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The National Park Service just got $700 million in federal funds. Here are some climate change projects under way.
The National Park Service is funding millions of dollars worth of climate change projects across the country. Stacker breaks down how this money will be used.
Designing with green hues: 5 ways to add this trending color to your kitchen and bath
(BPT) - Move over, gray. Green is having its moment this year in bath and kitchen design and décor. Whether dark, light or somewhere in between, these luscious hues are on trend right now, but …
The framework for lasting weight loss success
(BPT) - Everyone is buzzing about prescription GLP-1 medications like Ozempic and Wegovy for weight loss — and rightfully so. GLP-1s (more formally known as glucagon-like peptide 1 agonists) …
5 unexpected ways service and emotional support dogs improve and save human lives
Pettable consulted news reports and research studies to explore new and unique ways organizations use service dogs, highlighting five programs.
What graduation party traditions look like around the world
Peerspace investigated some of the more unique graduation party traditions across the globe, using sources like The Guardian and Culture Trip.
Lifestyle stories from the web

Best (and worst) states for access to mental health care: How does yours stack up?

Hers reports on mental health professional shortage areas in the U.S.

Which U.S. counties are at the greatest risk for wildfire damage?

SmartAsset evaluated the most recent FEMA data to rank U.S. counties based on their projected financial losses per person each year due to wildfires.

La Semana del Aprendizaje Juvenil destaca las oportunidades

(NewsUSA) - La Semana del Aprendizaje Juvenil, una iniciativa del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU., presenta una variedad de eventos y oradores en lugares de todos los Estados Unidos para mostrar …

No Child is Forgotten By Marine Toys for Tots

(NewsUSA) - Marine Toys for Tots, known for its core mission of Christmastime charitable efforts, has evolved into a year-round force for good – ensuring that no child is forgotten any day of the …

Marine Toys for Tots is Honored with Humanitarian Award

(NewsUSA) - Thanks to the ongoing support of the American public, the Marine Toys for Tots Program was honored to receive the esteemed Humanitarian Award at the 26th Annual CBS Family Film and TV …

Practical Presents: Father's Day gift ideas for hard-to-buy-for dads

(Family Features) Shopping for your dad on Father's Day each year can be a challenge. However, focusing on the things he enjoys such as music, exercising or hobbies like woodworking or metalworking can send you down the right path.

Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

(Family Features) To show your mom just how much she means to you, choose a Mother's Day gift that reflects her interests and passions. As you're looking for the perfect gift, consider these thoughtful ideas that will touch her heart.

4 Things Parents and Youth Athletes Should Know About Concussions

(Family Features) Despite the attention drawn to the topic of concussions over the past decade, it can be difficult to find readily available answers about what parents and young athletes should do after sustaining a concussion.

How to help after international disasters: Award-winning student designs explain why 'Cash is Best'
(BPT) - It can be heartbreaking to watch news of international disasters, especially when you feel powerless to help. Your immediate impulse might be to send food, water, medicine or other material …
Can you afford an extra semester? How tuition insurance can help
(BPT) - Given the current economic climate, social issues, and rising college tuition, completing a higher education degree has become quite difficult.While some students are still overcoming the …
Carter’s Drops New Seasonal Newborn Essentials for New Parents and Gifters
(BPT) - There’s nothing like the joy of expecting a baby. And while prepping for baby’s arrival is an exciting time, it can also be overwhelming — especially when it comes to what …
Advance your studies without sacrificing your summer
(BPT) - It’s almost summertime! You are probably looking forward to some time off and quieter days, but what if you could take advantage of your free time these next few months to help advance …
How does America play video games? A new study highlights our habits
(BPT) - Did you grow up playing video games and still enjoy them today? If that sounds like you, you're in good company. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) just released its annual …
More Lifestyle coverage

How a Manual Washing Machine Can Help Reclaim Time, Improve Lives

(Family Features) An estimated 60% of the global population wash clothes by hand and the burden falls mostly on women and girls, which means spending up to 20 hours each week doing laundry instead of going to work or school.

Decorate Your Way to a Festive St. Patrick's Day

(Family Features) Pairing Shepherd's pie and potato soup with green pints and Irish delights are surefire signs of St. Patrick's Day celebrations. A few seasonal touches are all it takes to complement a menu of corned beef and cabbage.

Depression rates have fallen since the pandemic—but some groups report more frequent symptoms

Using data from the CDC, Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to look at which groups of people are the most likely to feel depressed.

10 of the biggest Pride celebrations around the world

Stacker used information from various sources, including AFAR and Thrillist, to create a list of the biggest LGBTQ+ Pride celebrations in the world.

Marine & College Student Charts his Own Path to Success through Community Builder Scholarship

(BPT) - Students with the drive, enthusiasm and commitment to improve their communities can take those qualities even further, with some support. That's the main idea behind the Frito-Lay Community …

Staying odor-free this summer with whole body deodorant

(BPT) - For those looking to tackle body odor this summer, the new Secret Whole Body Deodorant provides clinically proven odor protection for up to 72 hours. It’s gynecologist and dermatologist …

12 ideas for home improvement projects to do now

(BPT) - May is National Home Improvement Month! As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, it's the perfect time to breathe new life into your living space, whether you're looking to revamp …

These are the 13 states with comprehensive consumer privacy protection laws
Drata compiled a breakdown of the 13 states that have passed consumer privacy protection laws using info collected by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
States with the biggest mental health care deserts
ADHD Advisor used data from the Health Resources & Services Administration to map and analyze mental health provider shortages across the U.S.
Even where abortion is legal, there are high barriers to obtaining one while in jail
The Marshall Project reports on jail policies in 13 states that found vague, confusing or nonexistent guidelines and major hurdles to obtaining an abortion.
How access to affordable housing impacts public health
Foothold Technology used data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to explore how access to housing impacts health, and vice versa.
From content creation to companionship, here's how people say they hope to use AI
Verbit analyzed Microsoft survey data, released this year, to see how excited people around the world are about AI and what they hope to use it for.