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Education October 17, 2019

Safe Social Media Use: What Teachers Can Do

Amanda S., Editor

When a child or teen runs into a problem, they generally turn to a close adult for guidance. Sometimes that's a parent, caregiver or other family member, and sometimes it's a trusted teacher. As a teacher, you have a hand in molding today's youth....

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Home Life October 15, 2019

See the Signs on Social Media & Help Prevent Suicide by Veterans

Erika S., Editor in Chief

An average of 20 Veterans die by suicide each day. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) urges communities to come together and take action to prevent suicide by Veterans. Suicide Risk Among Veterans VA is working to reduce suicide rates among...

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Military Life, Security & Preparedness October 10, 2019

Stay Safe in Extremely Cold Weather

Zena L., Editor

Military personnel often find themselves in new locations, and that can present unfamiliar weather challenges. If you have recently relocated to a cooler climate, learn how to prepare and stay safe in extremely cold weather. Extremely Cold Weathe...

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Health & Wellness October 8, 2019

How to Spot Breast Cancer Warning Signs and Reduce Your Risk

Clarissa S., Editor

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the U.S., and about one in eight women will have it at some point in their lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an opportunity to learn more about breast cancer,...

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Military Life September 26, 2019

How TAPS Can Help after the Death of a Service Member

Erika S., Editor in Chief

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is America’s support group for those whose lives have been changed by the death of a loved one serving in the Armed Forces. Learn how TAPS can connect survivors to the resources they need. If ...

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Home Life, Military Life September 24, 2019

Teen Sexting: What Parents Should Know

Amanda S., Editor

Nowadays, adolescents have a tendency to be stuck to their mobile devices. They're watching videos, posting photos, sending DMs, playing games, tweeting, Snapchatting — and some may be sexting. While teens might think it's a harmless and fun way o...

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Security & Preparedness September 19, 2019

Severe Weather: Tips to Stay Safe While Driving

Krystina C., Editor

Driving in bad weather can be challenging, even for the most experienced drivers. Follow these tips for driving safely in rain, fog, snow or extreme heat. In doing so, you can keep yourself and your family safe, no matter the weather. Safe Drivin...

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Health & Wellness September 18, 2019

The Opioid Epidemic: How to Prevent Addiction and Overdose

Clarissa S., Editor

The opioid crisis affects millions of Americans and takes the lives of thousands every year. While opioids can be prescribed by doctors, millions of people misuse them, often leading to life-threatening addiction. Learn more about the opioid epide...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life, Military Life September 12, 2019

Don't Be a Distracted Parent

Zena L., Editor

You’re the loving parent of two young children and your day is full of demands, from making dinner and cleaning up, to folding laundry and replying to that urgent text from your best friend… Are you a distracted parent? Multitasking and Distracte...

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Work Life & Safety September 10, 2019

Civility in the Workplace: The Role of Human Resources

Zena L., Editor

Workplace stress doesn’t only arise from loads of work and tight deadlines. It can happen when you are being treated rudely or insensitively by a coworker or manager. This can involve a number of things including being sent demeaning notes, being ...

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