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    Tips to Manage Asthma and Avoid Your Triggers

    (StatePoint) More than 26 million Americans are living with asthma, including 6.2 million children. While there is no cure, asthma can be managed and treated so that those with the condition can live normal, healthy lives -- indoors as well as outdoors.

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    Making an Environmental Impact

    (Family Features)As part of an effort to positively impact environmental change, many consumers care about the effect their shopping decisions may have on the world around them. As a way to aid in that mission, ALDI, which has never offered single-use plastic shopping bags, is aiming to make 100 percent of its private-label product packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. Find more information at ALDI.us.

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    Improving Your Children’s Health

    3 ways to take a proactive approach

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Wednesday 04/10/2019
5 Warm Weather Weight Loss Blunders to Avoid
Posted: April 10, 2019

(StatePoint) Along with warm weather comes picnics, cookouts and other parties that can take a toll on your healthy lifestyle.

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Thursday 04/04/2019
4 Ways to Get Fit as a Family
Posted: April 04, 2019

(StatePoint) One of the keys to encouraging children to develop health habits early is to make fitness a priority in the home.

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Crunch Time: Get in Shape for Summer
Posted: April 04, 2019

(StatePoint) There’s nothing more humbling than putting on a bathing suit. If you’ve been living life to the fullest, there’s no hiding the evidence. On the other hand, if you’ve been exercising and watching your diet, there’s nothing more gratifying than seeing a slimmer, toner you in the mirror. So how do you get to that happy place, and in time for summer? You start today.

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Tuesday 03/05/2019
5 free online marketing tools to grow your influence
Updated: April 20, 2019 - 2:39 am

(BPT) - Do you want to grow your business online and get more traffic?

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Thursday 02/21/2019
Study: Wellness Confusion, Lack of Support Can Impact Weight Loss
Posted: February 21, 2019

(StatePoint) If you are like many Americans, you probably read advice about health and wellness everywhere, from news feeds to social media. But, despite the abundance of information, many are still struggling to reach their weight loss goals. So, what is the cause of this disconnect?

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Saturday 02/16/2019
Keep Your Heart Healthy With These 5 Keto-Friendly Foods
Posted: February 16, 2019

(StatePoint) The low-carb, high-fat diet known as keto has Americans looking at healthy food consumption in a whole new light. Keto programs have proven effective for weight loss, but how heart-healthy are they? As with all things, moderation is key.

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Weight Loss Willpower: 5 Tips to Reach Your Goals
Posted: February 16, 2019

(StatePoint) When you’re trying to reach your goal weight, it can sometimes feel like booby traps are around every corner: TV ads for big burgers, easy-to-grab snacks at checkout, and birthday cake after birthday cake at work.

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Tuesday 01/29/2019
4 Ways to Focus on Self-Care
Posted: January 29, 2019

(StatePoint) It’s no surprise that the concept of self-care is getting a lot of traction in many health and wellness circles. Self-care can improve your mental and physical health and help you be more productive. Unfortunately, many people don’t prioritize it.

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Wednesday 12/19/2018
5 Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year
Posted: December 19, 2018

(StatePoint) Maybe you want more energy, or perhaps you want to lose weight and keep it off for good. Whatever your goals, a new year means a fresh start to become the best version of yourself.

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Tips to Embrace a Keto-Friendly Diet
Posted: December 19, 2018

(StatePoint) It seems that everyone these days has a friend following a “keto-friendly” diet -- a low-carb eating plan designed to make the body burn fat more efficiently.

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Wednesday 04/17/2019
4 Ways Pets Make Humans Better
Updated: April 18, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) While pet owners are responsible for taking care of their four-legged friends, they don’t always stop to think about how their pets take care of them in return. From their unconditional love to their ability to combat loneliness and teach empathy, pets provide physical, mental and emotional benefits that can help their owners be better people.

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Plan a Stress-Free Group Getaway
Updated: April 18, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) The arrival of vacation season means it's time to stop daydreaming about that getaway and start making some travel plans.

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Add Joy to Spring Cleaning
Updated: April 18, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) While spring cleaning can be crucial in keeping your home in tip-top shape, especially for DIYers who find inspiration in the bright season for new home decor projects, the annual ritual can also feel overwhelming.

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Pet Nutrition 101
Updated: April 18, 2019 - 2:39 am

5 tips to avoid pet obesity

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Resources for Addressing Mental Health Challenges at Work
Updated: April 18, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) Every year, about 1 in 5 adults in the United States experiences a mental illness and 1 in 25 lives with a serious mental illness that substantially interferes with or limits at least one major life activity. Mental illness is a top cause of worker disability in the U.S. and 62 percent of missed work days can be attributed to mental health conditions.

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Your Broadcast TV Channels May Change Frequencies
Updated: April 18, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) If you rely on an antenna for your TV viewing, changes between now and July 2020 may affect reception of some of your channels.

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5 Blood Clot Risk Factors
Updated: April 18, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) Blood clots can affect anyone and may lead to significant health problems, but some people are at higher risk for life-threatening blood clots.

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How to Safely Tackle Home Projects
Updated: April 20, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) When contemplating home upgrades or building projects, contractors and DIYers alike focus on factors such as budget, scheduling and materials. Another important consideration before starting work on any project - from renovating a main living area to expanding a bathroom or transforming your outdoor space - is safety.

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Tuesday 04/16/2019
COPD: Do You Have This Disease?
Posted: April 16, 2019

(StatePoint) Chances are high that you know someone with COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It’s the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., and more than 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with it. But according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), millions more people have COPD and don’t realize it. Could you or someone you know be among them?

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Friday 04/12/2019
Immunotherapy helps man battle advanced skin cancer when surgery was no longer an option
Updated: April 20, 2019 - 2:39 am

(BPT) - Often it’s impossible to know the cause of a cancer. That wasn’t the case for Dale Biggs. When he thinks back to the origins of his cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC), Biggs knows his battle with one of the most common types of skin cancer was a direct product of the years he spent working outdoors. According to the American Cancer Society, CSCC typically appears on areas of the body exposed to the sun such as the face, neck and backs of the hands, and is more commonly diagnosed than melanoma.

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