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Get An Edge on College Prep Tests

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - The college application process and the college prep testing that goes along with it can be overwhelming for students and families. Tests such as the SAT and ACT are an important element of the application process, and therefore a source of anxiety. However, only about 30 percent of public schools have an advisor dedicated to college...

Student Athletes Emulate the Pros in Abusing Prescription Painkillers

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Sometimes we're so caught up in all the pro sports stars whose lives have been wrecked by misusing prescription painkillers that we forget the problem extends down to the amateur level. And, yes, that does mean college and even high-school sports. At least one study put the number of college student athletes who've used prescription...

Specialized Firefighter Training Helps Save Farmers' Lives

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Becoming entrapped in a grain-bin remains a real safety hazard for farmers and other grain handlers. Firefighters who are trained in grain-bin rescue techniques can make a lifesaving difference in an emergency situation. To emphasize the importance of grain-bin safety, Nationwide, the No. 1 farm insurer in the United States, is...

One New Year's Resolution You Don't Have to Keep to Be a Winner

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Looking for a resolution that can literally pay off even if you wind up not keeping it? Think your finances. That's right, unlike the gazillions of other New Year's pledges we make this time of year only to soon break -- can you spell D-I-E-T?-- simply vowing to handle fiscal matters better can have "a positive impact" on your...

Reverse Mortgage Can Help With Retirement Planning

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - This article is a paid advertisement. The content was provided by One Reverse Mortgage. When people want access to money from the equity in their home, they often turn to a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC). But homeowners who are 62 and older may have another option -- the reverse mortgage line of credit. Similar to the HELOC, a...