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Jul 31, 2015, 14:17 ET
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10 Tips from Kids.gov to Get You Ready for Back to School

 Back to school time can be both exciting and stressful for students and parents alike. Getting ready for the first day...

Jul 20, 2015, 15:54 ET
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Three Things to Consider Before Trusting a Financial Advisor

Do you use or have you ever considered using a financial advisor to help you make money decisions? Before you turn over your hard-earned cash, you...

Jul 16, 2015, 08:01 ET
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Consumers Beware: 5 Tips to Keep You Scam-Free This Summer

 For the majority of Americans who plan to take a vacation, attend a concert, or work on their home or garden this summer, this season comes...

Jul 10, 2015, 08:01 ET
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9 Ways to Stay Safe in Beach Waters This Summer

 You may have seen news reports about increased shark attacks this summer. If you're taking a family vacation to the beach in the coming weeks,...

Jul 09, 2015, 19:06 ET
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Five Things You Should Know About Virtual Currencies

 You may have heard about the rise of virtual currency. This digital money can be used like traditional money—to purchase goods or...

Jul 02, 2015, 08:01 ET
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What It Means to Be an American Citizen

 There will be a barbecue with friends, fireworks, and a day off from work. But for me, this Independence Day will be far different from the...

Jul 02, 2015, 08:01 ET

Orgulloso de ser un ciudadano americano

 Habrá asado para compartir con amigos, fuegos artificiales y un día libre. Pero para mí, el Día de la Independencia que se...

Jun 16, 2015, 08:01 ET
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10 Fireworks Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

 July 4th celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence—and for many people, the celebration includes fireworks. Americans...

Jun 16, 2015, 08:01 ET

10 consejos para el uso de fuegos artificiales este Cuatro de Julio

Para muchas personas la celebración de la Independencia no está completa si no hay fuegos artificiales. Sabemos que a partir de 1777, si...

Jun 02, 2015, 14:29 ET

4 consejos para viajar en avión con su mascota

 Se acerca la temporada de verano y comienzan los preparativos para las vacaciones. Si está planificando viajar en avión con su...

Jun 02, 2015, 13:34 ET
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Four Tips for Flying with Your Pet

As the summer travel season heats up, you might be planning a trip with your family—including Fluffy. Over two million pets and other live...

May 19, 2015, 15:33 ET

Cuatro maneras de comprometerse a cuidar de la salud mental

El consumo de tabaco y alcohol, el alcoholismo, el uso indebido de medicamentos recetados, el uso de drogas ilícitas, el consumo de marihuana...

May 19, 2015, 15:01 ET
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Pledge to Take Care of Your Mental Health

May 19 – 23 is National Prevention Week, a national health observance supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

May 04, 2015, 08:01 ET

Six Tips for Keeping Teens Safe on Social Media

 As the end of the school year approaches, children and teenagers might turn more to social media channels to stay connected with their...

May 04, 2015, 08:01 ET

6 consejos para proteger a los jóvenes en las redes sociales

 Al acercarse el fin de año escolar, los niños y jóvenes pueden depender más de las redes sociales para mantenerse en...

Apr 17, 2015, 08:01 ET

Conozca el proceso de alimentos transgénicos

-- Ciencia y tecnología benefician a los consumidores Modificación genética, ingeniería genética, alimentos...

Apr 17, 2015, 08:01 ET
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Learn About Genetically Modified Foods

 "Genetically modified," and "genetically engineered." These are the terms often heard when referring to certain foods. What do they mean for...

Apr 03, 2015, 14:29 ET
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USDA and HHS Seek Public Input by May 8 on Recommendations for 2015 Dietary Guidelines

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee presented evidence-based recommendations to the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human...

Mar 17, 2015, 08:01 ET
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What You Need to Know When You Fly

When travelling, consumers need to follow airline regulations, but can also enforce their rights as passengers. To avoid any issues while...

Mar 17, 2015, 08:01 ET

Lo que debe saber para viajar en avión

 Al viajar las personas deben cumplir con ciertos reglamentos de las aerolíneas, pero también pueden hacer valer sus derechos como...