• September 28, 2016

Health & Fitness

  • Health And Wellness

    Zika Isn't Going Away: Stay Safe With These Tips

    (BPT) - Thousands of travel-associated cases of the Zika virus have been reported all over the United States, and new cases are being diagnosed daily. They’ve also been reported in dozens of foreign countries around the globe such as Germany, Spain, Costa Rica, Papua New Guinea and Singapore, among others.

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    What You Should Know About Psoriatic Arthritis

    (BPT) - Did you know more than 1 million people in the US live with psoriatic arthritis? Psoriatic arthritis, or PsA, is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by swelling, pain, and tenderness of the joints. PsA can be challenging – even debilitating – and can impact a person’s common day-to-day activities, such as walking up the stairs, driving a car, and doing laundry. PsA affects so many people yet most people still don’t know much about it or understand it.

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    7 things you should look for when evaluating swim schools

    (BPT) - “Golden Growth.” That’s what USA Swimming has said of the recent surge across the sport. Athletes like Michael Phelps, Nathan Adrian, Ryan Lochte, Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky have paved the way for massive growth across the sport — USA Swimming claims more than 300,000 compete in nearly 2,800 teams stretching across the U.S.

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 >>




Tuesday 09/27/2016
Fall Trend Report: Tips to Refresh Your Wardrobe this Season
Updated: September 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Cool weather means tailgating, apple picking, attending festivals and enjoying the changing leaves. It also means it’s time to refresh the wardrobe.

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Monday 09/26/2016
Gran promesa latina lanza línea de moda para el Mes de la Herencia Hispana
Updated: September 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Noticias patrocinadas - Con el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en marcha, los latinos están recibiendo el muy merecido reconocimiento público por su contribución al crecimiento cultural de Estados Unidos. De acuerdo con White House Initiative on Education Excellence and Hispanics, en la actualidad hay más de 54 millones de latinos en EE.UU., y se espera que las latinas representen un tercio de la población femenina del país en 2060. Por esta razón, no debe sorprender que figuras latinas hayan acaparado la atención en los campos de la política, los deportes y el entretenimiento. En el mundo de la moda, las latinas se están posicionando a la cabeza y están resaltando sobre el resto. Este es el caso de la diseñadora y ganadora de la temporada 14 del Project Runway de invierno , Ashley Nell Tipton.

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Friday 09/09/2016
How everyday consumers can bring clear vision to those in need
Updated: September 10, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Many people who wear glasses share a similar experience. They told their parents the chalkboard at school looked blurry, their parents took them to see an eye doctor and in less than a week, they were wearing glasses.

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Three Ways to Smooth Up Your Summer
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Statepoint) Summers can be full of stress – social engagements, work outings, and don’t forget wedding season. Here are some ways to navigate the sunny season with confidence and style.

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Monday 08/08/2016
5 beauty tips to take you from summer to fall
Updated: August 11, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - As the sunny days and sizzling heat of summer come to an end, it’s time to transition into a new hair and beauty routine. The shifting seasons can be the perfect time to try a new trend and there are plenty of style tricks that will help you gradually change your look along with the leaves.

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Thursday 08/04/2016
Did You Know Your Eye Makeup Could Be Making You Sick?
Updated: August 04, 2016 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For a lot of women, eye makeup is an essential part of being properly dressed -- just as important as a stylish outfit or nice shoes.

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Wednesday 08/03/2016
Envíe a sus queridos nuevamente a la escuela con estilo y comodidad
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Noticias patrocinadas - La temporada de preparar para el regreso a la escuela puede ser abrumador con un montón de mochilas, ropa, accesorios y útiles escolares para elegir y comprar. Además, tiene que tener en cuenta el gusto personal de cada alumno. Esta temporada de regreso a la escuela será fácil con unos looks divertidos y personalizados que toda la familia adorará, incluyendo un toque personal a los uniformes. Aquí hay cuatro maneras de estilizar los básicos y crear un traje que expresa la individualidad de sus hijos y su estilo único, todo con un precio asequible.

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Tips to Beat Wardrobe Wars When Back-to-School Shopping for Kids
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:33 am

(StatePoint) It’s no secret that kids have strong opinions when it comes to style and that their tastes are always evolving. With 38 percent of parents spending between $100 to $249 per child on back-to-school clothing, according to statistics from online retailer zulily, parents and kids alike should feel confident in their purchases.

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Tuesday 08/02/2016
7 ways to simplify your summer routine
Posted: August 02, 2016

(BPT) - By now, you’ve probably settled into an easy, breezy summer routine filled with beach days, poolside chilling, festivals and living life outside whenever you can — but don’t stop there. Simplify your life and get the most out of your summer with these shortcuts to make your daily routine even easier!

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Be Part Of A LifeRide
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:33 am

(NAPSI)—Your hands, an artist’s handiwork and a motorcycle’s handlebars can get together to help end a terrible disease, even if you never ride the bike.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
Fall in love with your numbers this fall
Updated: September 28, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - The return of fall often means busier schedules and spending more time indoors, which can make staying physically active a challenge. In fact, research shows that U.S. adults are the least physically active during the fall and winter months.[i],[ii]  For the 29 million Americans living with diabetes, however, it is especially important to stay active throughout the year. Along with having a balanced diet and taking prescribed medications, regular exercise can help control blood sugar levels (A1C), an important measure of diabetes management.

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Preparing for the Cost of Alzheimer's Disease or Other Dementia
Updated: September 28, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPS)—Visit BankersLife.com/ALZ1 to learn more about planning ahead. photo

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Tips to Overcome Personal Struggles and Achieve Goals
Updated: September 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) When faced with tough challenges, it can be tempting to throw in the towel. But experts say the power of goal-setting is fierce and the discipline behind it can help anyone overcome obstacles.

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Monday 09/26/2016
Good Dental Care: Make It Safe
Updated: September 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Patient safety and infection control are key concerns among dental professionals who go to great lengths to ensure that the care they provide their patients is as effective as it is safe. With good cause, too, since research indicates that while rare, cross-infection from one patient to the next does still occur.

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Make a World of Difference on Halloween
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) This year, Halloween will bring tricks and treats, and teachable moments, too, thanks to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF. Under the guidance of teachers across the nation, thousands of students can learn positive global citizenship values and be empowered to make a difference.

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Why Sleep Apnea is Bad for Your Health
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) A poor night’s sleep can leave you feeling exhausted and cranky, but long-term sleep disruption can actually lead to serious health conditions. Not only is sleep apnea a leading cause of disrupted sleep and daytime sleepiness, but this disease is also a contributing factor to a host of medical problems.

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Get Picky About Pet Food
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) When a beloved family pet experiences health problems, it can take a toll on the whole family. In some cases, it can take weeks or even months to identify the problem, and more importantly, where the solution lies. In some cases, the answer is as simple as changing what your pet eats.

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Fashionably Fall
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) When fall comes on quick and brings cool weather with it, you can’t afford to be caught with an unprepared wardrobe. With every season change, there comes an opportunity to make sure your closet reflects your unique style.

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Giving Back
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) America’s farmers have a unique opportunity to support and give back to their local community.

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Tips to Get Kids Outside and Away From Screens
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Remember taking off for a day of adventure on your bike, returning home only for dinner? Kids these days don't have the same incredible experience of exploratory, unstructured play. According to a new survey commissioned by Nature's Path, 54 percent of moms say their kids spend more time playing in front of a screen than playing outside.

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VFW Post 8577 to host elections town hall
Posted: September 28, 2016

COPPERAS COVE — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577 will host a town hall meeting for four candidates for state and national office today at 6 p.m. at 1506 Veterans Ave.

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Car crashes into Killeen elementary school
Posted: September 24, 2016

The Killeen Police Department responded to a call of a car crashing into Sugar Loaf Elementary School late Friday night.

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