(NAPS)—You’ll be better able to beat heart troubles, suggest the experts at the American Heart Association, if you avoid five things: decongestants, sleep apnea, stress, sodium and not taking your medications. For resources on blood pressure management, visit www.heart.org/hbp.
The Hero Care App highlights the extensive array of services the Red Cross offers members of the military, veterans and their families. To download it, search for American Red Cross in your app store, text GETHEROCARE to 90999 or go to www.redcross.org/apps.
Many used car shoppers avoid cars that were in an accident but it shouldn’t be a deal breaker for you. A Carfax Vehicle History Report can help. For more car buying advice, search “accident damage” on the Carfax.com blog.
People who smoke cigarettes are 15 to 30 times more likely to get lung cancer than people who don’t. But the risk goes down after quitting and it is never too late to quit. Your doctor can help, points out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Smart home technology from August Home Inc., the leading provider of smart locks that are safer than traditional keys puts users in control of their front doors from anywhere in the world via smartphone. Learn more at www.august.com.
Kiehl’s Since 1851 will donate the net profits from its 8th Annual Limited Edition Holiday Collection (up to $100,000) to Feeding America food banks. The skin care products come in packaging designed by the artist collaboration FAILE, and are at Kiehl’s freestanding stores, www.Kiehls.com/faile, 800-KIEHLS-2 and select retailers.
You can now get the caffeine kick of half a cup of coffee and the soothing comfort of green tea in a gummy cube called Go Cubes. Learn more at https://nootrobox.com/go-cubes.
Disney’s “The BFG” and the remake of the classic “Pete’s Dragon”-both available November 29 on Blu-ray, Digital HD & Disney Movies Anywhere-help kids understand that differences don’t have to stand in the way of friendship and fun.
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The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) can help pay for personal care and related services on an extended basis to people who need help with everyday activities or supervision due to a severe cognitive impairment. Learn more at www.LTCFEDS.com and (800) 582-3337.