(Family Features) While 2020 has brought some definite and dramatic changes to the way people travel, there have actually been numerous changes in the travel industry throughout the course of the last 25 years.
(Family Features) An earth-friendly approach to your home isn't just good for the environment. Making minor adjustments with sustainability in mind can enhance your enjoyment and comfort while reducing expenses related to energy consumption.
(Family Features) High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke, but typically shows no symptoms. Understanding the role cholesterol plays, potential risk factors and how to manage it are important aspects of protecting you…
(Family Features) Choosing employee benefits during annual enrollment is often one of the most important financial decisions you make each year.
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(Family Features) Foods high in potassium, an essential mineral and electrolyte, offer health and nutrition benefits. Potassium helps muscles, including the heart, expand and contract, but for people whose kidneys can’t filter out excess potassium, its buildup can be deadly.
(Family Features) With many people hyper-focused on their health, there’s no better time than now to level up your oral care routine. In just a couple minutes each day, you can work your way toward a healthier mouth.
(Family Features) Whether this back-to-school season calls for at-home learning or heading back to the classroom, busy evenings are likely a constant for many families. One way to relieve stress and hit reset on hectic times is by enjoying a meal around the table with loved ones.
(Family Features) For parents facing uncertain school schedules, new ways of working and concerns about the health and safety of their families, life in a pandemic is stressful enough. Add in the potential for children to feel overwhelmed or unable to cope with the unfamiliar and many famili…
(Family Features) As families continue to cope with changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, many are taking advantage of more time at home by welcoming a new puppy or kitten to their households.
(Family Features) Family caregivers of people with illnesses, injuries or disabilities sometimes spend more time thinking about those they care for than themselves. It’s important to remember that self-care is essential to providing good care to others and must include eating well.
(Family Features) If you're often short of breath during everyday activities, your chest feels tight, or you cough a lot, you may be chalking it up to getting older, having allergies, or being a smoker (now or in the past). Fortunately, there's a way to know whether something more may be at …
(Family Features) News junkies who have been hesitant to cut the cord and forsake their favorite news channels have an increasing number of alternative sources for their information including online, social media and, more recently, a growing number of streaming options.
(Family Features) Learning remotely from home is now the norm for many families across the country. Kids and caregivers alike have settled into a routine, though keeping children engaged can still be challenging.
(NewsUSA) - Covid-19 caused us all to spend much more time at home, reconnecting with a welcomed resurgence of simple pleasures and fundamental pursuits, which were nearly lost in our frenzied day-to-day lives, prior to the pandemic.
(NewsUSA) - A healthy immune system has always been important, but even more so today in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Seeking products enhanced with naturally occuring antioxidants is an easy way to promote good health.
(BPT) - Seasons are changing, which means more than just swapping baby’s summer bonnet for a beanie. Cooler weather can also take a toll on their skin. You may start to notice dryness, irritation and itchiness on your little one, which can be a sign of ceramide depletion in the skin barrier,…
(NewsUSA) - Santa Claus is coming to town -- via Zoom.
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(NewsUSA) - COVID-19 may be grabbing most of the headlines, but flu season has arrived as well, and unlike the novel coronavirus, there are safe and effective vaccines to reduce the risk of flu.
(NewsUSA) -Los adultos pueden estar familiarizados con los alimentos probióticos y los efectos positivos que tienen para mantener el equilibrio de bacterias buenas en el intestino, pero es posible que no comprendan que la salud intestinal y sus beneficios para la salud a largo plazo comienza…
(NewsUSA) - Adults might be familiar with probiotics and the positive effects they have on supporting a balance of good bacteria in the gut, but they may not realize that gut health and its long-term health benefits begins at birth.
(NewsUSA) - Clean, safe, reliable water is more important now than ever. With the global health emergency still posing challenges, clean water is essential for maintaining personal hygiene at home and in the community to help prevent the spread of illness.
(StatePoint) Children look forward to opening their holiday presents all year. However, there are some things to keep in mind to make sure gifts are safe and appropriate.
(Family Features) If it feels as though your life is too busy, you're not alone. Many families experience the feeling of constant busyness, but there are ways to save time around the house and lift some of those burdens.
(Family Features) During the COVID-19 pandemic, staying healthy is top of mind. For individuals at risk for or diagnosed with COVID-19, the addition of new treatments may pose another medical danger: adverse drug events (ADEs). ADEs cause an estimated 150,000 deaths per year in the United St…
(Family Features) Money management and building long-term financial health is a careful balancing act between long- and short-term financial needs, and now is a perfect opportunity to re-examine your goals. People sometimes focus on short-term needs, making sure they can cover routine bills …
(Family Features) Managing a chronic disease takes plenty of special planning and attention, and in many cases, a lot of money. In some cases, the expenses associated with disease management are overwhelming, forcing patients to skip essential treatments or medication and risk serious health…
(Family Features) Halloween is going to look different this year for many, and you might be looking for costume inspiration for you and your furry quarantine companion along with ways to celebrate virtually at home. You don’t have to have a black cat or werewolf to celebrate the spooky holid…
(Family Features) Over the past year, most people have noticed how truly unpredictable life can be. While it’s impossible to predict what the next few months have in store, practicing a few fundamental financial skills can help you and your family prepare for whatever comes next.
(Family Features) With this natural disaster season almost sure to be unlike any Americans have faced before amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it's all the more important to take small steps to protect yourself and your family in the event of a natural disaster. Consider these tips from Monica San…
(NewsUSA) - Do you have high blood pressure? According to the American Heart Association (AHA), approximately half of American adults have high blood pressure (hypertension), but the majority (75 %) do not have it under control.
(NewsUSA) - La esclerosis lateral amiotrófica (ELA) es una enfermedad neurológica mortal que ataca las células nerviosas. Inicialmente captó la atención nacional como la enfermedad de Lou Gehrig, llamada así por el famoso jugador de béisbol a quien se le diagnosticó ELA en 1939. Hasta la fec…
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(NewsUSA) - Homebuying is hot, but priorities are shifting, as homebuyers focus on factors such as larger homes and yards with room for remote work and virtual schooling.
(NewsUSA) - Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, or perhaps because of it, now more than ever consumers want to plan for a stable financial future, which means increased demand for qualified financial professionals.
(Family Features) Dogs and cats come in many shapes and sizes, and can have a range of different coats, from short-haired to long and smooth to curly or wire-haired.
(Family Features) Welcoming a new cat can be an exciting time in your household. Between the affectionate purrs, playtimes and cuddles, a cat can add a lot of personality, fun and special memories to a family. Don’t be a scaredy-cat because with some preparation and patience, you and your ne…
(Family Features) Even though Halloween may look a little different this year for many families, there are still ways to make the most of popular seasonal traditions, like costumes, spooky decor and festive treats.
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(Family Features) Older adults in America are living longer lives and will outnumber people under the age of 18 by nearly 500,000 by 2034, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
(Family Features) Traditional family activities like trick-or-treating create fun moments and memories, but the effects of COVID-19 on this Halloween will bring about change for the spooky excitement.
(Family Features) Pets have a unique ability to make their owners’ lives happier, offering unconditional love, companionship and even health benefits.
(NewsUSA) - Almost everyone needs a lawyer at some point, but legal fees can be expensive, and finding a lawyer during a crisis can be stressful. However, if you want to make sure you have a well-respected lawyer when you need one, you may want to consider a monthly retainer program.
(NewsUSA) - If you witness someone going into cardiac arrest, don't be afraid to act, especially because that person may be someone you know in a familiar setting.
(BPT) - Halloween 2020 may look different than in years past, but that doesn't mean you can't have tons of fun with your family and friends. The traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating may not happen as many people prefer to stay socially distant, so consider these fun and easy ideas for …
(NewsUSA) - What happened to America? According to Charles Pearlman, it all started "that election night in November 2016. That's when the National Nightmare began."
(StatePoint) Screen time is on the rise for kids and teens as a result of remote learning and social distancing measures. At the same time, cyberbullying and hate speech are reaching new heights amid the current crisis, according to analysts.
(BPT) - The COVID-19 pandemic has had an undeniable, unavoidable impact on the world — from the way you conduct business, to how you shop for groceries. It may have even shifted your idea of what is important in life.
(Family Features) Creating a supply kit is part of being prepared for emergencies and disasters. Kits should include basic survival items but also things specific to your needs. Kits can have equipment to help with communication, things that reduce stress and more.
(Family Features) In most pets, the signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning are nonspecific and could easily be attributed to other illnesses. To protect yourself and your pets from the dangers of CO, it’s important to keep working alarms throughout the home, test and replace th…
(Family Features) This Halloween, fewer families will be going door to door as the pandemic enters its predicted second wave. Seventy-three percent of people do not anticipate taking their children trick-or-treating at all, according to a Harris Poll survey. However, Halloween is not cancele…
(NewsUSA) - Every household and business needs a fire safety plan, and a simple to-use fire protection device can be a key component of keeping your family and property safe.