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Important Turkey Safety Tips

 

Screen Time

Most people have heard the rule “No screens under the age of 2.”  That was established back in 1999 by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Yet, many were not following that rule or weren’t considering certain items as screens.  In October of 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics revised its recommendations based on new research and societal norms.  Their new focus is on helping families develop healthy media habits early on and the importance of the triangular interaction between child, family member, and screen.  The following is a short break down of their recommendation by age.       

Birth to 18 months- Avoid screens except for live video chats

Educate Yourself and Save a Life

 

Over 114,000 Americans are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant.  Each year, that number on the waiting list continues to grow much larger than the number of donors.  Nearly 500 of those people live right here in Nebraska.  Statistically, 50 of them will die without receiving their needed life-saving procedure.

 

Even though 95% of adults in the United States support organ donation, only 54% actually sign up to do it, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

 

October 15 through December 7 is the time for all Medicare Part D participants to evaluate their Part D plans for 2019. It is very important every year the Part D plans are reviewed and compared. Many plans change their benefits and costs. Also, many times the prescriptions people take change.

Stain Solutions

We have put together a comprehensive list of stain solutions. Each solution contains the supplies you will need and the preferred method for cleaning the stain. You can browse through the list below use our search toolbar.

https://extension.illinois.edu/stain/index.cfm

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