A Week to Honor the Nation’s Volunteers

April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week in the U.S. National Volunteer Week in the United States was first established via Presidential Proclamation 4288, signed by Richard Nixon in 1974.

The week is powered by the Points of Light foundation.

According to the 2017 Presidential Proclamation for National Volunteer…

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What Would You Give Up for a Good Night’s Sleep?

Americans would give up quite a lot for a full, uninterrupted eight hours of quality sleep, according to the results of a new survey from Swedish alarm clock application Sleep Cycle.

Social media would be first to go (27 percent).

This is followed by:

Chocolate — 21 percent
Streaming services or…

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American Humane Designates a Day to Tag Your Pets

Each year, approximately 10 million pets are lost in the United States, and more than 6 million animals wind up in the nation’s animal shelters.

Tragically, only 15 percent of dogs and 2 percent of cats in shelters without ID are reunited with their owners.

To prevent the heartache…

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One in 250 Females Likely to Develop Lupus During Child-Bearing Years

The American Osteopathic Association has released a scary statistic: 1 in 250 women are likely to develop the autoimmune disease Lupus during their child-bearing years.

Around 90 percent of patients diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus are females of child-bearing age, typically ages 15-45, the American Osteopathic Association…

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From the “Yes You Heard That Right” File:

Americans really wish they saw their dentist more, according to Delta Dental Plans.

For a second year, dentists topped the list of health practitioners Americans want to see more often, according to a survey from Delta Dental. According to the survey, 42 percent of Americans don’t see a dentist…

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