More than 1 Million Pets Get “Re-Housed” Each Year

In a sad commentary on life in America, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reports that 6.12 million households are re-homing, or surrendering, their pets every five years.

This equates to more than 1 million per year.

In an effort to study this behavior…

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How to Avoid Holiday Headaches

The holidays can be a real headache, literally. That’s why we’re offering some tips for avoiding migraine and tension-type headaches, courtesy of the National Headache Foundation.

According to the Foundation, those who are prone to headaches have a particularly tough time around the holidays, due to the…

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Teens Driving Badly

Teens are engaging in aggressive driving behaviors, and their parents don’t seem to notice, according to a new study.

The study — released by Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) – shows that teens are neglecting the basic rules of the road.

They are engaging in aggressive behavior…

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America’s Favorite Star Wars-Inspired Pet Names

When people are as obsessed with Star Wars as they are with their pets, strange things can happen.

As the largest veterinary practice in the world, Banfield Pet Hospital sees just about every variation on pets, and pet names.

Over the years, Banfield noticed that a large number of American…

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New Tool Helps with Retirement Planning

A new online tool from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is designed to help Americans with retirement planning, including decisions about when to claim their Social Security benefits.

With Americans living longer, retirement planning often involves tough decisions, and trade-offs. And the claiming-age decision regarding Social Security…

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