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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 02/01/2019
Pop the Question with the Perfect Song
Updated: March 22, 2019 - 2:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Enhancing a once-in-a-lifetime event, such as a wedding proposal or ceremony, with the right song takes the experience to a whole new level. It adds a personal touch that makes for ongoing memories, as couples have the opportunity to play the song at anniversaries or other special events through the years.

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Tuesday 10/30/2018
6 tips for shopping in Guadalajara
Updated: November 05, 2018 - 3:19 am

(BPT) - As one of Mexico’s top artisanal hubs, Guadalajara offers culture, cuisine and shopping. Travelers can find everything from expertly crafted pottery to luxe leather goods in markets throughout the city. For those who travel the world in search of the best locally produced, stylish souvenirs, Guadalajara provides a vibrant, festive atmosphere — after all, this is the birthplace of mariachi, tequila and charrería, the Mexican rodeo! 

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Friday 08/10/2018
9 savvy traveler hacks that will save time, money and headaches
Updated: November 05, 2018 - 3:20 am

(BPT) - Are you a savvy traveler? Do you shop around to get the best deals? How about knowing the ins and outs of saving money when planning a trip?

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Friday 04/20/2018
Shopping for a Wedding Gift? What to Know Now
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:05 am

(StatePoint) If your fridge is filled with save-the-dates and wedding invitations, you’re inevitably facing the daunting question: what to give?

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Tuesday 04/10/2018
Popping the Question? How to Select an Engagement Ring
Updated: April 10, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) “Will you marry me?” Be sure to pair these four little words with the perfect engagement ring. While there’s a bit of a learning curve when it comes to selecting the right diamond, the most important thing you can do is find a piece both you and your significant other will love.

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Friday 03/30/2018
Millennials Want to Say ‘I Do’ to High-Tech Wedding Registries
Updated: March 30, 2018 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Once upon a time, wedding registries were created so newlyweds would have all the basic essentials to establish their first home. But as technology has evolved, so too has the registry. Gone are the days where registries only include dishware and candlesticks. Couples can now incorporate modern must-haves, like connected lightbulbs, voice assistants and smart showers.

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Monday 03/25/2019
A Little Paint Can Work Wonders for Communities
Posted: March 25, 2019

(NewsUSA) - What can a little paint do for communities? Sometimes a whole lot. 

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Friday 03/15/2019
Junior Achievement Reconnects With Alumni for Celebration
Posted: March 15, 2019

(NewsUSA) - This year marks a milestone for Junior Achievement (JA), a non-government organization that prepares youth for future jobs by teaching them about entrepreneurship, money management, and career planning, as it celebrates its 100th anniversary.

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Thursday 03/07/2019
Feature-Rich Dog Parks Are Coming to Towns Across America
Posted: March 07, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Lassie used to run free throughout the town, solving problems and rescuing kids in trouble.

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Wednesday 03/06/2019
Honoring the Achievements of Women in the Military
Posted: March 06, 2019

(StatePoint) The words “veteran,” “hero” and “patriot” usually evoke images of men. Many people are not aware that some 3 million women are currently serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces beginning with the American Revolution. Their stories are largely unknown.

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Thursday 02/14/2019
Helping Heroes
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:35 am

(NAPSI)—The Department of Defense reports that 1.3 million Americans serve in the military.

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School Choice: A Lightbulb Moment
Updated: March 02, 2019 - 2:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Most teachers will tell you that there is nothing more exciting than seeing the "lightbulb moment," when, suddenly, everything clicks and a student understands a new concept.

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Wednesday 01/09/2019
School Choice Opens Doors
Updated: March 02, 2019 - 2:33 am

(NewsUSA) - We are just weeks away from the nation's largest annual celebration of opportunity in education. That celebration is called National School Choice Week, and it is taking place in every neighborhood and community, through 40,594 independently-planned events and activities.

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Tuesday 12/18/2018
Don't Make These Mistakes after A Collision
Updated: February 23, 2019 - 2:34 am

(NewsUSA) - In the U.S. alone, there are 10 million car accidents every year, and the tense moments following a car accident, even a minor one, can be scary and stressful for everyone involved.

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Friday 11/30/2018
Bringing Families Together Around The World
Updated: December 04, 2018 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—With all the sad stories of conflict and desperation from around the world, it can be heartening to hear of loved ones reunited.

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Monday 11/12/2018
3 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season
Posted: November 12, 2018

(StatePoint) Want to give back this holiday season? There are many ways to get into the charitable spirit. And if you need some inspiration for how to go about benefitting those in your local and global community, consider the following ideas.

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Monday 03/25/2019
Professionals today are enrolling in law school to further their careers … not to become lawyers
Posted: March 25, 2019

(BPT) - A broad range of working professionals today are enrolling in online law schools while simultaneously holding their current positions. They’re pursuing law degrees — in addition to other degrees they’ve already earned — to widen their skills and better understand legal issues impacting their companies.

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Friday 03/22/2019
Orange You Smart? Florida Orange Juice Is Good for You
Posted: March 22, 2019

(NewsUSA) - From busy parents to picky toddlers, the struggle to get enough fruit and vegetables into our diets is real. In fact, many Americans don't consume the recommended amount. A glass of Florida Orange Juice is a convenient and delicious way to help bridge the gap.

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Thursday 03/21/2019
Simple Steps to Wake Up Well
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:12 am

(Family Features) If you have a hard time falling asleep and waking up and find yourself feeling lethargic during the day, rest assured you’re not alone. Regardless of how hard you may work to try and maintain a healthy lifestyle, you may be in need of a way to reset your body clock for optimal health and to look and feel your best – especially in the morning.

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Entertainment Options for Cord-Cutters
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:12 am

(Family Features) With cable and satellite subscription costs continuing to rise, many people are turning to the internet for alternative entertainment options. According to eMarketer, 33 million people have canceled their cable or satellite services – or “cut the cord” – and that number is expected to grow to 55.1 million by 2022.

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5 Tips to Manage Money Smarter
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:11 am

(Family Features) There’s more to managing your money than paying your bills and successfully avoiding overdraft charges (although those are definitely steps in the right direction). Effectively managing your money takes time and planning, but the payoff may be a stronger financial future.

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Pro Tips for Living an RV Lifestyle
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:11 am

(Family Features) Recreation vehicles, or RVs, are increasingly popular. Sleek new models and high-tech innovations are attracting younger and more diverse people to the RV lifestyle.

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Work Out Your Post-Workout Snack
Posted: March 21, 2019

(Family Features) You walked or ran your legs off, biked until you dropped, lifted your body weight at the gym and swam the distance of the English Channel. Now it is time to refuel.

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Understanding Pediatric Chronic Illnesses
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:11 am

How families can manage inflammatory bowel diseases

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How to Reduce Health Risks by Understanding AFib
Posted: March 21, 2019

(Family Features) Oftentimes, seeking to improve your health starts at your core – your heart. One common condition to be aware of is atrial fibrillation (AFib), which is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications.

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Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2019
Posted: March 21, 2019

(Family Features) Taking time to go on vacation or to just unplug from everyday life can be beneficial, and there’s certainly no lack of options when it comes to choosing an ideal vacation spot. The options for experiencing an amazing vacation are so plentiful, such as exploring a cruise port, eating and drinking your way around a city or simply visiting a new destination, you may find yourself struggling to narrow down the choices.

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Monday 03/25/2019
How to Support Female Entrepreneurs this Women's History Month
Posted: March 25, 2019

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Springtime is coming: Easy tips for sparkling hardwood floors
Posted: March 25, 2019

(BPT) - Spring is just around the corner. Time to spruce up your home, clean out those dusty corners and say goodbye to winter. You're not alone in the spring cleaning adventure — according to the American Cleaning Institute, 91 percent of Americans participate in spring cleaning.

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Sunday 03/24/2019
3 key questions adult learners should ask before returning to school
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - The decision to return to school is not made lightly. While earning a degree can be highly rewarding in the form of better career opportunities and higher pay, the path to get there can be filled with challenges, especially if you’re trying to fit school and studies in with your work and family responsibilities.

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Thursday 03/21/2019
How genetic testing may help to identify your risk for a rare disease, Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:33 am

(BPT) - There is no doubt that interest in genetics has exploded in recent years. In fact, genealogy has grown dramatically to become the second most popular hobby in the United States and the second-most popular internet surfing topic.

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Your partners along the road: A look at the warriors who help to keep you safe while driving in the winter
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:32 am

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You're not alone: How to recognize and support kids with anxiety and ADHD
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Does your child seem anxious about school? Is it something beyond typical stress? A big challenge for parents is figuring out where to turn for support and information when their kids are struggling.

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Wednesday 03/20/2019
5 ways to create – and celebrate – family traditions
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:33 am

(BPT) - While modern mobility may mean that distance keeps members of a family apart, more — and younger — members of many families across the country are finding significance in their heritage, and making it come alive in their own ways. Special family and cultural traditions can strengthen family bonds, provide a sense of belonging and connect the present day to a richer history. Whether tied to holidays or unique meaningful moments, gathering in together helps a family have fun and create new memories.

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5 top tips for low-maintenance landscaping
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - A lush lawn and garden boosts your home’s curb appeal, but it also takes a lot of your free time. You want to spend that time enjoying the space, not taking care of it. The solution? A few low-maintenance strategies to keep your yard looking great while maximizing your relaxation time.

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Tuesday 03/19/2019
How to add a bathroom in an ‘impossible’ space
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - When it comes to real estate, kitchens and bathrooms typically sell houses. While you may not have enough money for a kitchen remodel, adding a bathroom can be a more affordable way to enhance your property and catch buyers' attention.

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Patient finds treatment and hope after pulmonary fibrosis diagnosis
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Most people have never heard of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a progressive, debilitating lung disease affecting more than 200,000 people in the United States. Because it is relatively unknown, patients can go months or even years without the correct diagnosis. Gary Cunningham was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), one of the common types of PF, faster than most because he was all too familiar with the disease.

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Sunday 03/24/2019
Tips that may help manage life with a chronic illness
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Content sponsored and provided by Pfizer.

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Friday 03/22/2019
Orange You Smart? Florida Orange Juice Is Good for You
Posted: March 22, 2019

(NewsUSA) - From busy parents to picky toddlers, the struggle to get enough fruit and vegetables into our diets is real. In fact, many Americans don't consume the recommended amount. A glass of Florida Orange Juice is a convenient and delicious way to help bridge the gap.

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Thursday 03/21/2019
Simple Steps to Wake Up Well
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:12 am

(Family Features) If you have a hard time falling asleep and waking up and find yourself feeling lethargic during the day, rest assured you’re not alone. Regardless of how hard you may work to try and maintain a healthy lifestyle, you may be in need of a way to reset your body clock for optimal health and to look and feel your best – especially in the morning.

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Entertainment Options for Cord-Cutters
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:12 am

(Family Features) With cable and satellite subscription costs continuing to rise, many people are turning to the internet for alternative entertainment options. According to eMarketer, 33 million people have canceled their cable or satellite services – or “cut the cord” – and that number is expected to grow to 55.1 million by 2022.

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5 Tips to Manage Money Smarter
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:11 am

(Family Features) There’s more to managing your money than paying your bills and successfully avoiding overdraft charges (although those are definitely steps in the right direction). Effectively managing your money takes time and planning, but the payoff may be a stronger financial future.

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more »
Pro Tips for Living an RV Lifestyle
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:11 am

(Family Features) Recreation vehicles, or RVs, are increasingly popular. Sleek new models and high-tech innovations are attracting younger and more diverse people to the RV lifestyle.

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Work Out Your Post-Workout Snack
Posted: March 21, 2019

(Family Features) You walked or ran your legs off, biked until you dropped, lifted your body weight at the gym and swam the distance of the English Channel. Now it is time to refuel.

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Understanding Pediatric Chronic Illnesses
Updated: March 25, 2019 - 3:11 am

How families can manage inflammatory bowel diseases

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How to Reduce Health Risks by Understanding AFib
Posted: March 21, 2019

(Family Features) Oftentimes, seeking to improve your health starts at your core – your heart. One common condition to be aware of is atrial fibrillation (AFib), which is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications.

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more »
Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2019
Posted: March 21, 2019

(Family Features) Taking time to go on vacation or to just unplug from everyday life can be beneficial, and there’s certainly no lack of options when it comes to choosing an ideal vacation spot. The options for experiencing an amazing vacation are so plentiful, such as exploring a cruise port, eating and drinking your way around a city or simply visiting a new destination, you may find yourself struggling to narrow down the choices.

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Tuesday 03/12/2019
The Benefits Of Hemp, Krill And Salmon Oil
Updated: March 14, 2019 - 2:48 am

(NAPSI)—If yours is among the nearly seven in 10 U.S. households with pets, you may be glad to learn of a good way to keep them healthy. Hemp seed, krill and salmon oil are some of nature’s best sources of natural essential fatty acids: omega-3 and omega-6 (EPA and DHA).

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Thursday 03/07/2019
Feature-Rich Dog Parks Are Coming to Towns Across America
Posted: March 07, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Lassie used to run free throughout the town, solving problems and rescuing kids in trouble.

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Thursday 02/28/2019
End A Threat To Dogs
Updated: March 02, 2019 - 2:35 am

(NAPSI)—Recent outbreaks of canine parvovirus (parvo) have pet owners and health professionals seeking a safe, effective solution.

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Thursday 01/24/2019
Tips for Senior Dog Care
Posted: January 24, 2019

(StatePoint) As your dog ages, your care must evolve to meet your furry friend’s changing needs, particularly when it comes to mobility, injury-prevention and recovery.

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Wednesday 01/23/2019
Pets-Come-First Trend Unleashes Happy Results For Homeowner
Updated: March 08, 2019 - 2:49 am

(NewsUSA) - Some dog lovers show their puppy love with fancy dog food, a special spot on the sofa or toys and outfits.

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Tuesday 12/04/2018
5 important facts to teach kids about pet ownership
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Kids instinctively love animals. Children begin learning about animal species, their habitats and behavior during elementary school, and this is when children also become more interested and involved in caring for family pets. They may even become pet owners for the first time at this age. Learning about animal care is fun for kids, while also teaching them life lessons about empathy, compassion and responsibility.

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How to Keep Dogs Safe During Cold Weather Walks
Posted: December 04, 2018

(StatePoint) Make winter a wonderland for dogs by ensuring they’re safe when temperatures drop.

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Saturday 10/13/2018
Celebrating Halloween Safely With Dogs
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:17 am

(StatePoint) Over half of pet parents plan to dress up their dogs for Halloween, according to a Wag! survey. 

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Wednesday 10/10/2018
5 things to know to help your pet live a healthier life
Updated: October 30, 2018 - 4:09 am

(BPT) - Pets are part of the family, so it’s important to practice preventative care to support their well-being and help them live long, healthy lives. Just like people, pets can be affected by chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and allergies. That's why it’s always good to stay informed and be proactive to help avoid or at least delay the onset of chronic conditions in pets. Here’s 5 things to know about caring for your pet:

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Tuesday 10/09/2018
Special Needs Pets: Can I Adopt a Heartworm-Positive Dog?
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:17 am

(StatePoint) Every year, an estimated 3.3 million dogs enter U.S. animal shelters, with roughly half that number subsequently adopted by pet owners. These include shelter dogs with special medical needs that can make them harder to place. Dogs with heartworm infection are a common example.

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