2018-07-30

Antibiotics are Powerful Tools for Fighting Infections and Sepsis, but Must be Used Appropriately



(BPT) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants patients and families to know that antibiotics are the most powerful tools we have to fight life-threatening infections, like those that can lead to sepsis. <a href=”www.cdc.gov/sepsis&#8221; target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow noopener”>Sepsis</a> is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It happens when an infection you already have — in your […]

Help Teens Learn Driving



(NAPSI)—When it’s time for your teens to get their learner’s permits and driver’s licenses, here’s a hint on how you can help: Don’t teach them yourself. Leave that to the professionals. <strong style=”mso-bidi-font-weight:normal”>How Teens Can Learn<o:p></o:p></strong> This is made easier with an online driver’s test program. It uses accurate, up-to-date questions based on the official state DMV handbook and traffic […]

Robert L. Sweet, retired farmer

April 11, 1929 — July 29, 2018

<p dir=”ltr”>Portageville resident Robert L. Sweet, of Wiscoy Road, died Sunday, July 29, 2018 in his home. He was 89.</p><p dir=”ltr”>He was born April 11, 1929 in Wiscoy, a son of the late Albert and Annabelle Locke Sweet.</p><p dir=”ltr”>In 1951, he married Viola Howden, who predeceased him Aug. 16, 2016.</p><p dir=”ltr”>Bob enjoyed hunting and golfing. He was a member of […]

Pollution protection: 5 easy tips for combating the environment’s effects on skin



(BPT) – Properly taking care of your skin each day — and countering the possible effects of pollution — is quick, affordable and easy to do. So why do so many Americans forgo that step in their daily routines? A recent survey by CeraVe found 48 percent of American adults often worry about their skin, yet 36 percent have no […]

Robert L. Sweet, retired farmer



Pollution protection: 5 easy tips for combating the environment’s effects on skin



Being Proactive Can Help Your Pet Live Longer



Military move? 5 key tips that can smooth the way



(BPT) – Changing residences can be an emotional and logistical challenge for any family. For military families, that challenge can be recreated many times over. Due to the nature of the work, the average U.S. military family relocates every two to three years — 10 times more than civilian families. That can mean a complete change of surroundings in addition […]

Antibiotics are Powerful Tools for Fighting Infections and Sepsis, but Must be Used Appropriately



The proactive parent’s checklist for back-to-school success