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(Family Features) Although a lack of confidence while driving at night is most commonly associated with older drivers, new survey results reveal that drivers as young as 40 feel uncomfortable driving in dark, nighttime conditions. This time of year, when darkness falls earlier, means more low-light driving time for drivers of all ages, so it’s important to understand the factors that contribute to this discomfort, including one surprising culprit — your nutritional intake.
The two major-party candidates for Arizona governor agree on a few things when it comes to the contentious issue of immigration:
By the headline, one probably thinks this editorial is about it being the spooky month of Halloween, it being Oct. 1 and all. However, you would be wrong.
(NAPSI)—Recently, a program that helps put young people on a path to careers in science put one young man on a path that led to the White House.
(NAPSI)—In a recent survey by the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Philips, 96 percent of senior respondents said it’s important to be as independent as possible as they get older. For seniors to maintain that independence, it pays to age “SMART.” By combining basic physical and mental wellness techniques with technology, seniors can continue living the full, active lives they want and deserve. Consider these ideas:
(NAPSI)—The next time you catch a football game, while you’re admiring the energy expended on the field, you might give a thought to how the sport is helping America save energy.
(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought about finances: Use of specific dietary supplements in U.S. adults over the age of 55 not only helps improve their health but, according to a new economic report, can also mean significant savings in health care costs.
(BPT) - What do personalized movie-kiosk offerings, marketing campaigns and Godzilla all have in common? The obvious answer is “the movie industry,” but another equally important common element ties all three together: they’re all the product of big data.
(BPT) - Over the next 16 years, 10,000 people will turn 65 every day. Social Security alone may not be enough to provide an adequate retirement. Every day you hear about the lack of retirement savings and how ill-prepared many Americans are to meet their spending needs during retirement. Many remedies are suggested to help Americans save for the long-term. While there is much discussion around new ideas on how to close the savings gap (state administered plans, myRA savings plan, etc.) one answer to help Americans save more for retirement is available today.
Last week, U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued final rules regarding longevity annuities, which can help retirees manage their savings and ensure they have a stream of regular income throughout their advanced years. These regulations make longevity annuities accessible to the 401(k) and IRA markets, expanding the availability of retirement income options as an increasing number of Americans reach retirement age.
WASHINGTON – Two days after President Barack Obama asked for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help stem a rising tide of immigrant children on the Southwest border, lawmakers on Capitol Hill were split over the request.
(NAPSI)—According to a new study by Intermedia and Osterman Research, small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) are losing time and money to cloud apps. These can include e-mail, phones, collaboration and file sharing, CRM, identity and access management, security and so on.
(NAPSI)—While most students hope to be popular while at college, for many colleges, the quest for popularity can take an intriguing turn.
(NAPSI)—Just as social media and mobile technologies are changing how individuals connect with friends and family, they are also changing how consumers and businesses interact. For small businesses to respond faster to change and deliver better customer experiences, they need to work like a network so they can listen, adapt and grow in new ways.
Struggling to make her sentences connect and managing only a few sentences, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords still brought a crowd to its feet as she called for them to help put an end to gun violence against women.
(NAPSI)—In this digital age, the U.S. health care system has also become digital. Every day, millions of people interact with it. During these interactions, data is collected, processed and stored, creating a seemingly infinite amount of information—yet each single data point has meaning. The collection of data for any given individual offers valuable insight into his or her health behavior patterns. This data can be used to support individuals in their efforts to live healthier lives. For example, when a person participates in a health screening, the resulting transaction can generate a response that reinforces this positive activity. The response can be provided in the form of gift cards, co-pay adjustments, even encouraging text messages.
(NAPSI)—Growing comfortable in a new neighborhood can be made simpler, if you heed these moving tips on what to do—and what not to do—when getting settled.
(BPT) - When open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplaces closed earlier this year, more than 7.1 million Americans had signed up for health insurance coverage. As millions of new patients continue to gain access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act, industry leaders are facing the challenge of providing quality care while meeting the needs of an aging population and patients with more chronic health issues. One emerging solution is the concept of “care teams” that more closely engage health care professionals from all disciplines.
(NAPSI)—For parents and child care providers, the stats about accidental injuries of children up to age 19 are daunting—but you can protect your own kids.
PHOENIX – For Doris Goodale’s grown daughter, drug addiction didn’t begin with a party and a syringe. It was a doctor and a pill.
(BPT) - More than 50 million surgeries occur every year and patient safety is always the top priority for surgeons or physician anesthesiologists involved in medical care. If you’re scheduled for surgery and have weeks or even months to prepare, important actions to improve your health, such as exercising and eating right, can help make surgery as safe as possible. They will also decrease your chances of complications and help you get back on your feet faster.
This is regarding your opinion article ‘The power of PACs’.
While there seems to be more talk about the 2016 presidential election than the 2014 mid-term elections, make no mistake this year’s races are very important.
Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords skydived Wednesday to mark the the third anniversary of the mass shooting at her campaign event that took the lives of six people.
Several gatherings and tributes are planned over the next month in observance of the three-year anniversary of the Tucson shooting that left six dead and 13 injured, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Jan. 8, 2011.