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  • November 21, 2017

Barron News-Shield: Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

  • Health And Wellness

    7 smart ways to keep health goals progressing all winter long

    (BPT) - Summer seems to inspire people to work on their health and fitness goals, yet progress toward wellness objectives doesn’t have to pause when the weather turns cooler. Registered dietitian Amy Gorin and lifestyle expert Chassie Post offer some tips for staying on track with health goals throughout fall and winter:

  • Health And Wellness

    6 ways #adulting during the holidays takes guts

    (BPT) - The holiday season is full of wonder and merriment, but in between the hustle and bustle, there are challenging moments that hit at the essence of what it means “to adult.” You can either say bah-humbug or build up the guts to conquer these holiday responsibilities … literally and figuratively.

  • Health And Wellness

    Combating The Opioid Epidemic In Appalachia

    (NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of fatal opioid overdoses has quadrupled since 1999. A 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that every day, more than 1,600 young adults and about 3,100 adults aged 26 or older misuse a pain medication for the first time.

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 >>




Monday 11/20/2017
Give Her A Present With A Future
Updated: November 21, 2017 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Customized subscription boxes are all the rage, and now there is one just for girls who love fashion. kidpik is the perfect time-saving solution for giving a gift that delivers lots of excitement and style all year round.

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Thursday 11/09/2017
Restore your own collagen and elastin for younger-looking skin
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:28 pm

(BPT) - Did you ever look in the mirror and the face reflecting back at you doesn’t match how you think you look?

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Wednesday 11/08/2017
Hints To Keep Your Hair Healthy
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:28 pm

(NAPSI)—For most women these days, healthy, vibrant-looking hair is one of their top beauty priorities.

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Thursday 10/26/2017
5 tips for harnessing your November facial hair
Updated: October 27, 2017 - 3:34 am

(BPT) - November is widely recognized as the month when men join in facial-haired camaraderie — all in an effort to raise awareness and funds to promote men’s health initiatives. Men’s grooming leader Wahl encourages guys to sport their scruff all year long, but for those who are growing for a cause the company offers the following five tips for ensuring effective, efficient and long-lasting facial hair attractiveness:

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Tuesday 10/24/2017
Tips for Taking Care of Your Winter Wardrobe
Updated: October 24, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) It’s time to find that box marked “winter” at the back of your closet and rediscover all of your favorite layered looks. But, it’s important that you know how to treat your winter wardrobe so each piece stays comfy, stylish and warm throughout the season.

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Tuesday 09/26/2017
Head-to-Toe Fall Fashion Tips for Men and Women
Updated: September 26, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) We all need solid, traditional staples in our wardrobes when the weather cools. But be they scarves, jackets or socks, the trend in this fall’s clothing staples is all about putting a fun twist on classics when dressing for seasonal weather.

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Thursday 09/21/2017
How to Update Your Wardrobe Without Overhauling Your Entire Closet
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) Fun floral prints, pops of color and luxury materials are all making appearances in footwear, accessories and ready-to-wear items this fall. Fashion lovers will have the freedom to update their wardrobe by selecting a few key pieces -- without feeling the need to overhaul their entire closets.

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Wednesday 09/06/2017
Weight Loss Tips to Fit into Your Favorite Jeans
Updated: September 06, 2017 - 5:59 am

(StatePoint) Are your favorite pair of jeans sitting in your closet waiting to be worn again? If so, you’re not alone.

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Tuesday 08/29/2017
Surprising Ways to Improve Your Skin
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) If you’ve spent any energy devoted to improving your complexion, you may think you understand all the strategies for achieving clear and healthy-looking skin. However, there are some surprising skin care facts you may not know about that can help you rethink your routine.

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Thursday 08/24/2017
Gearing up for Fall Sports Seasons
Updated: August 24, 2017 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Whatever your outdoor athletic passions are, the fall season is an ideal time of year to get out and enjoy them. However, the pleasant weather and fresh air may have you pushing new boundaries and venturing farther than ever. Whether you are hiking a trail or training for a fall marathon, this great gear can help you before, during and after your next big activity.

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More Fashion, Beauty And Fitness
Friday 11/17/2017
Actress Bellamy Young shares her Chronic Dry Eye story and tips for starting the conversation with your eye doctor
Updated: November 21, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Between the bright lights and dusty film sets, actress Bellamy Young found herself switching contact brands and going through a bottle of artificial tears a month to try to help her dry eyes. After years of dealing with symptoms and assuming it wasn’t a serious issue, she was recently diagnosed with a type of Chronic Dry Eye by her eye doctor.

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Planning A Total Knee Replacement? Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Pain Management
Updated: November 21, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - A Total Knee Replacement (TKR) is one of the most commonly performed orthopedic procedures. In fact, the number of TKRs performed annually in the United States is expected to grow exponentially to 1.5 million additional procedures by 2030.1

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5 Overlooked Items for Your Family’s Emergency Supply Kit
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) If you prepped an emergency supply kit for your family, you most likely have the basics covered: batteries, first aid and non-perishable foods. Here are five often overlooked items that can help keep your family safe, comfortable and informed should the unexpected occur.

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5 Hacks for Living with Diabetes
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), approximately 30.3 million Americans are living with diabetes, which affects people of all ages.

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Thursday 11/16/2017
Liver cancer is on the rise: Get the facts [Infographic]
Posted: November 16, 2017

(BPT) - Liver cancer may be talked about less than other cancer types, but it claims the lives of nearly 29,000 Americans per year. In 2017, it is estimated that the number of diagnosed cases of liver cancer in the U.S. will rise to nearly 40,000. That is why monitoring everyday lifestyle choices such as eating habits and alcohol consumption, among others, can play major roles in helping to prevent this deadly disease. Learn more about the risk factors of liver cancer and its signs and symptoms.

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Instant confidence: 5 easy ways to boost your self-image
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Feeling good about yourself these days? If so, you’re ahead of the game, since a recent study shows your perception of your own image has a profound effect on how you present yourself to the rest of the world.

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Invisible hearing aids make myths of wearing one disappear
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - While 48 million Americans have significant hearing loss, many of them do not wear a hearing aid. In fact, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America, 80 percent of people who would benefit from wearing a hearing aid do not wear one.

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A Doctor’s Tips to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) More than 100 million Americans will travel this holiday season, according to AAA estimates. Holiday travel can seem daunting, between flight delays and bumper-to-bumper traffic. What’s more, it has potential health impacts, including leg swelling and increased risk for cold and flu.

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7 Tips for Managing Diabetes
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

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A Timeless Holiday Tradition Returns
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

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