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  • Photo Caption: To fight phishing and the like, get your computer checked regularly. Photo Credit: NAPS

    How To Protect Your Data

    NAPS Chances are your data, whether personal or at work, has been compromised. Even before half the adults in America had their information stolen from a major credit-reporting agency, there were about 178 million personal records exposed in 2015 and it’s estimated that number rose to more than 200...
  • Sixty-six-year-old distance runner Barbara McGirr was the national winner of award honoring older adults who improve their health through fitness. Photo Credit: NAPS

    Get Back On Your Feet—Tips For Running At Any Age

    NAPSI Running can seem like a daunting workout no matter your age. It takes an impressive amount of dedication to run long distances. However, 66-year-old Barbara McGirr did not let that deter her. Starting at the age of 62, McGirr set her sights on completing her first half marathon. After only...
  • The better you understand numbers, the better able you’ll be to plan for your financial future. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Five Everyday Reasons You Need To Know Math

    NAPS Many people may shy away from the subject of math, but it is important to understand math as it plays an instrumental role in making good financial decisions. A new University of Phoenix® survey found that 28 percent of respondents reported they were not confident that their current...
  • Prompt and proper intervention can help save children from some of the serious effects of childhood trauma. Photo Credit: NAPS

    Childhood Trauma—It Happens More Than You Think

    NAPS Traumatic experiences happen—but when they happen to children, it can affect their view of the world, their sense of safety, their development, and even their longer-term physical and mental health. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), more than two-thirds of children reported at...
  • A hearty salad topped with a tasty dressing can be a great option when dining out without throwing out your healthy living resolution. Photo Credit: NAPS

    How To Have Fun, Dine Out And Stay In Shape

    NAPS According to recent Nielsen reports, more than one in three Americans have resolved to stay fit in 2017. If you’re among them—or would like to be—you may be glad to learn that being healthy doesn’t mean you have to give up a lot of time or sacrifice the...
  • Many parents may be surprised to learn that even two absences a month can seriously hurt a child's academic progress. Photo Credit: NAPS

    Five Tips To Prepare Your Children For Success In School

    NAPS  One of the best things you can do for your children is to make sure they attend school every day. After all, we want our kids to have the best possible chance of doing well in school and achieving their dreams. But getting a child to school isn’t...
  • It’s a healthy idea to understand just what your Medicare coverage includes. Photo Courtesy: Thinkstockphotos.ae

    Top Tips For Medicare Open Enrollment

    NAPS It’s that time again—Medicare Open Enrollment season. From now until December 7, anyone over 65, or those turning 65 in 2017, can enroll in Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage. Here are five things you should know before you enroll: 1. Learn the ABCs and D. Medicare...
  • What To Do When Kids Come Home ‘Hangry’

    What To Do When Kids Come Home ‘Hangry’

    NAPS Good news for many parents who wonder what to do when the kids come home from school ravenous and dinner is hours away: According to the experts at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), it’s perfectly fine to let them have a snack when hunger strikes between meals....