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(NAPSA)—People with multiple myeloma can learn about the condition and treatments from other patients trained to explain it. To learn more, request a free seminar or become a Multiple Myeloma Journey Partner, visit www.mmjourneypartners.com.

Recognizing and understanding the signs and symptoms of a stroke is crucial. Immediate medical attention may limit the effects of a stroke, so it is imperative that people call 911 at the first sign. To learn more about these and stroke, visit www.strokecall911.com.

Soundproofing your basement with acoustic insulation can maximize its peace, quiet and privacy. Industry experts suggest using Roxul Safe ‘n’ Sound, which effectively absorbs sound and is easy to work with. For more information, visit www.roxul.com.

Taking all your retirement savings in a lump sum may mean the money won’t last as long as you. One in five retirement plan participants who took a lump sum depleted it in, on average, 51/2 years, say the experts at MetLife. Learn more at www.metlife.com/paycheckstudy.

Because learning what may cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease that attacks nerve cells, is an important step in the battle to defeat it, the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) developed the National ALS Registry. Learn more at www.cdc.gov/ALS.

If you’re among the nearly 40 million Americans who need help hearing, the latest innovation in custom hearing aids may be for you. Silk ready-to-wear completely-in-the-canal devices are effective, comfortable and available immediately. For further facts on hearing better, go to www.signiausa.com.

A duct and vent cleaning company that’s a NADCA member must clean according to NADCA Standards and comply with a Code of Ethics. NADCA’s Find a Professional Directory lets consumers locate NADCA members nearby just by typing in a zip code. Learn more at www.nadca.com.

Many taxpayers may be surprised to discover that a good time to get tax advice is after their taxes are filed, say enrolled agents. They’re licensed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and bound by a code of ethics. Learn more at www.eatax.org.

There is no fountain of youth but the natural and scientifically improved ingredients in Renaissance moisturizing cream from Rinnova Skincare can help you look better, longer. For further facts and tips on skin care go to www.rinnovaskincare.com.

The American Heart Association has developed a free mobile app that can help heart attack survivors find the way to a healthier future. Called My Cardiac Coach, it’s a personalized toolkit that people recovering from heart attacks can carry in their smartphones. Learn more at www.heart.org/mycardiaccoach.