(StatePoint) Much like the rest of your skin, cold temperatures can really do a number on your lips, leaving them dry and chapped. Unfortunately, even the indoors may not provide relief, as heated rooms can dry out lips even further.
(BPT) - The common misconception about having heart failure is that your heart immediately stops beating. The reality is that heart failure can be a slow process that happens over time. Being diagnosed with the disease can be overwhelming, but you are not alone. At least one person is diagnosed with heart failure every minute, according to WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease. While there is no cure for the millions of women living with heart failure, it can be managed with the proper knowledge, treatment and support.
(StatePoint) Are you finding it difficult to keep up with your healthy New Year’s habits? Tackle those resolutions with renewed energy in March during National Nutrition Month and remember that small changes, made over time, can add up.
(BPT) - Whether you're looking to enhance your daily beauty routine or for tips to add glam to your style for an upcoming special occasion, Hollywood’s red carpet is the best source for trends and inspiration.
(StatePoint) From fitness conscious consumers to busy moms who are always on the go, casual athletic attire is becoming a socially acceptable and on-trend style. In fact, it’s so popular, it carries its own name: “athleisure.”
(StatePoint) Are most of your mornings spent running out the door with breakfast in-hand, and applying your makeup on-the-go? It’s easy to snooze, and rush all the way to work – but building a routine that gives you a calm and efficient morning can make you feel more prepared to take on your day. If you haven’t nailed it yet, don’t fret.
(StatePoint) Every year, losing weight and living a healthier lifestyle top millions of people’s New Year’s resolutions lists. Unfortunately, it’s a lot easier to set a goal than it is to actually achieve it, so it’s important to have a game plan if you want to see results. Here are some sustainable tips to help you lose weight and feel great in 2017!
(BPT) - With parties that keep you up past your bedtime, travel plans that keep you away from your workout regimen and a shopping list that keeps your head swimming, the holiday season can pack as much pain as pleasure some days. The diversion from your regular routine can zap your energy and confidence, leaving you with less sparkle during the time of the year that’s supposed to be the glitziest.
(BPT) - Holiday season is a time for celebration. Whether you’re heading off to a family dinner on Christmas Eve or ringing in 2017 at a rockin’ New Year’s Eve party, you want to look and feel your best throughout the season. Finding exactly the right outfit can be a challenge, especially if you’re a plus-sized woman. With designers now offering fabulous clothes to flatter women of all shapes and sizes, you too can look great this holiday season.
(BPT) - In 1964, when the Surgeon General first warned the public about the dangers of smoking cigarettes, 42 percent of adults in the United States smoked, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Today, about 15 percent of adults smoke cigarettes. The progress made in the last 50 years to reduce cigarette smoking is remarkable, but the toll it takes on Americans is still staggering. More than 480,000 deaths are caused every year from cigarette smoking, and 16 million people live with a disease or illness caused by smoking. The good news is that most smokers want to quit and there are now more former cigarette smokers than current smokers.
The Central Texas College Foundation is accepting applications online for scholarships to be awarded for the fall and spring 2018 semesters. Students can apply online through March 31. The scholarships will be awarded near the end of this spring semester.
AUSTIN — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can’t cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider.