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Tues. Sept. 19, 2017 Hinton News - 9 Pregnancy Planning-- An App For That (NAPS)--Every year, more than 4 million women will get pregnant in the United States, and most couples, 84 out of every 100, will get pregnant within the first year of trying. But according to the Department of Health and Human Services, knowing your cycle and the changes in your body can help women know when they are most likely able to conceive to better plan for pregnancy. And yes, there are apps for this. ee O Many women keep track of their body's ability to have a baby with help from an ingenious app. Fit Period Tracker is a leading app for women's health with 10 million users every month. Fit tracks women's cycles and overall health, and helps users plan for pregnancy by predicting ovulation days and 'when a user is most fertile. In fact, more than 100,000 women get pregnant using the app every month as tracked by users switching to its new pregnancy mode. "I downloaded Flo because my hus- band and I are trying to get pregnant. It helps me track my period and is usual- ly correct in the estimated cycle dates" said Jennifer Williams, a Flo user. "I have learned that my cycles are not al- ways regular and I do not ovulate on the same cycle like the majority of women" Flo's pregnancy mode also tracks a baby's development and offers health ad- vice to women on personal body chang- es. Since the app launched the pregnancy mode, over 500,000 women--the popu- 't 9 Come join us at the Mountain State Council of the Blind Convention in beautiful Romney, WV, where Civil War battles left their mark, and where you can view the majestic mountains in apple country. This fast approaching weekend will offer valuable and timely information, resources, expanded ideas and fun-filled activities. The convention will take place of Rehabilitation Services and Academic scholarship will be at the South Branch Inn located the WV Schools for the Deaf presented. about five miles east of Romney and Blind; a presentation from DATE: September 29 - October September 29 thru October 1. a high school student with low 1, 2017 Activities begin Friday afternoon vision who experienced the Grand LOCATION: South Branch Inn, with a Technology Expo where Canyon firsthand; participation 64 Heritage Circle, Romney, WV attendees can experience hands- in a yoga session; and progress 26757 on demonstrations of some of the on the development of driverless PHONE: (304) 822-2444 latest devices that make printed cars. MSCB's annual business The Mountain State Council of materials accessible to individuals meeting will be Saturday evening the Blind is a non-profit tax exempt experiencing vision loss. after a walking tour of some of the consumer membership This event is open to the public, historical sites in Romney. organization that advocates and Friday evening will incorporate The convention concludes offers informational support for our annual auction and the always with a banquet on Saturday blind and visually impaired popular time to socialize, evening featuring remarks from people in West Virginia, their Convention program sessions on Tony Stephens, ACB's Directorfamilies, friends and anyone Saturday morning include: updates of Advocacy and Governmental interested in issues of vision loss. on WV services and programs for Affairs. During the banquet, the We are a state affiliate of the the blind from the WV Division first Anna L. Hunt Memorial American Council of the Blind. OSHA Recognizes Mobilizing Efforts for Hurricane Irma Relief; Offers Resources for Help Hurricane Irma's high winds left (800-321-6742) are available 24 accredited based on: adherence to thousands of toppled trees in its hours a day. industry standards for quality and' wake, and the recovery work related About the Tree Care Industry safety; maintenance of trained, to Hurricane Harvey continues. Association (TCIA) professional staff; and dedication As employees in the tree careTCIA is a 79-year-old public and to ethics and quality in business industry work to remove trees and professional resource on trees and practices. debris in the recovery effort, they arboriculture. TCIA also serves as the should be aware of the hiddenIt has more than 2,300 membersecretariat for the ANSI A300 dangers of downed power lines, companies who recognize stringent series of Standards for Tree Care wildlife, and the hazards of the safety and performance standards Management Operations (ANSI equipment they are using, and who are required to carryA300 Parts I through 10). OSHA knows safety willcontinue liability insurance. A300 standards are developed by tobeapriority, andweareheretohelp. TCIA has the nation's only the A300 committee (ASC A300), OSHA's hurricanes and floods,Accreditation program that helps and are available for review on and tree care industry onlineconsumers find tree care companies resources, and our toll free number that have been inspected and %.i- ,4 Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators strengthening manufacturing in the Shelley Moore Capita (R-W.Va.) and United States, which is why I made Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today it a priority to fund this program in announced that the West Virginia the Appropriations Committee in University Research Corporation light of proposed elimination in the will receive $250,000 in funding administration's budget request," from U.S. Department of said Senator Capita, a member of Commerce's National Institute of the Senate Appropriations Standards and Technology (NIST) Committee. "The WVMEP has been Hollings Manufacturing Extension a great partner for our businesses, Partnership (MEP). 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