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DID YOU KNOW?

(NAPSA)— “Somewhere between the seventh and eighth birthdays is generally when a child should visit an orthodontist,” suggests Dr. DeWayne B. McCamish, president of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). Learn more and find nearby AAO orthodontists, at mylifemysmile.org.

Experts say play is an important part of kids’ daily lives, teaching social skills, problem solving and cognitive development. Parents can get expert advice, play tips and ideas based on their children’s ages and developmental stages from the Genius of Play website at www.thegeniusofplay.org.

Getting together with family and friends can be more enjoyable when you know you’re hearing what’s going on. Now, thanks to the latest technology, that may be easier, points out Dr. Jennifer Gehlen, an audiologist and educational specialist for Signia.

The need for training may have an impact on the quality of care patients receive. About three in five registered nurses shared that patient physical safety (63 percent) and site contamination (58 percent) are aspects patients should be “very concerned” about.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 500,000 new jobs in computer and information technology are expected from 2014 to 2024. University of Phoenix offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in cloud technology, business intelligence, software development and more. Learn more at www.phoenix.edu/cybersecurity.

Constance St. Germain, J.D., Ed.D., executive dean for University of Phoenix Colleges of Humanities & Sciences, Social Sciences, and Security and Criminal Justice, says soft skills can make or break your career. Learn more about University of Phoenix College of Humanities and Sciences at www.phoenix.edu/colleges_divisions/humanities-ciences.html.

Lingonberry bars made with fresh Swedish lingonberry jam are nutritious snacks that kids can eat on the way to school or tuck into their lunchboxes for later. For recipes, facts and where to get the jam, visit http://felixjams.com.

When you’re considering trading your car in at a dealership, remember that a Carfax Vehicle History Report has details that may help swing negotiations in your favor. For advice on getting the most for your trade, search “trading in” on the Carfax.com blog.

“A productive company wishes the best for its employees and acts in their best interest,” said John A. Kanas, chairman, president and CEO at BankUnited. “At our headquarters, we opened our own cafe offering healthy dining options and are building a gym.” Learn more at www.bankunited.com.