Advanced breast cancer diagnoses lack sustainable support
(BPT) - More than half of American women living with advanced breast cancer feel support from friends and family is not as strong now as when they were first diagnosed, according to the global Count Us, Know Us, Join Us survey. American women with stage IV metastatic breast cancer and stage III locally advanced breast ca...
Are you living beyond your means?
A report recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau paints a mixed picture when it comes to household debt in the U.S. On the positive side, the percentage of households holding some form of debt declined between 2000 and 2011 - from 74 percent to 69 percent. On the negative side the median amount of household debt incr...
The best lawn games for players of all ages
(BPT) - As long as the sun is shining, it’s time to get outside and enjoy that beautiful lawn you’ve been working so hard to maintain throughout the year. Barbecues and picnics are always a good excuse to get family and friends together but after you’ve finished eating you don’t want the kids (or the adults) wandering ba...
Your tax documents - what to keep and shred
(BPT) - Whether you use old-fashioned manila filing folders, a flash drive or cloud storage, tax and personal finance authorities agree on the importance of saving tax documents and records. In addition to using the information for preparing your next income tax return, it may come in handy years from now. “Your tax data...
Creative twists turn up the heat on popular summer flavors
(BPT) - Some flavors simply shout “summer.” The zing of fresh jalapeno peppers, tangy barbecue sauce, and pickles so crisp they make your mouth tingle are all flavors you savor as the weather gets warmer. But have you ever thought about using those awesome summer flavors in extraordinary new ways such as topping a cake w...
Get your 'fitness on' this summer to help your favorite park win big
The air is warm, the grass is green, and summer is officially here. What better place to enjoy the summer than at your favorite park? Parks offer endless opportunities for having fun in the sun. And whether it’s a game of catch with family or a bike ride with friends, getting active has never been more rewarding. This su...
Driving with dogs: Tips to keep everyone in the car safe
(BPT) - It’s only natural for man’s best friend to stay close by his master’s side, but for dog owners who drive frequently, bringing Fido along for the ride can be risky. The problem is particularly worrisome for older drivers; a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham showed tha...
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May 24, 2010