The National Institutes of Health Announces New Health Study

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces a new “study for women who are at risk of developing breast cancer.” Researchers at NIH, located in Bethesda, Maryland, are studying breast duct cells to determine what early changes occur in these cells when they evolve to become breast cancer. The collection and study of these cells […]

Employees of Logistics Company Raise $10k for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

C.H. Robinson, a logistics company, in a series of announcements raises over $750K for various not for profit organizations. The employee-led fund-raising campaign raised $10,000 dollar for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a children’s health system based in Atlanta, Georgia. “Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has had a tremendous effect on my family. Both my daughters were […]

Small Business Saturday November 25th

Small Business Saturday November 25th

American Express, one of the founding partners of Small Business Saturday, announced this past week its planned activities for 2017 Small Business Saturday Event. This recognition of small businesses is in its seventh year and held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The idea is to create awareness and encourage residents in local communities […]

Consumer Study on Life Insurance Knowledge Released

Consumer Study on Life Insurance Knowledge Released

Lincoln Financial Group announces the findings from its American Consumer Study. The study conducted during the fourth quarter of 2016 involved 2550 respondents ranging in age from 18 to 66+ with the highest concentration in the 18 to 35 age category, also known as Millennials. The study asks a series a questions to gauge thoughts […]

Volunteer for the IRS?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is seeking volunteers for two (2) community based programs. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program are the two (2) programs sponsored by the IRS. Both programs offer free tax help for citizens with low to medium income, seniors, Native Americans, citizens […]

Guide To Health Insurance Marketplace

Guide To Health Insurance Marketplace

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services annouces the publication of a one page guide to the Health Insurance Marketplace. The guide, healthcare.gov, explains that the purpose of the Marketplace is to help the uninsured walk through the process to find health coverage. The guide explains the purpose of the marketplace application, and qualification criteria […]

Internal Revenue Service Seeks Applications for Advisory Committee

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has several vacancies on the Advisory Committee for the Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) Division. Members of this Committee allows the IRS to gain insight from the public on matters of tax administration. Openings are in the following areas – A. Employee Plans – experience in federal, state, and […]

Count It! Lock It! Drop It!™ Community Based Program Tackles Drug Abuse

Count It! Lock It! Drop It!™ Community Based Program Tackles Drug Abuse

Count It! Lock It! Drop It!™ is a community based prescription drug abuse prevention program founded in Coffee County Tennessee. The impetus for the program was the drug overdose problem occurring in the county among its 54,682 (U.S. Census Bureau 2016) residents. The County’s Anti-Drug Coalition engaged its executive director Christina Merino, and grant writer/consultant […]

Solar Eclipse Viewing Guidelines

Solar Eclipse Viewing Guidelines

The American Optometric Association issues guidelines on how to safely view the solar eclipse that will occur on Monday August 21, 2017. Here are the four tips: Use approved solar eclipse viewers. The viewers must meet international standard ISO 12312-2 for safe viewing. Technique of the pros. Before looking at the sun cover your eyes with […]