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  • New Ways to Solve Cat Behavior Problems

    (StatePoint) From inappropriate marking to excessive meowing to scratching, a misbehaving cat can cause disruption to your home. Unfortunately, behavior problems are the number one reason for pet euthanasia, resulting in the death of approximately 15 million pets annually, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.

  • Bathroom organization styles that work smarter - not harder

    (BPT) - Hairdryers, toothbrushes, combs, hair brushes and picks. Shaving utensils, makeup, styling products and perfumes. The collection of grooming and beauty tools cluttering the bathroom vanity can quickly overwhelm everything, making the space unusable for guests and creating difficulty in finding the tools you need.

  • Some Home Improvements Can Improve Your Health

    (StatePoint) Small changes to your surroundings can have a strong impact on mood and overall health, say experts. A relatively new movement in design and construction, called “designing for health,” aims to make homes and communities have positive impacts on the way people live, work and play.

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Celebrate National Public Gardens Day on May 9

(StatePoint) Birds are singing, flowers are blooming, it can only mean one thing -- spring has sprung. May 9, which is National Public Gardens Day, is an ideal time to celebrate the warmer weather and visit a local garden.

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Recent Headlines

Thursday 04/17/2014
Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Four hundred gallons – that’s how much water the average American home uses in a day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Is it any wonder? You turn on the tap to get a drink and run the water until it feels cool, or let the shower pour until the water is hot enough. The toilet or irrigation system runs a bit too long, and your dishwasher dates to the Clinton administration.

Some Home Improvements Can Improve Your Health
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) Small changes to your surroundings can have a strong impact on mood and overall health, say experts. A relatively new movement in design and construction, called “designing for health,” aims to make homes and communities have positive impacts on the way people live, work and play.

Wednesday 04/16/2014
Seis pasos para controlar su presión arterial
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - A menudo, una visita de rutina al médico implica que un profesional de la salud le tome la presión arterial. El examen no es doloroso ni estresante, y usualmente dura menos de un minuto. Sin embargo, los resultados de este simple chequeo pueden identificar un trastorno que, si se controla, podría reducir las posibilidades de padecer un accidente cerebrovascular o un infarto cardiaco.

Is your child eating kid-friendly foods that support overall health and wellness?
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - It’s 3 in the morning and your child is awake complaining of aches and pains. You take his temperature, give him some water, and sit with him to encourage rest. Parents commonly experience long nights like these, and it can be tormenting when you can’t make your ill child feel better. What’s a loving parent to do?

Go green with eco-friendly outdoor living spaces
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Warmer weather means days spent in the backyard with barbecues, pool parties and neighborhood gatherings. This year, create a more satisfying and sustainable outdoor living space that you’ll feel extra good about by going “green.” With some expert advice, it’s easier than you think.

Beat the heat and save some green with these warm weather energy saving ideas
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - There are plenty of reasons to be excited that winter is finally over. Among them: no more slick roads, heavy jackets, freezing temperatures or dry skin. Spring’s arrival also means an end to those expensive heating bills you paid all season. But just because warmer weather is here doesn’t mean your bills are gone. In fact, if your home isn’t as energy efficient as it could be, your summer cooling bills could be just as costly.

Guilt-free desserts to please the whole family
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Dinner is over and your family is craving something sweet to end the meal. There are plenty of delicious options to satisfy even the biggest sweet tooth while keeping your family’s balanced diet in check. Best of all, these desserts can be made right in your own kitchen. By preparing your own creations, you can please even the pickiest of eaters and give your kids some extra nutrients with hidden servings of fruits or vegetables. The whole family will applaud your efforts.

Bathroom organization styles that work smarter - not harder
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Hairdryers, toothbrushes, combs, hair brushes and picks. Shaving utensils, makeup, styling products and perfumes. The collection of grooming and beauty tools cluttering the bathroom vanity can quickly overwhelm everything, making the space unusable for guests and creating difficulty in finding the tools you need.