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The Surprising Benefits of Milk

(Family Features) Ninety-six percent of Americans have milk in their refrigerators, and for good reason – it’s one of the most naturally nutrient-rich beverages available. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend three daily servings of lowfat or fat free milk or milk products as part of a balanced diet. They also focus on the variety of ways to follow a healthy eating plan to help you enjoy the foods you love while still getting nutrients you need.

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Pet Central

pets

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

Fitness

Fitness

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

Crosswords

Crosswords

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

Sudoku

Sudoku

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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Sunday 05/01/2016
Celebrate Summer with DIY Party Decor
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 1:36 am

(Family Features) Spring and summer present endless opportunities to celebrate, from events like graduations and birthday parties to barbecues and gatherings with friends. Impress guests and add an element of fun and whimsy to your party with these easy DIY balloon projects.

Embracing the Season’s Home Trends
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 1:36 am

(Family Features) With warmer weather ahead, now is the perfect time to assess the nest and look for ways to refresh the home with the latest colors, prints, patterns and fabrics that are on-trend for the season.

8 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy and Sharp
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 1:36 am

(Family Features) The brain is the body’s most complex organ. It’s also the most important one. That’s why keeping it healthy is critical, especially as you age. Every day, scientists are discovering how closely our minds and bodies are connected. As it turns out, the things that you do to keep your body and heart healthy may also be good for your brain.

Pets and Social Media
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 1:36 am

(Family Features) From dogs and cats filling up social media feeds – some even with their own profiles – to true pet celebrities who command the attention of millions, animals have become a major part of the digital landscape.

Blue Light and Your Eyes: What You Need To Know
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 1:36 am

(StatePoint) By the time average American children reach age 17, their eyes will have spent the equivalent of nearly six years looking at digital devices, according to findings from a new survey by VSP Vision Care.

Cooking Up Gifts for Mom’s Kitchen
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 1:36 am

(Family Features) From homemade childhood favorites that warm the heart to delectable desserts, no one works their magic in the kitchen quite like mom. When trying to decide what to get your favorite lady for Mother’s Day this year, look for gifts that allow her to channel her inner foodie, chef or baker.

Get Your Car Spring Ready
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 1:36 am

(Family Features) Spring breezes may be blowing, but before you put those windows down and settle in for a leisurely drive to soak up that fresh air, your car needs some seasonal freshening of its own.

Increasing Road Safety with Cost-Effective Technology
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 1:36 am

(Family Features) Driving conditions have drastically changed in recent years, and thanks to the rise of cell phones and smart devices there are more distracted drivers on the road than ever before. In fact, the National Safety Council reports that 1.6 million crashes each year are a direct result of cell phone use while driving.

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