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If you love to run and regularly participate in marathons, you might win yourself a new car or SUV this fall. Volvo Car USA has announced that its Run for Volvo Cars Sweepstakes is returning, and one lucky participant will win the safe, stylish, and efficient Swedish ride of their dreams.

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(StatePoint) Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Yet, according to a recently released report, Black women in the United States face a perfect storm of issues spanning across every aspect of the health care system and society at-lar…

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A new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), a worldwide nonprofit research group, analyzes the life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions of passenger cars to determine the climate impact of electric vehicles (EVs) versus internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. A v…

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(BPT) - There's nothing better than getting outside. Not only can it help reduce stress, but it can also bring more energy and excitement to your life. According to a study from the International Journal of Environmental Health Research, it only takes about 20 minutes to feel the positive ef…

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(BPT) - The pandemic has brought new focus to home enhancements that not only add value, but also support wellness. Today's homeowners are investing in thoughtful improvements that prioritize safety and well-being, helping to substantially increase the home's health quotient.

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(BPT) - If you’ve ever experienced heartburn, you know why it’s called that — you feel a burning sensation in your throat and upper chest, and even a bad taste in your mouth. While heartburn can have many triggers and causes, it is essentially due to the backward flow of acid, called acid re…

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(BPT) - During hot summers, there’s nothing better than a relaxing day on your local lake or river. But after spending the last year at home, you may be itching for a change of scenery. For fun water activities this summer, consider a trip to Arkansas. There’s a reason they call Arkansas, Th…

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(StatePoint) Many older adults have been delaying preventive health care during the pandemic because of fear of visiting the doctor’s office. As more people get vaccinated for COVID-19, now may be a good time to make up for gaps in care, according to Dr. Gina Conflitti, chief medical officer…

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(BPT) - Por primera vez en más de un año, muchos estudiantes y sus padres se están preparando para regresar a las aulas este otoño. Y Amazon ha compilado consejos y “trucos” para ayudar a alumnos— ¡y padres también! — a mantener a raya el nerviosismo escolar, a fin de que puedan volver a la …

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As Volvo Cars (Volvo) pushes toward its pledge to be an all-electric manufacturer by 2030, the company has quietly introduced a new, 48-volt mild-hybrid system for several of its 2022 models. The addition of a mild hybrid adds a fifth propulsion option to the global Volvo lineup.

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(BPT) - Un estudio reciente, encargado por la marca Always, revela que las niñas que practicaron deportes durante la pubertad generaron confianza y destrezas vitales para la vida, como el trabajo en equipo y la resiliencia. Sin embargo, casi el cincuenta por ciento de las mismas los abandona…

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(BPT) - A recent study, commissioned by Always, found that girls who played sports during puberty built confidence and critical life skills, like teamwork and resilience. Yet nearly half drop out during puberty, according to the nationally representative survey, conducted by OnePoll in 2021.

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(NewsUSA) - Whether you are returning to an office or upgrading a home office, nothing refreshes a business or residential space like new, high-quality flooring. The right flooring can help add style and warmth to a kitchen, infuse energy into a workout room, and lend an air of professionali…

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(BPT) - Es posible que usted haya escuchado todas las historias sobre la importancia de donar sangre, pero puede que no esté tan familiarizado con la otra sustancia salvavidas que fluye por sus venas — el plasma. Mientras el mundo está enfocado en el grave problema de escasez de donantes de …

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(BPT) - After more than a year of remote learning, there is so much excitement around dressing for back-to-school this year and showing off individual style. To help identify the top back-to-school trends and styles for the school year, OshKosh B’gosh, known by generations of parents for hig…

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(BPT) - At age 62, Sandy Weber became unemployed when her customer service job was eliminated during the COVID pandemic. A friend encouraged her to give substitute teaching a try. Weber said, "I didn’t realize I could work in a classroom without a teaching background. It was the best decisio…

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(BPT) - We’ve all heard questionable information and advice about health and weight loss over the years. It could be from well-intentioned friends, a story on the internet, celebrity statements on social media, or the latest media story. But Dr. Benjamin Bikman, a leading metabolic scientist…

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(BPT) - There’s nothing quite like enjoying fresh produce throughout late summer and fall. If you enjoy cooking — or eating! — you can celebrate the most delicious seasonal foods by focusing on where they come from, and what flavors taste best together.

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Charging an electric vehicle (EV) while it's moving down the road—a technology known as dynamic charging—has been a dream in the EV world for years. Researchers and automakers have been testing the idea in labs and on small stretches of road for at least the past decade. This month, Purdue U…

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(BPT) - After altering travel plans for over a year, families across the country are ready to satisfy their wanderlust again. With an eye on safety, road trips and traditional family activities are making a comeback as people are hitting the highway to visit states that offer good fun and pl…

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(NAPSI)—With record-high real estate prices, a growing number of homeowners are remodeling or renovating their existing homes rather than buying new. Increased demand and continued supply chain issues, however, have led to delays in getting quotes, uncertainties in the availability of materi…

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(NewsUSA) - Toys for Tots is the Nation's flagship children's Christmastime charity, but the program offers more than holiday hope. Toys for Tots has expanded its reach to help families in need throughout the year, and its services have been more valuable than ever in the wake of the COVID-1…

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(NewsUSA) - Getting vaccinated is the most important step we can all take to protect ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19, but for many people with disabilities, getting vaccinated has proven to be difficult. The Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL), a first-of-its-kind nation…

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(NewsUSA) - Lung cancer kills more people each year than breast, colon and prostate cancers combined. To address this, new federal recommendations have nearly doubled the number of Americans eligible for lung cancer screening.

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For years, Tesla has led the automotive industry in the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Today, Tesla has over 25,000 "Superchargers" around the world. These branded locations have been a beacon for Tesla drivers looking to recharge their vehicles, even in places wher…

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(BPT) - Creating a tapestry of vivid colors and patterns, Geri Wires, an avid quilter, relies on her sight to create her art. So, in 2007 after her dilated eye exam and speaking with her eye doctor, she was alarmed at the diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) at age 64. AMD is …

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(NewsUSA) - Following a significant drop in babies born in the last year, some forecasters are now predicting a 'mini baby boom' in 2022. If you are now considering starting or growing your family, maximizing fertility and learning about your health is a critical place to begin. The below Q&…

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(StatePoint) “There’s no place like home.” There’s a reason why Dorothy preferred the warm feeling of rural Kansas over the hustle and bustle of Oz. Scientific studies show that busy urban life can actually take a toll on mental health.

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(Family Features) Family reunions this summer are sure to take on special meaning as families reunite after months apart. Organizing such a momentous event may feel like a lot of work, but thinking of it in smaller pieces can make it easier to manage.

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(Family Features) A lung cancer diagnosis can bring a host of emotions and questions, and “now what?” is one of the first. Assembling the right care team and creating a treatment plan designed uniquely for you is important to get you on the right track.

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(Family Features)After more than a year of nearly constant companionship, many pet parents are preparing to leave their pets at home while they transition back to the office. With more time away from home, it’s important for families to be prepared in the event of a fire.

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(Family Features) When you decide to make the investment in a home improvement project, you’re likely entrusting a professional contractor to bring your vision to life on time and on budget.

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(Family Features) Surrounding yourself with beautiful, leafy houseplants can make you feel like you’re on a permanent tropical vacation. However, those same plants can create problems in the event you schedule a real getaway. Consider these simple tips to keep your houseplants alive and thri…

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(Family Features) Making improvements around the house to curb energy usage is not only good for the environment, it can make a big impact on your utility bills, too.