adults

Petting A Dog The Right Way

Seems simple enough. You see a dog and along with a few high-pitched words and phrases, you reach over to give it a nice pet. But think twice before you do. Even though you've likely been petting dogs your whole life, you may not be doing it the best way. A study was done on 28 dog breeds on their...
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Adult Sleep-Overs Offered At The San Diego Zoo

Why should kids only experience the fun of a sleep over? Adults can once again enjoy the glee of a pajama party as the San Diego Zoo in California offers an Adults-Only Roar & Snore event on select weekends between April and November. Guests will have access to the zoo from 4:15 in the...
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Cold And Flu Medications Found To Be Ineffective For Children

This is not what you want to hear as we enter the cold and flu season, but there is very little you can do to help you cope. A recent report in the British Medical journal claims that over-the-counter medications that proclaim to alleviate cold and flu symptoms are largely found to be ineffective...
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Fake Cancer Causes Being Believed At A High Rate

Smoking, being overweight and overexposure to UV radiation are the biggest preventable causes of cancer. But false information and fake news is causing much confusion as to how those cancers are detected and can be prevented. A recent survey of adults found an alarming number of people getting...
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This Year's Pool Party "Must Have" Are Gigantic Floats!

Spring officially begins a week from today and that means backyard pool parties and afternoons floating down the river are about to begin for another season. This year there has already been a run on the "must have" pool toys. Apparently 10ft by 10ft inflatable pool floats are flying off the...
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Add Your Name to Request The World's Largest Bounce House To Come To Town

The one thing kids have that we didn’t have are bounce houses. The simple act of jumping and flopping without worry seems to be the essence of childhood. But now the bounce house is beyond birthday parties for kids. The Big Bounce America bills itself as the biggest bounce house in the world. It's...
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Study Says Contact Lenses Safe For Children

Good news for kids and contacts. Soft contact lenses are as safe for children and teens as they are for adults, a new review finds. Researchers reviewed nine studies that included 7-to 19-year-olds who use soft contact lenses, to gauge the risk of corneal inflammation infection and inflammation...
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Laundry Detergent Podd More Dangerous To Dementia Adults Than Children

You already know to keep those colorful laundry detergent pods away from children, but what about elderly people? A new warning from consumer groups about the potential risk to adults with dementia, who also mistakenly believe laundry pods are candy and according to Consumer Product Safety...
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