Top reasons fall is the perfect time to escape to the beach

(BPT) – You may think fall is time to put the sandals and sunscreen away, but autumn months offer a great opportunity to explore beaches near and far. Consider these eight reasons to escape to the beach with your family and create a fall you’ll always remember.<strong>1. A change of scenery is good for mental health</strong>Many people have spent the […]

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Take Control of Your Health: 5 Steps You Can Take to Help Keep Your Family Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

(BPT) – SPONSORED BY MERCK – As we all adjust to new routines during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be wondering how to help keep your family healthy. Here are five ways you can help protect your health, and the health of your family, during these uncertain times:<strong>1. Make (and keep) well-child appointments</strong><div style=”max-width: 600px; width: 600px;”><img src=”https://www.brandpointcontent.com/images/1036548578.jpg” width=”600″ border=”0″ […]

3 tips for selecting the best travel rewards credit card

How to help your teen balance screen time in a virtual world

(BPT) – The new school year is here — and it may look a little different. Teens are gearing up for more homework, more papers, and especially this year, more screen time. As of March 2020, teen use of apps and digital services is up 70% in the U.S.(1), and 70% of kids ages 12 to 15 get more than […]

3 tips for selecting the best travel rewards credit card

(BPT) – Planning your next vacation may not be at the top of your to-do list right now, but savvy travelers know that maximizing your future travel perks starts with a great rewards credit card.Use this article as a checklist while you’re on the hunt for a new travel rewards credit card.<strong>Tip 1: Ditch annual fees</strong>To help get more bang […]

Wanda Marie (Smith) Thompson

Wanda Marie (Smith) Thompson, 87, of Malta, passed peacefully from this life at her home on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, while surrounded by family.She was the fifth of seven children born to the late Harold C. Smith and Daisy Bankes Smith.She is survived by six children, Chris (Dan) Woods of Newark, OH, Tim (Melinda) Thompson of Cary, NC, Dr. Jeff […]

How to Smooth ‘Crepey’ Skin on Arms and Legs

(<a href=”http://www.newsusaadvantage.com”>NewsUSA</a>)<img src=”https://trackit.newsusa.com/track.gif?id=36507″ /> – Managing the effects of skin aging includes tackling the common complaint of skin crepiness. Crepiness refers to a sagging appearance caused in part by lack of moisture in the skin; women are especially affected by skin crepiness on the upper arms and above the knees.”Crepiness is a concern we address with many of our patients,” […]

What to Know About Today’s Life Insurance Options

(StatePoint) Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans are looking into new life insurance coverage or taking a closer look at their existing coverage to make potential updates, according to a new survey.While over one-third of consumers think life insurance is more important to own now due to the pandemic, just 50 percent of Americans actually own policies currently. The results […]