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Cajun Bayou: Where Gators, Gumbo & Gallic History Prevail

This is real bayou country, where everything is defined by the 106-mile-long waterway affectionately called “the longest main street in the world.”

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What Truly Nourishes Is Not In The Kitchen

I recently returned from a glorious week with my family in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. It was our annual family trip.

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Springtime Allergies Could Be Age-Related Intolerance Of People

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 Plain 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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Reducing Your Risk of Getting Sick During Holiday Travel

29 December 2017

Travel forces people into often-crowded airplanes, automobiles and airports. And there’s the sharing of hugs and kisses with loved ones upon arrival at their destination.

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New Guideline: Try Exercise to Improve Memory, Thinking

28 December 2017

A new guideline for medical practitioners said they should recommend twice-weekly exercise to people with mild cognitive impairment to improve memory and thinking.

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Arthritis Drugs Show How U.S. Drug Prices Defy Economics

27 December 2017

Renda Bower knows well the cost of drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis; her husband, son and daughter all have the painful, disabling autoimmune disease. And the family’s finances revolve around paying for them.

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Retirement: Saving a Little Extra Makes a Big Difference

26 December 2017

It’s a brand-new year and a chance to do things right. As such, some resolutions tend to show up again and again on lists, such as save more, spend less and lose weight.

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Just 4,000 Steps a Day to Better Brain Health

25 December 2017

Walking more than 4,000 steps a day can improve attention and brain skills in adults ages 60 and older, according to new research.

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Coping With Sadness And Grief Before a Loved One Dies

24 December 2017

The anguish accompanying aging isn’t openly discussed very often, nor is its companion: grief.

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