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Do you have a winter weather emergency plan?

Is your family prepared for winter emergencies?As digits are dropping to record lows across the country, winter weather can mean significant and sudden drops in temperatures and very serious winter storms. It is important to be prepared so that you can stay safe and healthy during the winter months.

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Advocating for nursing moms

Helping nursing moms help their babiesNCL has been advocating for measures to improve the health of women and children since its founding in 1899 and was very concerned to read about the IRS’ decision to deny nursing mothers the ability to use their tax-sheltered health care accounts to pay for breast pumps and other supplies. Read NCL's letter to the IRS.

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Think before you drink

Think before you drinkDrinking alcohol in excess -- especially for young college students -- can affect your judgment, your safety, and your health. NCL has partnered with the American Medical Women's Association to educate college students across the country about the importance of making decisions to avoid alcohol poisoning and the associated negative consequences.

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