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The Importance of Protecting Patents

(NewsUSA) - America's economic engine is fueled by innovation. The ideas and inventions that emerge from researchers' labs or the garages of budding entrepreneurs have spawned powerhouse companies, even new industries.

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 >>




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Thursday 03/23/2017
zulily Helps Moms Navigate the "Fourth Trimester" in Style
Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Watching a new baby explore his or her world during those first few months can bring so much joy to motherhood. Those first three months, coined the "fourth trimester," present new challenges often to be figured out in a sleep-deprived state. Finding clothes that are comfortable, functional and stylish can lead to a serious wardrobe dilemma for many new moms.

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Put More You into Your Wedding Day
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Make This Spring a Season of Clean
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Room-by-Room Refresh
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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5 Tips to Plan Your Wedding Like a Pro
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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5 Tips for Transitioning Back to Work After a Baby
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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4 Tips for Helping Pets in Need
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Health Help for Your Feline Friend
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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7 Tips to Shake Up Your Lifestyle
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Better Balance for Heart Health
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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8 Ways to Optimize Your Sleep
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Giving to the Next Generation
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Wednesday 03/22/2017
Have a Blast This Spring Break With These Must-Have Necessities
Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) -Spring is right around the corner, and after months of being locked inside from the cold winter weather, it's time to get out and have some fun in the sun! Whether it's at the beach, traveling somewhere new, or just spending time with family and friends, spring break is the perfect time to get out and enjoy yourself in the warm weather.

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Smell Your Way to a Better Mood
Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Make Your Promposal Epic
Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Monday 03/20/2017
Inflatables 101: Tips for choosing the perfect pool float
Updated: March 21, 2017 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Visit any retailer’s pool aisle or website, and you’ll quickly realize a challenge your parents and grandparents never had to face — more pool inflatables to choose from than you could ever imagine. Whether you’re shopping for a larger-than-life float island or something to help keep your non-swimming little one safer in the pool, the sheer range of options can be overwhelming, but exciting!

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Friday 03/17/2017
University Students Take Top Honors at CME Group's Annual Trading Challenge
Posted: March 17, 2017

(NewsUSA) - For college students who aspire to work in financial markets, there is no better way to experience trading than participating in CME Group's annual Trading Challenge.

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Thursday 03/16/2017
Telecom and Cloud Service Options Expand in Africa
Updated: March 17, 2017 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Affordable mobile telecommunications in Africa are expanding through a joint venture between two Virginia-based companies.

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Depression Sufferers Find Hope With New Sound Technology
Posted: March 16, 2017

(NewsUSA) - Healthcare in the United States is one of the hottest topics of conversation these days, in large part, because there are no easy answers on how to affordably offer it to everyone.

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Going With Your Gut -- Virtual Colonoscopy Simplifies Cancer Screening
Updated: March 16, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) -Did you know that colorectal cancer is expected to kill more than 50,000 American men and women this year?

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Wednesday 03/15/2017
Savvy Smartphone Features
Updated: March 16, 2017 - 3:31 am

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3 Steps to a Budget that Works
Updated: March 16, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Tuesday 03/14/2017
Amid Opioid Abuse Crisis, Back Pain Sufferers Look to Chiropractic Care
Updated: March 14, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Lower back pain, it's been said, is very democratic.

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How an Ex-College Athlete Survived His Use of Prescription Painkillers
Updated: March 14, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Pro sports stars may grab all the headlines, but college and high-school athletes also suffer from the negative effects of prescription painkillers.

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Friday 03/10/2017
Help Protect The Young Adult Lifestyle
Updated: March 13, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Young adults have ambitious future plans and want to experience a lot throughout their lifetime.

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Thursday 03/09/2017
5 Ways to Help Your Baby Adjust to Daylight Saving Time
Posted: March 09, 2017

(BPT) - Daylight Saving Time (DST) is coming, and with it comes longer days and more sunshine. But for parents, it also brings concern over disruption to a precious sleep schedule. In many cases, a family takes up to a week to adjust to the impact DST has on sleep. Pampers has teamed up with renowned sleep specialist Kim West with tips to help baby spring forward and stay dry overnight so everyone gets the rest they need.

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Wednesday 03/08/2017
Libraries Are Not Just About Books Anymore
Updated: March 08, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Parenting is one of the most important jobs a person can undertake.

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Protect Your Kids at Home
Updated: March 09, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Tuesday 03/07/2017
How to Make The Backyard The Style Center of Your Home
Updated: March 07, 2017 - 3:32 pm

(NewsUSA) - For many homeowners, the backyard is not at the forefront of their home-design plans. But procrastination can be an advantage when it comes to outdoor living. By the time many people consider the backyard, they have developed a strong sense of their own décor personality.

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Make Date Night Romantic with Lobster
Updated: March 08, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Friday 03/03/2017
Cancer Drug Completes First Arm of Pivotal 28-Day Study, Gives Hope for Cure
Updated: March 03, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - A potentially new cure for cancer is one step closer to market, giving hope to the the 14 million people battling the incurable disease.

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Biotech Company Files Two More Patents for Proprietary Cancer Cure
Updated: March 03, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - It is the disease that cost more than 8 million people their lives in 2012 and sees 14 million diagnosed every year. It comes in many forms and there is no cure -- yet.

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Thursday 03/02/2017
The Top State for Robotics Innovation? Florida Will Surprise You
Updated: March 02, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Lifelike animatronics, next-generation "surgeons" and mechanical warfighters -- words that might create visions of a Sci-Fi blockbuster. However, these innovations in high-tech robotics are real and you need look no further than Florida to find them. The history between the state and robotics is a long one. Since the birth of IBM PC in Boca Raton in 1981, the "Second Machine Age" has been thriving in the Sunshine State.

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Books Make Great Easter Gifts for Kids
Updated: March 02, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Filling Easter baskets for the kids? Think beyond the typical sweets and treats and consider including books as well.

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Wednesday 03/01/2017
Stay Young at Heart (and in Body and Mind)
Updated: March 02, 2017 - 3:32 am

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How to Navigate a Financial Emergency
Updated: March 05, 2017 - 3:31 am

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It’s Not Too Late to Jumpstart a Healthy Lifestyle for 2017
Updated: March 05, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Tuesday 02/28/2017
Smart ideas for supporting your child's education in 2017 and beyond
Updated: March 08, 2017 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - The education children receive today will help them throughout their lives. School is the fundamental component of the learning process, but education doesn't stop when kids arrive back home at the end of the day.

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Thursday 02/23/2017
Maximizing Your Assets in Retirement
Updated: February 27, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Wednesday 02/22/2017
5 Smarter Ways to Keep Your Home Warm
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 3:32 am

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A Soup-er Meal Solution
Updated: February 26, 2017 - 3:31 am

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Monday 02/20/2017
Dental Health is Important for Children's 'Baby Teeth'
Updated: February 20, 2017 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Parents and caregivers may be underestimating the importance of dental care for children’s “baby teeth.” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 63 percent of children ages two to four see the dentist at least annually.

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Friday 02/17/2017
Protecting Seniors Online from Scams, Hacks and Tax Fraud
Updated: February 17, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - The vast majority of seniors today are using the Internet at least once a week to check email, pay bills online and keep in touch via social media. But all that time online puts them at risk for scams and hacks, such as tax fraud.

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Thursday 02/16/2017
The One Super Bowl Fact You Still May Not Know
Updated: February 17, 2017 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Yes, there actually is one important fact that didn't get the attention it deserves during Super Bowl LI.

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Rehydrating for Optimal Health
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Water is essential for life and health. Everyone knows this. But not all water is made the same. Ionized alkaline water, for example, takes complete advantage of the science of hydration.

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Five Reasons You Need Cell Phone Insurance Now
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Not long ago we only used cell phones to make calls or send cryptic, short-hand text messages. Now, we rely on our phones for storing our contacts and calendar appointments, watching videos, checking email, managing our connected devices and, of course, keeping up on social media. In fact, phones have become such a crucial part of our lives that many people sleep with them.

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Wednesday 02/15/2017
Companies Are Discovering That Pittsburgh Is Good for Business
Updated: February 15, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Many companies have recognized the road to their success runs through Pittsburgh. Popular brands like American Eagle Outfitters and Dick's Sporting Goods are headquartered in the city, and powerhouse companies like Amazon, Google, Uber, Shell, Facebook, and Apple have made recent investments or are expanding operations in the region.

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Students Prosper from STEM Education
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Tuesday 02/14/2017
Millennials Go House Hunting, and Here's What They Crave
Updated: February 14, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF-Guess who's been driving home sales for the past few years?

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