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NY comedienne says life as a little person no joke

Editor's note: First Person is a new series of personal essays exploring identity and personal points of view that shape who we are. The first contributor is Cara Reedy, a senior administrative assistant for CNN Money.

5 steps to kicking the 'junk food junkie' habit

It's 1 a.m. and your standing in the kitchen, no lights, just the glare of the refrigerator staring back at you. Your eyes are searching for the perfect combination to feed your addiction and all of a sudden, the pantry calls.

2013 Christmas Trends: less trees, cards, and caroling

We know all about the twelve days of Christmas -- with all those lords a leaping and ladies dancing and five gold rings.

What card should you shop with: Credit or Debit?

The countdown to Christmas is now one we're measuring in hours -- not days -- and this year, the holiday rush has an extra complexity, as shoppers wonder what the safest way to pay for their purchases is.

How to get your resume to the top of the stack

Are you having a tough time finding a job? Do you feel you are fully qualified but are not getting any call backs? New research says "It’s not you, its your resume."  

Top 25 most watched TV shows of 2013

Living in Louisiana, we all know watching football on TV is a big deal. Whether it’s professional, college, or even high school, its why most residents yell at their TV sets on weekends.

Have Great Looking Skin at Any Age

(StatePoint) One of the customary perks of getting older is growing a little wiser along the way.  You’ve most likely come to appreciate your “thicker skin” when dealing with life’s sticky situations.

New Technology Helps Boomers and Seniors Have Fun and Stay in Touch

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a technophobe who is reluctant to make new purchases, or you warmly embrace every trend, you may be excited to hear about user-friendly innovations, such as touch screen computers, that can make life easier and

Five Ways Baby Boomers Can Stay Active

(StatePoint) While it’s difficult to encapsulate the moods of tens of millions of people born between 1946 and 1964, one thing has often been said about boomers -- they share a determination to stay forever young.

Take a Family Trip this Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Families are always looking for their next great vacation.

Happiness Could be Key to Good Health

(StatePoint) Everyone knows that proper diet, regular exercise and avoidance of bad habits like smoking are crucial to great health.

Budget-Friendly Tips to Prepare Your Backyard for Entertaining

(StatePoint) There is no better place to entertain on a warm sunny day than in your own backyard. But before the parties start, make sure your outdoor space is a place where people want to spend time.

What Parents Need to Know for the Summer Sports Season

(StatePoint) The summer sports season is here for kids across the country.  As a parent, you can help make it a successful and fun one.

Keep Kids Healthy and Safe this Summer

(StatePoint) It’s summer, and for kids that means it’s time for sports, swimming, biking and picnics.

Tips for Parents to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

(StatePoint) Each summer, parents look for ways to combat “summer brain drain,” which occurs when children lose some of the knowledge they gained during the school year because they’re not regularly exercising their brains.