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(BPT) - Football season is quickly approaching, which means it will soon be time for tailgating or watching the big game on TV. For many of us, this time of year is tough on our diet and exercise plans, but it doesn't have to be, according to Bryan Snyder, registered dietitian and director o…

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(BPT) - Many homeowners aren’t familiar with the variety of ways home equity lines of credit (HELOC) can be used. Not surprisingly, current owners are more likely than less experienced first-time buyers to understand that a HELOC can be used for purposes beyond home improvements, including c…

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(BPT) - August 7 marks the third anniversary of Purple Heart Day and commemorates the creation of the Purple Heart medal in 1782. The Purple Heart medal is awarded to members of the United States military who are wounded or killed in combat. The predecessor to the Purple Heart medal was the …

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(BPT) - The cost of a four-year college degree now hovers around the $100,000 mark, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics. While high college costs seem universal these days, college savings strategies are far from a one-size-fits-all. Many factors influence how…

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(NAPSI)—According to a recent Rand report, there are 5.5 million caregivers—family and friends—who look after those who are wounded, ill or injured as a result of their service to the country.

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(NAPSI)—There’s good news for anyone looking to renovate their home—from millennial first-time homebuyers, to growing families looking to enlarge and improve their space, to empty nesters interested in downsizing or renovating before selling! Atlanta’s oldest residential real estate firm, Ha…

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(BPT) - Bobby Barrera’s career as a Marine ended abruptly at age 21. While in Vietnam, on his first mission, a land mine explosion took his right hand at the wrist and left arm at the shoulder, and left him with severe burns over 40 percent of his body and face.

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(BPT) - Ayesha Curry was raised by great women who instilled in her a passion for cooking. This passion has helped Ayesha both launch her career and prioritize spending time with her family in the kitchen. But even as a celebrity chef, author and foodie, Ayesha sometimes struggles to think o…

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(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the approximately 65 million American women between 40 and 70 who are approaching menopause, in active phase or postmenopausal, a few facts about your nutritional health may prove helpful.

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(BPT) - Weekend travel is a growing trend as more people seek to use their days off to enjoy an adventure away from home. It's amazing how much fun and relaxation you can pack into 48 hours if you know the right places to visit!

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(NAPSM)—Las investigaciones demuestran que los estudiantes obtienen mejores notas, tienen mejor asistencia a las clases, mayor motivación y menor probabilidad de abandonar sus estudios si sus familias están involucradas en su educación.

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(NAPSI)—Imagine this: your body enhanced with technology through implants—even an entirely artificial body implanted with your brain. You could be hardwired into the Internet, able to access information instantly. We already have implants to improve hearing or keep a heart pumping, but what …

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(NAPSI)—If you ever fear you have a fat chance of being slim, consider the case of Bayyinah Guerrant. She grew up slim. It wasn't until her early 20s, after having her two daughters, that she started gaining weight. She could track her weight gain by which size scrubs she had to ask for at t…

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(NAPSI)—It's the perfect time for home maintenance activities that will keep the inside and outside of your home running smoothly during the warm weather. These four tasks will give your home and yard a pick-me-up.

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(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among America's more than 74 million baby boomers, you may be glad to know of a helpful new book. It was written by a go-to resource for crisis financial planning, who frequently receives referrals from nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and…

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(NAPSI)—Considering a trip to Hawaii or Puerto Rico? These exotic destinations offer adventure and beauty without the headache of passports, immunizations or foreign currency. While Hawaii and Puerto Rico are rich in unique plants, flowers and fruits, they are also home to insects and plant …

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(StatePoint) Did you know that, on average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? This school year, follow some healthy habits to avoid the back-to-school plague.