Recent Stories

  • Updated

(BPT) - Heat waves can put a damper on family fun. When temperatures soar, you might not be able to do many favorite summer activities with kids. Playground equipment sizzles small hands. Sand scorches the feet. Even the hot breezes melt your ice cream faster than you can eat it. Fortunately…

(BPT) - After putting gatherings on hold for over a year, many people are happy to welcome back friends and family in their homes again. In anticipation of the holiday season, you might consider updating your house now, so entertaining is a joy in the many months of celebration to come.

advertorial

If you love to run and regularly participate in marathons, you might win yourself a new car or SUV this fall. Volvo Car USA has announced that its Run for Volvo Cars Sweepstakes is returning, and one lucky participant will win the safe, stylish, and efficient Swedish ride of their dreams.

advertorial
  • Updated

(Family Features) Family reunions this summer are sure to take on special meaning as families reunite after months apart. Organizing such a momentous event may feel like a lot of work, but thinking of it in smaller pieces can make it easier to manage.

advertorial
  • Updated

(Family Features) As families across the country get ready for back-to-school season, many are also preparing to return to in-person work, which means finding the right program to support their children’s ongoing learning and development. According to “The Current State of Scientific Knowled…

advertorial
  • Updated

(Family Features) A lung cancer diagnosis can bring a host of emotions and questions, and “now what?” is one of the first. Assembling the right care team and creating a treatment plan designed uniquely for you is important to get you on the right track.

advertorial
  • Updated

(Family Features) An unexpected event such as a seasonal storm can wreak havoc on your business. While you may not be able to manage Mother Nature, you can take steps to protect your business against the impact of a natural disaster.

advertorial
  • Updated

(Family Features)After more than a year of nearly constant companionship, many pet parents are preparing to leave their pets at home while they transition back to the office. With more time away from home, it’s important for families to be prepared in the event of a fire.

  • Updated

(Family Features) As kids and parents return to busy schedules full of sports, homework and weeknight activities, building a plan for nutritious and easy meals can be challenging. Piecing together a menu that fuels active minds without spending hours in the kitchen is a common goal for many …

  • Updated

(Family Features) Summer is typically a busy time for families, making those moments you spend together all the more precious. The hustle and bustle of the season doesn't have to mean sacrificing wholesome meals, however.

  • Updated

(Family Features) After an extended period of social distancing, this year will be a time for reuniting with family and friends. Picnic get-togethers filled with delicious food are one of the best ways to reunite with loved ones when you’re ready for those long-overdue laughs.

  • Updated

(Family Features) As children head back to school and parents work to balance hectic schedules, it can be difficult to maintain a meal plan that doesn’t consume too much time. Make your morning meals, lunchbox packing and meal prepping easier by including time-saving hacks like easy-to-use i…

  • Updated

(Family Features) During the hustle and bustle of the school year, it can be difficult to find time to sit down for dinner together as a family. However, on weeknights filled with extracurricular activities, homework, meetings and more, it’s still important to put delicious and nutritious me…

  • Updated

(Family Features) Each school day calls for a multitude of meals and snacks to make sure little learners are energized for time spent in the classroom, playing with friends and completing their homework. From breakfast to dinner and sweet rewards after a long day of educational activities, i…

  • Updated

(Family Features) Joining loved ones at the family table is an important moment for many, both as a filling way to enjoy a meal and an emotionally satisfying way to catch up on all the day’s events. Make those moments count by combining nutritious ingredients and creating recipes that can qu…

advertorial
  • Updated

(StatePoint) Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Yet, according to a recently released report, Black women in the United States face a perfect storm of issues spanning across every aspect of the health care system and society at-lar…

advertorial
  • Updated

(Family Features) When you decide to make the investment in a home improvement project, you’re likely entrusting a professional contractor to bring your vision to life on time and on budget.

advertorial
  • Updated

(Family Features) Surrounding yourself with beautiful, leafy houseplants can make you feel like you’re on a permanent tropical vacation. However, those same plants can create problems in the event you schedule a real getaway. Consider these simple tips to keep your houseplants alive and thri…

advertorial
  • Updated

(Family Features) Making improvements around the house to curb energy usage is not only good for the environment, it can make a big impact on your utility bills, too.

advertorial

A new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), a worldwide nonprofit research group, analyzes the life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions of passenger cars to determine the climate impact of electric vehicles (EVs) versus internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. A v…

advertorial
  • Updated

(BPT) - There's nothing better than getting outside. Not only can it help reduce stress, but it can also bring more energy and excitement to your life. According to a study from the International Journal of Environmental Health Research, it only takes about 20 minutes to feel the positive ef…

advertorial
  • Updated

(BPT) - The pandemic has brought new focus to home enhancements that not only add value, but also support wellness. Today's homeowners are investing in thoughtful improvements that prioritize safety and well-being, helping to substantially increase the home's health quotient.

advertorial
  • Updated

(BPT) - If you’ve ever experienced heartburn, you know why it’s called that — you feel a burning sensation in your throat and upper chest, and even a bad taste in your mouth. While heartburn can have many triggers and causes, it is essentially due to the backward flow of acid, called acid re…

advertorial
  • Updated

(BPT) - During hot summers, there’s nothing better than a relaxing day on your local lake or river. But after spending the last year at home, you may be itching for a change of scenery. For fun water activities this summer, consider a trip to Arkansas. There’s a reason they call Arkansas, Th…

advertorial
  • Updated

(StatePoint) Many older adults have been delaying preventive health care during the pandemic because of fear of visiting the doctor’s office. As more people get vaccinated for COVID-19, now may be a good time to make up for gaps in care, according to Dr. Gina Conflitti, chief medical officer…

advertorial
  • Updated

(BPT) - Por primera vez en más de un año, muchos estudiantes y sus padres se están preparando para regresar a las aulas este otoño. Y Amazon ha compilado consejos y “trucos” para ayudar a alumnos— ¡y padres también! — a mantener a raya el nerviosismo escolar, a fin de que puedan volver a la …

advertorial

As Volvo Cars (Volvo) pushes toward its pledge to be an all-electric manufacturer by 2030, the company has quietly introduced a new, 48-volt mild-hybrid system for several of its 2022 models. The addition of a mild hybrid adds a fifth propulsion option to the global Volvo lineup.

advertorial
  • Updated

(BPT) - A recent study, commissioned by Always, found that girls who played sports during puberty built confidence and critical life skills, like teamwork and resilience. Yet nearly half drop out during puberty, according to the nationally representative survey, conducted by OnePoll in 2021.

advertorial
  • Updated

(BPT) - Un estudio reciente, encargado por la marca Always, revela que las niñas que practicaron deportes durante la pubertad generaron confianza y destrezas vitales para la vida, como el trabajo en equipo y la resiliencia. Sin embargo, casi el cincuenta por ciento de las mismas los abandona…

advertorial

(NewsUSA) - Whether you are returning to an office or upgrading a home office, nothing refreshes a business or residential space like new, high-quality flooring. The right flooring can help add style and warmth to a kitchen, infuse energy into a workout room, and lend an air of professionali…

advertorial

(BPT) - Es posible que usted haya escuchado todas las historias sobre la importancia de donar sangre, pero puede que no esté tan familiarizado con la otra sustancia salvavidas que fluye por sus venas — el plasma. Mientras el mundo está enfocado en el grave problema de escasez de donantes de …

advertorial

(BPT) - After more than a year of remote learning, there is so much excitement around dressing for back-to-school this year and showing off individual style. To help identify the top back-to-school trends and styles for the school year, OshKosh B’gosh, known by generations of parents for hig…

advertorial
  • Updated

(BPT) - At age 62, Sandy Weber became unemployed when her customer service job was eliminated during the COVID pandemic. A friend encouraged her to give substitute teaching a try. Weber said, "I didn’t realize I could work in a classroom without a teaching background. It was the best decisio…