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Make Your Home a Sanctuary – Even If COVID-19 Arrives on Your Doorstep

(StatePoint) 3M Sponsored Content. Winter has brought with it a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. And while the rollout of preventive vaccines has begun, the manufacture and delivery of sufficient doses to inoculate all Americans will take months. Because the disease can be unpredictable, everyone should take precautions to mitigate its spread, especially when it makes […]

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A National Opportunity To Address The School Closure Crisis

(NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting nationwide K-12 school closures have created a social and economic impact that has paralyzed many communities. The lack of a proven technological solutions to help counter the impact of COVID in schools has compounded the crisis—but that can be fixed.  Recently, two important developments have created an opportunity for a […]

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Fighting Flu and Staying Healthy All Year With Medicaid and CHIP

(StatePoint) Each year, millions of Americans get sick from “seasonal influenza” (“the flu”). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 38 million people got sick with the flu during the 2019-2020 flu season. The flu is more dangerous than the common cold and children are at higher risk for developing […]

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Free inTransition program reduces barriers to psychological care for service members and veterans [Video]

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) – Service members and veterans run the risk of disengaging from psychological health care during times of transition. The inTransition program, through the Defense Health Agency, provides a path to mental health care for service members and veterans going through a ‘transition’ in their […]

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Top dermatologist shares fives steps to taking back control of your skin this winter

(BPT) – Our skin, like most of us, has been through a lot this past year and unfortunately the frenzy of skin concerns is not over yet. During the winter months, cold temperatures, dropping moisture levels and other harsh elements can strip skin of its natural moisture, leaving it feeling dry, itchy and uncomfortable. Much […]

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New Option for Certain Patients with Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

(BPT) – In 2018, Jenn Carroll, a human resources director from Connecticut, visited her doctor for what she thought was a routine exam. Although Jenn, a former smoker, was asymptomatic at the time of her allergist appointment, her doctor ordered a chest X-ray after Jenn asked about her allergy test results, specifically a result that […]