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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 24, 2019 - 2:32 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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Monday 04/22/2019
ALS Must Not Defeat Us: A Message of Hope
Posted: April 22, 2019

(NewsUSA) - In 2001, Alan Alderman was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Many people know ALS as Lou Gehrig's disease, named after the famous baseball player who got the illness.

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5 reasons why egg freezing is right for you
Updated: April 24, 2019 - 2:33 am

(BPT) - Do you want to have kids? For many, this question isn’t the easiest to answer. Whether you and your partner aren’t ready, if you haven’t found the “one,” or you wish to focus on your career for a bit before calling the stork, the idea of having a baby isn’t always black and white. No matter where you are in life, it’s important to understand your reproductive health and explore your options — because there are options! Egg freezing is one option that many women are seeking, and although it may seem scary to some, the technology offers women and families more flexibility in their pursuit of pregnancy.

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How Pulmonary Rehabilitation Helps COPD Patients Breathe Better
Posted: April 22, 2019

(StatePoint) If you’ve been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) you know that it can impact many different areas of your life. What you may not know is that early and consistent management of the disease can greatly improve outcomes and overall quality of life.

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Thursday 04/18/2019
Tips to Manage Asthma and Avoid Your Triggers
Posted: April 18, 2019

(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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4 Ways Pets Make Humans Better
Updated: April 23, 2019 - 2:31 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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Making an Environmental Impact
Updated: April 23, 2019 - 2:30 am

(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
Updated: April 23, 2019 - 2:30 am

3 ways to take a proactive approach

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Give Mom the World this Mother’s Day
Updated: April 23, 2019 - 2:30 am

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Plan a Stress-Free Group Getaway
Updated: April 23, 2019 - 2:30 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 23, 2019 - 2:30 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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