and their families during these visits are very important.

Friday 08/16/2019
How Plasma Donations Can Add Up to Life-Changing Medicines for People Around the World
Updated: August 20, 2019 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - What is plasma and how does it help people?

5 Ways to Keep Your Cat Happy and Healthy
Updated: August 21, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) While cats can be quite independent animals, they still rely on their pet parents to maintain their well-being. It’s up to pet owners to provide the adequate care, nutrition and home environment to ensure their furry friends live long and healthy lives.

A Romantic Rendezvous
Updated: August 21, 2019 - 2:30 am

Celebrate love with a Caribbean cruise

Making the Back-to-School Transition Easy
Updated: August 21, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) It’s time to get your household organized for another school year and all that comes with it.

Ways to Make the World a Better Place for Seniors
Updated: August 21, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) By 2050, the senior population (adults age 65 and older) will be more than double that of the world’s youngest citizens, and the number of people living beyond age 80 is expected to triple over the next 30 years.

Seek Outdoor Entertainment for Personal Satisfaction
Updated: August 21, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Making time to enjoy the outdoors is a simple way to boost your physical and mental well-being, no matter your age. Whether you venture out to the porch to watch the sunset or lace up your golf shoes for an afternoon on the course, there are plenty of ways you can take in some fresh air.

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