- Your Voice
(BPT) - Visit MSInspiration.com for a chance to win a day of inspiration!
(BPT) - Nurse Barb Dehn offers tips on how to get the rest you need to stay healthy this cold, cough and flu season.
(NAPSI)—All of us struggle at one time or another as we face life’s challenges. This can sometimes lead to severe depression, anxiety or other behaviors that keep us from feeling and doing our best for ourselves and our loved ones. For too long, people struggling with mental health challenges have felt discouraged or ashamed because they are not able to “force themselves” to do or feel better.
(BPT) - People living with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS) now have an effective new treatment option with an every two weeks dosing schedule. PLEGRIDY™ (peginterferon beta-1a), which was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, significantly decreases the number of relapses and brain lesions on MRI, and slows disability progression.
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona today received a $400,000 gift from the estate of a woman with a generous heart and a love of animals.
(NAPSI)—If you have a bank account, are holding uncashed checks, own stock, are heir to an insurance policy or have property in a safe-deposit box, there are steps you can take to help protect your property from escheatment.
(NAPSI)—Perhaps the top trend affecting businesses today is the accelerated adoption of digital technology by consumers. In fact, two-thirds of Americans own smartphones, spending 60 hours per week consuming content on them.
Remember the song, “Is That All There Is?”
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the 7.3 million people enrolled in a marketplace health plan, now is the time to review the plan to see if you need to make any changes for next year.
If you step into Krisha Leyva’s class be prepared for a lot of energy, a lot of hands-on activities and not a lot of handholding. Leyva believes in being upbeat and animated, but she also believes in letting kids make their own discoveries. This philosophy has led her to being a finalist for STEM Superhero Awards for Most Dedicated STEM teacher, which is sponsored by the Arizona Super Bowl committee.
(NewsUSA) - From farm to table, much about food production has changed -- for both farmers and consumers. Like any other business, farmers must adapt to a changing world -- one that will see its population grow to 9.6 billion by 2050. With finite resources, it will take innovation and a variety of technologies to meet the world's food demand. This includes using new technologies like biotechnology (also referred to as genetic engineering), which can help produce more food on the same amount of land, without having to destroy wildlife habitats.
In Ms. McConkie’s first-grade class at Dunbar Elementary School, Ashley Vaca has struggled pronouncing her words when reading. But twice a week, she now leaves the room with a volunteer for a private reading session.
(BPT) - The holidays are here and for most people this is a busy and celebratory time. It’s a chance to reconnect with old friends and family you may not see the rest of the year, celebrate the season, exchange gifts, and share stories over dinner or dessert.
(Family Features) Savings account? Check. Retirement account? Check. Debt managed responsibly? Check. Life insurance? Wait a minute ...
(NAPSI)—When you change jobs or retire, one thing to think about is what happens to your 401(k) account.
(BPT) - Kimberly Kuchler wasn’t too worried when she first felt some mild abdominal pains last summer. Young and full of energy, the former collegiate athlete wasn’t about to let anything slow her down, especially since her orthopedic sales job required her to be on call.
As usual, Ms. Ottoboni goes into any situation with her mind already made up. Those of us who are loyal readers of the Opinion page to the Explorer are used to her rants.
(NAPSI)—Every year, millions of Medicare beneficiaries must decide which Medicare Advantage plan to enroll in. During Medicare’s annual open enrollment period, October 15-December 7, you can change Medicare Advantage (MA) plans or enroll in one for the first time. Important factors to consider include premium costs, choice of doctors and plan benefits. But there is one other important question: What is the quality rating of the plan?
In the Sept. 10 issue of the Marana News, information Mr. Shaun McClusky says he obtained through a Google search is incorrect. In the article, Mr. McClusky claims that the county is not doing its homework. Further, he is quoted as saying, “I’m not opposed to upgrades. I’m opposed to $22 million in bonded money, when if you Google the top 10 no kill shelters – which apparently the supervisors and Huckelberry aren’t smart enough to do – you’ll find that the number one no-kill shelter in America is in liberal Austin, Texas, and they did it for $9 million. On that site they even have 37 pages of how to accomplish it.”
(BPT) - David Osmond was diagnosed with relapsing MS in 2006. He launched the Our Voice in Song campaign with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation to empower those living with relapsing MS to take charge of their disease. The following are his tips on how to actively manage the condition and questions people can ask healthcare practitioners.
(BPT) - Anger. Frustration. Denial. Those are just some of the things that David Osmond, music artist and inspirational advocate, and numerous people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) felt upon diagnosis. MS is an unpredictable, chronic disease of the central nervous system that affects about 400,000 Americans and can lead to disability. For David, nephew of the famous Donny and Marie Osmond, the inner strength he needed to manage his relapsing MS started with advice from his family, and his passion for music.
(NAPSI)—For small- and midsize-business (SMB) owners, time is a precious commodity. They need to get more done with less time and fewer resources than bigger companies. The good news is, SMBs have access to affordable yet powerful technology that can make a big difference in their ability to get things done from anywhere.
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The Marana Unified School District senior leadership and Marana Schools’ 2340 Foundation recognized Sue Richey for her 40 years of teaching during a surprise celebration on Sept. 30 at Coyote Trail Elementary School.