• November 22, 2019

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Are Your Lungs Trying to Tell You Something?

(Family Features) Do you get short of breath doing daily activities? Feel like you’re unable to take deep breaths? Are you constantly coughing or wheezing? If you said yes to any of these questions, you may be experiencing symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a serious, potentially devastating lung disease also known as chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Though it’s easy to think of these symptoms as just part of “getting older’’ or as problems that come with allergies, often they are not.

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Wednesday 11/20/2019
5 Pro Tips to Prep Homes for Winter
Updated: November 22, 2019 - 2:45 am

(Family Features) Before blustery winter days arrive, there are plenty of home improvement projects contractors can tackle for homeowners. Many cooler weather projects focus on cost efficiency and sustainability, making the improvements all around smart investments.

Autumn Additions
Updated: November 22, 2019 - 2:45 am

Fall upgrades for enhancing your home

Emerging Trends in Pet-Friendly Cities
Updated: November 22, 2019 - 2:45 am

(Family Features) From housing and business policies to overarching economic health, pets are making a profound impact on the lives of their owners. In its first Annual Report, Mars Petcare’s BETTER CITIES FOR PETS program highlights seven emerging trends as cities are working to make pets feel welcome. For a view of the full report and resources to help make your community more pet-friendly, visit BetterCitiesForPets.com.

4 Steps for DIY Paint Project Success
Updated: November 22, 2019 - 2:45 am

(Family Features) Painting is one of the easiest and most impactful DIY projects for homeowners to quickly update their homes. Whether it’s a new look in a master bathroom, adding a pop of color to the guest room, finishing off a basement remodel or anything in-between, a fresh coat of paint provides a fresh spin that’s all your own.

Warm, Cozy and Eco-Friendly
Updated: November 22, 2019 - 2:45 am

Earth-friendly home improvements for winter

Simple STEM Activities to Do at Home
Updated: November 22, 2019 - 2:45 am

(Family Features) Winter is the season for family gatherings, snow days and breaks from school and work, but all this time indoors can lead to a serious case of cabin fever for both children and adults. Before you face another chorus of “I’m bored,” consider these simple activities you and your child can do together when winter weather or schedules have you stuck indoors.

3 Tips to Create Your Dream Closet
Updated: November 22, 2019 - 2:45 am

(Family Features) If you’ve ever opened your closet doors and been depressed by what you see, it may be time to rethink your closet.

Wednesday 11/13/2019
Ready for Winter Weather
Updated: November 18, 2019 - 2:38 am

Tips to keep your family safe and warm

Odessa, TX

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High 61°/Low 40°
Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 40s.

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High 67°/Low 39°
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