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  • Real Estate

    Get the Low Down on Low Down Payments

    (StatePoint) You may have heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn't buy a home unless you can put down 20 percent of the purchase price. However, today’s home buyers have many choices when it comes to the size of the down payment.

  • Pets

    Supporting Your Pet's Liver Health

    (NAPSI)—Many may be surprised to learn that a disease commonly associated with humans can also put your dog or cat at risk. Fortunately, there are management options.

  • Kitchen Bed Bath

    Bathroom luxuries: 6 delights to take your bath from lax to luxe

    (BPT) - The bathroom doesn’t have to be basic. Thanks to a wide array of new products on the market – and plenty of ways to customize – even the most outdated bathrooms can become an oasis of tranquility and a lavish retreat away from the stresses of everyday life. Here are six ideas for transforming your bathroom into a luxurious spa-like space.

  • Home Improvement

    Enjoy The Sun—Inside

    (NAPSI)—Sunlight streaming through the window and onto your skin may feel fine when the weather’s cold but it can damage your skin—unless you take certain steps.

  • Turn your fantasy fairytale wedding into reality

    (BPT) - Every girl dreams of her fantasy wedding. It usually includes a Prince Charming standing next to her at the altar, saying “I do,” while surrounding by friends and family in a fairytale atmosphere.

Top Story

Winning the fight against dry eye [Infographic]

(BPT) - Do your eyes often feel dry, irritated and red? Just like 38 percent of recently surveyed adults, you may be experiencing a common condition called dry eye. Here’s what you need to know about the problem and how best to alleviate symptoms.

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Pet Central


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



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 >>

Recent Headlines

Wednesday 12/17/2014
5 ways to make any purchase a smart purchase
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - You work hard for your money and the last thing you want to do is waste it by buying the wrong product or investing in something of poor quality. So how do you know which product is the best? There is no definitive answer, of course, and marketing campaigns can be misleading. If you adhere to the steps below, however, you’ll find you’ll be generally happy with your purchases in the long run.

Hearing better thanks to smarter technology
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Technology has made dramatic improvements in the lives of people of all ages, and the improvements made in hearing technology may be some of the most advanced to occur in the last several years.

Tuesday 12/16/2014
Popping the Question Over the Holidays? What Every Guy Should Know
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Congratulations, guys, on being so in love that you can save yourself at least one big headache this holiday season.

Crash Course In Advice
Posted: December 16, 2014

(NAPSI)—If you’re like the average driver, you’ll be involved in an auto accident once every seven to 10 years—and now you can get help dealing with it.

Millones están a riesgo del diabetes 2
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSM)—Entre esta temporada de festividades, cuando anticipamos reunirnos con nuestras familias y amigos alrededor de la mesa del comedor, es el momento preciso para tomar cuenta nuestra salud y como nuestros hábitos alimenticios están afectando, no solo a nuestras cinturas, sino a la tendencia a desarrollar una enfermedad crónica.

'Tis the Season to be Active
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 3:31 am

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Binge-Watching Becomes A New Holiday Tradition
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Whether it's "Elf," "Miracle on 34th Street" or "Christmas Vacation," it seems that everyone has a favorite holiday movie or TV special they've made a part of their holiday traditions. According to a recent omnibus survey conducted by Research Now for Roku, Inc., maker of the popular streaming platform for Roku players and Roku TV, 75 percent of Americans plan to watch holiday movies and TV specials this season. But gone are the days when holiday movies and specials aired once or twice during the season and families had to plan their schedules to watch them on broadcast TV.

Tips On Starting A More Nutritious Lifestyle
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—A growing number of men are enjoying a lifestyle that focuses on a diet built around nutritious, whole foods. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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