If it can rain, it can flood: Why flood insurance is a wise bet for homeowners

If it can rain, it can flood: Why flood insurance is a wise bet for homeowners

(BPT) – The federal government considers floods the nation’s most common natural disaster. They strike every state and leave homeowners with huge repair costs. Why? Because typical homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flood damage.Those policies may provide protection for water damage when it comes through a hole in the roof or from wind-driven rain. But coverage doesn’t extend to damage caused […]

Increasing IBD Patient Participation In Clinical Trials

(NAPSI)—According to the National Institutes of Health, over a quarter million clinical trials are currently being conducted in the U.S. Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. Through clinical trials, researchers find ways to improve existing treatments or test new treatment options for patients to improve quality of life for people with a specific disease. Clinical trials are one […]

Charles E. Pierce, former Alfred farm manager

May 7, 1934 — April 13, 2018

<p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>Charles E. Pierce, of Warsaw, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at his home under the care of hospice and his loving family. He was 83.<span class=”Apple-converted-space”> </span></span></p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>He was born May 7, 1934 in South Hornell, son of the late Ira L. and Eliza Bellinger Pierce.<span class=”Apple-converted-space”> </span></span></p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>Charles was a graduate of the State University of New […]

The Road to Finding a Treatment Option for My RA

Shirley Ann Forrester, Warsaw native

Nov. 7, 1936 — April 5, 2018

<p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>Shirley Ann Forrester (Norton) of Kingman, Arizona died Thursday, April 5, 2018. She was 81.<span class=”Apple-converted-space”> </span></span></p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>She was born Nov. 7, 1936 in Warsaw, daughter of the late Clifford Arlo and Hazel J. Condit Norton.<span class=”Apple-converted-space”> </span></span></p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>She lived in Warsaw until age 26. She lived a very simple life with her mother, grandmother (Ida Condit), older […]

5 ways smart cities provide a healthier, safer, richer life for residents

(BPT) – It’s exciting to live in a time when technology is making everything smarter. Smartphones, smart homes, smart cars and now the talk is all about smart cities.Advances in automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are not only mind-boggling innovations, but contribute to greener urban environments, cutting emissions and waste, and turning cities into high-tech, eco-friendly centers.While many think of […]

3 ways to make your home more eco-friendly with smart home technology

(BPT) – More and more Americans are shifting to a greener lifestyle, and if you’re one of them, you’re always looking for ways to reduce your impact on the environment. Cutting your energy usage is a big part of that, and the benefits of doing so are twofold: First, of course, is being more environmentally friendly, and second, is the […]

Insufficient salt consumption can be dangerous

(BPT) – New York City mandates it and now Philadelphia is considering it. “It” is salt warnings on menu labels for any item considered too high in salt. The average American eats about 3,400 mg./day of sodium and recent studies indicate that’s just about the right amount. Regardless, the federal government continues to recommend that people eat a maximum of […]

Teen Driving Tips: Five Ways To Stay Sane

(NAPSI)—When your teen is officially licensed to operate a vehicle, you may feel simultaneously proud—and terrified. Following these five tips, however, can help.<strong style=”mso-bidi-font-weight:normal”>Model Your Expectations<o:p></o:p></strong>Your teens grew up watching you drive, learning your habits and creating their own concept of “safe driver” based on your actions. Parents of new teen drivers should follow all the rules of the road, […]