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ND makes the grade in a national report evaluating public school support; SCOTUS justices express free speech concerns about GOP-backed social media laws; NH "kids on campus" program boosts retention; proposed law bans hemp sales to Hoosiers younger than 21.

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The Supreme Court hears arguments on whether social media can restrict content. Biden advisors point to anti-democracy speeches at CPAC, and the President heads to the US-Mexico border appealing to voters on immigration and border issues.

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David meets Goliath in Idaho pesticide conflict, to win over Gen Z voters, candidates are encouraged to support renewable energy and rural America needs help from Congress to continue affordable internet programs.

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If performed immediately, CPR can double or triple the chance of survival from an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to the American Heart Association. (Adobe Stock)

Monday, February 26, 2024

NV cardiology expert shares tips for better heart health

It may be the last week of American Heart Month, but one Nevada cardiovascular expert said it isn't too late to prioritize heart health. Richard …

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Many New Mexico lawmakers travel hundreds of miles for annual legislative sessions and must rent lodging for 30 to 60 days.  (JohnMcGrawPhotog/Adobe Stock)

Monday, February 26, 2024

Women in NM Legislature make the case for an annual salary

New Mexico's Legislature is becoming more diverse but its lawmakers are still the only ones unpaid in the nation, limiting who can afford to serve…

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Following the Supreme Court's 2022 reversal of Roe v. Wade, Massachusetts lawmakers strengthened legal protections for abortion providers, mandated insurance companies cover abortion services, and expanded stockpiles of medication abortion drugs. (Kulbako) <br /><br />

Monday, February 26, 2024

'Deceptive' tactics by crisis pregnancy centers focus of MA legislation

Legislation in Massachusetts would ban some of the tactics used by "crisis pregnancy centers" to prevent people from having abortions. Many of the …

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Stephanie Bowden is pictured with her mother and sister. (Courtesy Hannah Booth Photography)
NC survivor empowers young women to protect their heart health

February is American Heart Month and according to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women…

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Doctors say people should get regular checkups to ensure their hearts are healthy. (rocketclips/Adobe Stock)
American Heart Month: Heart disease treatment often delayed for women

February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on potential cardiovascular risks. Health experts said women especially should consider their …

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Since 2004, Go Red for Women has addressed the awareness and clinical care gaps of women's greatest health threat, cardiovascular disease. The Utah Go Red for Women luncheon will take place at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center on March 8. (Adobe Stock)
UT heart survivor shares story to spread awareness for American Heart Month

One Utah woman is sharing her story during American Heart Month to spread awareness about how important preventive heart health care is. Claire …

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According to the National Institutes of Health, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. About 80% of women ages 40 to 60 have one or more risk factors for coronary heart disease. (Adobe Stock)<br />
Experts: Heart disease on rise among young women

Nationwide, heart-disease awareness among women has declined, particularly among Black and Hispanic women. This Valentine's Day, health experts are …

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An American Express report notes there are nearly 13 million women-owned businesses in the United States. (Adobe Stock)
Women business owners in ND take on risks to thrive

National Entrepreneurship Week runs through Saturday. In North Dakota, outreach continues to ensure women business owners face fewer obstacles in …

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Many people do not realize heart disease is the top cause of death for women. (fizkes/Adobe Stock)
Focus on women's health during American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on potential cardiovascular risks. Health experts said women, especially, should consider their …

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Historic Union Station in Los Angeles
Millions expected to wear red today for start of 'American Heart Month'

Today is National Wear Red Day, part of American Heart Month in February. Lots of celebrities and news anchors will be wearing red, and many iconic …

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Women are less likely to receive CPR from a bystander. Barriers include fear of legal ramifications and accusations of inappropriate touching, according to the American Heart Association. (Adobe Stock)
Health experts call for Arizonans to learn hands-only CPR

Today is the first day of American Heart Month - and one Arizona cardiology nurse practitioner wants to shed light on the importance of good heart hea…

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Neighborhoods lacking sidewalks can discourage people from getting exercise which could improve their health. (JacobLund/AdobeStock)
TX health foundation broadens focus beyond the doctor's office

There are Texas ZIP codes where people with lower incomes and few health services have a 20-year difference in life expectancy than those who are more…

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