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    Managing Moderate Pain Three Ways

    (NAPSI)—Latest research reveals that up to 90 percent of pain sufferers don't get the relief they're looking for with their current pain medication—but you don't have to be among them. While everyone experiences pain differently, managing it may be simpler than many people realize.

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    Keeping Your Baby Safe While Sleeping

    (StatePoint) Bringing home a new baby is a big adjustment and can feel overwhelming for parents, particularly when it comes to safety.

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    Quick Tips to Beat Smelly Feet

    (StatePoint) It’s an issue that can affect anyone, but one that not everyone likes to talk about: smelly feet. Caused when sweat accumulates on the skin and fuels the growth of odor-causing bacteria, it’s an embarrassing situation that can afflict anyone, from professionals who spend all day in dress socks to weekend warriors on the hiking trail to gym rats.

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Monday 09/17/2018
Forget Calorie Counting: New Guidelines for Losing Weight
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:10 pm

(StatePoint) For years, the general wisdom was that the only scientifically proven way to shed pounds and inches was to consume fewer calories than one burned each day. Unfortunately, that formula doesn’t work for everybody. Why? Experts say that this is because successful weight loss is associated with a wider range of factors.

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Friday 08/31/2018
5 Ways to Head Back to School in Style
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(StatePoint) When it comes to back-to-school fashion, it’s all about the intersection of form and function. Here are five ways to stylishly accessorize and gear up for school.

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Thursday 08/16/2018
Looking great, not done: Facial plastic surgeons report shift toward natural beauty
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(BPT) - Gone are the days of plumped-up puckers, ski-sloped noses, overfilled cheeks and wind-tunnel faces that were obviously “done.” Today, facial plastic surgery is about looking like the best version of yourself — refreshed, relaxed and natural.

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Tuesday 08/14/2018
Back to School, Back to You: A Parent’s Survival Guide
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:10 pm

(StatePoint) Parenthood is a demanding and busy job, particularly during back-to-school season. With lunches to pack, homework to check, projects to oversee and activities to drive the kids to and from, it’s no wonder many parents find it challenging to squeeze in time for self-care.

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Monday 07/30/2018
The Cure For AIDS Is In Your Hands
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(NAPSI)—What do a motorcycle ride taking place August 6 through August 10, a hand cream, an Instagram photo, an exercise class and a skincare company have in common? Surprisingly, they can all help fight HIV/AIDS.

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Monday 07/09/2018
3 Hacks to Solve Your Workout Woes
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(StatePoint) Is your workout causing you grief? Check out these hacks below that address some of the most common workout woes.

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Drew Barrymore's top 10 must-have summer essentials
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(BPT) - Golden Globe Award-winning actress, producer, director, author and mother Drew Barrymore knows summer is the perfect time to kick back, enjoy life and embrace the possibilities of the season. Of course there's no better time to let your personality shine, whether that means trying a new summer activity, bonding with the kids or feeling comfortable in your own shoes.

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Tuesday 07/03/2018
The Ultimate Summer Dining Out Guide: 10 Tips for a Healthier You
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:10 pm

(StatePoint) With summer, comes BBQs, beach days and dining out with family and friends. And if you’re trying to lose weight or maintain your healthy lifestyle, a big part of being successful is having the freedom to enjoy the things you love and not feel deprived. Strike the right balance with this ultimate summer dining out guide from Mandi Knowles, dietitian for South Beach Diet.

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Tuesday 06/19/2018
Don't Let a Vacation Derail Your Diet
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(StatePoint) Vacation season is here and it’s no surprise that what you eat can have an impact on your weight. In a study from the University of Georgia, 61 percent of the participants gained weight while on vacation, with an average gain of 0.7 pounds. Some even gained up to 7 pounds.

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Thursday 05/24/2018
Slim Down Tips for a Healthier Summer
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(StatePoint) Summer means BBQs, beach time and swimsuits, but it could also mean a change in eating habits and not necessarily for the better. Many people work hard throughout the winter in hopes of losing weight before summer, but when summer arrives, they abandon their healthy lifestyle and risk gaining weight.

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Monday 09/17/2018
Harnessing Research Discoveries For Patient Benefit
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:11 pm

(NAPSI)—There’s encouraging news for people facing—or who may one day face—a cancer diagnosis: A new annual report highlights how federally funded research discoveries are fueling the development of new and even more effective ways to prevent, detect, diagnose and treat cancer.

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Managing Your Mental Health With Or Without Insurance Coverage
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:11 pm

by Transamerica Center for Health Studies

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Thursday 09/13/2018
Important facts about rabies worldwide
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:11 pm

(BPT) - In the US, laws pertaining to rabies vaccinations in dogs and cats vary considerably between states (and even between counties in certain states). These laws may drive pet owners to visit their veterinarian to have their dogs and cats vaccinated against rabies.

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Over 40? 3 things to know about your vision
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:12 pm

(BPT) - Dinner menus, smartphones and computer screens are all things you encounter daily. But have you noticed that since turning 40, you’re having issues seeing them clearly? If you’ve found yourself holding the menu at arm’s distance, increasing your phone’s font size to read text messages, or taking more frequent breaks from the computer screen during the work day, you might be among millions of Americans with presbyopia.1

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Wednesday 09/12/2018
It’s Time to Learn More About Your Loved Ones
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(Family Features) With days of family picnics, vacations and reunions in the rearview mirror, it’s easy to move full steam ahead into the busy fall season and forget to make time for meaningful conversations with family members.

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Waking up to go to the bathroom multiple times per night? It’s not because you’re ‘getting old’
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(Family Features) It’s a common misconception: the older you get, the more frequently you need to use the bathroom at night. Did you know waking up more than once per night to urinate is a medical condition known as nocturia? Shockingly, 64 percent of American adults do not know.

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Taking Steps to Prevent Falls
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(Family Features) When you’re young, an injury from a fall may sideline you for a few days or weeks, but a full recovery is usually quick. As you get older, the consequences of falls can become more serious, setting up a sequence of events that can have longstanding implications on independence and health.

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At Your Service
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

Fast facts about service dogs

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Help Kids Falling Short on Nutrients They Need this School Year
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

Milk is one of the most requested, but least donated items at food banks, meaning children in need may be missing out on essential nutrients

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Healthy Kids Are Better Students
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(Family Features) There is a strong connection between academic performance and a student’s health. Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide school-age children (ages 6-18) with the care they need to improve their ability to fully participate in the classroom and fulfill school health requirements.

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