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Monday 10/16/2017
Picking a health insurance plan? Prepare for the unexpected
Updated: October 17, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - As many Americans know, fall is the season when we must select our health benefits for the upcoming year. Choosing a health plan can be a daunting task, but selecting the right coverage protects you and your family’s general health needs and can prepare you for an unexpected medical crisis. While no one plans on receiving a blood cancer diagnosis, for example, an estimated 173,000 Americans were diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma in 2017. As there are no means of preventing or early screening for most blood cancers, a diagnosis can often appear without warning. Well-planned health insurance coverage can make an important difference in how patients can fare in fighting the disease.

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Friday 10/13/2017
Friends and money don't mix: Money cited as a key cause of stress in friendship [Infographic]
Posted: October 13, 2017

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The Simpler, More Affordable Way To Invest
Updated: October 14, 2017 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Just as innovation is changing how people order food, shop and make travel arrangements, financial services companies have found a way technology can make investing more convenient and affordable.

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Thursday 10/12/2017
Paving the way to college: 4 things parents need to know
Updated: October 17, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Senior year: It’s a time to finish college applications, solidify friendships and look forward to the freedom and the responsibility that come once that final bell rings. A lot of feelings surface during that final year, especially for parents. While your son or daughter might be overjoyed to finally fly the coop and live independently, you'll probably be dealing with your own mix of emotions, and you'll want to be sure they’re ready to begin college in the fall.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Medicare Advantage Plan
Updated: October 12, 2017 - 1:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - The Medicare Annual Election Period takes place this fall from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. It's a time for people with Medicare to make important decisions about their health care.

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Wednesday 10/11/2017
Fitness Program Keeps Older Adults Physically Active, Socially Engaged
Updated: October 11, 2017 - 1:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Joanne C. was 74 when she had a stroke in 2015 that left her paralyzed on the entire left side of her body. She refused to accept that she'd end up wheelchair-bound and began rehabilitation, determined to get her life and body back to where it was before her stroke.

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Tuesday 10/10/2017
Help for Homeowners On the Hook for Billions in Hurricane Damages
Updated: October 10, 2017 - 1:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - And now comes the arduous task of rebuilding hundreds of thousands of houses destroyed or damaged by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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Wednesday 10/04/2017
Are You Financially Prepared for an Emergency or Natural Disaster?
Updated: October 05, 2017 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) Being financially prepared for an emergency or natural disaster is about more than just having savings set aside. Having access to critical personal and financial information will help you on the road to recovery.

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Good Options For Funding Your Long-Term Care
Updated: October 06, 2017 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Most Americans over the age of 65 will require long-term care at some point in their lives, with today’s average senior likely to incur $138,000 in future long-term care costs, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. This is different from medical care and includes personal help with daily living activities such as bathing and dressing.

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Tuesday 10/03/2017
Gig worker gains: Are you grabbing the best possible tax relief?
Updated: October 04, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - If you earn all or part of your income these days from freelance or contract work, you’re far from alone.

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Wednesday 09/13/2017
New Form of Farming Revolutionizes the Way We Eat
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 1:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - By 2050, the world population will reach almost 10 billion people, at least 66 percent of whom will live in urban areas.

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Wednesday 09/06/2017
Five Secrets You Should Know Before Becoming A Teacher
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 2:58 am

(NewsUSA) - A career in teaching is one of the most demanding and challenging jobs that exist today. For those considering this path, the decision may be fraught with questions, and some not easily answered.

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Tuesday 08/29/2017
FDA-Approved Device Improves Managing of Medical Fluids
Updated: August 30, 2017 - 1:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - Hospitals, surgical facilities, doctors' offices, and medical centers all face the same problem: how to safely dispose of the substantial amount of fluids that take place during surgeries and other medical procedures.

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Thursday 08/24/2017
Try A Travel Tour Map Tailored to Low-Alcohol Wines
Updated: August 24, 2017 - 1:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - As more consumers appreciate the balanced elegance of lower-alcohol wines, the California wine industry is responding with a new guide that provides savvy travelers to Sonoma or Napa with the best ways to identify and appreciate these beverages.

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Wednesday 08/23/2017
Udderly Brilliant: Ag Students Win CME Group Scholarships at Illinois State Fair
Updated: August 23, 2017 - 1:39 pm

(NewsUSA) - Illinois students prepare all year to participate in State Fair agriculture competitions -- whether they are showing an animal or competing in academic tests.

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Wednesday 08/16/2017
Investment Report Sees Potential Value in Colorado Silver Project
Updated: August 16, 2017 - 1:39 pm

(NewsUSA) - Viscount Mining Corp (TSX-V: VML, OTCQB: VLMGF) is a Vancouver-based mining project generator. Its strategy is to seek out and acquire properties that have potential to contain large amounts of silver, gold, and other valuable metals. Then it conducts new rounds of exploration to see what's actually in the ground and to pin down what the property is worth.

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Tuesday 08/15/2017
Volunteer Fire Departments Work to Reach Next Generation
Updated: August 15, 2017 - 1:39 pm

(NewsUSA) - Volunteers make up more than two-thirds of the nation's fire service and protect their communities from a wide range of emergencies. Yet many fire departments are having difficulty meeting the staffing needs that an all-hazards department requires.

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Wednesday 08/09/2017
Daughters in the Workplace Need More Support
Updated: August 09, 2017 - 1:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - For the millions of women caring for an aging adult while balancing a full-time job, it can be a struggle to juggle conflicting demands.

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Friday 08/04/2017
Fire Departments Look to Community for Volunteers
Updated: August 04, 2017 - 1:39 pm

(NewsUSA) - Fire departments across the country rely on the service of dedicated volunteers, but department membership rosters may not always reflect the demographics of the communities they serve.

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Wednesday 07/12/2017
CME Group, 4-H Steer Youth Toward Agricultural Industry for Fifth Straight Year
Updated: July 12, 2017 - 1:37 pm

(NewsUSA) - CME Group has once again partnered with National 4-H Council to sponsor the interactive and educational Commodity Carnival, which will visit 120 state and county fairs in the Midwest during the summer and fall of 2017. The Commodity Carnival and companion app, Risk Ranch, give players a fun and engaging way to learn about agriculture by bringing a steer to market.

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