• December 12, 2019

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Are You Getting All Your Vitamins? Revamping Your Diet in 2020

(StatePoint) Getting all the vitamins and nutrients you need each day is one of the most important things you can do to feel your best.

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Tuesday 12/10/2019
Supplement struggle: Could biotin affect your medical test results?
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 3:04 am

(BPT) - If you’ve heard of biotin, you may know that it's growing in popularity due to the thought that it can help improve a person’s hair, skin and nails. In fact, retail sales of supplements containing high doses of biotin climbed 58% between 2014 and 2018, according to Nielsen.[i]

Monday 12/09/2019
Where is Your Acne? The Importance of Speaking to a Dermatologist About the Acne on Your Face … and Beyond
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 3:03 am

(BPT) - Did you know that acne affects more than 50 million Americans?1 Even though the condition is astoundingly widespread, not everyone experiences acne the same way. While facial acne is the most visible presentation, 52% of people with facial acne are also affected by acne on their back, shoulders and chest.2 That’s why it’s so important to consider not only if you’re breaking out, but where, and be prepared to speak up to your dermatologist.

Friday 12/06/2019
The critical differences you need to know: Prescription medicine, over-the-counter medicine and dietary supplements
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 3:04 am

(BPT) - Seventy-five percent of Americans take dietary supplements, according to a 2018 study by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).i Furthermore, “87 percent [of adults in the United States] have overall confidence in the safety, quality and effectiveness of dietary supplements.”i While the effort to sustain better overall health is commendable, there is skepticism among healthcare experts regarding the medical benefits of dietary supplements.ii Use and promotion of dietary supplements is considerably broader in the United States than other areas of the world.iii

Thursday 12/05/2019
Spencer’s Story: What to Know About Seizure Clusters
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 3:03 am

10 Tips To Pick Your Best Plan In The Last Days Of ACA Open Enrollment
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:39 am

(NAPSI)—If you buy individual or family health insurance on your own, you need to know that the nationwide open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act is coming to an end on December 15, 2019. This may be your only chance to compare your options and enroll in a new 2020 health insurance plan.

Let Trends Guide Your 2020 Travel
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) While there’s plenty to be said for taking the proverbial road less traveled, fellow tourists can provide a wealth of knowledge to help shape a vacation filled with lifelong memories.

Give the Gift of Travel
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) Finding the perfect gift for someone who already has it all may be easier when you stop thinking in terms of “things.” A gift that creates an unforgettable experience, like a trip to a special destination, may be more meaningful than a trinket under the tree.

Home Decorating for the Holidays
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:39 am

(Family Features) Chances are good that at some point during the holiday season, you’ll welcome guests into your home. Whether you lease or own your home, creating a cozy, festive setting for holiday gatherings can actually be quite simple, especially if you take on the project one room at a time.

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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 >>




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