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    Get new wellness extras from Medicare Advantage in Missouri

    (BPT) - Did you know that you can get coverage for more than just visits to your doctor through Medicare Advantage plans?

  • Health And Wellness

    Antibiotic Resistance: What it Really Means for Rosacea Sufferers

    (BPT) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), five out of every six people in the United States received one antibiotic prescription in 2016.1,2 While antibiotics are commonly used for their bacteria-killing capabilities, dermatologists, the top antibiotic prescribers in the U.S., also use antibiotics for their anti-inflammatory properties, to treat common conditions like rosacea.3,4,5 The problem arises as any time antibiotics are used, they can cause side effects that lead to antibiotic resistance.1 This means that bacteria develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to eliminate them.6

  • Health And Wellness

    4 Tips to Help Women with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation Get Moving Again

    (BPT) - We’ve all suffered with constipation from time to time. Imagine if you had a chronic condition that made it an ongoing reality. That’s the case for approximately 35 million Americans who have chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC),[1],[2]* a condition that’s estimated to affect nearly twice as many women as men[1] and is characterized by difficult, infrequent or incomplete passages of stools over a prolonged period of time and a range of symptoms, which may include abdominal pain and/or bloating.[3]

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 >>




Friday 11/15/2019
Gift Yourself A Very Merry Holiday
Posted: November 15, 2019

(NAPSI)—Best-ever holiday? It’s on. From friends & family gatherings to cocktail parties and holiday potlucks, there’s no shortage of unforgettably beautiful holiday moments worth celebrating (even the unfiltered, messy, probably embarrassing, and slightly dramatic ones). And you can find all the go-to styles to give and gift yourself for every merry occasion at your nearest maurices store or online. Here are some of the season’s hottest fashion gifts for others or yourself!

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Tuesday 11/12/2019
Top 5 Holiday Temptations and How to Avoid Them
Posted: November 12, 2019

(StatePoint) The holiday season means delicious food and parties galore. If you’ve been dedicated to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, there’s no reason to throw away all your hard work. You just need to make adjustments to your routine so you can enjoy the season guilt-free.

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Monday 10/28/2019
How to Stick to Your Workout Schedule During the Holiday Season
Posted: October 28, 2019

(StatePoint) There are plenty of temptations to skip a workout during the holiday season. Ironically, this is the time of year you may need the movement most.

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Wednesday 10/23/2019
3 Ways to Treat Yourself This Holiday Season
Posted: October 23, 2019

(StatePoint) When it comes to holiday giving, don’t be shy about indulging in a little self-care. With these ideas, you can show yourself some love, while looking elegant, relaxed and stylish at all the season’s events.

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Friday 10/18/2019
The evolution of an American icon through the decades
Posted: October 18, 2019

(BPT) - The Zippo Windproof Lighter is a true icon of American design — a product that provides utility and function, as well as an expression of identity. While the Zippo lighter itself has remained largely unchanged over the last eight decades, the sheer number of designs that adorn it number more than 300,000 since the brand’s inception in 1932.

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Thursday 10/10/2019
Beauty and Style Finds for All [Video]
Updated: November 07, 2019 - 2:37 am

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Tuesday 10/01/2019
Couples today are creating new traditions [Infographic]
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - According to a new survey, more than half of U.S. millennials believe current engagement and wedding traditions should be modernized.

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Wednesday 09/18/2019
Hair today, gone tomorrow: Say goodbye to shaving forever
Posted: September 18, 2019

(BPT) - “I love shaving and am so glad I get to do it every day,” said no woman ever.

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Tuesday 09/10/2019
Get Back in Your Favorite Jeans With These Weight Loss Tips
Posted: September 10, 2019

(StatePoint) Do you have a favorite pair of jeans sitting in your closet with the hopes that one day they will fit again? You’re not alone!

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Tuesday 08/13/2019
How to Dress For A Do-It-All Fall
Updated: August 15, 2019 - 2:42 am

(NAPSI)—As the weather begins to cool, you cozy up-gathering friends and family for tailgating before the big game, baking, and bonfires. Here’s to coming together for feel-good moments with your favorite people. And the versatile outfits that make you look and feel even more amazing. Discover the wardrobe essentials you need to mix, match and mingle your way through the season at your nearest maurices store or online.

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Thursday 11/14/2019
Six Top Wellness Trends To Watch For
Posted: November 14, 2019

(NAPSI)—According to the National Institutes of Health, only about 20 percent of your life expectancy is dictated by your genes; the rest depends on your lifestyle. Increasingly, people look to improve the length and quality of their life through certain products and habits. Here’s a look at six popular roads to wellness:

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Simple STEM Activities to Do at Home
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Winter is the season for family gatherings, snow days and breaks from school and work, but all this time indoors can lead to a serious case of cabin fever for both children and adults. Before you face another chorus of “I’m bored,” consider these simple activities you and your child can do together when winter weather or schedules have you stuck indoors.

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Are Your Lungs Trying to Tell You Something?
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Do you get short of breath doing daily activities? Feel like you’re unable to take deep breaths? Are you constantly coughing or wheezing? If you said yes to any of these questions, you may be experiencing symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a serious, potentially devastating lung disease also known as chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Though it’s easy to think of these symptoms as just part of “getting older’’ or as problems that come with allergies, often they are not.

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Emerging Trends in Pet-Friendly Cities
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) From housing and business policies to overarching economic health, pets are making a profound impact on the lives of their owners. In its first Annual Report, Mars Petcare’s BETTER CITIES FOR PETS program highlights seven emerging trends as cities are working to make pets feel welcome. For a view of the full report and resources to help make your community more pet-friendly, visit BetterCitiesForPets.com.

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Bringing Communities Together
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) It’s important today to find ways to connect with others to help deepen your understanding of those around you. In a time when differences seem to dominate today’s culture, it can help to find similarities, draw connections and bridge worlds.

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Prepare Your Family for Winter Weather
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) While the impact of winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans are affected in some capacity each year as temperatures drop, from freezing rain to severe blizzards. One of the key dangers when severe weather strikes is the potential loss of heat, power and communication services. Making a portable generator part of your family’s emergency plan can help keep your loved ones safe and warm in the event of an unexpected power outage.

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5 Tips to Ward Off Cold Weather
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

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A Tailgating Game Plan
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

7 steps to a successful game day gathering

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3 Holiday Activities to Engage with Loved Ones
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Any time can be the right time to enjoy memorable moments with family members, but the holidays present a special opportunity to have meaningful conversations and interactions with loved ones.

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Understanding Medical Sharps and Safe Disposal Options
Updated: November 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) If you’re among the millions of people in the United States who suffer from a chronic illness, you may use “sharps” to manage your medical condition at home or on the go. For example, many people with diabetes self-inject at least two insulin shots every day, and conditions including allergies, arthritis, cancer, infertility, migraines and psoriasis, among others, may also require the use of a sharp to administer medication.

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