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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 07/22/2016
A Special Birthday Gift
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is an August baby, birthstone gift options are about to become more colorful.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
H20: The Key To Healthy, Glowing Skin
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—Healthy skin is universally defined by this major trait: hydration. A hydrated complexion looks and feels fresh. It’s radiant and resilient and able to bounce back from daily environmental stressors—all thanks to a balance of water in the skin.

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Monday 07/11/2016
As more millennials undergo plastic surgery, safety concerns rise
Updated: July 12, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - More Americans are turning to cosmetic surgery to look better, not just younger. But some may be jeopardizing their health by engaging in potentially dangerous behaviors like self-treatment, going abroad for discounted cosmetic surgery, or purchasing injectables off the internet.

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Tuesday 07/05/2016
Looking Your Best
Updated: July 06, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—You can look better in a swimsuit than you may think. Here are three secrets that can help:

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Thursday 06/30/2016
Your beauty routine's dirty little secrets and what small steps you can do to improve your regimen
Updated: July 01, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Whether you are heading to a backyard barbeque or a summer soiree, a healthy, glowing complexion is the best accessory this summer. Everyone knows the drill about proper skin cleansing and moisturizing regimens, however, many women are interfering with their skin health by not taking the same care when it comes to their beauty products.

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Say 'I Do' To Smoother Skin
Updated: July 01, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Planning a wedding is pretty stressful for everyone — brides, grooms, parents, and sometimes the entire bridal party. Looking your best on the big day — one that will be forever immortalized in photos and videos — can contribute to your stress level.

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
Four Ways a Simple Beauty Ritual Can Brighten Your Day
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 11:48 am

(StatePoint) It’s no secret that shaving is a big part of a woman’s daily routine.

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Smart Swimsuit
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Helping women look and feel like the beautiful people they are may not sound like a typical business model but it’s what’s worked for one American company.

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Thursday 06/16/2016
Look Younger, Longer
Updated: June 17, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Men seeking a more youthful appearance should remember that their skin is different from women’s-thicker and with larger pores—and needs special skin care products geared to them. By age 50 or so, men’s skin starts to lose its ability to stay hydrated, leading to skin sagging, wrinkles, dark circles under the eyes and large pores that become more visible. Another way to keep up a more youthful, put-together appearance is to be sure your facial hair is soft, neat and healthy looking.

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Friday 06/03/2016
Tote Your Wine in Style
Updated: June 04, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For anyone who ever wished for an easy way to take a beverage on the go, a GenieBag will grant that wish. At first glance, a GenieBag looks like a designer handbag. But the unique design of GenieBags allows them to serve as stylish, discreet, and effective beverage carriers.

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
What You Don't Know About the Impact of Vision in Your Child's Life
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Just when you are getting used to having your children home for the summer, you realize -- it's already almost time to send them back to school. So you schedule appointments and check-ups, but one thing that often goes unchecked is a child's vision.

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6 weird, wacky facts about hearing
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - The way our ears are put together and how they function is pretty amazing. They take vibrations and turn them into understandable words and recognizable sound patterns. But they have their oddities, as well, especially where hearing loss and tinnitus (phantom ringing in the ears) are concerned. The following are six strange and unusual hearing-related facts.

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5 Ways to Keep Skin Healthy and Beautiful this Summer
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - It’s time to embrace the pleasures of summer: long vacations, poolside lounging, and al fresco dining with great views. While soaking up the sun can be fun, it can also pose significant risk for your skin. According to research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the majority of Americans are not regularly using sunscreen to protect themselves from the sun’s harmful UV rays.

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Healthy hacks for sneaking whole grains, veggies into kids' meals
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Does every day feel like a war to get your child to eat vegetables and whole grains? As a parent, you understand the importance of nutritious eating. Your children, however, can be surprisingly stubborn.

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Monday 07/25/2016
5 common headache types, what causes them, and how to treat them
Posted: July 25, 2016

(BPT) - We’re all familiar with headaches, but for many of us it may be difficult to identify different headache types and the best way to treat them. Here are five common headache types and recommended ways to help make the pain a distant memory.

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The Difference Between Heart Attacks and Heart Failure
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Heart attacks and heart failure are two common medical conditions facing millions of patients across the U.S. each year, but a diagnosis of either can result in very different approaches to how a patient is treated, monitored and followed by his or her physician. For patients, knowing the differences between the two conditions is important to ensure you get appropriate treatment and long-term care that will help result in optimal outcomes and improved quality of life.

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Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children with ADHD
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - The back-to-school season can be a hectic time for families in general, but this time of year is an especially hard adjustment for kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Saying goodbye to relaxed, unstructured summer schedules and transitioning to earlier mornings and indoor classroom learning can be difficult for children with ADHD.

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3 Factors That Impact Homeowner Happiness
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 3:31 am

(Family Features) It is said that as you get older you become wiser, but as homeowners grow older, do they become happier? According to a nationwide homeowner happiness survey conducted by HomeAdvisor, the answer is yes. This was the case of Bob and Joanie Johnson, who dropped their youngest child off at college in August 2015.

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How to Conquer Tough Financial Times
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 3:31 am

(Family Features) Even the most savvy money handlers can fall on hard times when unexpected circumstances push your budget beyond its limits. These ideas may help you emerge from a tough financial situation and get back on track.

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3 Simple Rules for Healthy, Happy Eggs
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 3:31 am

(Family Features) When you head to the grocery store for organic eggs, you assume a certain level of quality in how your eggs were produced. While there are standards and requirements that companies follow in labeling their eggs, the standards lack regulation and don't truly reflect whether or not hens are treated humanely.

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