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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 >>




Friday 01/16/2015
Face Facts
Updated: January 17, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—To make the most of the skin you’re in, you need to keep it hydrated. That’s one reason you should make sure your skin care routine is made up of formulas that enhance hydration and nourish the skin. Here are hints on how.

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Tuesday 01/06/2015
To zap or not to zap? How to decide if laser hair removal is right for you
Posted: January 06, 2015

(BPT) - You probably don’t need a poll to know that Americans don’t like body hair, but there are plenty that confirm exactly that. In fact, multiple polls indicate that the majority of American women shave their legs and underarms, and many men engage in hair removal on at least some part of their bodies (other than the face).

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Saturday 12/27/2014
Five Quick Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution
Updated: December 27, 2014 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) New Year’s Resolutions are easier to make than to keep, especially when it comes to dieting. While life can often seem at odds with your health and fitness goals, there are plenty of ways to avoid common pitfalls this New Year and stay on the weight loss track.

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Monday 12/22/2014
4 steps to fit this year
Updated: December 22, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - One in four Americans will post a New Year’s fitness resolution on a social network this year. If you plan to be one of them, posting the resolution is a great first step but what are your plans for following through and ensuring that when you look back next year, you can consider it mission accomplished?

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4 reasons you need more massage in your life
Updated: December 22, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Take a lap around the mall or flip through the catalogs in your mail pile, and you’ll quickly notice a saturation of massage products in the market right now. While some of these gadgets are gimmicks, some are definitely not, especially if you live by the recommended 150 minutes of weekly exercise. According to Chris Freytag, wellness expert and founder of Get Healthy U, one key to maintaining this healthy routine is consistent massage.

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Tuesday 12/09/2014
Be Glamorous And Generous
Updated: December 10, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—This holiday season, give gifts that add a touch of luxury to your loved ones’ lives.

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Thursday 12/04/2014
Sock Style
Updated: December 05, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Until recently, men’s socks were limited to black, navy or white. Today, a stroll down the hosiery aisle reveals bold designs and countless colors. The once basic sock is now the ideal accessory for imparting flair, color or personality to a wardrobe.

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Wednesday 12/03/2014
Embrace Your Weird Beard this Winter
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Most men say their facial hair defines them, according to a recent survey conducted by Schick Hydro. However, 72 percent of men have experienced facial hair growing woes, such as patchy chin growth.

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Monday 12/01/2014
The Anatomy Of Gift Giving
Updated: December 02, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Whether it's the holidays, birthdays, anniversaries or any occasion that you want to feel special, heeding a few simple hints can help you become known as having a gift for giving.

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Thursday 11/20/2014
How to Look Your Best for Holiday Parties
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) It’s the holiday party season, which means that it’s time to be in the social limelight and look your best. But with indulgent feasts, hectic schedules and cold weather leading to dry, dull skin, you’ll need to take extra steps to overcome a few beauty hurdles, no matter who you are.

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Monday 01/26/2015
Keep Up the Good Work this Winter
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) While the winter may make for a tempting time to curl up on the couch, adapting your routine is essential for year-round well-being, whether you’re a professional athlete or an average person looking to stay on top of your game.

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Problem Areas for Vehicle Maintenance
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) Keeping your car in tip-top shape extends beyond the routine oil change. Check out this guide of common maintenance issues for vehicles.

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The Lowdown on Loans
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) Borrowing money can help you manage your way out of a tight spot, but doing so without knowing all the facts can make your finances even tighter in the long run.

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Power Up Throughout the Day with Protein
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) As the building blocks of life, your body requires protein to function properly. But protein is also an important nutrient for those who wish to stay satisfied and full throughout their busy days.

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Decoding Your Taxes, Health Care Law
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) You don't need to be an expert on taxes or the new health care law to get it right. The Internal Revenue Service, in partnership with industry-leading companies, is offering free tax software that will do the hard work for you. It's called Free File, and it's available only at IRS.gov/freefile. Learn more at freefile.irs.gov.

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Food Allergies Can Cause Nutrition Gaps
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) The first mission in creating safe meals for children with food allergies is avoiding the offending ingredient. But there can be a downside to diets that miss out on the nutritional value found in foods kicked off the menu, according to Carolyn O’Neil, a registered dietitian and nutrition advisor to Best Food Facts.

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Viewer Votes Help Determine Big Game Ad
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) It’s no secret that airing a commercial during the biggest football game of the year is a major undertaking. Brands compete in the ultimate commercial showdown, telling their best standout stories in a lineup of ads clamoring to be remembered.

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Diagnosed with Cancer – What's Next?
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) Receiving a cancer diagnosis often comes as a shock, for the person who is diagnosed as well as family and friends. It can be challenging to know the right questions to ask, or how to get the right information heading in to treatment.

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Top Tips for New Drivers
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) Getting a first car is a proud and exhilarating moment for many teens. But before you hand the keys over, take some time to go over some important aspects of car ownership.

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Folic Acid Plays Vital Role in Babies' Health
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 3:32 am

(Family Features) Each year, more than four million women in America give birth and 2,600 infants are born with neural tube defects. While there are simple preventative steps women can take, Americans are generally unaware of the impact that diet, specifically enriched grains, has on pregnancy and infant health.

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