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How safe is your city? Crime hotspots in America's largest cities
MoneyGeek analyzed recent FBI crime data to find the most prevalent areas in the U.S. for specific crimes.
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.
Why does student mental health suffer during summer? Here's what the data says
Charlie Health highlights how summer affects students' mental health and the importance of mental health care year-round.
Which US cities are most popular for different age groups to settle down?
MoneyGeek analyzed household data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where each age group is putting down roots.
The ASPCA received calls about pets being exposed to more than 350,000 toxins in 2023. Here's how to keep yours safe.
eTailPet mapped the exposure of pets to toxins in 2023 using data from the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center.
3 Ways to Stay Cool this Summer
Although summer will provide Floridians with a challenge to keep themselves comfortable, there are some ways to stay cool. Here are some tips that may help you do just that.
Creating a Home Gym on a Budget: Tips and Tricks
Here are some practical tips and tricks to help you build a home gym that fits your needs without breaking the bank.
Buying High-quality Bags: 6 Ideas Worth Trying
Buying high-quality bags takes some knowledge and strategy, whether you're a collector or just want to add a classic piece to your closet. Here are six ideas worth trying when buying.
Planning the Ultimate Bachelorette Party Event: Extreme Axe Throwing on the Eve of the Wedding
Finding options for leisure activities together is not easy, so it is worth considering a few of the ideas we have suggested.
‘Meditation,’ by Lei Yixin, near the picnic pavilion in Lake Phalen Regional Park. City of Saint Paul, CC BY-ND
Successful city parks make diverse communities feel safe and welcome
The nonprofit Trust for Public Land released its annual ParkScore report which ranks U.S. cities based on the quality of their parks. How would Apopka's parks compare?
Lifestyle stories from the web

5 unexpected ways service and emotional support dogs improve and save human lives

Pettable consulted news reports and research studies to explore new and unique ways organizations use service dogs, highlighting five programs.

What graduation party traditions look like around the world

Peerspace investigated some of the more unique graduation party traditions across the globe, using sources like The Guardian and Culture Trip.

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 …

Marine Toys for Tots is Honored with Humanitarian Award

Marine Toys for Tots is Honored with Humanitarian Award

(NewsUSA) - Thanks to the ongoing support of the American public, the Marine Toys for Tots Program was honored to receive the esteemed Humanitarian Award at the 26th Annual CBS Family Film and TV …

3 Tips for Fueling Summer Adventures

(Family Features) Encouraging children at an early age to participate in outdoor exploration can help foster lifelong skills. Ensure your family is ready to make memories and enjoy the exciting adventures ahead with these tips.

Practical Presents: Father's Day gift ideas for hard-to-buy-for dads

(Family Features) Shopping for your dad on Father's Day each year can be a challenge. However, focusing on the things he enjoys such as music, exercising or hobbies like woodworking or metalworking can send you down the right path.

Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

(Family Features) To show your mom just how much she means to you, choose a Mother's Day gift that reflects her interests and passions. As you're looking for the perfect gift, consider these thoughtful ideas that will touch her heart.

3 tips for sticking to a healthy lifestyle plan
(BPT) - As the seasons change, a familiar moment of truth happens in many households. When you're turning over your closets — putting away your sweaters until next year, and bringing out the …
Things are not always what they seem: Beware of identity fraud
(BPT) - Scam artists are constantly changing tactics to steal your personal identifiable information (PII), including account usernames and passwords, Social Security numbers, birth dates, credit and …
Make the most of summer with these on-the-go snacking tips
(BPT) - Summer is a great time of year — full of new activities, outings, road trips and all kinds of adventures. As your family gears up for a season full of fun, one of the top items on your …
How to help after international disasters: Award-winning student designs explain why 'Cash is Best'
(BPT) - It can be heartbreaking to watch news of international disasters, especially when you feel powerless to help. Your immediate impulse might be to send food, water, medicine or other material …
Can you afford an extra semester? How tuition insurance can help
(BPT) - Given the current economic climate, social issues, and rising college tuition, completing a higher education degree has become quite difficult.While some students are still overcoming the …
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How a Manual Washing Machine Can Help Reclaim Time, Improve Lives

(Family Features) An estimated 60% of the global population wash clothes by hand and the burden falls mostly on women and girls, which means spending up to 20 hours each week doing laundry instead of going to work or school.

Decorate Your Way to a Festive St. Patrick's Day

(Family Features) Pairing Shepherd's pie and potato soup with green pints and Irish delights are surefire signs of St. Patrick's Day celebrations. A few seasonal touches are all it takes to complement a menu of corned beef and cabbage.

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) …

Marine & College Student Charts his Own Path to Success through Community Builder Scholarship

(BPT) - Students with the drive, enthusiasm and commitment to improve their communities can take those qualities even further, with some support. That's the main idea behind the Frito-Lay Community …

Staying odor-free this summer with whole body deodorant

(BPT) - For those looking to tackle body odor this summer, the new Secret Whole Body Deodorant provides clinically proven odor protection for up to 72 hours. It’s gynecologist and dermatologist …

Best (and worst) states for access to mental health care: How does yours stack up?
Hers reports on mental health professional shortage areas in the U.S.
Which U.S. counties are at the greatest risk for wildfire damage?
SmartAsset evaluated the most recent FEMA data to rank U.S. counties based on their projected financial losses per person each year due to wildfires.
Depression rates have fallen since the pandemic—but some groups report more frequent symptoms
Using data from the CDC, Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to look at which groups of people are the most likely to feel depressed.
10 of the biggest Pride celebrations around the world
Stacker used information from various sources, including AFAR and Thrillist, to create a list of the biggest LGBTQ+ Pride celebrations in the world.
These are the 13 states with comprehensive consumer privacy protection laws
Drata compiled a breakdown of the 13 states that have passed consumer privacy protection laws using info collected by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.