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Choosing The Perfect Personal Trainer

by Gini Grimsley, MS, CSCS (NAPSI)—Exercising with a personal trainer has transformed from a luxury amenity into a highly effective lifestyle routine in many people’s health and fitness …
You can get free help quitting tobacco this year.

Tips And Tricks To Make 2022 The Year You Quit Tobacco For Good

Wednesday, January 12
(NAPSI)—For many, the past year has been a reminder that they can take important steps in taking charge of their own health and …
People are expecting to spend more time than ever in their backyards in the coming year.

Backyarding Trends in 2022: TurfMutt Foundation Predicts Americans Will Continue to Expand Outdoor Living

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
(NAPSI)—“Backyarding”—the trend to move indoor activities outdoors that was made popular during the pandemic —is here to …
The JRNY digital fitness platform features hundreds of workouts including strength, cardio, HIIT, yoga, stretching and Pilates. JRNY is integrated with Bowflex cardio equipment such as the Max Total 16 and features workouts perfect for use with the Bowflex SelectTech 552 and 1090 dumbbells.

Ring In The New Year With An ‘Anti’ Resolution List

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
(NAPSI)—As the world celebrates the new year, many will make an annual list of resolutions and goals, which often include improving …

2022 Set To Be A Big Year For Kate And William

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

(NAPSI)—In the midst of a pandemic, family drama and the passing of Prince Phillip, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were shining examples of grace and optimism over the last couple of years. …

Helping The Nervous System Heal Itself
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

(NAPSI)—For decades, medical researchers struggled to solve the mystery of how to reverse paralysis caused by serious spinal cord injuries. Finally, hope appears to be at hand.  Making Mice …

Get The Facts About Fertility, Pregnancy, And COVID-19 Vaccines
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign(NAPSI)—Questions and misinformation about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on fertility and pregnancy have left some people uncertain about …

Nine Things NOT To Do This Holiday Season
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

(NAPSI)—Keeping your mail secure is always a priority for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, but during the holidays it’s even more important to keep your mail safe and your holidays happy. …

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Consumer Science News and Notes Volume 227

Yesterday at 11:51 AM

Consumer Science News & Notes is an informative programfrom experts on your health, home, family, food and finances.

Consumer Science News and Notes Volume 227

Yesterday at 11:50 AM
Consumer Science News & Notes is an informative programfrom experts on your health, home, family, food and finances.


Tuesday, January 11
The resplendent glamour and elegance of Hollywood was seen again at the thirty-sixth and thirty-seventh Annual L. Ron Hubbard …

Health Awareness

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Prediabetes is a serious health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as …


Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Chronic kidney disease, or C-K-D, is a serious condition that affects fifteen percent of adults in the U-S.  Early kidney …
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Friday, April 30, 2021
Being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle for everyone, and it’s key if you’re a teen with diabetes.  Hi, …

Health Matters

Friday, April 30, 2021
If you have been feeling a bit of brain fog lately—you know that fudgy feeling of not being able to concentrate in Zoom meetings and …
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Count On Us—Elevating Our Health And Safety Protocols

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
At Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, count on us to put safety first.  Elevated health and safety protocols. Use of E-P-A approved …
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Safe And Sanitized in Sarasota: Connect Safely Again

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Visit Sarasota beaches and beyond.  Inviting you to connect safely. The resort at Longboat Key Club. Connect with family.  …
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Visit Orlando

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
In Orlando.  We’re raising the bar higher on safety. So together we can raise the bar on fun!  When you’re …
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For The Home

Yesterday at 11:26 AM
You could be more comfortable at home for less money. The Environmental Protection Agency says cleaning a heating and cooling system lets it run more efficiently so it’s less likely to break down, …

Contest Corner

Tuesday, January 11
Fame and fortune may await writers and artists focused on the future. In 1983 acclaimed author L. Ron Hubbard created the Writers of the Future Contest for aspiring writers of speculative fiction. …

Achieving A Healthy Mind and Body In The New Normal

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
The last year and a half was challenging and stressful, and achieving mind-body balance amid these changes has not been easy. Starting with the right fitness routine can help you thrive in your new …

Eye On Health

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
There are many reasons not to skip routine eye exams. First, research suggests vision loss can affect your brain. People who scored poorly on vision tests were more likely to suffer memory deficits. …

Delicious Traditional Recipes

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, reports the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention—but you can protect yourself. First, don’t smoke. Next, get regular …
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Winning The Future

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

(NAPSI)—Fame and fortune may await writers and artists who enter annual contests for those focused on the future. The Contests Popular science fiction author L. Ron Hubbard created the …

Poems That Can Help With Healing In Hard Times
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

(NAPSI)—You may be able to bring some comfort to your friends and family members who have been grieving a loss in these difficult days.  Poetry And Emotion There’s a new book that …

As the Summer Heats Up, Check Out These Four Great Reads
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

“The Shadow Girl” by Misty Mount  (NAPSI)—“A powerful fantasy that combines a coming of age theme with insights into changing family relationships, the impact of past worlds on …


The Taste Of Fall—You Can Share With Your Dog

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

(NAPSI)—Now is the time for all things pumpkin: From pumpkin spice lattes and candles to pumpkin patches and carving, there’s something pumpkin for everyone—including your four-legged friends. …

Managing Pet Anxiety Amid Transitioning Routines
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—As students return to in-person learning and pet parents gradually begin to spend more time outside the house, pets around the country are having to adapt to new …

Five Ways To Treat Your Pet To A Spooky, Safe Halloween
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—It’s no secret that pets are like family—holiday traditions included.This Halloween bring your pups in on the spooky fun by decking them out in a scary cute …


The Royal Roots Of Today’s Christmas Traditions

Monday, November 22, 2021

(NAPSI)—Many Americans are not aware that some of the enduring Christmas traditions they enjoy every year are rooted in those started by the British Royal Family back in the 1840s. Here’s a look …

Simple Packing Tips To Ship Holiday Gifts
Monday, November 22, 2021

(NAPSI)—Sending gifts to friends and family and getting them there intact can be easy, if you know how. Fortunately, the United States Postal Service does and offers these helpful tips: • To …

Renters Rely On Reviews And Ratings During Pandemic
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

(NAPSI)—For renters seeking a new apartment community since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, finding the best place to live has come down to the three Rs—ratings, reviews and …

Education / careers

New Invention May Reduce The Need For Masks

Monday, December 6, 2021

(NAPSI)—A new approach to indoor ventilation has been developed that can significantly decrease the risk of COVID and influenza outbreaks in schools, offices and other indoor environments, and even …

Many Americans Begrudgingly Return To The Office Full Time; Most Expect Mandatory Vaccinations
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

(NAPSI)—A new nationwide survey, commissioned by OfficeSpace Software and conducted by The Harris Poll, revealed half of those who went into an office prior to the pandemic don’t want to do so …

Why Every Student Should Take An Aptitude Test
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

(NAPSI)—A question many teens are often asked is, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” While becoming a YouTube star or a rock star may be the “official” answer, most people end up …

Fashion & beauty

Wisdom Teeth Removal: Why, When And How

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

(NAPSI)—This year, more than five million Americans, mostly between the ages of 17 and 25, will have their wisdom teeth removed to prevent or address teeth crowding or pain. Dentists recommend that …

Talk Hernia To Me: Advice For Effective Consultations With Your Doctor
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

(NAPSI)—An estimated 5 million people in the U.S. have a hernia, yet many struggle to effectively talk with their doctor about symptoms and potential treatment options—but that can be …

Oral Health Affects Overall Wellness; Ensure Dental Services Are Used
Thursday, October 14, 2021

(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people, health and wellness have been at the forefront of your mind these days. And if you’re currently dealing with a medical condition, you can still have the …


Earth Is Dimming Due To Climate Change

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

(NAPSI)—Warming ocean waters have caused a drop in the brightness of the Earth, according to recent research.  Scientists used decades of measurements of earthshine—the light reflected from Earth that illuminates the surface of the Moon—as well as satellite measurements to find that there has been a significant drop in Earth’s reflectance, or albedo, over the past two decades.

Tips To Reduce Food Waste At Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

by Dr. Jean Buzby (NAPSI)—Each year, the average American family of four loses $1,500 to uneaten food—that’s about 1,160 pounds of food. At holiday or any time, it’s a good idea to think …

How Blood Donations Help Save Lives
Monday, November 1, 2021

(NAPSI)—A lifeline.  That’s how Lydia Langford views the monthly blood transfusions she gets. “If I don’t get that blood, then I’m going to die,” Langford said. “And it …


How To Reduce Food Waste At Home

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

by Dr. Jean Buzby (NAPSI)—Here’s a cool idea: A clean, well-organized refrigerator can help your family prevent food waste. Three Ways To Fight Food Waste1. Know and, if necessary, …

Easy Tips To Reduce Food Waste In Your Child’s Lunch Box
Thursday, September 23, 2021

by Jean Buzby  (NAPSI)—It’s estimated that a family of four spends, on average, $1,500 a year on food that goes uneaten—but you can help save food and money and improve your kids’ …

Calling All Backyarders: Fall Is Your Time
Thursday, September 23, 2021

(NAPSI)—Backyarding, the trend to move many indoor activities outdoors, is now a permanent way of life. During the pandemic, learning to work, entertain, vacation, work out and more right in …


Processing And Delivering The U.S. Mail

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

(NAPSI)—Here’s intriguing information on how mail gets processed—something everyone should know: The U.S. Postal Service has nearly 34,000 Post Office locations and more than 300 processing …

How To Achieve A Healthy Mind And Body In The New Normal
Monday, November 22, 2021

(NAPSI)—The way people live—from how they eat, sleep, work and move their bodies­—has been disrupted in the last year-and-a-half, and adapting to and achieving mind-body balance amid these …

Three Ways Technology Can Make The Hybrid Environment “Work” For Your Organization
Monday, October 18, 2021

by George Taylor  (NAPSI)—You may well remember the frustrations that defined the “old days” of work—the hustle to get to your desk on time, the inevitable dread of sitting in traffic …


Northern Virginia Extends A Warm Welcome To Canadian Visitors

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

(NAPSI)—Now that the U.S.-Canada land border has re-opened, and as the weather turns cooler, a wonderful way for Canadians to relax and enjoy time with family and friends is on a road trip to …

Four Ways To Have A Festive And Safe Holiday Season
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

by the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Entering the second holiday season of the COVID-19 pandemic, West Virginians are eager to reconnect with family and …

Four Ways To Have A Festive And Safe Holiday Season
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

by the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Entering the second holiday season of the COVID-19 pandemic, Idahoans are eager to reconnect with family and friends and …


Hints For A Happy Holiday Get-together

Monday, December 6, 2021

(NAPSAI)—After the last year or so, many people are anxious to get back into the social swing. To help, here are 6 entertaining ideas that can mean more fun for you and your friends: How To Have …

Party Planning Pointers For The Holidays
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

(NAPSI)—This holiday season, many Americans are entertaining the idea of having a festive gala.  Here are 6 party planning hints that can help your next get-together be fun for both you and …

The Curse On The House Of Grimaldi
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

(NAPSI)—Long before American actress Meghan Markle married into the British royal family, another famous actress, Grace Kelly, became a princess when she married Prince Rainer III of Monaco.


Car Repairs Not To Try At Home

Thursday, October 28, 2021

(NAPSI)—When it comes to taking care of cars, all those countless “do it yourself” videos make it all seem so straightforward and easy. So, too many people take matters into …

Make Your Energy Choices Count
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

(NAPSI)—Just as people across the country celebrate Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program celebrates all the ways people collectively act to protect the planet …

Reaching Carbon Neutrality For $1 A Day
Friday, March 19, 2021

(NAPSI)—Zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry can be achieved by 2050—and it could cost only about $1 a day. That’s the finding of a new study by James Williams at the …


Medicare Open Enrollment Offers Opportunities to Access Affordable Fitness Programs

Monday, November 22, 2021

(NAPSI)—Millions of older adults are making important decisions about their health insurance coverage—including fitness and wellness benefits—during Medicare Open Enrollment. Seniors and other …

Small Steps Can Make A Big Difference In Preventing Diabetes
Friday, November 5, 2021

(NAPSI)—Prediabetes is a serious medical condition that, if untreated, can put you at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. But the good news is that by making …

Innovative Retirement Healthcare Solution Supports Retirement Preparedness
Thursday, September 30, 2021

(NAPSI)—According to the Social Security Administration, there are 65 million retirees in the U.S. If you or someone you care about is among them—or you expect to be someday—there could be good …


Better Health: A New Way To Get Your Medical Supplies

Monday, August 30, 2021

(NAPSI)—Every year millions of people struggle through the confusing and stressful process of finding the right ostomy supplies to manage their health at home. Better Health, a next-generation …

How Millennials, Gen X Feel About Finances Now
Monday, August 30, 2021

(NAPSI)—Americans are navigating a rapidly evolving pandemic environment—and that extends to how they’re feeling about their finances, according to the latest Wealth Watch survey. “As …

Finding Health Insurance Coverage Pre-Retirement
Thursday, August 26, 2021

(NAPSI)—More Americans may be looking to retire before age 65, according to several studies. However, they need to understand their financial needs, both long term and before age 65. This includes …


School Days Mean Back To Mouthguards For Student Athletes

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

(NAPSI)—Up to 60 percent of student athletes will experience a sports-related dental injury and some 30 percent of all sports injuries are related to the mouth and teeth, making mouthguards an …

A Safe Way to Return to Play
Thursday, August 5, 2021

(NAPSI)—As life returns to normal following an impossibly difficult year, one aspect of the pandemic likely to remain is the understanding that clean, germ-free environments are …

Teachers Learning Remotely
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

by Katherine Bihr, Ed.D  (NAPSI)—If you are among the nearly four million teachers in America, according to National Center for Education estimates, here are no-cost digital resources that …


Get The Facts About Fertility, Pregnancy, And COVID-19 Vaccines

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign(NAPSI)—Questions and misinformation about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on fertility and pregnancy have left some people uncertain about …

Get The Facts About Fertility, Pregnancy, And COVID-19 Vaccines
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Questions and misinformation about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on fertility and pregnancy have left some people uncertain …

Get The Facts About Fertility, Pregnancy, And COVID-19 Vaccines
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Questions and misinformation about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on fertility and pregnancy have left some people uncertain …


Give Traditional Recipes A Better-For-You Twist

Friday, November 5, 2021

(NAPSI)—Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States—about 655,000 Americans die from heart disease each year, …

Controlling Seasonal Diseases In Cattle
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

(NAPSI)—Here’s something cattle ranchers know: Each season brings with it different health challenges for their livestock, from respiratory diseases to eye and foot infections, to enteric and …

Tips For Shedding Those Pandemic Pounds
Friday, July 9, 2021

(NAPSI)—Living may be easier during the warmer weather seasons but that doesn’t mean your wellness goals should be swept under the rug. To help, GOLO, the pioneering wellness solutions company, …

Gift ideas

Baby Boomers Still Playing Together Even “Party Gaming” on Zoom

Monday, April 5, 2021

(NAPSI)—Over 70 million Baby Boomers grew up playing board games and watching game shows together—and they still love doing both.  A new pop culture trivia game is taking Boomers on a …

Let’s All Cheer For The Plant And Flower Of The Year
Wednesday, December 23, 2020

(NAPSI)—It’s official: has named the sunflower as 2021’s Flower of the Year and the Prayer Plant as Plant of the Year. With everyone looking forward to a fresh start, …

5 Tips To Save Time (And Sanity) This Holiday Season
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

(NAPSI)—Doesn’t it seem like the most wonderful time of the year is actually the most stressful time of the year? Add to that a global pandemic, virtual schooling and working from home and it may …

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Four Ways To Have A Festive And Safe Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

by the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Entering the second holiday season of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentuckians are eager to reconnect with family and friends …

Four Ways To Have A Festive And Safe Holiday Season
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Entering the second holiday season of the COVID-19 pandemic, Texans are eager to reconnect with family and friends and …

Three Ways To Keep Your Child Safe From COVID-19
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

(NAPSI)—Children and teens are catching and spreading COVID-19 at an increasingly high rate. Even if your child or teen has not yet contracted COVID-19, they are at risk, especially with the low …


Holiday Fitness Survival Guide: Make A Plan To Improve Your Core Body Fitness

Thursday, November 11, 2021

(NAPSI)—During this season of family, friends and food—lots of food—now can be a great time to consider changing up your home fitness regimen and workout plans. One consideration is to …

You Can Help Save A Life
Thursday, October 21, 2021

(NAPSI)—Being a hero and helping repair the world may be easier than many people realize. How? Become a blood stem cell or marrow donor, volunteer or a supporter. The Problem Every three …

U.S. Postal Service Shares Safety Tips
Monday, December 7, 2020

(NAPSI)—The United States Postal Service cares about keeping employees and customers safe every day of the year. As the holidays approach, here are some important safety tips. Slip, Trip And …

Real estate

Across The U.S., Non-white Neighborhoods Are Hotter Than White Ones

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

(NAPSI)—Nationwide, in both major cities and small towns, neighborhoods with more Black, Hispanic and Asian residents experience hotter temperatures during summer heatwaves than nearby white …

Apartment Living Fosters Much Needed Sense Of Community
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

(NAPSI)—Communities are more than groups of people who live together in the same geographical area. In their truest sense, communities transcend the physical spaces they occupy to become places …

Re-imagining Home Sales For Healthier, More Sustainable Living
Thursday, March 18, 2021

(NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop the spread of the virus have shifted how people think about a lot of things, including their homes. With shelter-in-place orders and shutdowns …


If Your Home Survives A Fire, Will It Still Be Safe?

Thursday, August 12, 2021

(NAPSI)—Wildfires are burning hotter and moving faster than ever before. They create health and safety hazards long after being extinguished. The residue and small particles carried in wildfire …

Six Questions To Ask Your Doctor About COVID-19 Vaccines
Friday, June 25, 2021

(NAPSI)—While most American adults have already received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, a lot of people still have questions. Everyone deserves to have access to factual information to …

3 Safe Senior Exercise Options For Summer
Thursday, June 3, 2021

(NAPS)—Sunshine and warm weather have many people thinking about new workout options. If you’re ready to kickstart your fitness routine—but want to do so safely—consider these three simple …


Changing Cancer Research To Increase Equity

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

(NAPSMI)—Overall, cancer deaths in America have fallen in the last several decades, but not everyone has benefited equally from advances in cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Black people …

Increasing Diversity In Cancer Clinical Trials
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

(NAPSI)—There’s good news, bad news and better news about combating cancer in America these days. The good news is there’s been an overall decline in U.S. cancer deaths since 1991. The …

Healthy Air, Healthy Home
Monday, May 3, 2021

(NAPSI)—Asthma affects more than 24 million people in the U.S., including more than 6 million children, reports the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. In addition, more than 50 million …