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Springtime Allergies Could Be Age-Related Intolerance

Apparently, I have developed some later-in-life allergies. These aren’t the typical allergic reactions to things like springtime pollen, dust or animal dander. Instead, I’m having reactions to a variety of behaviors I encounter.

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Facebook Privacy Settings: How To Make Your Account Secure

Social media giant Facebook is gradually making changes to the design of its privacy settings page in order to make it easier for users to see what information is accessible through their account and how it is being used.

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Social Security’s Future In English

The gist of the piece is that 80 percent of Millennials question whether Social Security will be there for them, and argues that this worry is misplaced.

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Eight Things Every Mother with Grown Sons Knows

Moms of boys understand. When your kids are little, you think you’ll never survive the sticky hands, typhoon-force energy and non-stop “getting into things.”

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Alaska: Big, Beautiful And Wild

When I began planning a visit to Alaska, three words came to mind. “Big,” which many things in the 49th state are. Scenery, some of the most magnificent in the world. And “wildlife.”

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Preserve Your Lifestyle With Sound Legal & Financial Planning

Living a purposeful and healthy lifestyle seems to have become a mantra for our growing aging population.

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Goodbye Uteri, You Served Your Purpose

In a few weeks, we will part. I’m 56 and sadly, you are more of a liability now. You challenged me over the years, but together we did great things.

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Oh, The Things We Remember From Decades Ago!

What’s your earliest childhood memory? I’m continually amazed at some of the stuff I can recall from when I was a kid, or inconsequential details from 30 or more years ago.

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Cooking for 2: Citrus-Marinated Salmon

20 April 2018

The bright flavors of lemon and orange are a nice complement to salmon’s richness, and they appear in both the marinade and the citrusy sauce that accompanies the fish in this recipe.

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Beat The Retiree Crowds To These 5 Places Abroad

19 April 2018

Coronado in Panama once had pristine beaches and not much else. Today the resort town is a haven for U.S. and Canadian retirees, with strip malls, fast-food joints and a lot of people speaking English.

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KENNEBUNK, ME - MAY 19: Former first lady Barbara Bush waves to the crowd as she arrives at the dedication of the Mathew J. Lanigan bridge Friday, May 19, 2017. The bridge was first built in 1933 and connects Kennebunk and Kennebunkport. The new bridge cost $2.7 million and was completed in a very short time frame. (Photo by Gabe Souza/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

Barbara Bush’s End-Of-Life Decision Stirs Debate Over ‘Comfort Care’

18 April 2018

As she was near death at age 92, former first lady Barbara Bush’s announcement that she was seeking “comfort care” is shining a light, and stirring debate, on what it means to stop trying to fight terminal illness.

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Wrong Mutual Fund Can Rob Years Of Retirement Income

17 April 2018

All mutual funds carry expense ratios, an annual fee taken out of your investment each year.

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Alcohol Problems Tied To Higher Risk Of Early Dementia

14 April 2018

Heavy drinkers may be more likely than other adults to develop dementia, especially in middle age, a French study suggests.

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This Jan. 11, 2016 photo shows slow cooker pork shoulder vindaloo in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Meera Sodha. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Cooking For 2: Slow Cookers Bring Out The Best In Pork & Indian Flavors

13 April 2018

There’s a real joy in slowing down in the kitchen. Gone is the frantic stress of trying to get dinner on the table in an instant and in its place comes a different type of gentle cooking.

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