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Nearly 1 in 10 Americans lives with a rare disease

Nearly 1 in 10 Americans lives with a rare disease

Did you know that the same number of people die each year from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, as breast cancer? And yet IPF, a rare and debilitating disease that…

Caregiver 101: Creating a safe and happy environment for your loved ones

Caregiver 101: Creating a safe and happy environment for your loved ones

Nearly 66 million people, or 29 percent of the U.S. adult population, are providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged, according to the National Center for Caregiving.…

Active duty military: ‘We’d do it again’

If you could start over again, would you make the same decision? According to a recent survey, 78 percent of active duty military personnel say a resounding “yes.” When you…

Harnessing the power of the moustache

Harnessing the power of the moustache

Do you sport a retro moustache that complements your style? Or maybe a chevron moustache that says you don’t mess around? Well you’re not alone; in fact, according to Wahl,…

Veterans with hearing loss experience renewed hope

Veterans with hearing loss experience renewed hope

As our nation’s heroes continue to return home from the fronts of two major wars, it is a great time to recognize the tremendous toll service to our country can…

Caring for a child with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome – it takes a village

Having a reliable support system is important to all of us. It is particularly important to the families of those living with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), a severe and rare form…

Clean Water Act celebrates 40 years of water improvements

Clean Water Act celebrates 40 years of water improvements

–The Clean Water Act was established 40 years ago with the goal of protecting waterways and ensuring homes and offices receive clean drinking water. As the legislation marks its 40th…

Creativity, organization, and activism help communities cope with police budget cuts

Creativity, organization, and activism help communities cope with police budget cuts

With schools back in session and the holidays approaching, many of us start to think more about the security of our communities. While crime is down, budget cuts in police…

Lift loved ones up when medical costs get them down

Lift loved ones up when medical costs get them down

– Medical costs are the leading cause of bankruptcy in the U.S., according to crowdsourcing.org. So how do you help family and friends struggling with sometimes overwhelming expenses? For many,…

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