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Escape to the Caribbean for Stress-Free Holidays

(NewsUSA) - Summer vacation season may be over, but it is never too soon to start planning a Christmas- season getaway.

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Wednesday 09/18/2019
Virologist's Book Warns of Coming Lethal Flu Pandemic
Posted: September 18, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Scientists have long held that it will not be weapons of mass destruction that kills the human race, but rather a biological one.

Transforming Your Under-Stair Space
Posted: September 18, 2019

(NewsUSA) - If you live in a multi-story house, chances are you've looked at the no-man's-land under a set of stairs and thought: That space could be made to look and function much better. The classic solution is to fill the unattractive void with a closet, which is a perfectly serviceable idea. But there are other, more imaginative possibilities - home office, mini-library, powder room, wet bar, dog kennel, to name a few - creative hardwood built-ins that can transform those formerly awkward architectural cul-de-sacs into a visually interesting, highly practical, value-adding features in your home.

A Thrilling Book Trilogy And More—Megalomaniacs Battle Zealots, With America Caught In The Middle
Posted: September 18, 2019

(NAPSI)—This issue of BookBites introduces readers to Eric C. Anderson’s New Caliphate trilogy, a saga ripped from today’s headlines that could leave tomorrow’s Europe on the brink of a new Dark Age, as well as a fourth thriller depicting the use of cryptocurrency as a tool for political regime change. Anderson is a former member of the U.S. intelligence community.

Monday 09/16/2019
Help Your Child Start Strong and Stay Strong This School Year
Updated: September 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - If you take two weeks off from the gym, you’ll have some aches and pains when you return. The same goes for children returning to school after summer vacation. Not only does this break cause students to lose some of the progress they made during the previous school year — known as the "summer slide" — but it’s easy for them to forget the routine of being in a classroom. In fact, teachers spend much of the beginning of the school year on establishing and practicing classroom routines to set the stage for learning.

Copper Can Help You Cope with Colds
Posted: September 16, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Finding relief for the common cold remains frustrating for doctors and cold sufferers alike. However, a simple copper device may help prevent colds and reduce the spread of infection.

Thursday 09/12/2019
Helping Manage The Cost of Asthma And COPD Inhalers
Posted: September 12, 2019

(NewsUSA) - With the intense summer heat and horrible air quality, some people across the California Central Valley and other areas of the country are finding it difficult to breathe. When this happens, they quickly turn to their asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) inhalers. Greater use of these devices means more refills are needed.

5 Common Questions for Memorializing a Loved One
Updated: September 17, 2019 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) One of the most difficult conversations in a person’s life typically takes place near the end of that life. Planning for a funeral can put an emotional strain on family members and friends, but some of the stress can be relieved when the most common questions have answers.

Find Some Time for Yourself
Updated: September 17, 2019 - 2:34 am

5 self-care tips to improve your well-being