• Backyard Maintenance Tips for Summer

    NAPS Summer is here and it’s time for backyard barbecues! Before your guests arrive, check these four backyard maintenance tasks off your to-do list to ensure your yard is looking good. Clean Your Barbecue To prevent food from sticking to your barbecue grills, rub cooking oil on the grates...
  • Individual Health-Insurance Rates to Rise 8.7% in 2019

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Rates will go up an average of almost 9 percent next year for Californians who buy health insurance on the individual market, according to projections released Thursday by Covered California, the state insurance marketplace. That’s a smaller increase than many other states....
  • Combating Cancer In Young Women Online

    NAPS Women from the ages of 18 to 50 are the most active group of adult Internet and social media users. And even though women in this age group are less likely to get breast cancer than older women, it does happen. Now, three southern states are making sure...
  • U.S. Should Not Discourage Breastfeeding

    Mary Kuhlman Public News Service FRANKFORT, Ky. — Some parents are still reeling from word of the United States’ opposition to a global resolution supporting breastfeeding. According to a New York Times article, the U.S. wanted to water down a World Health Assembly resolution promoting and protecting breastfeeding around...
  • 5 formas en que los padres pueden ayudar a sus hijos a crear excelentes hábitos de higiene dental

    StatePoint Ese primer diente flojo indica una nueva etapa en la niñez: la pérdida del primer diente “de bebé”. Mientras ésta es una oportunidad para tomar fotos tiernas y recibir la visita del hada de los dientes, también debería ser una oportunidad para reforzar con los niños la importancia...
  • Sugerencias inteligentes y saludables de aperitivos para personas en movimiento

    StatePoint ¿Su horario lo mantiene en movimiento? ¡Vea estas sencillas maneras de mantener el hambre a raya de modo saludable, sin importar dónde lo lleve su ajetreada vida, como en casa! Haga mini comidas En lugar de comidas grandes y pesadas, piense en pequeños bocados. Combine sus proteínas, verduras,...
  • Report: Census Undercount Big Threat to California

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If we want to make sure kids count in policy making, we need to count kids effectively in the 2020 Census, according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book from The Annie E. Casey Foundation. Billions of dollars in federal grants support programs...
  • Los antibióticos no son siempre la solución

    Los CDC instan a las familias a tomar conciencia sobre los antibióticos BPT Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) animan a los padres, los abuelos y a las otras personas que cuiden de un familiar a que Tomen Conciencia sobre los Antibióticos al hablar con sus...
  • Health, Social Services and Rebuilding the Organization are identified as Priorities in Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget

    County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors Approves $7 Billion Balanced Budget   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – Prudent spending for an uncertain world with ongoing and expanding client needs is the theme of the County’s Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget. The spending plan, recommended by County Executive Jeffrey V. Smith, M.D.,...