(Family Features) Money management and building long-term financial health is a careful balancing act between long- and short-term financial needs, and now is a perfect opportunity to re-examine your goals. People sometimes focus on short-term needs, making sure they can cover routine bills …
(Family Features) A diagnosis like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) means lifestyle changes throughout every aspect of life, including financially. IBD has many direct costs of care, like clinic visits, radiology studies, procedures and medications. There are also indirect costs such as miss…
(Family Features) A diagnosis like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) means lifestyle changes throughout every aspect of life, including financially. IBD has many direct costs of care, like clinic visits, radiology studies, procedures and costly medications. There are also indirect costs such …
(BPT) - As the saying goes, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” and the month of February is National Hot Breakfast Month, a month-long celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of a hot breakfast. Breakfast is especially important for our K-12 students, and has key be…
(Family Features) Awards season is the time of year when Hollywood celebrates its best films and talents. It’s also an opportunity to take note of the actors and actresses lighting up the big screen, many with long careers you can watch unfold by taking a look back at their roles through the…
(Family Features) If coordinating schedules to gather the family around the dinner table is a victory in its own right, finding enough time to prepare a well-rounded, flavorful meal may just be a medal-worthy accomplishment.
(BPT) - It can be an all-too-familiar scenario: A situation turns uncomfortable whether it's a social engagement, a business encounter or a routine interaction and the options for an exit seem awkward or intimidating. In fact, a new survey conducted by Flare finds that 58% of women regularly…
(BPT) - Prioritizing your health and wellness all year long is important and easier than you’d think. Adopting a few simple habits can have a big impact. These five easy lifestyle changes will help you to look and feel your best no matter the season.
(BPT) - With a new year comes a new wave of health and wellness trends, and 2020 kicks off the decade with a plethora of possibilities. Most notably, the trend toward mindful eating has many people asking meaningful questions about the origins of their food. From veggie-packed products, to h…
(BPT) - Dawn Marisch will never forget June 11, 2011. That’s the day the elementary school principal from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, nearly lost her life.
(StatePoint) While the majority of the more than 25 million Americans living with asthma enjoy active, healthy lives, for others, severe symptoms are part of daily life, despite using high dose asthma medicines and avoiding triggers.
(Family Features) A new year signals a chance to renew your commitment to healthier eating, but many of the most popular diets, like the keto diet and paleo diet, eliminate entire food groups, which can cause you to fall short on nutrients you need.
(NAPSI)—For most parents, happiness is seeing a smile on their child’s face—right from that first gummy grin. Instilling good dental hygiene habits early can help protect your child’s precious smile.Your dentist can help. Most dental plans cover children, starting at birth. And since Februar…
(NAPSI)—Even more than cancer, there’s one disease most people fear. The thought of falling prey to Alzheimer’s disease and to the inevitable desecration of the mind is something that can make even the bravest shudder.After all, if you’re robbed of your sense of who you really are, you’re do…
(NAPSI)—Can you imagine a world without fruit or flowers? Without farms or forests? It sounds extreme, but it could happen. Plants are under attack and the culprit is invasive pests. Some are so small, you can’t see them with your eyes. But they are there, and it’s time that everyone takes n…
(StatePoint) Indigestion is on the rise worldwide and is especially prevalent in the U.S. According to the American College of Gastroenterology, 60 million Americans suffer from heartburn at least once a month. While it’s a common issue for older people due to aging, it’s now a growing probl…
(StatePoint) Spring is just around the corner, which means that so too is Daylight Saving Time (DST). While many people look forward to the start of DST all winter long seeing it as a marker of warmer, longer days ahead, making the actual shift is not always so simple for your body, mind or …
(BPT) - In the winter, there’s no avoiding it — no matter how much hand-washing you and your kids do, or other healthy habits you follow — someone’s going to get sick.
(NAPSI)—Growing a family starts a new chapter of life. And in 2020, parents may feel like it’s more than a chapter: It’s a whole new book. Each chapter has high expectations (and a price tag), including Parenting Styles; Keeping Baby Healthy; What to Eat; What to Wear; School—Public, Private…
(BPT) - New Survey Uncovers Debilitating Symptoms, Uncomfortable Encounters and Intimacy Struggles that Impact the Everyday Lives of People with this Chronic Autoimmune Disease
(Family Features) If your weight loss goals keep falling flat despite your best intentions, it may be due to an addiction you don’t even know you have. An addiction to sugar doesn’t mean that you can’t resist a slice of chocolate cake; it’s a true physiological addiction.
(BPT) - You get that urge to pee and you know it's time to go. You find the nearest restroom and then continue on your day. Not much later though, you feel that same urge. Once again, you go to the restroom. This happens again and again and you're starting to feel like your bladder is trying…
(BPT) - Shaquille O'Neal is known for his big personality and skills on the basketball court, but he also is known to have a big heart. He wants to help others and a cause that's very important to him is heart failure.
(BPT) - Cycle for Survival’s indoor cycling fundraisers are known for their party-like atmosphere with dancing, music, colorful team signs, and a sea of orange pom poms. Behind the event-day excitement is a serious mission: to beat rare cancers.
(BPT) - If you suffer from frequent acne breakouts, you’ve likely been through several skincare products and have considered talking to a dermatologist to help you find the right solutions to improve your skin’s condition.
(Family Features) Many families look to the new year as a time to reset their eating habits and focus on making healthier choices. However, adults aren’t the only ones who could use a menu refresh as children may also need to focus on healthier food choices.
(Family Features) While many people often wish maintaining good health was as easy as following an equation, health doesn’t have a start or end date. Once the allure of the new year wears off, it can be easy to let those resolutions go by the wayside.
(Family Features) While many people who make New Year's resolutions drop them within a couple weeks or months, pulling those newly received tech device gifts out of the packaging and putting them to good use may be just the help you need to keep your resolutions on track.
(NAPSI)—A good health reset can happen any time of the year. It simply takes a commitment to making small, sustainable changes that add up to impactful, healthy habits. Dr. Samara Sterling with The Peanut Institute says it’s best to begin by concentrating on the good habits you already follow.
(StatePoint) For many, the new year is about establishing goals for the year ahead. But where should you start? As we age, an increasing number of us link our emotional and physical well-being to our overall health. After all, you can’t do the things you’d like if you aren’t healthy.
(Family Features) Each new year gives you the chance to reset and start new routines. When you’re considering new approaches to healthy living – whether eliminating or adding habits to improve your daily life – beginning with your home is an optimal choice.
(Family Features) While traveling more, losing weight and quitting bad habits are annually among some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, the turn of the calendar does represent a perfect opportunity to better yourself in multiple ways.
- Information sought on Hit and Run that occurred Valentine's Day in Odessa
- Winners announced for KBYG Valentine's Day Staycation
- Run2Love2Run brings out almost 40 participants
- DAV recognizes community supporters
- Cornyn to Highlight Bill Blocking E-Cigarette Sales to Children in Odessa Wednesday
- Early voting begins; extended voting hours Feb. 27-28
- Large Item Pickup Tomorrow for District 2
- Showtime Steers thrashed by Snyder
- Fourth quarter surge from Stamford ends Forsan Lady Buffs season
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