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Archive: May 4, 2015

PHOTO: The American Stroke Association designates May as National Stroke Month, and Damond Boatwright, a senior executive with SSM Health Care of Wisconsin, says quick action is critical with stroke victims. He says time lost is brain function lost. Photo courtesy SSM Health Care of WI

MADISON, Wis. – Stroke is a medical emergency that can happen to anyone at any time and any age, and if it doesn't kill you, it may leave you physically or mentally impaired. The American Stroke Association designates May as National Stroke Month, and Damond Boatwright, regional president/CE ...Read More

PHOTO: With a deadly fungal disease called white-nose syndrome decimating its numbers, the northern long-eared bat today officially becomes listed as a threatened species in North Dakota and across the country. Photo credit: University of Illinois/Steve Taylor/Flickr.

BISMARCK, N.D. – New protections are now in place for the northern long-earned bat, which officially becomes listed as a threatened species in North Dakota and across the nation as of today. The listing comes in the wake of a deadly disease called white-nose syndrome that's killed more than ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, and juvenile court systems work to help at-risk kids in Ohio, but experts say that in a "multi-system" situation, some of these children are winding up in the wrong hands. June Cannon, director with Miami County Children ...Read More

Research from AARP crunches the potential costs of employing older workers and finds the value experience outweighs the cost. Credit - Wikimedia Commons

HARTFORD, Conn. – The trend in New England and the nation finds an increase in the number of older workers on the job and looking for work, and a recent study is doing some myth busting about the supposed costs of those workers. Laura Bos, manager of education and outreach for financial secu ...Read More

PHOTO: There is a rising number of pet thefts across the nation.

LOS ANGELES - Police are warning pet owners about a dog-napping scam, one that highlights a sharp national increase in stolen pets. Recently, two women in green uniforms showed up at a house in Echo Park falsely claiming to be with the Los Angeles Police Department Animal Cruelty Task Force. They ...Read More

Photo: Local villagers from Chautara, north east of Kathmandu, are in need of food and supplies. BBB and others are advising people how they can make sure their money gets to the victims. Photo credit: Jessica Lea/Wikimedia Commons

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - With the death toll in Nepal's earthquake projected to climb to as many as 10,000 people, Tennesseans are looking for ways they can help. At the same time, organizations such as the Better Business Bureau, say scammers are looking for ways to take advantage of generosity. The BBB ...Read More

PHOTO: Women will take the lead at dozens of Habitat for Humanity sites statewide this week as part of the annual Women Build Week. Photo courtesy of Habitat for Humanity of Clinton County.

LANSING, Mich. – With Mother's Day right around the corner, Michigan women have the chance to give a gift to themselves and to some of the many women across the state who need housing. It's all part of Habitat for Humanity's Women Build Week. Whether a pro with a hammer or having never hel ...Read More

PHOTO: On Saturday, several hundred people converged on the family detention camp in Dilley, Texas, to call for an end to the policy of locking up refugee parents and children. Photo credit: Austin Indymedia.

AUSTIN, Texas - Several hundred immigrant rights advocates rallied in Dilley, Texas, on Saturday to call for an end to family detentions. The protest kicks off a national week of action calling on the Obama Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to end the practice of locking ...Read More

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