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Panama Offers More Than The Canal Surviving The Summer Family Vacation With Adult Children Obamacare, Medicare Brain Power Loss Expected, But We Don’t Ask Doctors About Prevention Nursing Home Cameras Protect But Present Ethical Dilemmas Broken Care System Frustrates Doctors Too ‘The Financial Health of Social Security Is Strong’ Mediterranean Diet Helps Prevent Overeating
 
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Panama Offers More Than The Canal

Panama offers the sun-and-sand attractions enjoyed in most countries that front the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean. Sunbathers find stretches of seashore which are conducive to working on their tans.

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Surviving The Summer Family Vacation With Adult Children

You know the feeling. Your family’s going to everyone’s favorite summer spot. In our case, it’s the same house in South Yarmouth, Cape Cod each year.

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Obamacare, Medicare & ‘Medicare For All’ Muddy Campaign Trail

The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.

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Brain Power Loss Expected, But We Don’t Ask Doctors About Prevention

Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and dementia.

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Nursing Home Cameras Protect But Present Ethical Dilemmas

For many people who care for aging parents, one solution is a safe, responsible nursing home.

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Broken Care System Frustrates Doctors Too

Dr. Hasan Shanawani was overcome by frustration. So, last week he picked up his cellphone and began sharing on Twitter his family’s enraging experiences with the U.S. health care system.

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‘The Financial Health of Social Security Is Strong’

Some members of Congress may not be prepared to protect Social Security, but the American people know better.

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Mediterranean Diet Helps Prevent Overeating

Eat as much as you want and not gain weight? Sounds too good to be true.

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How Caregiving Role Can Put Your Wellbeing At Risk

24 January 2019

Much has been said about the Sandwich Generation, that group of people tasked with simultaneously caring for aging parents and raising their own children.

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Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire?

23 January 2019

To cover mortgage payments, retirees frequently have to withdraw more from their retirement funds than they would if the mortgage were paid off.

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On Facebook & Twitter Privacy At Risk Even Without An Account

22 January 2019

Privacy on social media is like second-hand smoke. It’s controlled by the people around you, according to a study.

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Secretive ‘Rebate Trap’ Keeps Generic Drugs Out Of Reach

21 January 2019

Lisa Crook was lucky. She saved $800 last year after her insurance company started covering a new, less expensive insulin called Basaglar that was virtually identical to the brand she had used for years.

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Why You Should Eat More Protein And Not Overdo Shakes

20 January 2019

Older adults need to eat more protein-rich foods when losing weight, dealing with a chronic or acute illness, or facing a hospitalization.

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Can Drinking Oolong Tea Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

19 January 2019

The results of a study offer a potential non-toxic strategy to prevent breast cancer.

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