Las Vegas, Nevada - Not every product lives up to its claims, and others sometimes exceed expectations. The January 2015 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, spotlights the best of the best tested this year which includes more than 45 products in these seven categories: food and wine; cooking, food prep & storage; cleaning; home improvement; beauty, heath, and fitness; electronics; and cars.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has just announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., airing mid 2015 via The Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA.

Las Vegas, Nevada - USAirPurifiers.com announces extended holiday sales through Christmas on popular air purifiers like Austin Air and stylish humidifiers by Sunpentown. Due to high demand, USAirPurifiers.com chose to extend their discounts even longer than just the traditional sales period after Thanksgiving.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - October is Energy Action Month, a time to take action to save energy. Did you know that your heating and cooling systems and appliances aren’t the only things in your home that use energy? It takes a great deal of energy to treat and deliver water to your home, as well as heat that water to shower, shave, and launder shirts.

Rochester, Minnesota - Abdominal exercises, such as sit-ups and crunches, can help strengthen abdominal muscles and improve posture. But you can't spot reduce areas of excess body fat with certain exercises. So if you have excess fat in your abdomen, don't count on crunches for six-pack abs.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Nearly 300,000 car crashes involving inexperienced drivers can be prevented each year with better driver’s education, recent research shows. Teenagers often lack the essential knowledge and skills that can help keep them safe on the roads.

Ketchum, Idaho - Fashion First Aid is on hand to scare away potential Halloween costume disasters with the brand’s newly released Costume First Aid Kit. Available to purchase online starting today, this re-imagined version of the company’s best-selling purse-sized Fashion First Aid Kit contains essential fashion fixes for all kinds of Halloween get-ups, ready to handle any type of scary emergency. Five fashion solutions make it easy to mend thrift store costumes, keep creative outfits firmly in place and simply ensure that costumes fit right, stay clean and feel good as they’re worn from party to party.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - There are some people who will always lean toward putting off until tomorrow what they could do today. Procrastinating-and according to experts at the University of North Carolina, everyone does it at some time may be something we do for good reasons.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Restore, refinish, repurpose: The R’s have it when it comes to decorating your home. You can give used furniture new life with some imagination and a little bit of elbow grease. From turning a discarded door into a stately headboard to making a coffee table out of a wooden pallet, the possibilities are endless when you do it yourself.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Anyone with an eye for success may see the wisdom in a study by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. It found that some 73 percent of women felt a youthful appearance played a role in getting a job, getting promoted or keeping clients.