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(NAPS)—There are resources for women who may have a family history of breast cancer or certain genetic traits, which can raise their risk of getting breast cancer. You can find out more at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Bring Your Brave campaign.

When weather turns cold, it’s time to put away the lawn mowers and prepare the snow thrower, says the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing more than 100 power equipment, engine and utility vehicle manufacturers and suppliers.

Good managers understand leadership skills can be developed. “Knowing where to focus your efforts is essential,” says Ruth Veloria, executive dean, University of Phoenix School of Business. “Fortunately, bite-size professional development courses can help quickly address specific knowledge gaps.” More at www.Phoenix.edu/business.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology’s EyeCare America program provides eye care, often at no out-of-pocket cost, to eligible older Americans. Visit www.aao.org/eyecare-america to see if you or your family members are eligible.

Ductless mini-split systems such as those from Fujitsu General America let you set each room at a different temperature. To learn more or find a contractor nearby, call (888) 888-3424 or visit www.constantcomfort.com or www.fujitsugeneral.com.

New mothers need extra nutrients. One supplement, OB Complete Gold, is made with OmEGGa DHA-DHA made from the eggs of cage-free hens, so there’s no fishy taste or risk of ocean-borne contaminants-and comes in an easy-to-swallow softgel. Learn more at http://obcompletegold.com.

Give your dog plenty of toys, such as those with the fun WWE theme from Petmate, and attention to help him get the exercise he needs. For more on the importance of exercise for your pet’s health and on the WWE Collection, visit www.petmate.com.

Many Americans avoid early Alzheimer’s disease and dementia testing because they fear a diagnosis but detecting it early allows time for critical treatment and financial planning. Visit BankersLife.com/ALZ1 to learn more.

Your apple butter can taste great and have less sugar when it’s made with Stevia In The Raw zero-calorie sweetener, extracted from the stevia plant and purified to be 300 to 400 times sweeter than cane sugar. Facts, canning tips and recipes are at www.intheraw.com.

A gift in good taste this holiday season is a basket filled with apples and other good things that reflect the recipient. Learn more, including delicious recipes, at www.USApple.org and @USApples on Pinterest.