Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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Bill to expand tax credits draws on children's health data, Alaskans file petition opposing giant grocery merger, and a revised Colorado water plan prioritizes conservation.

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President Biden is set to give the State of the Union address, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy calls the national debt limit the United States' greatest threat, and Kamala Harris announces new pledges to offer more economic stability in Central America.

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Statistics show that women are less likely to get CPR than men. Around 45% of men get CPR, and only about 40% of women will get it. (American Heart Association)

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

For American Heart Month, Families Challenged to 'Be the Beat'

Does anyone in your immediate family know basic CPR? The American Heart Association said your life could depend on the answer. February is American …

In the United States, approximately 697,000 people died from heart disease in 2020, accounting for one in every five deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (AdobeStock)

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

GA Heart Expert Explains Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Prevention

February is American Heart Month, and a Georgia medical expert said knowing the difference between heart attack and cardiac arrest can help save a …


The United States is projected to spend $605 billion to $635 billion on medicine in 2025, according to career company Zippia. (Adobe Stock)

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Eli Lilly Invests $450 Million in Jobs-to-Work Pipeline

Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly has announced a $450 million investment in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park to develop new drugs, and put more …

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of the men who die suddenly of coronary heart disease, which can lead to heart attack, had no previous symptoms. (Adobe Stock)

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Spotting Signs of Heart Attack During American Hearth Month

February is American Heart Month, and experts stressed it is important to know the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest. According …


According to McGinley, common problems during the age of six to 12 include malocclusion, like cross-bites or overbites and the development of crooked or crowded teeth. (Adobe Stock)

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

NV Pediatric Dentist: Good Overall Health Starts in the Mouth

February is National Children's Dental Health Month and one Nevada Pediatric Dentist wants families to remember that good overall health starts in the…

Roughly 30,000 individuals across the Commonwealth access the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites, resulting in $60 million in tax credits for taxpayers each year. (Adobe Stock)

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Bill to Expand Tax Credits Draws on Children's Health Data

A bill to increase tax credits in the Commonwealth is backed up by research showing the credits lead to better nutrition for working families and bett…


About 15,000 types of products fall under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, but there are mandatory standards for only about 250 of them. (Adobe Stock)

Monday, February 6, 2023

Report: Product Recalls Up 33%, AZ Group Recommends Action

A new report asks lawmakers and regulators to look at why some unsafe products aren't recalled sooner, and what can be done to get them off the …

Utah is the fifth state to pass legislation restricting gender-affirming health care for transgender minors. (Adobe Stock)

Monday, February 6, 2023

UT Ban on Gender-Affirming Health Care Draws Pushback

A group of physicians is voicing opposition to Utah's enactment of Senate Bill 16, banning gender-affirming health care for transgender youth…


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Monday, February 6, 2023

More NE Long-Term Care Facilities Risk Closure Without Funding

Nebraska's long-term care facilities face staffing shortages and other factors that could lead to more closures if state funding isn't increased…

Before the pandemic, Americans logged on between seven and 10 hours per day; now the average is approaching 13 hours. (Adobestock)

Monday, February 6, 2023

Vision Experts Warn of Dangers of Excessive Screen Time

Americans spend almost 13 hours a day using digital devices, and experts said it has the potential to strain your eyes and lead to serious health …


South Dakota could soon follow steps taken by states like Utah, which recently approved a ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth. (Adobe Stock)

Monday, February 6, 2023

SD Plan to Ban Gender-Affirming Care Stokes Privacy Debate

South Dakota is once again locked in a debate over a bill concerning transgender youth. It seeks to ban gender-affirming care, with supporters …

While the USDA recommends a diet of 50% fruits and vegetables, only 4% of farm subsidies support their production. (Adobe Stock)

Monday, February 6, 2023

Colorado Farmers Headed to Washington in Advance of Farm Bill

Farmers and ranchers from Colorado and across the U.S. are headed to Washington, D.C., this week in hopes of transforming the 2023 Farm Bill…


 

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