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    Screen To Keep Spine Trouble From Getting Worse

    (NAPSI)—The end of summer is a good time to re-establish healthy habits and back-to-school routines. In addition to dental checkups and annual physicals, pediatric medical specialists recommend adding a scoliosis screening to back-to-school checklists.

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    When Veterans' Caregivers Are Left Behind

    (NAPSI)—Dave Riley doesn’t take a step without his wife, literally.

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    Understand what you need to do to stay healthy over 65

    (BPT) - Today’s Boomer generation feels young at heart. They’re living an active lifestyle, they have no intention of slowing down, they’re booming. Many Boomers feel that because they are healthy and taking care of themselves, they are not at risk for potentially serious infectious diseases, such as pneumococcal pneumonia. But if you are over 65, even if you are healthy, you are at increased risk. August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and a great opportunity for anyone over 65 to learn about the myths and facts of adult immunization and to get a new attitude toward vaccine-preventable diseases.

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 >>




Monday 07/24/2017
Have A Hand In Fighting AIDS
Updated: July 25, 2017 - 3:35 am

(NAPSI)—Soothing rough hands can be a way to help soothe hearts and minds concerned about AIDS.

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Tuesday 07/18/2017
Great Ways to Let Your Summer Style Shine
Updated: July 18, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) One of the best parts of summer is the chance to sample exciting new styles. From more versatile ensemble choices courtesy of the warmer weather to colorful accessory options – summer fashion is all about trying different things and having some fun with your look.

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Saturday 06/17/2017
Top Tips for Sandal-Ready Feet
Updated: June 17, 2017 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Simple sandals, trendy wedges or peep-toe heels -- no matter what warm-weather shoe you prefer, they all have one thing in common -- showing off your feet. And for many women, well-groomed feet can translate to a greater sense of confidence during sandal season.

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Friday 06/09/2017
5 ways to look extra radiant this summer
Posted: June 09, 2017

(BPT) - The Latin pop singer Leslie Grace is dropping a new single this summer that’s sure to put a smile on your face. Meanwhile, she’s also sharing her top beauty tips and tapping into beauty trends to shine from the inside out all summer long!

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Monday 06/05/2017
3 essentials you should never leave home without
Posted: June 05, 2017

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Wednesday 05/17/2017
Top Tips for Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Updated: May 17, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Staying active doesn’t just keep a waistline in check, it benefits every part of the body, including the brain. May is Physical Fitness and Sports Month and the perfect time to renew your commitment to staying fit. Here are some top tips to get moving more this month and beyond.

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Wednesday 05/10/2017
Match Your Present To Her Personality
Updated: May 11, 2017 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—There are over 85 million mothers in America and this Mother’s Day you can show yours how special she is by getting her gifts that go with her unique style. For example, suggests Stacie Billis, food editor and author of the cookbook “Make It Easy”:

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Tuesday 05/09/2017
Online Retailer Celebrates 50 Amazing Teachers
Updated: May 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) -Education is a cornerstone of our culture and society. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are more than four million teachers in the United States. Every day, they go above and beyond to shape children's minds through their passion for lifelong learning.

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Thursday 05/04/2017
Top 10 cities most welcoming of whiskers
Updated: May 05, 2017 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - If you’re a guy with scruff, you may be interested to know some cities are more welcoming of your whiskers than others. The annual list of "Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America" from men’s grooming leader Wahl is here, and this year a southern city is the hottest haven for the hairy.

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Friday 04/21/2017
Tips to Refresh Yourself this Season
Updated: April 21, 2017 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) For a happier, healthier you, take some time to clean and clear your body and mind. Here are five great ways to give yourself a mid-year refresh.

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Monday 08/14/2017
Living with Psoriasis - The Inside Story
Posted: August 14, 2017

(BPT) - Are you living with psoriasis? Did you know it affects more than 7.5 million people? While your diagnosis can be daunting, you don’t need to let this stop you from living your life and doing things you love – spending time with family, traveling and building relationships. Every psoriasis journey is different, but those living with psoriasis understand it shows on the skin, but it does not define you. Hear about three psoriasis patient advocates who opened up to share their inside story.

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Friday 08/11/2017
5 baby formula myths debunked
Updated: August 16, 2017 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - The MythBusters on TV’s Discovery channel tackled hundreds — if not thousands — of myths in their 19 seasons on the air, but many questions still surround one topic never covered: infant feeding. Baby feeding has many pervasive myths, especially about infant formula. Here are five of those myths debunked by Rallie McAllister, MD, MPH, family physician and co-author of The Mommy MD Guide to Your Baby’s First Year:

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Back-to-School Checklist for Parents of Children Living With Asthma
Updated: August 11, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) While heading back to school may mean buying supplies, for parents of children with asthma, getting ready requires additional steps. Asthma accounts for more than 10 million lost school days every school year. 

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Thursday 08/10/2017
Bringing Nostalgia Back to Road Trips
Updated: August 14, 2017 - 3:32 am

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A Closer Look at Dry Eye
Updated: August 14, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Be Prepared for Inclement Weather
Updated: August 14, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Why Everyone Should Plan for Long-Term Care
Updated: August 14, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Back-to-School Health Check
Updated: August 14, 2017 - 3:32 am

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5 Fun Ways to Promote Tween Confidence
Updated: August 14, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Operation Organization
Updated: August 14, 2017 - 3:32 am

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