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    Must-Know Health Tips for Faster Flu Recovery

    (StatePoint) With last year’s flu season having been associated with 80,000 deaths -- one of the deadliest in decades -- focusing on immune health is important.

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    4 Benefits of Pet Adoption

    (Family Features) Pets have an incomparable ability to improve owners’ lives in a number of ways, so it’s only right that pet parents do the same for them. That’s why, if you’re considering adding a pet to the family, adoption can be a great choice.

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    5 Ways Dogs Can Improve Lives

    (Family Features) Whether playmates or protectors, the human-animal bond is often a powerful connection that goes beyond pure companionship. Dogs typically have many talents and personas – they can be man’s best friend, a canine companion during a difficult time or even a service dog helping veterans and others through daily routines. No matter the relationship between dog and human, these animals can improve lives in numerous ways.

Pet Central

pets

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

Fitness

Fitness

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

Crosswords

Crosswords

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

Sudoku

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 >>




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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Tuesday 12/18/2018
Holiday Gift Ideas For The Hardest-Working People On Your List
Updated: December 20, 2018 - 2:59 am

(NAPSI)—When shopping for the doers and makers on your list this season, don’t forget the DIYers, outdoorsmen, and other hardworking people who will appreciate rugged workwear.

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Monday 12/17/2018
Tips to Keep Clothes Looking Their Best in Winter
Posted: December 17, 2018

(StatePoint) Winter is dirty, and unfortunately, all that slush, salt and mud coincides with the use of the delicate and expensive part of your wardrobe, from wool and cashmere sweaters and scarves to swanky party wear.

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Friday 12/07/2018
Give Back Beautifully
Updated: December 12, 2018 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—You can do lovely things this holiday season. When you get and give special beauty products, you also help support Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.

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Wednesday 11/21/2018
3 Festive Outfit Ideas for the Holiday Party Season
Posted: November 21, 2018

(StatePoint) Hitting the holiday party circuit is the perfect excuse to give those casual clothes and athleisure a night off and dress up in eye-catching, festive attire.

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Friday 11/02/2018
Work Pants: The Next Generation
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:48 am

(NAPSI)—Just as technology has had a major effect on the kind of work people do, it has also changed the clothes in which they do that work.

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Thursday 02/14/2019
5 Ways to Avoid an Energy Crash
Posted: February 14, 2019

(Family Features) If you start each day motivated but find your energy tends to fade throughout the day, a few simple and easy-to-implement changes to your routine could make all the difference. Minor adjustments to your eating habits, exercise routine and mental attitude can help boost energy levels so you can power through the day feeling fully charged.

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5 Ways Pets Make Life Happier and Healthier
Updated: February 18, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) More than 84 million U.S. homes have a pet, according to the National Pet Owners Survey, and in many of those homes, pets are a big part of the family. However, there are several barriers that can prevent people from spending time with their furry friends, including outdated housing rules and limited green space in communities.

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A Surprising Solution for Stress Relief
Updated: February 18, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) From finances and health concerns to lengthy to-do lists, there are numerous sources of strain in the lives of most people.

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3 Tips for a Successful 2019 and Beyond
Updated: February 18, 2019 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) The demands of today’s always-connected culture can make finding balance in life nearly impossible. Between work, school and extracurricular activities, schedules can be crazy, and setting aside time to exercise is often difficult.

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Nicotine to Help Treat Memory Loss?
Updated: February 18, 2019 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) A study funded by the National Institutes of Health is testing whether the nicotine patch can improve memory and functioning in people who have mild memory loss or Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).

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Choosing the Right Doctor for You and Your Family
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) What matters to you when finding a doctor to treat you or your family members?

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Cutting Through ‘Wellness Confusion’ to Find Real Weight Loss
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) The secret is out – Americans are no longer in the dark about healthy eating.

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Aiding Aging Parents
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:39 am

4 tips to help overcome new challenges

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Wednesday 02/13/2019
4 things you might not know about boat shows
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:40 am

(BPT) - Boat shows are taking place across the country, offering opportunities to plan now for warmer days ahead. Special pricing and incentives on new boat models and marine accessories are a major draw for the 142 million Americans who take to the water each year, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association. For those ready to plan their summer adventures on the water, boat shows are a good place to start.

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What To Do About The Flu
Updated: February 15, 2019 - 2:49 am

(NAPSI)—It’s the peak of flu season, and while fortunately we are not experiencing the epidemic of last year, millions are still suffering from the flu this year. Although common, the flu can be serious and even lead to hospitalization or death. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that in the last seven years the flu has been responsible for more than 700,000 hospitalizations and more than 55,000 deaths across the United States.

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