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    Need New Glasses? Don’t Overlook These Ways to Enhance Your Lenses

    StatePoint When it comes to buying new eyeglasses, many people focus on frames, spending hours trying on multiple shapes and colors. With so many styles to choose from, it’s easy to forget that glasses are used for a medical purpose and they need to do more than just look...
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    Be ‘Bowled’ Over by These Satisfying, Healthful Lunches

    StatePoint Strapped for time? By stocking the pantry well and setting aside some weekend prep time, you can create a whole week of great lunches in just an hour. One bowl wonders are perfect for toting to work or school or enjoying at home. Simply choose a grain, a...
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    Practical meets pretty: Fresh herbs at your fingertips, even in autumn

    BPT The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of your gardening enjoyment, even if you don’t have the time or climate for a full plot of food plants. Herbs are perfect fall crops; they are prolific growers, can satisfy your desire for fresh, garden-grown greens and...
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    More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation

    BPT Taking a vacation is more than a fun getaway from the daily drudges of life. Turns out, travel has a multitude of benefits that can impact your health and wellness, too. Beyond stress reduction, vacations can improve heart health, mental health and personal relationships. In fact, men who...
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    How To Protect Your Data

    NAPS Chances are your data, whether personal or at work, has been compromised. Even before half the adults in America had their information stolen from a major credit-reporting agency, there were about 178 million personal records exposed in 2015 and it’s estimated that number rose to more than 200...
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    How Selfies and Self-Produced Videos are Changing the Way We Communicate

    StatePoint The way we communicate and relate to one another is rapidly evolving, and new platforms and applications are constantly feeding that change. At the center of it all is the ability for individuals to create their own video, photo and written content that allows them to express opinions...
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    6 simple steps to avoid distracted driving

    BPT Mobile phones have become an essential part of life for most people, helping them stay connected and increase productivity. However, this technology can also be a distraction when driving, which puts everyone on the road at risk. More than one-quarter of all car crashes involve phone use, both...
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    Memory-Making Meals Mark Back to School

    Family Features Most families are looking for ways to spend more time together, but managing the family schedule can be a daunting task, especially with the additions of nightly homework and extracurricular activities a new school year brings. Hectic weeknight schedules during back-to-school season don’t need to get in...
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    6 Tips for Throwing a Great Outdoor Party

    StatePoint Throwing the perfect party outdoors requires a bit of precision. Here are six great ways to keep guests happy, comfortable and entertained. 1. Keep bugs away. You can keep bugs at bay naturally with a bit of strategic gardening. Plants that ward off bugs include lavender, marigolds, and...