Lifestyle
This state is testing a model to add more civility to politics
Next City reports that Minnesota's Civility Caucus is helping to develop fertile ground for understanding and collaboration across the aisle of the state legislature.
The South was the center of rural population growth last year
The Daily Yonder reports on last year's American rural population growth, with 90% happening in the South.
Redesigned envelope leads to fewer rejected ballots, but new issue arises
Votebeat reports that while fewer mail-in ballots were rejected in Pennsylvania's 2023 primary election due to an envelope redesign, a new glitch has emerged.
5 health benefits of honey you may not know
Elvish Honey uncovered five lesser-known health benefits of honey using various scientific studies, medical journals, and news coverage.
How access to opioid treatments is growing across the country
Ophelia used CDC data to map the growing distribution of common medications that prevent opioid overdoses and treat substance use disorders.
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Fentanyl test strips save lives, so why are they illegal in some states?

Ophelia explored which states ban fentanyl and xylazine test strips, using Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association and CDC data.

What are normal testosterone levels by age?

Hone Health reports on the factors responsible for testosterone levels in men and how they are affected by age and lifestyle.

Why do so many women get POTS?

In examining POTS, a disorder that affects the autonomic nervous system, which controls bodily functions such as breathing, heart rate and digestion, Guava Health explores why 95% of patients are women.

Texas Celebrates Youth Sports This Summer

Texas Celebrates Youth Sports This Summer

(NewsUSA) - Kids take the field in a big way this summer in Plano, Texas, as the town gears up to host a diverse mix of activities that attract the best young talent from across the United States.A …

La Semana del Aprendizaje Juvenil destaca las oportunidades

La Semana del Aprendizaje Juvenil destaca las oportunidades

(NewsUSA) - La Semana del Aprendizaje Juvenil, una iniciativa del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU., presenta una variedad de eventos y oradores en lugares de todos los Estados Unidos para mostrar …

No Child is Forgotten By Marine Toys for Tots

No Child is Forgotten By Marine Toys for Tots

(NewsUSA) - Marine Toys for Tots, known for its core mission of Christmastime charitable efforts, has evolved into a year-round force for good – ensuring that no child is forgotten any day of the …

Unique, Hands-Free Ways to Soothe Your Baby

(Family Features) Most parents know - or soon will - crying is completely normal for babies. Even once you've determined a cause for the cries, finding foolproof ways to soothe baby can be difficult.

Nurturing the Mental Health of Young Children

(Family Features) The earliest years of children's lives lay the foundation for their social and emotional well-being, setting the stage for success in school and beyond.

4 Tips for Summer Water Safety

(Family Features) Drowning is a leading cause of death for children ages 1-4, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To protect your loved ones when playing in and around water this summer, keep these tips in mind.

Expertly manage the back-to-school bustle
(BPT) - With the school year just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for an exciting season of educational growth, evening sports games and school lunches. All busy parents know …
Considering homeschooling? Here are helpful resources
(BPT) - If you've been thinking about homeschooling your children — or you're already doing so — you're not alone. According to the Washington Post, homeschooling has continued to surge …
Carter’s Reveals 2024 Back-to-School Fashion Trends
(BPT) - Plus: The when to buy, how to buy, and what to buy.It’s that time of year again: Time to start back-to-school shopping. (Anyone else feel like summer just started?!) Alas, we’ve …
Bookings and new hosts on the rise for Paris 2024
(BPT) - Interest in the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 is influencing how guests are traveling this summer. As of March 31, nights booked during the dates of the Olympics are over five times …
There’s a rare and devastating cancer affecting young adults: One woman’s tips on how to cope with a difficult diagnosis
(BPT) - Sponsored by Adaptimmune Therapeutics.Megan was 12 years old, an active student-athlete, and an enthusiastic member of her cheerleading squad when she first started experiencing what she …
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Throw a Party Like a Pro

(Family Features) Before gathering your crew for your next event, make a plan to ensure you get to enjoy the day as fully as your guests.

Volunteering Together to Build Friendships and Strengthen Bonds

(Family Features) As people age, many social avenues from earlier phases of life, such as school and work, no longer exist and making friends can be difficult. Experts suggest volunteering as a beneficial way to make friends and improve social well-being.

Volunteering Together: Building friendships and strengthening bonds

(Family Features) As people age, many social avenues from earlier phases of life, such as school and work, no longer exist and making friends can be difficult. Experts suggest volunteering as a beneficial way to make friends and improve social well-being.

One top trend to improve your home's value: hardwood flooring

(BPT) - Whether you're thinking about selling your home or just making some updates, it's always smart to consider renovations that will enhance the enjoyment of your home and increase your …

Sci-fi horror bug discovered on International Space Station

Giant Freakin Robot reports that NASA discovered 13 strains of a superbug, a multidrug-resistant bacterium, aboard the International Space Station.

Americans' confidence in their ability to retire remains shaken

Is inflation setting back retirement plans? Wealth Enhancement analyzed data from the EBRI to see how Americans are thinking about retirement.

How to beat the summer heat — and boredom

(BPT) - Summer break can be wonderful for kids, as they are able to explore new activities, visit with friends or just have more free time to play. But summer can also get hot — and long. If …

Designing with green hues: 5 ways to add this trending color to your kitchen and bath

(BPT) - Move over, gray. Green is having its moment this year in bath and kitchen design and décor. Whether dark, light or somewhere in between, these luscious hues are on trend right now, but …

The framework for lasting weight loss success

(BPT) - Everyone is buzzing about prescription GLP-1 medications like Ozempic and Wegovy for weight loss — and rightfully so. GLP-1s (more formally known as glucagon-like peptide 1 agonists) …

What states have the most affordable groceries?
Rocket Loans used information from the 2023 Annual Average Cost of Living Index to determine which states have the most affordable groceries.
Can electric cars be powered with solar panels?
Edmunds reports the obstacles that must be overcome for solar power to be used in electric vehicles.
Developments in oncology over the last year showing promise for cancer patients and others
Medical Technology Schools compiled some of the most promising oncology advancements of the last year from academic studies and leading researchers.
Flags for mental health: How to spot signs of a struggling child
Counseling Schools consulted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports to explore the key signs of struggling children in all age groups.
As temperatures rise across the US, here's how to protect yourself this summer
Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to identify which regions have been most impacted by high-risk heat, using CDC, NWS, and NOAA data.