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Giving the Elderly a Lift -- In Their Home

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Although home may be where the heart is, for older people, it may not be where they are able to stay. This need (and recognition) to downsize, yet not wanting to because of the memories associated with the home (after all, it's where they have lived for decades and may have raised their families), can be a problem. It may also be...

4-H Grown: Alumni Asked to Stand Up and Support STEM Education

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - For almost a decade, there has been a dramatic shift by educators to increase kids' interest in careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields (STEM). In fact, one of America's largest youth-development organizations (it's been around for almost 115 years), 4-H, along with HughesNet, the leading satellite Internet...

Haven't Tried Sardines? Try These

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Sardines are consistently rated as the most nutritious and environmentally friendly fish you can eat, and yet some people remain suspicious. "Wait! They have bones and scales?" Well, yes, most premium sardines have bones -- which melt away during processing, which is why they have more calcium per serving than a glass of milk. And...

10 Tips to Stay Safe During Spring Break

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - It's that time of year again when thousands of college students and young adults will flock to the far reaches of the world for spring break. Wherever your travels take you, it's best to adopt the Boy Scout's motto,"Be Prepared." The following tips will help you get started. 1. Arrive safely. Traffic death rates are three times...

Weatherizing Your Home Can Mean Big Benefits

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - The volatility of Mother Nature this year has served as a reminder that electric and gas bills can get out of hand quickly -- especially when a home isn't properly weatherized. "The U.S. Department of Energy suggests homeowners spend nearly 50 percent of their utility bills on space heating and cooling, with heating accounting for...