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Medical identity theft rising: Steps to protect yourself

– Two million Americans fall victim to medical identity theft each year, according to a study by the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by Experian’s ProtectMyID. While medical identity theft costs victims an average of $ 22,346, the potential impact can be far greater – medical identity theft could cost some victims their health, or...

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Got deer? Freeze them out this winter

Deer are beautiful, graceful animals, we cannot deny it. But when it comes to where deer decide to dine, most of us just don’t want them outside our windows foraging through our foliage. Their beauty and grace comes with the destruction – even devastation – of our well-cared-for and often expensive landscaped yards and gardens. If...

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Recognizing the stories of remarkable women pioneers, known and untold

– America has seen women emerge as inspiring national figures including female Supreme Court justices, speakers of the house, CEOs, trailblazing athletes, activists, entertainers and leaders of their communities, over the past 50 years. Women have sparked change through their vision, determination, courage and ingenuity, and their contributio...

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Improving the health of your lawn

Let’s face it: When you live in the suburbs, a healthy, well-kept lawn is a must. Before anyone even steps into your house, it’s your front lawn that makes the first impression of your home. So what’s something that can help keep your lawn healthy? Many people seem to forget about aeration. Aeration, or aerification, is a method o...

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Plumbing primer: The most important system behind your home’s drywall

Do you know what’s behind the drywall in your home? Unless you’ve ever had a home custom-built or have personally worked in construction, you might be unaware of the vital systems hidden within the walls of your home. But knowing how those systems work can help you make smart, money-saving decisions when building or renovating. Typicall...

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The next wave of medicine: banking your stem cells for therapeutic use

The therapeutic use of adult stem cells has come a long way over the past decade and continues to remain at the frontier of the rapidly expanding field of regenerative medicine. For more than 50 years, adult stem cells have been extensively researched and used safely and successfully. Today, widespread therapeutic use of stem cells is beginning to...

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Zeller, top-ranked Indiana pummel N. Carolina

Indiana Crushes UNC, 83-59 Indiana wins easily over North Carolina. Indiana Crushes UNC, 83-59 VIDEO PLAYLIST BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Cody Zeller showed everyone Tuesday night why he’s the best big man in America. The 7-foot sophomore scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, was 8 of 13 from the field and dominated the middle, leading No....

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How to keep your pets healthy and happy all winter long

Dry skin, winter weight gain and the common cold – humans aren’t the only ones to struggle with winter woes. Cold weather can affect our pets’ health, too. While you can put in some extra time on the treadmill and layer up for the cold weather, pets rely on their human companions to help them stay healthy all year long. As tempera...

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Don’t let return charges on your leased car put a dent in your wallet

– The allure of a new car and low monthly payment options draw many people to lease a car, even though they could face serious fines and extra charges when they return the vehicle at the end of the lease term. If you’re leasing a car, however, you can take steps to avoid getting dinged by lease return charges. Sweat the small stuff Just...

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Ten clues your child has hearing loss

Universal hearing testing for newborns has helped to identify most children with hearing issues quickly and accurately. With a simple test, 80 to 90 percent of hearing loss can be detected, and children can begin early intervention with the best possible outcomes for language development. “Even if your child passed the newborn screening at bi...

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