Dog Dividends

Dogs are great companions for humans, In fact, their company can pay real dividends in better emotional well-being – and even a better love life.

According to the results of a new survey from Purina, dogs are not just our best friends, but also counselors, confidants, bunk mates, stress relievers…

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National Ice Cream Day Is Almost Here

Sunday, July 15 is National Ice Cream Day in the U.S., the Census Bureau reminds us.

One of the joys of summer and sins of consumption goes back to 1786, when commercially made ice cream was first advertised in New York City.

Until then, ice cream was a privately…

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The Limited Recharge Following a Vacation

Taking time off helps the majority of U.S. workers recover from stress and experience positive effects that improve their well-being and job performance, but for nearly two-thirds of working adults, the benefits of time away dissipate within a few days, according to a survey released by the…

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4th of July Road Safety Tips, from the National Safety Council

National Safety Council calculations indicate 164 people may be killed on the road during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday period, and an additional 18,600 may be seriously injured in crashes.

That estimate is nearly 4 percent higher than the actual number of deaths – 157 – that occurred in 2012…

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Shocking: 65% of Teens Wish They Could Curb Their Smartphone Use

A new national survey conducted by Screen Education finds that teens are so troubled by their smartphone addiction that they want to reduce their screen time.

Screen Education is a non-profit organixation dedicated to mitigating the negative consequences of screen addiction through research, education, and consulting.

According to the…

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