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Receive Texts From Santa Claus

Santa may be pushing 1,750 years old, but he can still learn a new trick or two. Even though we are in Santa's busiest month, we can keep in touch with him via text. SlickText, a mass text message marketing platform, is getting in the Christmas spirit this year by helping distribute text messages...
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Tips On Bringing Home A Second (Or Third) Dog

There are several reasons that you may be considering bringing home a new dog or puppy. Before you add a second dog, here are some things to consider. First evaluate your current dog's demeanor. One of the biggest mistakes people make is wanting to add a second dog to a household where the resident...
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Older Americans Are Spending Too Much Time In Front Of Computer Screens

Younger generations get a lot of heat about spending too much time staring at computer screens from older generations. But a new study finds that Americans 60 and older are spending more time in front of their screens than a decade ago. Screen time is up 27%. It makes sense though with the...
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Younger Americans Are Ditching Deodorant

Did you smell that? 40% of adults 18 to 24-years old said they did not use deodorant or antiperspirant in the last 30 days. Around a third (31%) of adults 25 to 34- years old have also ditched deodorant and 22% of adults 35 to 44-years old do the same. The data, from YouGov, fit neatly into the...
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More Americans Under 40 Are Having Heart Attacks

Some sobering news this morning as heart attack rates of people under 40 is rising. In fact, the proportion of heart-attack patients under age 40 has been climbing 2% every year for the last 10 years, according to findings presented at the American College of Cardiology’s annual scientific session...
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Teens Smoke Less Weed In States That Legalize Marijuana

For years lawmakers have cautioned that marijuana would act as a gateway drug for teens, in that it would be the first stop of a lifetime of increasingly harder drug use. But now that 33 states and the District of Columbia have either medical and recreational laws, some with over 20 years to...
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Town Bans Clowns From Attending Halloween Party

Not everyone loves a clown and around Halloween, they can be downright creepy. It's why the city of Oak Park, Michigan have banned people from dressing up as clowns at its annual Boo Bash Halloween party, because they're too frightening for children. The town's recreation department says in light...
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What Women Like In Beards

Women have different tastes and preferences when it comes to the facial hair of men. Depends, according to a survey of women ages 18 to 44. When it comes to short stubble, 38% of women aged 25-34 said it was the most attractive. That viewpoint drops for women 18-24, with 24% saying it was the most...
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Easy Ways To Get Your Younger Child To Remember Your Phone Number

There was a time in America where you had to remember the ten-digit number that would connect you via the telephone to your friends and family. Nowadays we just store them in our phones. But when it comes to younger kids who have yet to own a phone, knowing how to call for mom and dad in an...
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How Old Is Too Old To Trick-Or-Treat?

Trick-or-treating is really fun, and of course you end up with a ton of free candy. But at what point should you hang up your trick-or-treat bag? While there is no official cut-off age as with voting, driving and alcohol sales, most people agree between 12-16 is when it's time to hang up the candy...
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