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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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We Are Hooked On Vitamins Despite Scarce Evidence They Work

07 April 2018

When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients.

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Cooking For 2: Eggplant & Chicken Marinara, A One-Dish-Wonder

06 April 2018

Many eggplant recipes start with slicing or dicing and sauteing in oil. But this approach can add a lot of unnecessary fat to your dish

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New Weapon In Fight Against Dementia

05 April 2018

A University of Delaware researcher is investigating a novel compound’s role in combating age-related chronic diseases like mild cognitive disorder and dementia. 

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How To Reduce Nation’s Medical Costs for Hip & Knee Replacements

04 April 2018

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, in 2014, approximately 505,000 hip replacements and 723,000 knee replacements were performed in the U.S.

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‘Aggressive’ New Advance Directive Would Let Dementia Patients Refuse Food

02 April 2018

Treading into ethically and legally uncertain territory, a New York end-of-life agency has approved a new document that lets people stipulate in advance that they don’t want food or water if they develop severe dementia.

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Spring 2018 Decor: A Happy And Relaxed Refuge At Home

01 April 2018

The biggest trend in decor may be that there isn’t a big seasonal shift in style any more. In an era of democratic design, there’s a relaxed approach to home decorating that has put the notion of “in” or “out” on a back burner.

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