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  • Real Estate

    Get the Low Down on Low Down Payments

    (StatePoint) You may have heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn't buy a home unless you can put down 20 percent of the purchase price. However, today’s home buyers have many choices when it comes to the size of the down payment.

  • Pets

    German shepherds to gerbils: How to choose the best pet for your family

    (BPT) - Whether a loyal pal like Lassie is what you’re looking for, or a Garfield–like couch potato is more your speed, a pet can make a wonderful addition to your family. But there is more to choosing a new pet than simply falling in love with a cute face. Making an informed and well-researched decision can lead to a happy home life for both you and your pet.

  • Kitchen Bed Bath

    Bathroom luxuries: 6 delights to take your bath from lax to luxe

    (BPT) - The bathroom doesn’t have to be basic. Thanks to a wide array of new products on the market – and plenty of ways to customize – even the most outdated bathrooms can become an oasis of tranquility and a lavish retreat away from the stresses of everyday life. Here are six ideas for transforming your bathroom into a luxurious spa-like space.

  • Home Improvement

    Enjoy The Sun—Inside

    (NAPSI)—Sunlight streaming through the window and onto your skin may feel fine when the weather’s cold but it can damage your skin—unless you take certain steps.

  • Bridal

    Wedding trend alert: More couples choose enchanting winter themes

    (BPT) - The glittering icicles, crisp white snow and a simple unspoken elegance – the wonder of winter has suited weddings well for many years. Today, Disney’s Frozen has renewed interest in winter weddings, with more couples choosing a sophisticated theme that is inspired by the style and storyline of the popular film.

Top Story

Why you should consider the Mediterranean diet

(BPT) - A healthy diet can be the foundation of a healthy life. While there are many food choices and diet options, one diet consistently grabs the attention of researchers.

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Recent Headlines

Sunday 12/21/2014
5 health improvements you can make today that will pay off for a lifetime
Updated: December 21, 2014 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Improving your health and wellness can seem like a daunting task, especially if you know you have some bad health habits to break. But, several improvements you can make today can result in tremendous health benefits.

Saturday 12/20/2014
Job Seekers: Resolve to Make a Better Impression in 2015
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) First impressions matter, particularly when you’re in the market for a new job. While a top notch resume and cover letter can help get your foot in the door, only you can seal the deal.

Cómo controlar de las úlceras de pie diabético
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Si tiene diabetes, es importante cuidar sus pies. ¿Sabía que las úlceras de pie diabético, llagas o heridas que se forman en la parte inferior del pie, pueden ser un problema costoso para las personas que tienen diabetes?

How to Take Control of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) If you have diabetes, it is important to take care of your feet. Did you know that diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), open sores or wounds that form on the bottom of the foot, may be a costly problem for people who have diabetes?

5 financial fitness habits to begin in the new year
Updated: December 21, 2014 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - While many people focus on personal health goals in the new year, the beginning of the year is also a great time to check your financial fitness. So how can you whip your finances into shape?

Friday 12/19/2014
New Hope For Those Battling A Genetic Disease
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—There’s hopeful news for those who are at risk for a rare disease that causes a range of symptoms including lack of sweat glands, poor temperature control, respiratory problems, and hair and tooth malformations.

Tips To Manage Stress This Holiday Season
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—The holidays are often a joyous time to celebrate with family and friends, but for individuals who struggle with mental health issues, this time of year often brings unwelcome stress, anxiety and depression. In fact, a recent mental health survey by the College of Social Sciences at the University of Phoenix® reported that 97 percent of Americans believe mental health issues to be a serious problem in the United States.

Tips On Keeping Funerals Affordable
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Despite the trend of rising costs, experts say it is still possible to keep funeral expenses in check.