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  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—If you’re ever the parent or grandparent of a girl, recent research from the University of Essex in England may provide some surprising but important information: Girls are more willing to take risks, speak up, and take on leadership roles when in single-gender environments.

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(BPT) - Back-to-school season is under way! While this is an exciting time for the whole family, it can be a hectic one, too. A recent survey conducted by Total Wireless found that almost two-thirds (63 percent) of moms agree that planning for back to school is more stressful than planning f…

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(BPT) - Today's consumers market view their food choices with a more critical eye than ever before, and this pressure is placing higher expectations on food manufacturers, not only in terms of how consumers’ food is made but what it’s made from, where it’s sourced and how it's delivered.

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(BPT) - There was a time you could run a small business with a bank account, a telephone, an internet connection and some sort of physical base. These days, cybersecurity has been added to this list as a necessity nearly every small business owner needs to consider.

  • by Danny Lipford

(NAPSI)—Your home is meant to be a retreat from the world—quiet and relaxing. However, that peaceful setting can quickly turn to chaos when unwanted noise enters the picture. The good news is that there are several things you can do to prevent unwanted sounds from interrupting your activitie…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—The National Safety Council reports that half of all teen drivers will be involved in a car crash before graduating from high school. Listening to these helpful tips and utilizing available technology can help you keep your teen driver safer.

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Have you ever watched a child during playtime switch between building blocks, putting together a puzzle, and talking with their stuffed animals? Through each of these unique types of play, kids are building strong developmental skills that will no doubt come in handy later in life.

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—If your kids are like most, they tell you they have too much homework. A recent University of Phoenix online study1 of more than 1,000 U.S. K−12 teachers, however, suggests that may not really be the case.

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(BPT) - Summer is coming to an end, and that means revisiting your bank account before heading into fall. Whether it was vacations, get-togethers or concerts that did you in, summer always seems to come full of activities but doesn’t come cheap. As you head into the next season, it’s a great…

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(BPT) - The first days of school are filled with excitement and pangs of anxiety, but it doesn’t take long for high school and college students to fall into a routine. Adjusting to the new reality of school can be difficult, but it's the steps students take now that determine their success t…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Every year, more than 4 million women will get pregnant in the United States, and most couples, 84 out of every 100, will get pregnant within the first year of trying. But according to the Department of Health and Human Services, knowing your cycle and the changes in your body can he…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—According to the Census Bureau, there are 3.2 million farmers operating 2.1 million farms covering 915 million acres. Each U.S. farmer, reports the Farm Journal Foundation, produces enough food to feed 155 people and is the leading producer of more than 50 foods of importance to diet…

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(BPT) - Summer is almost over and the school bell is about to ring. To make sure you and your family are set up for success, equip your home with the best technology devices on the market. Consider this your gadget guide for the best school year yet.

(StatePoint) There are currently more than 93 million Americans in the U.S. over age 55, according to Census data, and the vast majority (74 percent) of them have a smartphone. And that number keeps growing.

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Twice a week, one in four Americans loses keys, and more than half say misplaced items cause us to be late. Fortunately, you can now change all that with a new technology from Pixie that uses augmented reality to lead you to the exact spot where your lost items are—saving you time an…

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(BPT) - Access to cellular data has become the lifeblood of communications in the 21st century. We stay connected to keep up with news, weather and sports, listen to music, check email, watch movies and videos or grab new apps that let us do even more. With today’s technology, a few clicks o…

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(BPT) - The dollar, the euro, the pound, the yen… the currency people use around the world has many different names, but it all shares something in common. Paper forms of currency are out and digital payments are in. The security and convenience of card based electronic payments and digital …

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—To make your next BBQ bash, pool party or summer celebration a smash in time for Fourth of July—just phone it in. That is, use your smartphone to not only take great pictures of all the fun but also to project movies, play music and more.

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(BPT) - Writer Leigh Hunt once said, “The groundwork of all happiness is good health.” It’s a mantra you heed because nothing is more important than your health. That’s why you watch what you eat, you exercise at least three times a week and you avoid tobacco or excessive alcohol use. You’re…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Smartphones have become a bodily extension for most Americans. U.S. World & News Report found that nearly a quarter of the population of the U.S. has a smartphone—fourth in the world. We take our devices with us everywhere—work, home, even on vacation-but the devices in our pocke…

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(BPT) - Sick of carrying that heavy laptop around? Do you want the functionality of a laptop but the flexibility of a touch screen? Today’s tablets are fully functioning computers that have the firepower to match a laptop and provide the best of both worlds when partnered with a detachable k…

  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Although moving is one of the most stressful life events—according to the Employee Relocation Council—it doesn’t have to be. If you’re one of the 40 million people estimated to move this year, these five steps can make moving easier: