Staying Healthy While Traveling Overseas »

(BPT) - Each year, travelers from the United States (U.S.) head to popular destinations. And while many have Zika on their mind while traveling, and are aware of the need to bring sunscreen, bug repellant and other travel necessities, many don't know that cholera may…

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5 signs you need a relationship upgrade – with your grill »

(BPT) - Do you still feel the heat? Are you allowed the space you need? Are the best years yet to come? If you answered "no" to any of those questions, you may want to dump your current grill and upgrade to a newer model.…

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5 steps that can improve your credit score in 100 days or less »

(BPT) - Low interest rates, a strong economy and the turn of the seasons are all causing the real estate market to heat up. More homes on the market bring more competition to buy the inventory that is out there. And one way to stand…

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5 simple ways parents can make the world gentle for baby »

(BPT) - The big day has finally arrived and your newborn is here. Your baby is as perfect as you imagined and you're filled with a love you never knew existed. Even before she or he arrived, you started making more careful choices and looked…

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When that nagging cough is actually something more »

(BPT) - Working mom Betsy had a fulfilling career and a loving family. The only thing standing in the way of her ability to fully enjoy her life was a persistent cough that just wouldn't stop. Eventually, instead of doing the things she enjoyed, like…

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3 tips when buying a used car »

(BPT) - If you're in the market for a used vehicle, the car-buying process can be both an exciting and daunting experience. Whether you are a first-time buyer or looking for a different model, a car is one of the largest purchases you will ever…

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Additives or gifts from nature? »

(BPT) - Food labels are getting shorter. Why? Because the people have spoken: We want fewer, better ingredients in our foods. We asked, and the companies that make our food responded by replacing artificial colors and flavors with naturally derived ingredients.

But even though these shorter…

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7 ‘little’ upgrades that can mean a lot to homebuyers »

(BPT) - Anyone who's ever bought or sold a home knows how even little things can sway a buyer to feel a particular house is "just right." While major features such as a good location, a big kitchen, and a certain number of bedrooms and…

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Access to mental health care may be just a virtual visit away »

(BPT) - Mental health disorders impact thousands of people every day, including many of our friends, neighbors and co-workers. Everyone reading this likely knows someone struggling with mental illness and is aware of the toll it can take on individuals, families and communities. Mental health…

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5 tips that support your lawn and the environment »

(BPT) - You have a love for all things green; that's why you take such pride in the care you show for your yard. While you want your yard to be beautiful, you also want to achieve your goals in an environmentally friendly way. You…

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Bridging the summer learning gap: Travel and education »

(BPT) - 'The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.' - Saint Augustine

The benefits of travel have been written about for centuries, connecting the experience with cultivating awareness and expanding perspectives. The story of travel connotes a journey…

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3 ways to improve comfort and efficiency in your home »

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5 budget strategies to enjoy your summer vacation »

(BPT) - The American summer vacation is a seasonal tradition. It's when memories are made, experiences are shared and sometimes when bills pile up. In fact, research shows that more and more families across the country are planning responsibly and considering their budget when it…

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4 quick tips to keep you safe on the road »

(BPT) - The warmer weather means longer days, backyard barbecues and weekends away. Before setting out on the open road, make sure you and your vehicle are ready for the journey ahead. Hankook Tire took a look at driving trends and behaviors to identify what…

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A smarter way to buy a home »

(BPT) - Are you considering buying a home? With mortgage rates on the slow and steady incline, there may be no better time for a home purchase than now. Mortgage interest rates will likely continue to go up for the foreseeable future, according to recent…

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The eyes have it: 4 things your eyes may communicate without you knowing it »

(BPT) - Your eyes: you stare with them, wink with them and roll them. You use your eyes to communicate your thoughts and feelings every single day. Whether you're aware of it or not, your eyes can speak volumes about who you are and what…

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5 aging-in-place bathroom upgrades to make while you’re young(er) »

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Wireless connectivity: What it is and why it matters »

(BPT) - All electronics used to require wires to conduct sound until 1989, when Swedish conglomerate Ericsson Mobile created the short-link radio technology we now know as Bluetooth(R). Applications for this groundbreaking invention quickly expanded and Bluetooth became the standard wire replacement protocol due to…

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Unlock the secret to healthy aging by improving your health in three key areas »

(BPT) - You're still just as active as you were in your thirties and forties, but as you continue to add those candles to your birthday cake each year, you can feel the effects of aging starting to take a toll on your body. As…

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The eyes have it: 5 things you can do to reduce your child’s exposure to harmful blue light »

(BPT) - A generation ago, limiting a child's screen time meant putting restrictions on how much television they could watch in a single day. "No more than two hours a day and don't sit too close to the screen." Those were the rules, and while…

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Simplifying baby nutrition: Expert advice for your infant’s first foods »

(BPT) - Your cooing, curious, incredibly cute baby is now 6 months old and you've got the go-ahead from your pediatrician to start solid foods. You both are excited to begin this new adventure, but when you head to the store you are suddenly confused…

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Experts say it’s never too early to teach compassion and empathy to children »

(BPT) - The news is filled with articles about the opinions and attitudes of the millennial generation and now, Generation Z. But what about the youngest generation - youths 4-9 years old? These children are growing up in a time of unprecedented access to information,…

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10 tips to save money, cut stress when buying or selling a home »

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Easy steps to get your lawn ready for spring »

(BPT) - After a long, cold winter, you're certainly ready for summer. But is your lawn? The snow and bitter temps may have wreaked havoc on your yard, but now that warmer weather has arrived, it's time to tackle those small projects that can add…

May 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Alternative white wine pairings for popular summer meals »

(BPT) - Summer means long days, bountiful sunshine and fresh fare to tantalize the taste buds. Locally grown produce, grilled meats and seafood, and new takes on classic dishes like pizza and pasta make this the season to raise a glass and toast to family,…

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Tips for choosing the perfect pool float »

(BPT) - Whether you're shopping for a larger-than-life float island or something to help keep your little one safer in the pool, the sheer range of pool float options can be intimidating!

'Shopping for pool inflatables is supposed to be fun, not overwhelming,' says Marvin Natareno,…

May 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Welcome warmer weather with a picnic »

(BPT) - This time of year, the urge to go outside increases by the day. What better way to welcome warmer months than with a picnic, complete with homemade breads and baked goods made from scratch?

Whether you're celebrating a birthday, looking for a…

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4 easy ways to make your yard an outdoor oasis this summer »

(BPT) - Summer is the season when your backyard takes center stage. As warm weather arrives, it's time to head outdoors and create a beautiful and lush outdoor space that you can enjoy all season long.

'It's no secret that backyards are the best place to…

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The NFL concussion settlement gives former NFL players a chance for a better life »

(BPT) - After years of waiting, the NFL concussion settlement affecting thousands of retired NFL players is now open for registration, which means former players, their family and their representatives can begin to take advantage of the benefits the settlement provides. To be eligible, all…

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Burglaries peak in summer: Is your home secure? »

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Home health services help maintain senior independence »

(BPT) - Staying healthy and out of the hospital is a top priority for the majority of seniors. However, as you age, you may need additional care to meet your medical needs after an illness, injury or exacerbation of a chronic health problem. Fortunately, this…

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How to use color psychology to influence the mood of your home »

(BPT) - Looking to make a few changes around the house? A fresh coat of paint can make a big difference on the look of your home and how you feel living in it. But unless you're a color expert, it's hard to know what…

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Cottage cheese reimagined [Video] »

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5 easy ways to recycle more »

(BPT) - Most of us are used to recycling at home, but specifically in the bathroom? Not so much. However, your bathroom is home to a number of recyclable products, from shampoo and mouthwash bottles to bandage and tissue boxes. With families as busy as…

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Simple ways to add physical fitness to your daily routine »

(BPT) - Being resourceful with your daily routine can deliver big payoffs when it comes to increasing your activity level. Incorporating physical fitness into your everyday activities can save you time and also burn calories, and it doesn't have to take much time or effort.

'For…

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Help children avoid asthma attacks by improving home indoor air quality »

(BPT) - More than 6 million American children - nearly 9 percent of all kids in the U.S. - have asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, asthma attacks send more than a million people…

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Two men trying to stop anti-Muslim rant killed on Oregon train: police »

(Reuters) - A man fatally stabbed two people aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train when they tried to stop him from harassing two women who…

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Turkish NBA star tweets 'you can't catch me' at arrest warrant report »

ANKARA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Enes Kanter, the Turkish NBA star whose home country has revoked his passport, on Friday expressed disdain on social media at…

May 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

U.S. to carry out first ICBM intercept test »

The United States will test an existing missile defense system to try to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) next week, U.S. officials said on…

May 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Oakland, California construction collapse hurts 13 workers »

Workers were pouring concrete to create the second floor when the scaffolding gave way, according to Ian McWhorter, a fire department battalion chief. Some ended…

May 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Accused South Carolina serial killer pleads guilty to seven murders: reports »

The defendant, Todd Kohlhepp, 46, admitted to chaining a woman inside a storage shed on his rural property for two months and to a 2003…

May 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sponsors abandon Puerto Rican parade in NY after nationalist honored »

Oscar Lopez Rivera, 74, was convicted in 1981 of numerous charges, along with other members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), who sought…

May 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

U.S. says Hezbollah associate pleads guilty to money laundering conspiracy »

(Reuters) - A Lebanese man accused of trying to use his ties to Hezbollah to further a scheme to launder drug money pleaded guilty on…

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Texas 'angel of death' nurse charged again in baby killing spree »

A former Texas nurse known as the "angel of death" for allegedly having killed up to 60 babies was served a new murder warrant linking…

May 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Judge overturns life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo »

Lee Boyd Malvo, 32, was one of two men found guilty in the series of sniper shootings in the fall of 2002 that killed 10…

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New A&E Show ‘Fit to Fat to Fit’ Makes Trainers Gain Weight — But What Does it Prove? »

Adonis Hill, a trainer on the upcoming show “Fit to Fat to Fit,” went from weighing 217 pounds to 286 pounds…

Mar 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Why Are We So Addicted to Mysteries Like ‘Making a Murderer?’ »

Why we can’t turn away from shows like Serial and Making a Murderer. (Photo: Getty Images)…

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Model Karlie Kloss sorry for a culturally insensitive spread »

NEW YORK (AP) — White model Karlie Kloss is apologizing for appearing in a fashion spread in Vogue's diversity issue…

Feb 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

China goes Hollywood in ‘The Great Wall’ »

Big Hollywood hits commonly reap half or more of their box office overseas, as "Finding Dory" and "Rogue One" have…

Feb 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Representative — and defendant — Greg Gianforte: How will it work? »

After his victory, Gianforte apologized to Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs by name and vowed to never embarrass fellow Montanans again.…

May 26 2017 / Read More »

Shaking hands with President Trump »

Of President Trump’s many idiosyncrasies, one that stands out is his aggressive style of shaking hands, which many have experienced since he took office. His handshakes have become an event to watch in and of...…

May 26 2017 / Read More »

Hillary Clinton repeatedly tweaks Trump during a college commencement address »

Hillary Clinton delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Wellesley College, Friday, 48 years after she was the school’s first-ever student commencement speaker when she graduated in 1969. In ...…

May 26 2017 / Read More »

Trump exalts ‘great win’ for candidate charged with assault »

No other leader at the G-7 meeting mentioned Thursday’s GOP victory in Montana, so President Trump praised it himself.…

May 26 2017 / Read More »




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