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E-Wallet App Protects Family Debit Card Number

(NewsUSA) - Many families have a single debit or credit card shared among several individuals, including teens and college students who may lose track of purchases, buy from unsecured websites, or access money without clearing the amount with parents.

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Pet Central

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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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 >>




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Friday 07/20/2018
Americans Are Flossing in the Strangest Places
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(NewsUSA) - Where have you flossed other than your bathroom? If you're like nearly 40 percent of Americans, the answer is… in a car.

Thursday 07/19/2018
4 Feline Summer Health and Safety Tips
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(Family Features) Summer may be the perfect time for family trips and outdoor activities, but it’s also a great time to reset and make sure you’re keeping the whole family healthy, including your feline friend.

Giving for Good: Make an impact in your community
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

Make an impact in your community

Caring for Caregivers
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

How to prevent caregiver burnout

5 Tips for Bringing Your Pet to Work this Summer
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(Family Features) During the summer months, many employers plan events and switch up work schedules to give their team members a break to enjoy some fun in the sun. Extra days off, summer hours and company picnics are just a few of the ways employers create an enjoyable environment for their employees.

Download Before You Go This Summer
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

New and classic shows to watch on the road in July

Prevent Pets from Fleeing in Fright
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(Family Features) Summer social gatherings and celebrations involving fireworks can add up to a lot of fun for humans, but it’s an equation that may test the limits for a fearful pet. The break in day-to-day consistency and the chaos that comes with festivities can cause pets to escape in search of solace, which often times results in them leaving their loved ones behind.

Pursue Your Travel Passions
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(Family Features) Ask nearly any person about his or her dream trip and watch a smile appear as the perfect personal excursion is described. Now, ask why the trip has yet to happen, and time and money will be the likely culprits.

Hatching a Plan
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(Family Features) Providing a comfortable environment for chickens can allow them to express normal behaviors and lead healthier lives. As part of its “Commitment to Animal Care,” Perdue

Wednesday 07/18/2018
5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy in the Heat
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Warm weather calls for outdoor activities with your pup, such as hiking, traveling and spending time in the park. While more outside playtime can be great for increased exercise, it’s also important to keep your pet healthy, inside and out, especially during the hot months.

Tips for Welcoming a Feline to the Family
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Introducing a feline into the family can be an exciting time, but it’s important to remember that a new home is often a big change for a little cat. Whether it’s a kitten or an adult cat, providing your new pet with proper nutrition, the comforts of a good home and engaging playtime are just a few of the key things to keep in mind.

5 Ways to Give Your Body a Boost Inside and Out
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Balancing work and life is no small proposition, and when things heat up, it can be easy to let your normal self-care habits slide. While a busy lifestyle may not allow for luxurious weekly trips to the spa to rejuvenate, you can still steal moments to promote the wellbeing of your mind and body.

Tuesday 07/17/2018
The Road to a Healthy Smile
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News -As much as we all love having a healthy smile and gums, a new national survey reveals many U.S. adults miss the mark when it comes to caring for their teeth and gums, putting them at risk for periodontal disease, which affects one in every two adults over age 30. 

Monday 07/16/2018
Teen Driver Contest Highlights Tire Safety
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:11 am

(NewsUSA) - Teaching teens to drive can be a hair-raising experience for any parent. And while driver's education classes can help focus kids' attention on the rules of the road and basic etiquette while behind the wheel, they need to put their education into action on the road.

Head-to-Toe Baby Care Tips for Parents
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(StatePoint) Caring for a baby is one of the toughest jobs. However, certain innovations are helping new and veteran parents do so with confidence.

Friday 07/13/2018
Shopping Ahead Can Save You Money: What to Know
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(StatePoint) Every procrastinator is familiar with the downsides of last-minute shopping -- parking woes, stress-induced headaches and paying premiums for needed items. But these hassles and expenses are avoidable, say experts.

Wednesday 07/11/2018
5 Tips to Take Pets on Trips
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) If your next big excursion is on hold until you can make arrangements for your four-legged friend, a solution may be closer than you think. Pet-friendly accommodations can be easier to find than ever, making it possible to simply take your pet along for the ride.

When School Is Out, Kids May Be Missing Out On Essential Nutrients
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

Feeding America® and The Great American Milk Drive makes it easy to pour more milk for local kids in need

How to Build the Perfect Playlist
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Music can set the mood, no matter the occasion. Whether you’re playing jazz classics to give your dinner party a sophisticated ambience or blasting the latest dance-pop tracks for motivation on the treadmill, music is able to provide the soundtrack to different aspects of peoples’ lives.

Monday 07/09/2018
Making Reading Social for Your Kids at New Book Hangouts
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(NewsUSA) - With so many TV shows, videos, and games vying for a child's attention, it can be hard to keep him or her inspired to read. It can be even harder to do so in "real life" settings, but interacting with other kids and sharing excitement for a series or character is often more powerful than swiping a screen.

Thursday 07/05/2018
Cool Summertime Kitchen Hacks
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(Family Features) Summer is a time for relaxing, enjoying the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Yet for some, the warmer months can be hectic and busy, and often go by too quickly.

Wednesday 07/04/2018
A Fit, Fun Summer
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

Make smart fitness choices with post-workout recovery and hydration

5 Tips for Raising Resilient Kids
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Parenting, while providing plenty of excitement, comes with a certain set of challenges. With years of outdoor playtime ahead, one of those challenges is ensuring safety while still promoting an adventurous spirit. 

Create an Accessible Lifestyle
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

Enhance independence with mobility in mind

Tuesday 07/03/2018
Reduce Risk of Gum Disease With This Easy Rinse
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(NewsUSA) - It happens during any given dental appointment; that embarassing moment when your hygenist asks how often you floss, and your reply (most likely) is, "Not often enough," at the same time he or she clucks disapprovingly and shakes his or her head.

Thursday 06/28/2018
Easy Rinse Reduces Risk of Gum Disease
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(NewsUSA) - We've all been there; that shameful moment when your dental hygenist asks how often you floss, and you most likely reply, "Not often enough," while he or she clucks disapprovingly and shakes his or her head.

Wednesday 06/27/2018
The Balancing Act of Two Microbiomes
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News -The gut microbiome impacts general wellness. Women have a vaginal microbiome as well that affects feminine health

Summer Learning Activities for Kids
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(Family Features) Summer may be a break from formal education, but keeping kids excited about learning can be an easy way to keep them active and engaged instead of zoned out on screen time.

Treatment Options for Men with Enlarged Prostate
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) If you’re a male over the age of 45, chances are you may be suffering from a condition more common than prostate cancer – benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). More commonly known as enlarged prostate, BPH can cause bothersome urinary symptoms that can worsen with age. In fact, nearly 40 million men in the United States are affected by enlarged prostate, according to research published in the “Journal of Urology.”

Make Summer Safer
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

Tips for portable power use

Make the Most of Summer College Visits
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) For students entering their senior year of high school or current college students considering a transfer, there’s no better way to determine whether a college or university is the right fit than a college visit. Summer is a great time to make those journeys, when campuses are less chaotic and the demands of the school year are on hold.

Tips for Safe Summer Travel with Pets
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) With warmer weather, people often spend more time on summer trips with family. These trips can be more enjoyable when your four-legged friends tag along, but it can be less of a vacation if your pets are uncomfortable on the road.

8 Tips for Safer Power Tool Performance
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) For many homeowners, a list of seasonal chores and home improvement projects can add up to a whole lot of work. Power tools often get called on for heavy use to whittle away at that list, but the batteries used to power these devices can pose certain risks.

Wednesday 06/20/2018
Where to Catch Your Favorite Stars this Summer
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

New and classic shows and movies available in June

Ignite Ambition
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

How women can inspire other women

Fight the Beg
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

Proper feeding habits can help with pet obesity

Healthy Summer Hair Care
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) While the sun, pool days and warmer temperatures are often a welcome change come summer, they can be brutal on your hair. It’s important to give your locks some extra love this season.

Tuesday 06/19/2018
What You Need to Know Before Firing up the Grill
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(StatePoint) Summer is officially here and with seven in 10 U.S. adults owning a grill or smoker, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, for many, that means it’s time to cook up mouth-watering dishes and invite friends and family over for a barbeque.

Wednesday 06/13/2018
Coupling Finances: What All Newlyweds Should Know
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:11 am

(NewsUSA) - Coupling finances.

Easy Ways to Boost Your Family’s Veggie Intake
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(StatePoint) Nutritious, delicious and low-calorie, vegetables should be the star player of all your meals. But sometimes providing veggies for your family can be time consuming and costly. Luckily, there are a number of simple ways to boost your veggie intake, and it all starts in your grocery store’s freezer aisle.

5 Fun, Educational Summer Activities for Kids
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Summer may be a break from formal education, but keeping kids excited about learning can be an easy way to keep them active and engaged instead of zoned out on screen time.

10 Steps to Help Prevent Cancer
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Nearly 4 out of 10 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes, and it remains the second-leading cause of death for Americans, but nearly half of all cancer cases can be prevented.

Tuesday 06/12/2018
Yes, Homeowners, It's Time to Prepare for Storm Season
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - Here we go again?

New to Parenthood? Smart Tech Can Help
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(StatePoint) Being a new mom or dad can be tough. But smart tech is revolutionizing the way parents care for their little ones, alleviating common parenting worries, such as sickness, the baby sleeping through the night and proper feeding.

Thursday 06/07/2018
Outdoor Spaces Offer Style And Comfort
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(NewsUSA) - If you enjoy relaxing and entertaining on your porch or patio, you are not alone.

Wednesday 06/06/2018
Future of agriculture grows at fairs
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

The Latest Job Benefit Helps Employees Pay Off Student Debt
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:11 am

(NewsUSA) - What perk would most entice you to accept one job offer over another?

Millions of People with Medicare Are Getting New, More Secure Cards
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

(Family Features) Millions of people with Medicare will receive new, more secure Medicare cards in the mail in 2018. The new cards replace Social Security Number-based Medicare numbers with a new unique, personalized Medicare Number, known as the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier. Each person with Medicare will have his or her own number. The cards will be mailed automatically, free of charge, and there will be no changes to Medicare users’ current benefits.  

A Deserved Day for Dad
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:12 am

6 gracious Father’s Day gift ideas