Valley Bargain Book: Health And Fitness Front

Health And Fitness Front

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 >>




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 - 2:50 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 08/01/2019
Make a Statement: 4 Back-to-School Trends to Try
Posted: August 01, 2019

(StatePoint) Fashion trends are cyclical and those in the know love it! From chunky soles to bold colors and oversized brand logos, this back-to-school season, 90s-inspired sneakers are all the rage.

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Thursday 07/25/2019
Tips from a Pro for Weight Loss Success
Posted: July 25, 2019

(StatePoint) Losing weight is often an idea rather than an undertaking, suggests a recent Gallup Poll, which found that while 51 percent of adults want to shed pounds off their frame, only 25 percent say they are seriously working toward that goal.

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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: September 22, 2019 - 3:03 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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Friday 09/20/2019
Making the Most of the Medicare Annual Election Period
Posted: September 20, 2019

(StatePoint) Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are increasingly popular, offering robust benefits including vision, health, dental, drug coverage and more. For the more than 22 million people with an MA plan, the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), running from Oct. 15-Dec. 7, is the only time each year when they can shop for alternate plans.

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Thursday 09/19/2019
Protecting Yourself from Medicare Fraud
Updated: September 22, 2019 - 3:04 am

(BPT) - Every year, many seniors are targeted by scammers who want to steal their Medicare numbers to do things like rack up fake health care charges and commit identify theft. These scams hurt seniors and other people eligible for Medicare, cost taxpayers money, and result in higher health care costs for everyone. The good news is that you can protect yourself from fraud and help Medicare stop scammers in their tracks.

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5 questions you should ask your doctor before surgery
Updated: September 22, 2019 - 3:04 am

(BPT) - Surgery can feel overwhelming, complicated and even scary, so it’s easy to overlook or avoid the questions you should ask to really understand what your procedure will entail and how to best recover. Plus, keeping the pre- and post-surgery do’s and don’ts straight can be hard, which is why many people still enter the operating room not knowing what to expect or how to help prepare their body.

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National League For Nursing Calls For Greater Civility Among Our National Community
Updated: September 21, 2019 - 2:43 am

by G. Rumay Alexander , EdD, RN, FAAN, and Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN

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Wednesday 09/18/2019
Virologist's Book Warns of Coming Lethal Flu Pandemic
Posted: September 18, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Scientists have long held that it will not be weapons of mass destruction that kills the human race, but rather a biological one.

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Steps to Better Sleep for Peak Sports Performance
Updated: September 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) For fans and athletes alike, fall means gearing up for a new season of sports activities. While plenty of attention goes into developing skills and talent, other important components that affect an athlete’s performance can be overlooked. Especially considering the demands of an athlete’s training and game schedule, getting adequate sleep is often an afterthought.

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Pet Health Tips for an On-the-Go Lifestyle
Updated: September 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) People who lead busy lives often seek convenient and healthy choices when it comes to taking care of their own well-being. For pet parents, a little creativity can make it easy to deliver the same level of care for their beloved pets, even when the pace of life accelerates.

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6 Keys to the Best Possible Stroke Recovery
Updated: September 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Strokes change more than 795,000 lives in the United States each year.

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3 Ways Pet Adoption Can Be a Win for All
Updated: September 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Pet adoption improves – and sometimes saves – the lives of millions of furry friends each year. However, the benefits of adoption are not a one-way street. Research continues to emerge supporting the positive impact pets add to owners’ lives, as well as the benefits pet adoption has on communities as a whole.

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5 Ways Technology is Transforming Hearing Aids
Updated: September 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Around 37.5 million adults in the United States report some trouble hearing, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). However, it is an undertreated condition with the NIH also estimating 28.8 million adults with mild to severe hearing loss could benefit from hearing aids. Thanks to ever-evolving technology, devices that improve hearing loss are more user-friendly than ever.

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