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How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Incident in Your Community

How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Incident in Your Community

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(StatePoint) Active shooter incidents are rare. You are 700 times more likely to die in a car crash, for example, than from an active shooter event, according to the National Safety Council. However, these terrifying events are on the rise. Experts say that being prepared can save lives. “Sometimes it…

Making the Most of Local Produce

Making the Most of Local Produce

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(StatePoint) Fresh, local produce is in its prime, making now the perfect time to take part in the farm-to-table movement. Whether you join a community supported agriculture (CSA) group or shop at your local farmers’ market, it’s easy to taste the elevated flavor profile of just-picked fruits and veggies. Make…

Back-to-School Checklist for Families with Asthma

Back-to-School Checklist for Families with Asthma

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(StatePoint) For the more than 6 million children in the U.S. living with asthma, gearing up for another school year involves much more than picking out a new pencil case and backpack. Accounting for nearly 14 million lost school days each year, asthma is one of the main illness-related reasons…

How to Help Military, Overseas Citizens Vote in Midterm Elections

How to Help Military, Overseas Citizens Vote in Midterm Elections

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(StatePoint) For Service members and their families stationed away and U.S. citizens living abroad, family and friends are vital connections to life back home. During the 2018 midterm elections, you can be an important source of voting information, especially for 18-24-year-olds voting absentee for the first time. An easy way…

Tips to Stay Safe in Summer Weather

Tips to Stay Safe in Summer Weather

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(StatePoint) Getting outdoors this summer? Keep in mind that weather patterns can be extreme at this time of year, introducing new safety hazards. Get weather-ready in the following ways. Prepare for the Heat When planning a day outdoors, most people pack items such as sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat. However,…

Don’t Let Your Personal Data End up on the Dark Web

Don’t Let Your Personal Data End up on the Dark Web

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(StatePoint) Consumers today give out personal information all the time — from shopping online to signing up for special promotional offers to filling out job applications. However, there are millions of identity theft victims each year, and when your information is stolen by a cyber-criminal, it will likely be sold…

Car Shopping? Get Smart About Warranties and Service Contracts

Car Shopping? Get Smart About Warranties and Service Contracts

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(StatePoint) Car shopping? One important factor to consider is what each manufacturer’s warranty covers and how long the coverage lasts, as well as whether you’re going to purchase additional coverage through a vehicle service contract. While these items can offer you peace of mind, sorting through them can be tricky.…

Slim Down Tips for a Healthier Summer

Slim Down Tips for a Healthier Summer

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(StatePoint) Summer means BBQs, beach time and swimsuits, but it could also mean a change in eating habits and not necessarily for the better. Many people work hard throughout the winter in hopes of losing weight before summer, but when summer arrives, they abandon their healthy lifestyle and risk gaining…

Tips to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

Tips to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

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(StatePoint) Studies show that summer brain drain can be a formidable force, setting kids’ progress back over the long break from the classroom. But you can help kids avoid losing their academic mojo. Here’s how. • Take a Hike: Not all learning has to happen indoors or while sitting still.…

Plastics in Water, From Your Cup to the Oceans: What to Know

Plastics in Water, From Your Cup to the Oceans: What to Know

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(StatePoint) You may not realize it, but there’s a lot of plastics in water — both in the water you drink, as well as in rivers, lakes and oceans. Know the Problem According to recent investigations by Orb Media, 90 percent of bottled water and 83 percent of tap water…