• April 12, 2021

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Spring is Here -- Along With the Harshest Allergy Season Yet

(StatePoint) Experts predict allergy season to be exceptionally severe this spring, according to the Allergy & Asthma Network. Rising global temperatures and a forecast of warm, dry air this spring after a winter of heavy snow could significantly increase pollen production. This comes after a year many people spent mostly indoors in quarantine.

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Friday 04/09/2021
Bring the Ballpark Home for Baseball Season
Posted: April 09, 2021

(NewsUSA) -This year's baseball season may not be completely back to normal, but it is getting closer, and fans are feeling positive.

Wednesday 04/07/2021
The benefits of exercising outside
Updated: April 11, 2021 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - When the pandemic started, you may have had the best intentions of using your time to get fit. However, with a variety of challenges filling your time, don't feel bad if you have yet to start over a year later. The good news is it's never too late and now is the ideal time to find a fitness routine that works for you.

Flex your plate: 7 plant-powered recipes using beans to support gut health
Updated: April 11, 2021 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - If you're leaning towards a more plant-based diet, chances are you're focusing on the health benefits. Many health-conscious people today follow a “flexitarian diet,” a balanced approach that aims to increase plant-based food intake without completely excluding foods like meat and poultry.

4 Ways to Refresh Your Pet's Routines
Updated: April 09, 2021 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) The spring season and warmer months are typically all about renewal and evaluating things that may no longer serve you, such as habits, products or routines.

5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Life
Updated: April 09, 2021 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) The spring season not only signifies the start of rain showers, colorful flowers and more outdoor activities, it also brings a rise in spring cleaning. Shake off the cold weather blues and revisit the simple parts of everyday life that could use a cleanup.

Inside the Largest and Fastest COVID-19 Vaccine Operation
Updated: April 09, 2021 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) By plane, boat and foot, 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines are making their way to some of the most remote corners of the globe as part of the largest and fastest vaccine operation in history.

Kid-Friendly Ways to Learn About World History
Updated: April 09, 2021 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Building an appreciation for history is one way to help kids understand and connect with the world around them. History not only shows how people lived long ago, but it also gives clues about how society evolved into what it is today.

How to Combat Social Isolation
Updated: April 09, 2021 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Even before COVID-19 limited social contact with friends, family and colleagues, many adults experienced loneliness and depression due to limited contact with others. Now, a year after the pandemic forced many people into even greater levels of isolation, the issue of social isolation is especially prevalent in Americans over the age of 50.

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