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  • May 4, 2016

The Kaufman Herald : Online Features

Online Features

  • Pets

    How volunteers are making a difference for animal welfare

    (BPT) - When you come home from work, he’s always there to greet you. When you need extra motivation to workout, he’s happy to join for a walk. When you’ve had a bad day, he can sense it and is quick to give you a loving nuzzle. Pets provide endless joy to their families, but for millions of shelter animals, each day is a test of patience in hopes of finding a forever home.

  • Kitchen Bed Bath

    Who Showers More and Why? Women or Men?

    (StatePoint) On average, we spend more than 3,000 minutes in our showers every year. How we use those minutes might surprise you. New research from Moen, a leading manufacturer of bathroom fixtures, explores how men and women’s showering and grooming routines compare:

  • Home Improvement

    Gardening with an Enchanted Twist

    (Family Features) While the stress-relieving capabilities and health benefits of gardening are well known, a twist on this timeless hobby offers a way to add charm and a whimsical feel to your home and garden. Creating an enchanted fairy garden can boost imagination and offer a family-friendly way to hone your green thumb.

Top Story

Planning a Summer Road Trip? Pack These Tips

(StatePoint) Americans from across the country will be hitting the road for a well-deserved summer vacation.

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 >>




Recent Headlines

Tuesday 05/03/2016
Finding a New Normal after Chronic Disease Diagnosis: Mom Finds More Flexible Treatment and Becomes Advocate for Others
Updated: May 04, 2016 - 3:39 am

(BPT) - Cheryl Jackson spent much of her childhood and early adult life plagued by chronic infections. Sinus infections, bronchitis, urinary tract infections and gastrointestinal issues were commonplace. She endured countless doctor visits, medical tests and procedures searching for answers to no avail. Feeling sick was Jackson’s normal.

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Families Often Have to Fight for Severe RSV Disease Protection for Their Preemies
Posted: May 03, 2016

(BPT) - Each year in the United States, approximately 1 in every 10 infants are born premature.1 Preterm birth – birth at or earlier than 35 weeks gestational age (wGA)2 – often comes with complications and premature babies have special health needs, especially for the first few months of life.1 Managing detailed care regimens and juggling countless appointments can be overwhelming enough, but some parents of preemies are being faced with an added burden: fighting to ensure their children have access to a prescribed preventive therapy.

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Seniors with diabetes: Are you making the most of your Medicare benefits?
Updated: May 04, 2016 - 3:39 am

(BPT) - One in four Americans age 65 or older has diabetes, putting them at increased risk for vision loss and blindness. Fortunately, diabetes-related vision loss is largely preventable with regular care. Yet, studies show a majority of Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes do not get the necessary eye exams.

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Tiny-home trend models sustainability to all homeowners
Updated: May 04, 2016 - 3:39 am

(BPT) - Imagine selling your 2,700 square-foot home — the average size American house — and moving to a modest 400 square-foot home that substantially reduces your environmental footprint.

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8 ways to make your eyes happy
Posted: May 03, 2016

(BPT) - Great vision is a must-have for work, school, the gym and everyday life. Try some of these tips to ensure that your peepers are in tip-top condition all day long!

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Bite back against mosquitoes this season with these prevention tips
Updated: May 04, 2016 - 3:39 am

(BPT) - From annoying itchy welts to serious conditions like Malaria and West Nile virus, mosquitoes have been making humans miserable and sick for thousands of years. And now, there’s Zika — a mosquito-spread virus that may be linked to serious birth defects. In fact, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the diseases mosquitoes spread make them the deadliest animal on the planet.

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Outdoor Tips from TV 'Survivorman,' Les Stroud
Updated: May 03, 2016 - 3:39 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re into extreme outdoor activities or “glam-ping” is more your style, everyone can use a few tips to make the experience safe and enjoyable.

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Monday 05/02/2016
Calculaciones de ingresos, ahorros, jubilación y de deuda tan fácil como 5-10-15-20
Updated: May 03, 2016 - 3:39 am

(BPT) - Para ayudar a las personas a establecer metas básicas y fundamentales que puedan encaminarlos hacia el logro de la seguridad financiera, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) anunció hoy la introducción de una nueva calculadora móvil de metas financieras en español en MassMutual.com/es/Latino.

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