National Veterans Service Fund notes on its website that "war does not end on the battlefield." Instead, the site goes on to say, American veterans and their families have been left without the help they need to overcome critical health and psychological problems at home. National Veterans Service Fund says it offers guidance to veterans to help them qualify for aid they otherwise would go without.
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High blood pressure is one of the most preventable conditions. But it plays a contributing role in more than 15 percent of deaths in the United States, according to a new Harvard study. Although it causes no symptoms, high blood pressure boosts the risks of leading killers such as heart attack and stroke, as well as aneurysms, cognitive decline, and kidney failure. Twenty-eight percent of Americans have high blood pressure and don't know it, according to the American Heart Association. If you haven't had yours checked in 2 years, see a doctor.
istockphoto (CBS News) Does hope for cancer treatment lie in new drugs? Not necessarily, as new research shows that a commonly prescribed diabetes drug, metformin, may help fight cancer.
Every action, every event, every person, everything emits a certain amount of carbon. This interactive visualization examines some of those scenarios. Play around to learn some interesting and surprising information about how much carbon is released during various activities. About this data The data leveraged in this application is derived from a number of sources, including: “How Bad Are Bananas?”, Agence France-Presse, Carbon Trust Report, comScore Inc., Google, Guardian, Heathrow Airport Limited, JP Morgan, Real Climate, The Independent, The New York Times, Times, United States Environmental Protection Agency, and University of Oxford Environmental Change Institute.
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Where did the English Follett family come from? What is the English Follett family crest and coat of arms? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Follett family history? The Follett surname comes from the Old French word "fol," meaning "mad," or "stupid."
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