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Friday 06/21/2019
Plant-based food options to delight your senses
Updated: June 25, 2019 - 2:38 am

(BPT) - It’s summertime, and the living is easy! So long to the days and evenings spent inside — warmer weather means outdoor activities abound. From weekend trips and beach days, to pool parties and BBQs, there’s no limit to fun summer outings.

Combat Sickle Cell Disease by Filling the Missing Types
Updated: June 25, 2019 - 2:38 am

(NAPSI)—“Silent heroes.” That’s how Blaze Eppinger, who has had sickle cell disease since birth, describes people who donate blood—and you could be among them.

Is Your Child’s Physical Development on Track?
Posted: June 21, 2019

(StatePoint) All children develop at their own pace. Sometimes however, a child may not do certain activities that other children the same age are doing -- like sitting without support, rolling over, walking or other physical skills. Parents may question whether their child has a physical developmental delay.

Thursday 06/20/2019
What original Medicare covers – and doesn’t cover
Posted: June 20, 2019

(BPT) - As you age, you gain wisdom — and a big part of that wisdom is realizing the importance of caring for your health. Taking care of yourself means getting regular checkups and screenings to help prevent issues from becoming serious — and to help you feel good while living your best, healthiest life every day.

4 Key Decisions to Help Memorialize a Loved One
Updated: June 25, 2019 - 2:38 am

(Family Features) Despite the certainty of death, many Americans delay dealing with the fact and avoid funeral planning.

4 Stealthy Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy
Updated: June 25, 2019 - 2:38 am

(Family Features) Living a healthy lifestyle takes effort and diligence, but with common stressors of day-to-day life, health can take a backseat to jobs, social engagements and tempting treats. While adopting more healthful habits may not be top-of-mind for your family, there are some simple and sneaky ways to incorporate them into your family’s routines.

7 Pet Safety Tips for Fourth of July
Updated: June 25, 2019 - 2:38 am

(Family Features) With crowds of unfamiliar people and loud, scary noises, the Fourth of July can make even the most laid-back, four-legged family members apprehensive and unpredictable.

5 Time-Saving Laundry Tips
Updated: June 25, 2019 - 2:38 am

(Family Features) Between sorting, washing, pouring, transferring, drying and folding, laundry can often feel like a daunting chore.