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Taxation of Social Security Benefits Contentious

Little in the IRS tax code draws more unfavorable response than the rules around the taxation on Social Security benefits. As contentious as that feature of the system can be, it is here to stay.

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Why Humans Don’t Have A Penis Bone And Other Tantalizing Tidbits

I’m always filing away news items that make me smile, shake my head or go, “Hmmm…” Apparently, tidbits relating to private parts have this effect on me more often than not, judging from the assortment that found its way into this blog post.

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High-Intensity, HIIT, Workouts Send The Wrong Message

The allure of high-intensity interval training or HIIT is simple — go all-out for as little as one minute and reap the benefits of a 45 or 60-minute workout. With a promise like that, it is easy to understand why people are willing to try it. However, Panteleimon “Paddy” Ekkekakis, a professor of kinesiology at […]

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Tips For Choosing The Medicare Plan That’s Right For You

Original Medicare pays for about 80 percent of the total costs of health care. The patient is responsible for the remaining 20 percent.

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Can 50+ Years be The Best Time of Life?

Bill isn’t living without obstacles. He has experienced a number of orthopedic injuries and health setbacks during his 42-year career in law enforcement in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

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Family Caregivers Overwhelmed And Undertrained

Adult caregivers looking after aging relatives and friends have little training for their stressful roles but still find the experience rewarding.

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