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The Exquisite Torture Of Tolerating A Pedicure Finding The Spirit In Cassadaga, Florida Dementia: Consequences Of Failing To Do An Estate Plan Marrying Intelligent Women Could Protect Men From Dementia Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits? Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?
 
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The Exquisite Torture Of Tolerating A Pedicure

Yes, there are worse problems in life. But I admit to envy when sitting on a pedicure perch in my local nail salon.

Finding The Spirit In Cassadaga, Florida

Cassadaga was founded by a medium named George Colby, who claimed that during a séance his “spirit guide” Seneca advised him to establish a spiritual center in Florida.

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Dementia: Consequences Of Failing To Do An Estate Plan

A diagnosis of dementia, or other cognitive impairment, all too often leads to denial on the part of the person who is affected and on their families as well.

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Marrying Intelligent Women Could Protect Men From Dementia

Research suggests that marrying an intelligent woman helps protect a man from dementia. But another study says that men are terrified of smart women.

Megan Baker (left) of Papa & Barkley Co., a cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif., shows Shirley Avedon different products intended to help with pain relief. (Stephanie O’Neill for KHN)

Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus

Shirley Avedon, 90,­­ had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome and an aversion to conventional steroid and surgical treatments is prompting her to consider some new options.

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story

I remained steadfastly attached to my story, rooted to a past that had no future. Instead of confronting what I feared would be totally destructive to the present

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What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits?

You think you know a place, even if you’ve never seen it. After all, you’ve watched television shows about it.

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Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?

Research shows having a partner whom you feel understands you, and cares about and appreciates you is linked to better health and well-being.

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Doctor Offers Tips on Warding Off A Cold

14 October 2018

There a few common sense, if perhaps overlooked, steps one can take to reduce one’s risk for catching a cold.

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Do You Expect Your Children To Care For You?

13 October 2018

Most older people needing help with daily tasks like dressing and bathing receive assistance informally from a spouse or partner or their adult children

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Cooking For 2: Provence Flavors Infuse Rose Wine Gives Chicken Breasts

12 October 2018

Chicken Breast Provencal is inspired by ingredients typical of the region of Provence in the south of France.

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Vitamin D May Not Improve Bone Health

11 October 2018

Vitamin D supplements have long been recommended to seniors for treating and preventing the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis.

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4 Common Myths About Breast Cancer

07 October 2018

Knowing the facts about breast cancer treatment and prevention is crucial in reducing your risk.

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A bottle of Purdue Pharma L.P. OxyContin medication sits on a pharmacy shelf in Provo, Utah, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. A Nov. 2015 forecast from health data firm IMS Health expects global sales of brand and generic prescription drugs, and nonprescription medicines, to total $1.4 trillion in 2020. Photographer: George Frey/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Drug Companies Play Patent Game To Lock In Prices, Block Competitors

06 October 2018

Drug companies typically have less than 10 years of exclusive rights once a drug hits the marketplace. By Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News David Herzberg was alarmed when he heard that Richard Sackler, former chairman of opioid giant Purdue Pharma, was listed as an inventor on a new patent for an opioid addiction treatment. […]

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