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How to Choose the Right Food for Your Dog

How to Choose the Right Food for Your Dog (Family Features) When it comes to selecting the right food for their dogs, people often agonize about choosing among a myriad of options. Given that 95 percent of pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family, according to a Nielsen survey on The Humanization of Pet Food , pet parents typically w...
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View from Space - GOES-East 6 hour loop

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It's finally Friday! We're socked in with more fog and clouds. If you look hard, you can see a small section of clearing from Savannah, west to Dublin. Thought it was worth sharing. Does it seem like the sunshine has disappeared across our area, or is it just me? GOES-East - Sector Views: Southeast - GeoColor - NOAA / NESDIS / STAR Enter some descr...
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Understanding Insurance Benefits

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Understanding Insurance Benefits (Family Features) No matter where you are in life, whether you’re just starting your career or nearing retirement, it’s important to understand the voluntary benefits available to you that can complement traditional health insurance. While health insurance can help cover medical costs in the event of inj...
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Choosing the Right Doctor for You and Your Family

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Choosing the Right Doctor for You and Your Family (Family Features) What matters to you when finding a doctor to treat you or your family members? A recent survey commissioned by the American Board of Medical Specialties found that four out of five people ranked Board Certification as an important factor when selecting a doctor, second only to whet...
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Super Foods for a Nutritious Diet

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Super Foods for a Nutritious Diet (Family Features) The health community has long praised the benefits of vitamins and nutrients derived from natural sources. For those looking to improve their health or take preventative measures, these 10 natural super foods can be incorporated into your daily diet to help support your health: Green Tea – A...
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Put a Healthy Twist on Your Favorite Foods

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Put a Healthy Twist on Your Favorite Foods (Family Features) Whether it’s a simple date night at home or a weeknight meal for the entire family, finding inter-culinary balance between everyone at the table can sometimes be difficult. However, when at least one party is willing to make dietary changes to benefit a loved one, serving up quality...
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National Love Your Pet Day

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Set aside some extra time for your pets, because today is National Love Your Pet Day. Give your furry friend their favorite treat, take them on an extra long walk (if applicable). Or get out the catnip. I will be honest, I spoil my cat every day. Her name is Mercy. She's a Snowshoe breed, rescued as a kitten from a parking lot in Miami, Florida. I'...
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The High Cost Of Sex: Insurers Often Don’t Pay For Drugs To Treat Problems

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The High Cost Of Sex: Insurers Often Don’t Pay For Drugs To Treat Problems Michelle Andrews For some older people, the joy of sex may be tempered by financial concerns: Can they afford the medications they need to improve their experience between the sheets? Medicare and many private insurers don’t cover drugs that are prescribed to tre...
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5 Ways Pets Make Life Happier and Healthier

5 Ways Pets Make Life Happier and Healthier (Family Features) More than 84 million U.S. homes have a pet, according to the National Pet Owners Survey , and in many of those homes, pets are a big part of the family. However, there are several barriers that can prevent people from spending time with their furry friends, including outdated housing rul...
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The Rarest of the Rare

The Rarest of the Rare What to know about a cancer you may not have heard of (Family Features) A woman celebrating her 40th birthday, a young boy starting second grade or a college grad about to begin his career. All three could develop a rare form of cancer known as epithelioid sarcoma (ES), a form of soft-tissue sarcoma. Rare Disease Day is recog...
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Random Acts of Kindness Week

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The week began on February 17, 2019. HISTORY -  Random Acts Of Kindness Day was first created in Denver, Colorado in 1995. Random Act of Kindness Week began in 2018. Random Acts of Kindness | Kindness Ideas Unique kindness ideas that you can do today. https://www.randomactsofkindness.org/kindness-ideas
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Sounding out the brain

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  Sounding out the brain Ultrasound isn’t just for images. Sonogenetics and other promising technologies let researchers use focused sound waves to control genes and entire cells deep in the tissues of living animals, without surgery. By Bob Holmes 1.16.2019 Most parents’ first glimpse of their children comes in ultrasound images t...
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Unraveling breast cancer risk

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Unraveling breast cancer risk By Ashleen Knutsen 2.14.2019 For decades, Piri Welcsh has had professional and personal stakes in understanding the genetics of breast cancer. In the 1990s, the molecular geneticist participated in an international race to clone BRCA1 , the first gene linked to breast cancer risk, and she works to this day in the lab o...
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Online Conference Connects Global Startups and Investors

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Online Conference Connects Global Startups and Investors ( NewsUSA ) – The current startup business environment today is full of opportunities for investors who want to get in on the global economy. At the upcoming Global Startup Summit, a free online event, startups from around the world can network with each other and with investors for mut...
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Glimpsing The Future At Gargantuan Health Tech Showcase

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Glimpsing The Future At Gargantuan Health Tech Showcase Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News ORLANDO, Fla. — Imagine going to the doctor and finding out before you leave the exam room how much your prescribed drug will cost, avoiding sticker shock at the pharmacy. Or what if you could wear a tiny device at the top of your back that would gently ...
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Discharged, Dismissed: ERs Often Miss Chance To Set Overdose Survivors On ‘Better Path’

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Discharged, Dismissed: ERs Often Miss Chance To Set Overdose Survivors On ‘Better Path’ Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News The last time heroin landed Marissa Angerer in a Midland, Texas, emergency room — naked and unconscious — was May 2016. But that wasn’t her first drug-related interaction with the health system. Doct...
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App-A-Type (February 15, 2019 Update)

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There's an app for almost everything, including, Community Health Works. Feel free to let us know what you think, as we continue to serve as a bold nonprofit public charity seeking innovative solutions to help local communities throughout the state. Features include; about us, ways to connect to all of our social media platforms. The pocket tools s...
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Vaccine Storage Too Often Fails To Meet Standards

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Vaccine Storage Too Often Fails To Meet Standards Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News By correcting one potential error, the Ventura County (Calif.) Health Care Agency accidentally made another — and jeopardized vaccines given to thousands of people in the process. In October 2017, county health officials, concerned that vaccines wer...
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Blogging Brings More to Your Brand

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In the not so distant past, we knew it as a diary. The diary isn't necessarily a thing of the past, but with the evolution of technology, gadgets, and the world wide web, blogging has become a place to share ideas, write opinions, and so much more. Once upon a time, people would write down (using a pen and paper) to reflect on their day. If we go b...
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Low-Cost Internet Program Helps Connect Families, Veterans

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Low-Cost Internet Program Helps Connect Families, Veterans ( NewsUSA ) – Most of us can’t imagine life without Internet service at home. We use it every day for news and entertainment, as well as to research healthcare options for our families; to connect with friends and family; to search and apply for jobs, scholarships, or schools; o...
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