• July 25, 2016

Health & Fitness

  • Family Living

    3 Factors That Impact Homeowner Happiness

    (Family Features) It is said that as you get older you become wiser, but as homeowners grow older, do they become happier? According to a nationwide homeowner happiness survey conducted by HomeAdvisor, the answer is yes. This was the case of Bob and Joanie Johnson, who dropped their youngest child off at college in August 2015.

  • Family Living

    How to Conquer Tough Financial Times

    (Family Features) Even the most savvy money handlers can fall on hard times when unexpected circumstances push your budget beyond its limits. These ideas may help you emerge from a tough financial situation and get back on track.

  • Family Living

    3 Simple Rules for Healthy, Happy Eggs

    (Family Features) When you head to the grocery store for organic eggs, you assume a certain level of quality in how your eggs were produced. While there are standards and requirements that companies follow in labeling their eggs, the standards lack regulation and don't truly reflect whether or not hens are treated humanely.

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 07/22/2016
A Special Birthday Gift
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is an August baby, birthstone gift options are about to become more colorful.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
H20: The Key To Healthy, Glowing Skin
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Healthy skin is universally defined by this major trait: hydration. A hydrated complexion looks and feels fresh. It’s radiant and resilient and able to bounce back from daily environmental stressors—all thanks to a balance of water in the skin.

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Monday 07/11/2016
As more millennials undergo plastic surgery, safety concerns rise
Updated: July 12, 2016 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - More Americans are turning to cosmetic surgery to look better, not just younger. But some may be jeopardizing their health by engaging in potentially dangerous behaviors like self-treatment, going abroad for discounted cosmetic surgery, or purchasing injectables off the internet.

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Tuesday 07/05/2016
Looking Your Best
Updated: July 06, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—You can look better in a swimsuit than you may think. Here are three secrets that can help:

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Thursday 06/30/2016
Your beauty routine's dirty little secrets and what small steps you can do to improve your regimen
Updated: July 01, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Whether you are heading to a backyard barbeque or a summer soiree, a healthy, glowing complexion is the best accessory this summer. Everyone knows the drill about proper skin cleansing and moisturizing regimens, however, many women are interfering with their skin health by not taking the same care when it comes to their beauty products.

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Say 'I Do' To Smoother Skin
Updated: July 01, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Planning a wedding is pretty stressful for everyone — brides, grooms, parents, and sometimes the entire bridal party. Looking your best on the big day — one that will be forever immortalized in photos and videos — can contribute to your stress level.

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
Four Ways a Simple Beauty Ritual Can Brighten Your Day
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 10:48 am

(StatePoint) It’s no secret that shaving is a big part of a woman’s daily routine.

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Smart Swimsuit
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Helping women look and feel like the beautiful people they are may not sound like a typical business model but it’s what’s worked for one American company.

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Thursday 06/16/2016
Look Younger, Longer
Updated: June 17, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Men seeking a more youthful appearance should remember that their skin is different from women’s-thicker and with larger pores—and needs special skin care products geared to them. By age 50 or so, men’s skin starts to lose its ability to stay hydrated, leading to skin sagging, wrinkles, dark circles under the eyes and large pores that become more visible. Another way to keep up a more youthful, put-together appearance is to be sure your facial hair is soft, neat and healthy looking.

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Friday 06/03/2016
Tote Your Wine in Style
Updated: June 04, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For anyone who ever wished for an easy way to take a beverage on the go, a GenieBag will grant that wish. At first glance, a GenieBag looks like a designer handbag. But the unique design of GenieBags allows them to serve as stylish, discreet, and effective beverage carriers.

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Monday 07/25/2016
Face Your Financial Fears
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Retirement is supposed to be a reward for decades of hard work, but if you haven’t planned well, the milestone may be a dark cloud on your horizon. In fact, new data shows that nearly 50 percent of Americans are most afraid of outliving their income or the inability to maintain their current lifestyle, and nearly 20 percent are worried about having enough money to cover health care expenses.

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Dogs Across America Are Freaking Out for Mealtime!
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Pet owners are always looking for new ways to show their love for their four-legged friends. We know that treats and toys often do the trick, but what about making mealtime more exciting?

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4 Essential Strategies for Growing Your Business
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Since opening its first store in 1986, the foundation of Mattress Firm’s success has been built on a commitment to its core values: service, integrity and passion. Now, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, a three-decade journey has seen it grow from a single Houston store to 3,500 stores in 48 states. The following strategies can help grow the success of your business, too.

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Fuel Up Like Team USA
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) U.S. Olympic athletes know what it takes to build a champion: a lifetime of determination and training, countless competitions and years of fueling their bodies with the right foods and beverages.

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4 Tips to Stay Fit While Traveling 
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) If summer travel plans frequently keep you away from home, it can be a challenge to maintain your regular fitness routine. With dedication, planning and a little creativity, you can use these tips from fitness entrepreneur Cassey Ho to maintain your workout regimen no matter where your travels take you.

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Friday 07/22/2016
Back-to-School Checklist for Families with Asthma
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) For the more than six million children living with asthma nationwide, gearing up for another school year involves much more than picking out a new pencil case and backpack. Asthma is the third leading cause of hospitalization among children in the U.S. under the age of 15 and one of the main reasons that students miss school due to illness, with more than 10 million lost school days every year.

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Thursday 07/21/2016
The Importance of Heart Health in the Heat
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Summer brings warmer temperatures, and that means more people are enjoying the outdoors. But if you have heart failure, it's important to know that heat can also put extra stress on your heart.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
Perspectives in diabetes care [Infographic]
Posted: July 20, 2016

(BPT) - - A survey conducted by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), with support from Sanofi US, found differences in perception between adults living with type 2 diabetes as well as physicians and other medical professionals when it comes to patients’ willingness to take action to achieve A1C targets quicker.

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Heart Failure Survivor Inspiring Others Through National Contest
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—In the past five years, Jessica Rogers has fished in Alaska, camped with friends, and held her newborn nephew. She also became engaged to the love of her life, and together, they bought and remodeled a home in the area north of Seattle where she lives.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Heart Health in the Heat
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Summer brings warmer temperatures, and that means more people are enjoying the outdoors. But if you have heart failure, it's important to know that heat can also put extra stress on your heart.

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More Health And Wellness
Copperas Cove council to look at tax rate
Posted: July 24, 2016

The Copperas Cove City Council will have a workshop at 5 p.m. Tuesday to see a presentation on and discuss the ad valorem tax rate for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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City says downtown lane closures begin Monday
Posted: July 23, 2016

The area bounded by 10th Street east to 24th Street and Rancier Avenue south to Avenue E will experience intermittent lane closures beginning Monday and continuing through January, the city of Killeen announced in a Friday news release.

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