Latest Stories

advertorial
advertorial
  • Updated
advertorial
  • Updated

Recent Stories

advertorial
  • Updated

(NAPSMI)—Overall, cancer deaths in America have fallen in the last several decades, but not everyone has benefited equally from advances in cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Black people have the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial and ethnic group in the US for …

advertorial
  • Updated

(StatePoint) The average military spouse moves eight to 12 times in the span of a 20-year military career. Each move results in starting over in the new location and dealing with the struggle of meeting new people, sustaining meaningful employment, and feeling a sense of community in each ne…

advertorial
  • Updated

(NAPSI)—For many students, learning and school excitement can be stifled by caution and worry about bullying—but it can be alleviated.The ProblemChildren who are bullied or who bully others may have lasting difficulties. Bullies are more likely to drop out of school, engage in criminal behav…

advertorial
  • Updated

(NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on lives in more ways than many realize. For example, it meant too many Americans neglected getting the regular health testing—particularly cancer screening—they should.According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, an estimated 41% …

advertorial
  • Updated

(StatePoint) The Peace Corps, established in 1961, partners with communities abroad to develop sustainable solutions for the world’s most pressing challenges at the grassroots level. While all volunteers returned home in March of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency is working to re…

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - For busy parents, keeping a baby or toddler away from problem areas in the home can be an ongoing challenge. September is Baby Safety Month, and an important reminder for parents to look for potentially unsafe areas in the home and identify smart solutions to help put their minds…

advertorial

(NewsUSA) -The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continue to encourage time outdoors as a way to gather safely and reduce stress in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, shade structures have become an integral part of everyday life. A customized shade structure en…

advertorial
  • Updated

(NAPSI)—Whatever happens with the new phase of the pandemic, and the glimmers of normalcy that bring joy and hope to many, the light at the end of the tunnel is difficult to see for many. This is particularly true of the loved ones of the nearly 4,000 U.S. healthcare workers who have died fr…

advertorial

(NewsUSA) -You herd it here first, the Illinois State Fair is back again this year, providing a way for skilled young farmers to show off their hard work and demonstrate their expertise in the agricultural industry.

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - Toys for Tots is the nation's flagship children's Christmastime charity, but the Program extends to helping children and families in need year-round. As children gear up for the new school year, the Toys for Tots Literacy Program continues its successful Back to School Books camp…

advertorial

(NewsUSA)

advertorial

(StatePoint) Playtime is not only fun, it can also be an opportunity to teach children important values and help them learn to give back. Here are three ideas for infusing a philanthropic mindset into fun.

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - Toys for Tots is the Nation's flagship children's Christmastime charity, but the program offers more than holiday hope. Toys for Tots has expanded its reach to help families in need throughout the year, and its services have been more valuable than ever in the wake of the COVID-1…

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - Getting vaccinated is the most important step we can all take to protect ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19, but for many people with disabilities, getting vaccinated has proven to be difficult. The Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL), a first-of-its-kind nation…

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - Casi la mitad de los estadounidenses adultos presenta presión arterial alta y quizás usted no sepa que también la tiene hasta sufrir complicaciones, como un ataque cardiaco, un derrame cerebral insuficiencia renal, pérdida de la visión o problemas sexuales. Además, tener presión …

advertorial

(NAPSI)—If your family is like most, you’ve spent months preparing for the joys and challenges that arise with the arrival of a new baby—and if your family is like many, you’ve discovered not everything can be planned.One Family’s StoryConsider the case of the McKennas: In July 2020, at six …

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - Hope is essential for children with critical illnesses, and you can help unlock its life-changing power today.

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - High blood pressure occurs in almost half of American adults, and you may not know you have it until you experience complications, such as heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, vision loss or sexual problems. In addition, having high blood pressure could contribute to worst COVID…

advertorial

(NewsUSA)

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - What's your favorite Subway sandwich? Well, it's time to visit your local Subway® restaurant and try it again because it just got better. You might even find a new favorite. The company is making the biggest changes to the menu in the brand's history, and your local Subway is rea…

advertorial

(NewsUSA)

advertorial

(NewsUSA)

advertorial

(NAPSI)—There are certain aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic that many Americans may not have thought about. For example, one area that saw a sharp decline was volunteerism—placing heavy burdens on nonprofit organizations that rely on the compassion of their volunteer forces. According to a re…

advertorial

(NewsUSA)

advertorial

(NewsUSA)

advertorial

(NewsUSA) -Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) has been advocating for accessibility for Veterans and all people with disabilities for decades, and now, as part of their 75th anniversary, they're asking for the public's help with a common problem.

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - As travel opportunities reopen with increasing COVID-19 vaccinations and a decline in cases, eager travelers are booking post-pandemic trips to connect with friends and family, celebrate a special occasion, or just get out of the house.

advertorial

(Statepoint) While there are certain holidays and events each year dedicated to members of the U.S. military, the need to support veterans and active-duty military members and their families is an ongoing effort.

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - Literacy is the foundation for success in life, and literacy starts with childhood introduction to books. Unfortunately, many children in the United States have limited access to books, and the restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic have made the situation worse, as children ar…

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - The 2021 Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Carry Forward® Virtual 5K, presented by USAA®, is off and running! And, it's easier than ever to participate in this powerful, unique event that allows supporters to help put WWP's mission in motion in their communities or neighborhoods.

advertorial

(StatePoint) More than a year into the pandemic, the “open” sign in countless online and retail storefronts has evolved into a universal symbol of the grit of small businesses. Tenacious entrepreneurs nationwide made a way to stay open in spite of all the obstacles.

advertorial

(StatePoint) Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, countless lives were saved thanks to nurses, who sacrificed their time, health and even the joys of family to serve others and protect their loved ones.

advertorial

(StatePoint) Looking to show your appreciation for U.S. service men and women?

advertorial

(StatePoint) The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a particularly heavy toll on U.S. service members, according to advocates.

advertorial

(StatePoint) American women have been making military history for centuries. Their service to the United States stretches back to the country’s very beginning, when many cared for wounded Revolutionary War soldiers. Since then, women have blazed countless trails within the military – from th…

advertorial

(StatePoint) Throughout this past year, teachers have been tasked with conducting hybrid or fully remote learning while guiding students through a global pandemic and nationwide social injustices. Amid such challenges, teachers have developed unique ways to stay resilient, while also driving…

advertorial

(StatePoint) What does Earth Day have to do with veterans suffering from psychological trauma brought about by their combat experience? A lot, actually.

advertorial

(StatePoint) In 2014, Benito Castro was sentenced to six years in prison for passing bad checks as a result of a gambling habit he’d developed. Today, he’s the director of operations for a grocery store chain and runs freedomrides.org, a non-profit he started that provides transportation for…

advertorial

(StatePoint) April is Global Volunteer Month, a time to recognize the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges.

advertorial

(StatePoint) After a tough year, a new movement is calling on everyone to ditch the April Fools’ Day shenanigans and instead, use the day to give back to the people and causes making our lives better.

advertorial

(NAPSI—According to a recent EdChoice and Morning Consult poll, half of parents of school-aged children said they were very or somewhat comfortable with their children returning to school “right now.” However, when asked when they thought COVID-19 would be contained enough such that in-perso…

advertorial

(NAPSI)—There is good news for many individuals who care for a loved one living with an injury or illness connected to military service. They’re now eligible for free professional assistance. Who HelpsA new program offered by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation provides veteran caregivers with tra…

advertorial
  • by Laurie Cooke, PGDip, RPh, CAE

(NAPSI)—The groundswell of energy around gender parity and equity—in healthcare and in the larger world—has been palpable. Attention has reached an even greater fever pitch in light of COVID’s affect on women in the workforce. As Melinda Gates noted last year when announcing her $1 billion d…

advertorial

(StatePoint) When it comes to the emotional well-being of students post-pandemic, a new study reveals that teachers expect significant challenges when schools make a full return to in-person learning.

advertorial

(StatePoint) Trailblazing young people will be at the heart of building more connected, sustainable and informed communities, especially if they have tools and resources to put their ideas into practice, say today’s tech leaders.

advertorial

(StatePoint) Since its founding in 1941, the USO has provided generations of service members and their families with crucial support. During that 80-year history, the world, the military and the needs of service members changed. The USO also adapted, adjusting and expanding its operations to…

advertorial

(StatePoint) More than 2.7 million American children are growing up in grandfamilies -- families in which grandparents, other adult family members, or close family friends are raising children. A new report highlights how the pandemic has amplified their unique challenges, and offers solutio…

advertorial

(StatePoint) How do you thank someone who’s willing to risk their life for yours? When it comes to military service members and their families, advocates say there are many avenues for giving back meaningfully.

advertorial

(StatePoint) While life around the globe has changed significantly since the  Peace Corps was founded 60 years ago, the agency’s mission to promote world peace and friendship between Americans and people around the world has not.

advertorial

(StatePoint) The United Service Organizations (USO), the nation’s leading not-for-profit charity that serves the men and women in the U.S. military and their families, is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year.