• October 17, 2018

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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 >>




Wednesday 09/26/2018
Tips for Dealing With Damaged Hair
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Heat tools, color processing and even the simple act of brushing, can cause hair to lose its strength. Indeed, eight out of 10 women in the U.S. experience some form of damaged hair, according to an IPSOS Brand Health Study. But there’s good news, say experts.

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Thursday 09/20/2018
Tips for an Active Outdoor Fall Season
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or a nature lover, you are likely going to be taking full advantage of the great fall weather by getting outdoors this season. Before heading out, consider the following tips to make the most of your time.

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Tuesday 09/18/2018
Forget Calorie Counting: New Guidelines for Losing Weight
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) For years, the general wisdom was that the only scientifically proven way to shed pounds and inches was to consume fewer calories than one burned each day. Unfortunately, that formula doesn’t work for everybody. Why? Experts say that this is because successful weight loss is associated with a wider range of factors.

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Saturday 09/01/2018
5 Ways to Head Back to School in Style
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) When it comes to back-to-school fashion, it’s all about the intersection of form and function. Here are five ways to stylishly accessorize and gear up for school.

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Thursday 08/16/2018
Looking great, not done: Facial plastic surgeons report shift toward natural beauty
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(BPT) - Gone are the days of plumped-up puckers, ski-sloped noses, overfilled cheeks and wind-tunnel faces that were obviously “done.” Today, facial plastic surgery is about looking like the best version of yourself — refreshed, relaxed and natural.

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Wednesday 08/15/2018
Back to School, Back to You: A Parent’s Survival Guide
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Parenthood is a demanding and busy job, particularly during back-to-school season. With lunches to pack, homework to check, projects to oversee and activities to drive the kids to and from, it’s no wonder many parents find it challenging to squeeze in time for self-care.

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Monday 07/30/2018
The Cure For AIDS Is In Your Hands
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(NAPSI)—What do a motorcycle ride taking place August 6 through August 10, a hand cream, an Instagram photo, an exercise class and a skincare company have in common? Surprisingly, they can all help fight HIV/AIDS.

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Tuesday 07/10/2018
3 Hacks to Solve Your Workout Woes
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) Is your workout causing you grief? Check out these hacks below that address some of the most common workout woes.

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Monday 07/09/2018
Drew Barrymore's top 10 must-have summer essentials
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(BPT) - Golden Globe Award-winning actress, producer, director, author and mother Drew Barrymore knows summer is the perfect time to kick back, enjoy life and embrace the possibilities of the season. Of course there's no better time to let your personality shine, whether that means trying a new summer activity, bonding with the kids or feeling comfortable in your own shoes.

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Wednesday 07/04/2018
The Ultimate Summer Dining Out Guide: 10 Tips for a Healthier You
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:10 am

(StatePoint) With summer, comes BBQs, beach days and dining out with family and friends. And if you’re trying to lose weight or maintain your healthy lifestyle, a big part of being successful is having the freedom to enjoy the things you love and not feel deprived. Strike the right balance with this ultimate summer dining out guide from Mandi Knowles, dietitian for South Beach Diet.

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Monday 10/15/2018
What You Need to Know This Medicare Enrollment Season
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:09 am

(NewsUSA) - It's that time of year when people with Medicare review their health insurance choices and enroll in a Medicare Advantage or Prescription Drug plan for the coming year.

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Friday 10/12/2018
Medicare Part D: 3 factors that could save you money
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:13 am

(BPT) - Many people are surprised to find out that Original Medicare doesn’t generally cover prescription drugs. For help with the cost of your medications, you can choose a stand-alone Part D plan or a Medicare Advantage plan with prescription coverage.

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Preparing For Motherhood: How To Protect Your Health And Your Growing Baby
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:13 am

(NAPSI)—Pregnancy is an exciting time, from decorating the nursery to reading every parenting book available. The most important thing expecting moms can do for themselves and their baby is to protect their health throughout pregnancy. Start by being aware of what the science says about preventing common conditions that can emerge during pregnancy and about daily supplements that can support your baby’s development.

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Thursday 10/11/2018
Don't Let Hodgkin Lymphoma Hold You Back: Jennifer's Story of Perseverance May Help Newly Diagnosed Patients
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:13 am

(BPT) - Jennifer Hoodless was in the prime of her life (37) when she was diagnosed with Stage 3 classical Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that can affect younger people. A schoolteacher, wife, and mother of five young children who prided herself on living a healthy life, Jennifer was shocked when she learned of her disease.

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Reduce Your Risk Of Stroke
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:13 am

(NAPSI)—An estimated 2.7 million Americans are living with a condition that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Fortunately, a leading health organization is working to help these individuals reduce their risk of developing such dangerous conditions.

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Bringing Baby Home
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:16 am

5 tips to prepare for a newborn’s arrival

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Trick-or-Treat for a Cause
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:16 am

(Family Features) Orange pumpkins on doorsteps and orange candy corn in buckets are iconic staples of Halloween, but the season can be about more than fun and treats.

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Tips for Turning History into Your Story
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:15 am

(Family Features) If you have ever thought about exploring your family history, now can be the perfect time as October is National Family History Month. To get started, these four simple tips can help you unlock new understanding and make meaningful connections. You can also consider sharing these tips with loved ones so they can join in on the fun, too.

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4 Tips for Traveling with Your Furry Friend
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:14 am

(Family Features) It comes as no surprise that the “workaholic” mindset of many Americans can affect people’s willingness to take vacation days for traveling. However, work isn’t the only culprit hindering American’s travel. A study by Project: Time Off found the three top reasons why people don’t use their vacation days to travel are cost, children and pets.

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Now is the Time to Address Your Hearing Health
Updated: October 17, 2018 - 3:14 am

(Family Features) If you find yourself constantly turning up the volume on the TV or asking people to repeat themselves, you’re not alone. In fact, 1 in 5 Americans – nearly 50 million people – ages 12 and older have hearing loss, according to the Hearing Health Foundation.

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