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The Galveston County Daily News: Health & Fitness

September 26, 2016

Health & Fitness

  • Family Living

    Make a World of Difference on Halloween

    (Family Features) This year, Halloween will bring tricks and treats, and teachable moments, too, thanks to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF. Under the guidance of teachers across the nation, thousands of students can learn positive global citizenship values and be empowered to make a difference.

  • Family Living

    Why Sleep Apnea is Bad for Your Health

    (Family Features) A poor night’s sleep can leave you feeling exhausted and cranky, but long-term sleep disruption can actually lead to serious health conditions. Not only is sleep apnea a leading cause of disrupted sleep and daytime sleepiness, but this disease is also a contributing factor to a host of medical problems.

  • Family Living

    Get Picky About Pet Food

    (Family Features) When a beloved family pet experiences health problems, it can take a toll on the whole family. In some cases, it can take weeks or even months to identify the problem, and more importantly, where the solution lies. In some cases, the answer is as simple as changing what your pet eats.

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 >>




Friday 09/09/2016
How everyday consumers can bring clear vision to those in need
Updated: September 10, 2016 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Many people who wear glasses share a similar experience. They told their parents the chalkboard at school looked blurry, their parents took them to see an eye doctor and in less than a week, they were wearing glasses.

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Three Ways to Smooth Up Your Summer
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Statepoint) Summers can be full of stress – social engagements, work outings, and don’t forget wedding season. Here are some ways to navigate the sunny season with confidence and style.

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Monday 08/08/2016
5 beauty tips to take you from summer to fall
Updated: August 11, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - As the sunny days and sizzling heat of summer come to an end, it’s time to transition into a new hair and beauty routine. The shifting seasons can be the perfect time to try a new trend and there are plenty of style tricks that will help you gradually change your look along with the leaves.

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Thursday 08/04/2016
Did You Know Your Eye Makeup Could Be Making You Sick?
Updated: August 04, 2016 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For a lot of women, eye makeup is an essential part of being properly dressed -- just as important as a stylish outfit or nice shoes.

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Wednesday 08/03/2016
Envíe a sus queridos nuevamente a la escuela con estilo y comodidad
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Noticias patrocinadas - La temporada de preparar para el regreso a la escuela puede ser abrumador con un montón de mochilas, ropa, accesorios y útiles escolares para elegir y comprar. Además, tiene que tener en cuenta el gusto personal de cada alumno. Esta temporada de regreso a la escuela será fácil con unos looks divertidos y personalizados que toda la familia adorará, incluyendo un toque personal a los uniformes. Aquí hay cuatro maneras de estilizar los básicos y crear un traje que expresa la individualidad de sus hijos y su estilo único, todo con un precio asequible.

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Tips to Beat Wardrobe Wars When Back-to-School Shopping for Kids
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:33 am

(StatePoint) It’s no secret that kids have strong opinions when it comes to style and that their tastes are always evolving. With 38 percent of parents spending between $100 to $249 per child on back-to-school clothing, according to statistics from online retailer zulily, parents and kids alike should feel confident in their purchases.

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Tuesday 08/02/2016
7 ways to simplify your summer routine
Posted: August 02, 2016

(BPT) - By now, you’ve probably settled into an easy, breezy summer routine filled with beach days, poolside chilling, festivals and living life outside whenever you can — but don’t stop there. Simplify your life and get the most out of your summer with these shortcuts to make your daily routine even easier!

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Be Part Of A LifeRide
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:33 am

(NAPSI)—Your hands, an artist’s handiwork and a motorcycle’s handlebars can get together to help end a terrible disease, even if you never ride the bike.

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Friday 07/22/2016
A Special Birthday Gift
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is an August baby, birthstone gift options are about to become more colorful.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
H20: The Key To Healthy, Glowing Skin
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Healthy skin is universally defined by this major trait: hydration. A hydrated complexion looks and feels fresh. It’s radiant and resilient and able to bounce back from daily environmental stressors—all thanks to a balance of water in the skin.

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More Fashion, Beauty And Fitness
Monday 09/26/2016
Fashionably Fall
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) When fall comes on quick and brings cool weather with it, you can’t afford to be caught with an unprepared wardrobe. With every season change, there comes an opportunity to make sure your closet reflects your unique style.

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Giving Back
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) America’s farmers have a unique opportunity to support and give back to their local community.

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Tips to Get Kids Outside and Away From Screens
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Remember taking off for a day of adventure on your bike, returning home only for dinner? Kids these days don't have the same incredible experience of exploratory, unstructured play. According to a new survey commissioned by Nature's Path, 54 percent of moms say their kids spend more time playing in front of a screen than playing outside.

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4 Important STEM Education Innovations
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) For the past 25 years, there has been an increased focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States, but that’s just the beginning. According to the Department of Commerce, STEM occupations are projected to grow by 17 percent from 2008-2018, compared to 9.8 percent growth for non-STEM occupations. Not only has this trend led to increased job opportunities, but it has also produced numerous technological advances that have drastically changed the world.

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7 Health Concerns That Can Result from Sleep Apnea
Updated: September 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Sleep is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but sleep problems – such as sleep apnea – can hinder sleep quality and lead to other severe health complications. Sleep apnea is a serious breathing disorder that causes you to snore loudly and stop breathing up to hundreds of times a night for anywhere from 10 seconds to more than a minute. According to the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine(AADSM), approximately 25 million adults in the United States suffer from this disease. What many people don’t realize is that in addition to being a nuisance at night, sleep apnea also is a contributing factor to several other health problems.

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Friday 09/23/2016
5 ways to make a difference for kids with childhood cancer
Posted: September 23, 2016

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Football legend makes healthy living a priority
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Former Washington Redskins great Ron Saul has been a part of some storied football teams and was a crucial member of the Redskins’ most famous offensive line unit.  Ron attributes a key part of his career success to the support of the fans. Now, Ron has partnered with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in order to return this support to the community and his fans by sharing his 18-year health journey living with type 2 diabetes.

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Thursday 09/22/2016
Cystic Fibrosis Breakthrough for Patients With Fungal Infections in Lungs
Updated: September 22, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Up to half of all cystic fibrosis patients have fungal infections in their lungs caused by a spore-forming mold named Aspergillus fumigatus. Many of those patients, particularly children and young adults, will develop an allergic reaction to the fungus, Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA), according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Coughing, wheezing and other symptoms can be severe.

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Wednesday 09/21/2016
Save Time and Money With a Mail-Order Pharmacy
Updated: September 21, 2016 - 2:30 pm

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Millennials and Health Care
Updated: September 21, 2016 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Growing up in the digital age, most millennials (adults ages 18 to 36) have grown dependent on using technology to educate themselves about everything from current fashion trends to the latest rankings for their favorite football team. However, one important aspect of life that can't be as easily explained by a smartphone is health care. Since having comprehensive benefits is a major workplace perk, it's important that millennials understand key insurance terms so they can make the best health care decisions. Learn more at aflac.com.

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