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  • Experts advise consumers to use a secure connection, not a public wifi connection, when contacting credit agencies. Photo Credit: gvictoria/istockphoto

    Expert Tips on Protecting Your Credit After Massive Equifax Breach

    Suzanne Potter Public News Service Many consumers may be wondering what to do after credit reporting agency Equifax admitted that hackers stole personal information belonging to 143 million Americans. Experts say you can take action to protect yourself. First, you can check the website EquifaxSecurity2017.com to see if your...
  • Los expertos recomiendan agregar frutas coloridas como arándanos y zanahorias, que contienen muchos nutrientes y ricos en antioxidantes, a las dietas diarias para tener una mejor salud. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Experta en salud receta comida fresca como “Primera” Medicina

    Eric Tegethoff/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. – Los Centros Familiares de Salud de la Montaña de Colorado animan a las familias a que agreguen la “primera medicina” de la naturaleza a su vida diaria: frutas y vegetales frescos. Los expertos en materia de salud recomiendan comer...
  • A consultant for child-care providers in Idaho offers advice to parents on how to pick the right one. Photo Credit: Matt Cardy/GettyImages

    Questions Parents Aren’t Asking When Seeking Child-Care Providers

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service Choosing the right childcare provider can be a daunting task for parents. Questions left unasked while picking the right facility can rear their heads down the road in unwanted ways. That’s why Susan Robertson, lead quality child-care consultant for IdahoSTARS in Idaho Falls, has...
  • New research indicates there are more health-related positives than negatives when it comes to bicycling. Photo Credit: Virginia Carter

    New Research Disputes Previous Study on Health Hazards of Cycling

    Veronica Carter Public News Service ST. PAUL, Minn. – Cycling is many people’s choice to get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors at this time of year. However, a study by Yale researchers in 2006 linked cycling to problems with sexual health and urinary dysfunction. Now, a new team...
  • pponents object that the Texas “show me your papers” law would allow police to question anyone they stop for traffic violations about their immigration status. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Battle Over Sanctuary City Ban Moves from TX Capitol to the Courts

    Mark Richardson Public News Service AUSTIN, Texas – The ink was barely dry on Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature on Senate Bill 4, the Texas Sanctuary Cities bill, when the battle over it moved from the state Capitol to the courts. Opponents such as the ACLU and MALDEF are preparing...
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    Fake News Not Swaying Elections

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – Despite claims by some politicians, fake news, social media and search algorithms don’t sway public opinion, according to a study by a group of international researchers. William Dutton, the report’s lead author, says if search engines did help create so-called filter bubbles...
  • A report summarizing four decades of research concludes that immigrants benefit U.S. communities and do not increase crime. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Immigrants Do Not Increase Crime, Research Shows

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – As President Donald Trump continues to make good on promises to deport undocumented immigrants – with some in Colorado seeking protection in sanctuary churches – a new study shows U.S. cities with large immigrant populations experience lower rates of crime. Contrary to...
  • Berta Alvarado (derecha) viajó del sureste de Washington a Washington DC esperando hablar con sus representantes sobre el futuro de los servicios de salud. Photo Credit: Service Employees Int'l. Union

    Electores quieren respuestas sobre Atención a la Salud

    Eric Tegethoff/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service OTHELLO, Wash. – Los miembros del Congreso regresan a sus distritos durante un receso legislativo y la gente de todo el país está pidiéndole a sus representantes que tengan encuentros públicos para discutir el futuro de los cuidados de la salud. Sólo unos...