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    Choosing the Right Doctor for Your Medical Care

    (StatePoint) Choosing the right doctor is one of the most important decisions people can make for their health. If you are unsure who to turn to for your general care, experts point out that internal medicine specialists, or internists, specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of illnesses that affect adults throughout their lives, making them the right choice for many adults.

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    Start the School Year Off Right

    (Family Features) As kids head back to school, it’s important to provide them with the necessary resources to succeed. As a parent, you can take steps to put your kids on the path toward a successful school year.

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    How Medicaid Expansion Can Benefit North Carolinians

    (Family Features) North Carolina will gain 37,000 more jobs and insure 365,000 more people by expanding Medicaid. In addition to the new jobs and newly insured North Carolinians, according to a report from researchers at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., the state would increase its business activity by $11.7 billion in communities statewide in just three years, between 2020-2022, by expanding Medicaid.

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Thursday 07/18/2019
How to Find the Best Back-to-School Deals
Posted: July 18, 2019

(StatePoint) With households nationwide spending $27.6 billion on items like clothes, accessories and supplies, back-to-school is now the second biggest shopping season of the year, according to Deloitte research.

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Wednesday 07/10/2019
Two Teen Designers Awarded $20,000 in Annual Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Contest
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

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Saturday 06/01/2019
Fit Family Summer Ideas and Activities
Posted: June 01, 2019

(StatePoint) Oh summertime. The kids are out of school, and you’re already running out of ideas to keep them active.

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Friday 05/31/2019
5 Simple Ways to Make Healthy Choices at Summer BBQs
Posted: May 31, 2019

(StatePoint) While fun, all those barbecues and cookouts of summer can present a challenge when you’re trying to lose weight and stay healthy. However, there’s no need to ditch these fun get-togethers for fear of derailing your healthy lifestyle. Instead, you can employ some simple tricks to help you stay on track.

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Thursday 05/16/2019
How to Look Polished on Any Budget
Posted: May 16, 2019

(StatePoint) You don’t need to spend a fortune to look like you own a fortune.

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Tuesday 05/14/2019
6 Calorie Bombs to Avoid When Dining Out
Posted: May 14, 2019

(StatePoint) There’s nothing better than a night on the town. But when you’re trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy lifestyle, restaurant menus aren’t always your friend.

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Saturday 05/04/2019
Tips for a Stress-Free National Bike to Work Month
Posted: May 04, 2019

(StatePoint) May is National Bike to Work Month, and hundreds of thousands of commuters are expected to participate across the country.

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Friday 05/03/2019
Queens Of The Road: Women Motorcyclists Drive New Riding Designs
Updated: May 08, 2019 - 2:38 am

(NAPSI)—The number of female motorcycle riders are on the rise. In growing numbers, millennial women riders all across the country are driving a demand for better riding gear. These motorcycling enthusiasts are leaving their days as passengers in the dust, ushering in a new era of biker style.

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Monday 04/29/2019
Forget That Facelift - "Wrap" Your Face into Shape
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:51 am

A non-surgical technique for lifting double chins, reducing puffiness around the eyes, and improving the appearance of wrinkles is now available in the form of an easy-to-use home kit called The Face Wrap. (www.facewrap.com).

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Wednesday 04/10/2019
5 Warm Weather Weight Loss Blunders to Avoid
Posted: April 10, 2019

(StatePoint) Along with warm weather comes picnics, cookouts and other parties that can take a toll on your healthy lifestyle.

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Wednesday 07/17/2019
5 Hacks for Greener, Happier Living
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) Whether you take shorter showers, reduce food waste or make eco-minded choices at the grocery store, adopting one simple habit can make a difference in protecting Earth’s natural resources. These simple, renewable lifestyle changes may even affect your personal mindset.

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Pique Your Culinary Curiosity with These Trends
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) Forget the rules and restrictions. Today’s food trends are about enjoyment and simplicity, from decadent flavors your taste buds can’t wait to explore to convenient packaging that makes it incredibly easy to eat no matter where or when you make time to dine.

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Young Athlete Recovery
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

How chocolate milk can aid in replenishing nutrients for teen athletes

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Making Communities More Pet-Friendly
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) The human-animal bond can be a powerful connection with pets providing positive impacts on the lives of their owners. Mars Petcare works to create a more pet-friendly world so that more people and pets can live happily together. A survey on behalf of its BETTER CITIES FOR PETS program highlighted what people love about their pets and the benefits of making four-legged friends more welcome. For tools and resources to help make your community more pet-friendly, visit BetterCitiesForPets.com.

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Simple Tips to Create a Pure Home
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) When you think about creating a better lifestyle for you and your family, you may first consider factors such as healthy eating and exercise. However, things as simple as a clean kitchen or stocking your pantry with gentle products can create a pure home and help to benefit you and your family’s health and happiness.

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Bring Big Screen Entertainment Home
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) The smash hit “Toy Story 4” helped raise the 2019 summer box office even higher than last year’s record-breaking summer. That trend looks to continue in July with highly anticipated releases such as “Spider-Man: Far From Home” and “The Lion King” on deck. However, the local theater isn’t the only place for movie fans to get in on the big screen excitement.

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5 Tips for Moving with a Pet
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) Whether it’s across the street or across the country, moving can be a stressful and chaotic time for your family. This can be especially true for your four-legged family members, who don’t understand what’s happening. Detailed planning and foresight can help alleviate some of the hassle and make relocating a more positive experience for everyone.

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5 Tips for Capturing Purr-fect Pictures of Your Cat
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) Cats are naturally curious, and while that can make them entertaining and engaging pets, it doesn’t always lead to the best photos. While getting a perfect pet pic is hard enough, a frisky, playful or defiant cat can make a photo op nearly impossible.

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Monday 07/15/2019
Get ripped without breaking a sweat
Posted: July 15, 2019

(BPT) - No matter how many sit-ups you do, you can’t seem to get those six-pack abs, and all of those squats and lunges don’t add up to buns of steel either.

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Friday 07/12/2019
Free Glossary And Compensation Guide
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care for is ever diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer after exposure to asbestos at work decades ago, here’s news for you. If you’re undergoing medical treatment, you can use a free “Asbestos Disease Glossary” available from the Asbestos Lifeline Institute of Great Neck, New York.

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