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Thursday 09/21/2017
Fall in Love with Greater Fort Lauderdale
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Travelers may think of summer and beach activities when they think of Florida, but Greater Fort Lauderdale takes its relaxing vibe into the fall season.

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7 Ways to Help Hurricane Victims
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Maximize the Joy of Travel
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Trick-or-Treat for a New Kind of Thrill
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Science in Everyday Life
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Get Focused
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Simple Ways to Live Better
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Family Travel You Can Afford
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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5 Ways to Save Money While Shopping
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Wednesday 09/20/2017
Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?
Posted: September 20, 2017

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air.

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New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery
Posted: September 20, 2017

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical providers, to help stroke patients achieve the best recovery outcomes and quality of life possible.

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4 Tips to Make the Most of Happy, Healthy Cat Month
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Ease School Day Stress
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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5 Helpful Ways to Actively Assist your Community
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Thursday 09/14/2017
Los Voluntarios Se Ofrecen con Valor Para Proteger A Su Comunidad
Updated: September 20, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) -Cuando ocurre una emergencia, las comunidades en todo Estados Unidos dependen de la estación de bomberos de su localidad para atender la situación. Lo que muchas personas no saben es que hay gran posibilidad de que las personas que responden a su llamada sean voluntarios.

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Study Suggests Today's US Students Are Less Efficient Readers
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Do today's students perform better than their peers in 1960? Given the advances in education and technology, it would be natural to assume that the answer is a resounding "yes." But, when it comes to reading efficiency, new research suggests that that's not the case.

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London Unveils Autumn's Can't-Miss Cultural Events
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - London's Autumn Season remains a highlight of the country's cultural calendar, and this fall is no exception.

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Chronic Conditions More Common in African-Americans
Updated: September 15, 2017 - 3:37 am

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Wednesday 09/13/2017
The 3 Signs of Tech Neck
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

(NewsUSA) - Headaches? Neck pain? Numbness and tingling in your fingers? 

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Opioid Crisis Inspires Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

(NewsUSA) - What to do about an opioid crisis that claims 91 American lives every day? 

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Chiropractic Care: A Key to Solving Our Opioid Crisis?
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

(NewsUSA) - How do we find a way out of today's opioid crisis? 

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New Form of Farming Revolutionizes the Way We Eat
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - By 2050, the world population will reach almost 10 billion people, at least 66 percent of whom will live in urban areas.

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4 Benefits of Being a Pet Parent
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Managing Chronic Health Conditions
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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5 Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy in the Heat
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Healthy Living Habits that Work
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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3 Steps Toward Better Sleep
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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5 Tips to Make Sense of Cyber Security
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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3 Ways Pups Can Improve Seniors' Health
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Budget Boosters: 5 smart ways to manage your money
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Top Things to Consider When Selecting After School Activities for Kids
Updated: September 13, 2017 - 4:19 am

(StatePoint) Parents seeking positive, meaningful extracurricular activities for their children may struggle to identify the right programs for their kids, especially if busy family schedules limit options. While many youth programs help children socialize and learn new skills, some go further to help shape who kids may become as adults.

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Friday 09/08/2017
Quick DIY Plumbing Tips for Parents of Teenagers
Updated: September 08, 2017 - 4:21 am

(StatePoint) No one ever said parenting teens would be easy, however you may not have considered the beating it can put on your household drains.

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Thursday 09/07/2017
New Drone Brings The Perfect Package To The Masses
Updated: September 13, 2017 - 3:32 pm

(NewsUSA) - While smartphone and tablet sales are cooling down and other technologies, such as PCs, are in a full slump, the drone market is hotter than ever.

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Fire Department Saves Farmer with A Grain Rescue Tube from Nationwide
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - Fire Chief Matt Webb was heading to work when he heard the 911 call come in over his pager.

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Senior Volunteers Make A Difference in The Lives of Older Adults
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - With years of experience and a willingness to make a difference in their communities, more older adults are volunteering to serve their peers in need. By doing so, they are staying active, meeting new people and learning new skills -- all factors that contribute to health and longevity. But most importantly, they are making a difference in the lives of others.

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The Truth About Sugary Drinks
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - A recent national survey commissioned by Panera Bread revealed that 99 percent of Americans do not know the amount of added sugar in a 20 fl. oz. serving of standard cola, with 83 percent of Americans underestimating the amount. To better support and inform guests, Panera Bread is the first national restaurant company to place calories and added sugar information directly in the hands of guests, by rolling out a new fountain beverage cup that lists the calories and added sugar in each of its six new craft beverages, as well as regular cola.

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Wednesday 09/06/2017
Summer's End: The Perfect Time to Get Financially Organized
Updated: September 06, 2017 - 3:44 pm

(NewsUSA) - Couldn't find that birth certificate when you needed it? Or maybe it was your tax records for the last seven years that the IRS refused to believe really did get lost in a move?

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Five Secrets You Should Know Before Becoming A Teacher
Updated: September 06, 2017 - 3:44 pm

(NewsUSA) - A career in teaching is one of the most demanding and challenging jobs that exist today. For those considering this path, the decision may be fraught with questions, and some not easily answered.

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Empower Back-to-School Independence
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Organize Your Way to Success this School Year
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Ride Safe
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Appetite for Adventure
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Tips to Get Involved at Your Child's School
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Make Lunchtime Fun Time
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Tuesday 09/05/2017
Americans Address The Need To Better Prepare for Alzheimer's Disease
Updated: September 06, 2017 - 3:58 am

(NewsUSA) - The odds that you know someone affected by Alzheimer's are high, considering that more than five million people are living with Alzheimer's and more than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for those living with the disease.

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Avoiding Scammers: 5 Tips for Hiring a Roofing Contractor
Updated: September 05, 2017 - 3:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - It's the biggest con being played on homeowners, according to the Better Business Bureau's new Scam Tracker Annual Risk Report.

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Volunteers Step Up to Protect their Community
Updated: September 05, 2017 - 3:38 pm

(NewsUSA) -September is National Preparedness Month, and individuals across the country are stepping up to ensure that their neighborhoods are ready for the next disaster.

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Tips to Get Your Family Moving and Boost Fitness
Updated: September 05, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Regular exercise is an important part of helping to keep your family healthy and strong. Indeed, physical activity can help you live longer, improve your mood, reduce your risk for life-threatening diseases and strengthen bones and muscles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Thursday 08/31/2017
Football Frenzy: Quick Tips to Spice Up Football Season
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 3:32 pm

(NewsUSA) - It's the time of year to unpack the crockpots, pull out your team colors, and break out that Sunday football attire because football season is back!

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