(NAPSA)—An irregular heartbeat, called atrial fibrillation or AFib, increases your risk of stroke by five times. Fortunately, the American Heart Association and StopAFib.org have resources, tips and a community of survivors at www.MyAFibExperience.org.
Adults 65 years of age and older and their loved ones can learn more about Flu + You, flu prevention and vaccine options at www.ncoa.org/Flu. The educational program encourages people to share information about the importance of flu vaccination.
Providing accommodations in the workplace for people with mental illness creates substantial benefits for organizations by providing flexibility and helping employees. This supports employee engagement and performance.
Cosamin Verde for Joint Health is made with vegetarians in mind. Its active ingredients have decreased biomarkers associated with cartilage breakdown. It s available at Meijer, Harris Teeter, ShopRite, Giant, and Stop Shop, and online at www.Nutramaxstore.com. Learn more at www.Cosamin Verde.com and (877) 267-2646.
The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) is part of a national program to prevent chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Learn more at www. partnering4health.org and www. choosemyplate.gov/teens.
Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe and disabling brain disorder affecting approximately 1.1 percent of American adults, but it can be treated. For information about treatment options for schizophrenia, visit www.mentalhealth america.net/medication.
An FDA-approved, colon cancer screening test, Cologuard, lets you collect a stool sample at your convenience (no medication, dietary restrictions, bowel preparation or sedation) in your own home. For average-risk individuals, 50 years of age or older. To learn more about the prescription-only test, visit www.CologuardTest.com.
Black or other colored streaks on your roof could mean vegetation is eating the mineral content of your shingles. Fortunately, inexpensive, easy-to-apply cleaners Shingle Shield and Stainhandler can remove it. Learn more at www.stainhandler.com, (800) 942-3004 and www.shingleshield.com, (888) 724-6426.
When getting your home s heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system cleaned, it s a good idea to hire a company that can show proof of NADCA membership and certification. NADCA members adhere to a strict code of conduct. Learn more at http://nadca.com/en/evaluation-checklist.
To protect your family, download the FEMA app for disaster resources, weather alerts and safety tips at the iTunes App Store and Google Play. To download the Be Smart. Take Part: Create Your Family Emergency Communication Plan, visit the America s PrepareAthon! website at ready.gov/prepare.