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    North American Precis Syndicate
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(NAPSI)—"Shock chlorination" is a term loosely applied to using a relatively high concentration of chlorine to disinfect a water well system. It may come as a shock to learn that the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) does not recommend household well owners attempt to disinfect their …

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(BPT) - If you’re a parent, you’ve probably come across ongoing debates regarding the term “organic” and what should go into your child’s body. But, what about organic versus non-GMO? A recent study from Perrigo Nutritionals revealed that more than half of moms didn’t know that organic is in…

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  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—About one in every three Americans is age 50 or older. If you or someone you care about is among them—or hopes to be someday—it may be wise to heed these five hints on keeping healthy, active and pain-free as you age. They come from Dr. Bob Arnot, an award-winning author of 12 books …

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(BPT) - The alarm beeps as you gaze out the window at the soft sunlight welcoming the day. You roll out of bed and your stomach grumbles. You stumble to the kitchen to see how you can tame the hunger pangs, ultimately reaching for a doughnut or prepackaged breakfast bar.

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  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—First responders put their lives on the line for public safety every day and a recent University of Phoenix® College of Humanities & Sciences survey found that 84 percent1 of firefighters, police officers, EMT/paramedics, lifeguards and nurses surveyed have experienced a traumati…

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  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Imagine this: one day, you or someone you care about develops a persistent dry cough and shortness of breath. Doctors aren't sure what to make of it. It could be a common respiratory condition like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or bronchitis—or it could be a ra…

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(NewsUSA) - As the high school and college football seasons heat up, the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is encouraging parents, coaches and athletes to refresh their knowledge on helmet safety and safe play.

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(BPT) - Elaine could be described as a woman with great determination and patience. She experienced kidney failure seven years ago and faced the reality of life with a chronic illness. She began receiving dialysis, a four-hour treatment three times a week, and anxiously awaited news of a kid…

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(BPT) - Stress. No one wants it, but we all experience it from time to time. Higher levels of stress can cause problems at work and at home. But stress is not just hard on your mental well-being; it is also hard on your body and can lead to many negative health outcomes.

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  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Running can seem like a daunting workout no matter your age. It takes an impressive amount of dedication to run long distances. However, 66-year-old Barbara McGirr did not let that deter her. Starting at the age of 62, McGirr set her sights on completing her first half marathon. Afte…