(StatePoint) Afterschool programs serve 3.8 million Hispanic children nationwide. While a majority of parents report being satisfied with the healthy food and variety of physical activity their child’s program offers, there is still a vast unmet need for such programs, particularly among Hispanic families.
(BPT) - Research shows that movement by patients in the hospital – in bed and progressively sitting, standing and walking – has a major impact on recovery. Early movement for critically ill patients means a shorter stay in the intensive care unit and in the hospital overall. Early mobilization also results in a greater likelihood that patients are discharged to their homes rather than to another care facility. If you have a loved one in the hospital, ask your nurse and doctor about making movement part of their care. Programs like Hill-Rom’s Progressive Mobility can provide hospitals the practical tools they need to get patients moving.
(BPT) - Hardwood flooring brings enduring beauty, charm and value to a home. Not content to keep a good thing underfoot, inspired homeowners are now finding new and creative locations to use it for a dramatic effect.
(BPT) - Whether it’s the result of melting snow or a heavy rainstorm, standing water in the backyard is an unwelcome sight for any homeowner. While it’s unsightly and robs your yard of valuable green space, standing water can also cause excessive damage to your home’s foundation and even damage hardscape areas such as patios. These problems can cause thousands of dollars in repairs if left unaddressed.
(NewsUSA) - It's scary to imagine a life without proper plumbing. In fact, most people seem to take modern-day plumbing for granted. But the plumbing industry has grown by leaps and bounds throughout the years.
(NewsUSA) - Looking to spend more time out on your boat than stuck at the dock? Well, a new web app, which you can access from any mobile device and makes maintaining your boat a (summer's) breeze, may help you do just that.
(NewsUSA) - Experts say communication is key when dealing with prescription medicine.
(NAPSM)—Hay buenas noticias para padres hispanos y sus hijos que pronto estarán listos para ir a la universidad. Una nueva campaña de anuncios de servicio público (PSAs) proporciona a los padres acceso a recursos necesarios para ayudar a sus hijos cómo preparar, planear y pagar la universidad.