4 Smart Reasons to Upgrade Your Home Security System »

(BPT) - Think of what has changed forever in the span of a decade. How do you watch movies at home? You’ve replaced the DVDs with digital streaming. How do you send a picture of your kids to your parents? You skip the printing and post it…

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Career planning: Tips to help your student succeed after high school »

(BPT) - There was a time when a college degree was considered the surest path to financial security, a home and The American Dream. But today, when you talk about a university education, you're just as likely to hear about student debt, dropouts and low…

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6 unconventional jobs you can get with an IT or business degree »

(BPT) - Good compensation and benefits, doing meaningful work, and having the opportunity to advance – those elements have always been what employees desire in a career. But do these desired job qualities have to come at the expense of discovering new careers?

"Demand for cybersecurity…

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Zika Isn’t Going Away: Stay Safe With These Tips »

(BPT) - Thousands of travel-associated cases of the Zika virus have been reported all over the United States, and new cases are being diagnosed daily. They’ve also been reported in dozens of foreign countries around the globe such as Germany, Spain, Costa Rica, Papua New…

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4 Techy Tips For The Ultimate Fall Camping Experience »

(BPT) - Camping is a getaway, a break from the chaos and a chance to be in nature for that fresh fall air.

For some, camping means getting back to the basics to recharge. But camping doesn't always mean you need to sacrifice technology. In fact,…

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4 great ways to create an outdoor living space »

(BPT) - Whether you plan to live in your home for years to come, or have an upcoming listing on your mind, now could be a great time to create an outdoor living space.

Today more than ever, homeowners are seeking ways to maximize the footprint…

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7 things you should look for when evaluating swim schools »

(BPT) - “Golden Growth.” That’s what USA Swimming has said of the recent surge across the sport. Athletes like Michael Phelps, Nathan Adrian, Ryan Lochte, Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky have paved the way for massive growth across the sport — USA Swimming claims more…

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Get adventurous with these 5 fun family activities »

(BPT) - Before this year ends, take advantage of the free time you have to partake in fun activities with those you love the most: your family. It's tempting to stick to the same routine of going to the local playground, taking in a movie…

Sep 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Winterizing is key to better lawns »

(BPT) - As September closes the door on summer with falling temperatures and leaves, many homeowners mistakenly slip into hibernation from yard work. However, this timeframe is crucial for prepping your yard for the coming winter— and positioning it to look its best the following spring.

The…

Sep 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

5 ways to make a difference for kids with childhood cancer »

  

(BPT) - Parents dream of a childhood for their children filled with joy and exploration. But for far too many kids, cancer robs them of a traditional childhood.

“The National Cancer Institute states cancer is the leading cause…

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Conserve energy and save money this fall by weatherizing your home with these easy tips »

(BPT) - Cooler seasonal temperatures can have an impact on not only your home, but also your wallet. Along with adjusting your thermostat as the cooler weather embraces much of the country, weatherizing your home also has a direct impact on the amount of energy…

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Travel tips to help introverts enjoy every journey »

(BPT) - If you’re an introvert, traveling can be a challenge. Being introverted can increase the anxiety you feel when engaging in already-stressful business travel, and undermine your enjoyment of a leisure trip. Being forced to sit next to and even socialize with numerous other…

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Meet the world’s first self-installing car seat – giving parents peace of mind every ride. [Video] »

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Debunking bulk buying myths: The truth that makes ‘cents’ this season »

(BPT) - Bulk buying often gets a bum rap. If you buy into common bulk myths, you probably believe “buying in bulk” means going to a warehouse store to purchase bucket-sized jars of jelly or paper towel packages so large they barely fit in an…

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Get growing and plant cool crops for an extra inning of healthy harvest »

(BPT) - The growing season isn’t over with the arrival of cool weather. Until the first hard frost hits, you have time to plant, pick and plate delicious homegrown cool-weather crops – and save yourself some money in the produce aisle.

Favorable fall conditions mean growing…

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Changes in your household? Tips for updating your insurance »

(BPT) - The American household is changing. The typical single-family home has evolved in the 21st century.

Today, it’s not uncommon for older parents to move in with their grown children, and with the combined rise in housing costs and debt from college loans, more college graduates…

Sep 21 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

What you need to know about atrial fibrillation and stroke »

(BPT) - Each year, millions of people in the U.S. have an irregular heartbeat, also known as an arrhythmia, according to the American Heart Association.  Heart arrhythmias are common and can be harmless. However, certain arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation (AFib), may produce pooling and…

Sep 21 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Veterans find hope and healing through creative arts »

(BPT) - Where words fail, the creative arts have the ability to speak. Art therapy is an empowering technique that allows for self-discovery and has the power to produce insight and expression in a non-threatening way. That is why the United States Department of Veterans…

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Get a garden program growing at your school with these tips »

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10 smart ideas to heat your home for less »

(BPT) - As cooler temperatures begin to sweep the nation, homeowners are turning on their heat for the first time in months. With every degree increase on the thermostat, utility bills follow suit.

A warm, comfortable home shouldn’t cost you a small fortune. Luckily, there are…

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The uplifting truth about end-of-life care »

(BPT) - When a loved one is critically ill, hearing that it's time for hospice care can be devastating news. On top of the emotional upheaval of coping with a terminal illness, you may be unsure what hospice care really is - and believe it's…

Sep 21 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

5 tips for simply better back-to-school meals »

(BPT) - Start back-to-school season off right with a no-fail routine sure to keep the whole family on track for the busy school year to come. Follow these five tips for a healthy and happy school year from Daphne Oz, New York Times bestselling author…

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3 common employment scams and tips to help avoid becoming a victim »

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Veterans find hope and healing through creative art »

(BPT) - Where words fail, the creative arts have the ability to speak. Art therapy is an empowering technique that allows for self-discovery and has the power to produce insight and expression in a non-threatening way. That is why the United States Department of Veterans…

Sep 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

What you still don’t know about breast cancer »

(BPT) - The topic of breast cancer can feel familiar - from October walks to pink ribbons, Americans know breast cancer. That is, until you or a loved one is diagnosed.

Suddenly, breast cancer moves from a topic that feels championed to a topic…

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5 simple tips for the perfect birthday goodie bag »

(BPT) - Birthday parties are an exciting time for all, from the party games to the presents and delicious cake, birthdays are an occasion for family and friends to come together and celebrate. There are so many ways to make a birthday party special, but…

Sep 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

6 fast and fun after-school snack ideas »

(BPT) - Reading, writing, arithmetic and so much more — school days are busy for kids. Lunch period provides a welcome break, but some schools schedule lunch as early as 10:30. By the end of the day, kids are famished.

When your star students arrive home asking…

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Five-Time Olympic Swimmer and Author Dara Torres Shares Personal Story With Psoriasis »

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Superior design, superior functionality »

(BPT) - Incorporating style and sophistication is becoming a standard in today’s modern homes. As the center of activity and entertaining, the kitchen is the room to truly "wow" guests with elevated design choices that don’t compromise the space’s necessary functionality. From countertops to fixtures,…

Sep 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

If you become disabled or laid off, how can you pay your bills? »

(BPT) - The transmission on your car fails resulting in a trip to the repair garage. Your appendix bursts requiring an overnight hospitalization. A windstorm damages your roof causing a leak. 

What do these situations have in common? They’re examples of life’s unexpected, expensive surprises that…

Sep 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

3 things to look for when buying a new home »

(BPT) - Purchasing a new home is an exciting and sometimes stressful experience. Whether you’re moving to a new town or looking to upgrade from your current space, finding a new home requires patience, expert guidance and a keen eye for detail.

As a home seeker,…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Don’t let sports injuries sideline young athletes: Physician anesthesiologists specializing in pain medicine can help »

(BPT) - Whether a child chooses baseball, swimming, soccer or gymnastics, playing sports is as American as apple pie. More than 60 million American kids age 6 to 18 participate in organized athletics. But along with playing sports often come injuries — and pain.

From pulled…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Tips to stop drafts, save money and improve your home »

(BPT) - Can you imagine keeping your windows open all winter long? The heat loss, cold drafts and all that money spent on wasted energy would be staggering. But if your home has folding pull-down attic stairs, a whole-house fan, a fireplace or clothes dryer,…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Managing depression with the help of your iPhone: Advancements that are making waves »

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Meaningful, doable ways to support veterans, members of the military and their families »

(BPT) - At the airport, you take a moment to thank a solider in uniform who is returning home. On Veterans Day, you hold up a sign at your town’s parade to let those who have served know how much you care. Throughout the year,…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Are you at risk for an OTC pain medicine overdose? »

(BPT) - If you are one of the millions of Americans suffering from pain and turn to over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicines to get relief, you may be at risk of overdose. Taking too much OTC pain medicine can lead to serious side effects, such as…

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Girls from all 50 states serve as mock senators in D.C. »

(BPT) - This summer, top teenage girls representing all 50 states convened in Washington, D.C., to vote on important legislation. But these representatives haven't been elected by the American people yet. The group of 100 high school senior girls assembled for the 70th annual American…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

5 DIY projects to liven up your office »

(BPT) - Whether you go into the office every day or work from home, most of us probably spend a lot more time at our desk than anywhere else. Why not take some time to make it a space that you can enjoy? With some creativity…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Back to work: Ease your baby into bottle feeding »

(BPT) - During your first few weeks with baby, your lives were intimately entwined: eating, sleeping and eating some more. All occurring at erratic, irregular times, and around the clock, might we add.  

As the calendar on maternity leave begins to run out, it’s hard to fathom…

Sep 13 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Financial tips: 5 ways to digitize your life and save even more »

(BPT) - Technology evolves and improves seemingly every time you blink. From apps to virtual reality and voice assistants to robots, technology affords us the ability to make life easier so we can enjoy what matters most to us. And when it comes to managing…

Sep 13 2016 / No Comment / Read More »






Car hits tree on Roosevelt Boulevard, 2 injured »

Two people were injured in a crash on the Roosevelt Boulevard in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia.…

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Suspect in Dallas-area shooting rampage arrested »

GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) — A man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was arrested Tuesday at an apartment about 150 miles to the south…

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West Coast dockworkers, employers to talk contract concept »

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Representatives of dockworkers who load and unload cargo at 29 West Coast sea ports will meet with their employers to discuss…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets »

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. says it's voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that "hard, white plastic"…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Not guilty plea planned for California mayor pie protest »

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with hitting Sacramento, California, Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a coconut cream pie plans to plead…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Reason to cringe: Female voters react to Trump »

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Lawyer: Real estate heir Durst has been moved to Indiana »

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An attorney for New York real estate heir Robert Durst says he's been moved to a federal prison in Terre Haute,…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Houston transit police officer accused in beating resigns »

DALLAS (AP) — A Houston transit police officer resigned this week following the release of a surveillance video that shows him using a baton to…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Bull,’ ‘Designated Survivor’ have promising ratings starts »

NEW YORK (AP) — Nielsen's first "most likely to succeed" list is out, and it includes Michael Weatherley, Mandy Moore, Kiefer Sutherland and Kevin James.…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

LIVE VIDEO: Philly police news conference on violent crime operation »

Watch breaking news coverage on 6abc.com.…

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Couple Sharing Household Should Share Expenses Too »

DEAR ABBY: I need some relationship advice. How do you handle household expenses with a partner? My boyfriend and I have been in a relationship for 10 years. In all…

Apr 6 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Looking At Gay Porn May Be More Than Merely Curious »

DEAR ABBY: I've been with my fiance for three years and I'm very much in love. A few months ago I asked to use his phone to look up something…

Apr 6 2016 / No Comment / Read More »





Filmmaker Michael Moore says theater won’t allow his show »

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore says he's not allowed to perform a one-man show about the presidential…

Sep 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

AP Exclusive: New film academy members talk #OscarsSoWhite »

The newest members of the film academy say the #OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership. At a private reception…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Prosecutors charge men after Ryan Lochte protest on TV show »

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have charged two protesters who rushed the stage of "Dancing with the Stars" in a…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Nielsen’s top programs for Sept. 19-25 »

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 19-25. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Chicago…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Obama says Peres never gave up on possibility of peace »

"Perhaps because he had seen Israel surmount overwhelming odds, Shimon never gave up on the possibility of peace between Israelis, Palestinians and Israel's neighbors -- not even after the ...…

Sep 28 2016 / Read More »

Israel’s Peres ‘fighting for life’ after stroke »

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres was "fighting for his life" on Tuesday, two weeks after suffering a stroke, a source close to the veteran statesman said. Peres...…

Sep 27 2016 / Read More »

‘That’s Called Business, by the Way’ »

In 2006, two years before the crash that would destroy the livelihoods of millions of Americans, Donald J. Trump said he “sort of hope[d]” for that eventuality. He stood to make money.…

Sep 27 2016 / Read More »

Greek lawmakers pass fresh reforms sought by creditors »

The Greek parliament on Tuesday adopted fresh austerity measures sought by its international creditors, including expediting privatisation of utility companies. The reforms were passed by 152 of the 293 parliamentary deputies present, deputy...…

Sep 27 2016 / Read More »

After debate, Trump says he raised $13 mn »

A day after his debate clash with Democrat Hillary Clinton, Republican Donald Trump said he had raised $13 million for his White House campaign. Clinton was calm and well-prepared and, according to many analysts...…

Sep 27 2016 / Read More »




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