June 24, 2019

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Saturday 06/01/2019
Fit Family Summer Ideas and Activities
Posted: June 01, 2019

(StatePoint) Oh summertime. The kids are out of school, and you’re already running out of ideas to keep them active.

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Friday 05/31/2019
5 Simple Ways to Make Healthy Choices at Summer BBQs
Posted: May 31, 2019

(StatePoint) While fun, all those barbecues and cookouts of summer can present a challenge when you’re trying to lose weight and stay healthy. However, there’s no need to ditch these fun get-togethers for fear of derailing your healthy lifestyle. Instead, you can employ some simple tricks to help you stay on track.

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Thursday 05/16/2019
How to Look Polished on Any Budget
Posted: May 16, 2019

(StatePoint) You don’t need to spend a fortune to look like you own a fortune.

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Tuesday 05/14/2019
6 Calorie Bombs to Avoid When Dining Out
Posted: May 14, 2019

(StatePoint) There’s nothing better than a night on the town. But when you’re trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy lifestyle, restaurant menus aren’t always your friend.

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Saturday 05/04/2019
Tips for a Stress-Free National Bike to Work Month
Posted: May 04, 2019

(StatePoint) May is National Bike to Work Month, and hundreds of thousands of commuters are expected to participate across the country.

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Friday 05/03/2019
Queens Of The Road: Women Motorcyclists Drive New Riding Designs
Updated: May 08, 2019 - 2:47 am

(NAPSI)—The number of female motorcycle riders are on the rise. In growing numbers, millennial women riders all across the country are driving a demand for better riding gear. These motorcycling enthusiasts are leaving their days as passengers in the dust, ushering in a new era of biker style.

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Monday 04/29/2019
Forget That Facelift - "Wrap" Your Face into Shape
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:43 am

A non-surgical technique for lifting double chins, reducing puffiness around the eyes, and improving the appearance of wrinkles is now available in the form of an easy-to-use home kit called The Face Wrap. (www.facewrap.com).

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Wednesday 04/10/2019
5 Warm Weather Weight Loss Blunders to Avoid
Posted: April 10, 2019

(StatePoint) Along with warm weather comes picnics, cookouts and other parties that can take a toll on your healthy lifestyle.

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Thursday 04/04/2019
4 Ways to Get Fit as a Family
Posted: April 04, 2019

(StatePoint) One of the keys to encouraging children to develop health habits early is to make fitness a priority in the home.

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Crunch Time: Get in Shape for Summer
Posted: April 04, 2019

(StatePoint) There’s nothing more humbling than putting on a bathing suit. If you’ve been living life to the fullest, there’s no hiding the evidence. On the other hand, if you’ve been exercising and watching your diet, there’s nothing more gratifying than seeing a slimmer, toner you in the mirror. So how do you get to that happy place, and in time for summer? You start today.

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Friday 06/21/2019
Is Your Child’s Physical Development on Track?
Posted: June 21, 2019

(StatePoint) All children develop at their own pace. Sometimes however, a child may not do certain activities that other children the same age are doing -- like sitting without support, rolling over, walking or other physical skills. Parents may question whether their child has a physical developmental delay.

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Thursday 06/20/2019
What original Medicare covers – and doesn’t cover
Posted: June 20, 2019

(BPT) - As you age, you gain wisdom — and a big part of that wisdom is realizing the importance of caring for your health. Taking care of yourself means getting regular checkups and screenings to help prevent issues from becoming serious — and to help you feel good while living your best, healthiest life every day.

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Wednesday 06/19/2019
Embrace the Summer Weather with Delicious, Kidney-Friendly Recipes
Updated: June 24, 2019 - 2:36 am

(BPT) - Start the Day with: Avocado Toast with Egg

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Honor History and Its Lessons
Updated: June 21, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) The reasons for understanding the past are plentiful. Historical knowledge may illuminate the moments that shaped a loved one’s life or simply satisfy a curiosity about events and people that occupied a different place in time. A look into yesteryear can help make sense of the world today or even foreshadow happenings well into the future.

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Furry Friends and a Welcoming Workplace
Updated: June 21, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) Pets are more than just members of the family – they also make great co-workers. As more offices work to create pet-friendly environments, a survey conducted by Mars Petcare shows that workspaces allowing furry friends are more likely to attract and retain (human) talent. Consider these four ways to make your workplace more pet-friendly and find more information at BetterCitiesForPets.com.

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5 Time-Saving Laundry Tips
Updated: June 23, 2019 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) Between sorting, washing, pouring, transferring, drying and folding, laundry can often feel like a daunting chore.

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4 Key Decisions to Help Memorialize a Loved One
Updated: June 24, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) Despite the certainty of death, many Americans delay dealing with the fact and avoid funeral planning.

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4 Stealthy Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy
Updated: June 24, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) Living a healthy lifestyle takes effort and diligence, but with common stressors of day-to-day life, health can take a backseat to jobs, social engagements and tempting treats. While adopting more healthful habits may not be top-of-mind for your family, there are some simple and sneaky ways to incorporate them into your family’s routines.

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7 Pet Safety Tips for Fourth of July
Posted: June 19, 2019

(Family Features) With crowds of unfamiliar people and loud, scary noises, the Fourth of July can make even the most laid-back, four-legged family members apprehensive and unpredictable.

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Mindful Tips from Mandy Moore for a Well-Balanced, Lively Summer
Updated: June 24, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) With plans of trips and relaxation on the horizon, it can be easy to give your wellness routine a vacation, too. Before you jet set off on your next adventure, take a moment to be consciously aware of how your mind and body may react to an overly active and jam-packed summer schedule.

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