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Alabama Gulf Coast Offers Beach, Nature, history

My first thought was that I must have taken a wrong turn. Surely this couldn’t be the destination known as Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, perched on the Gulf coast of Alabama.

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Researchers Rethink Alzheimer’s, Diversifying The Drug Search

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer’s trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage.

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In Search Of Age-Friendly Health Care

A month ago, during a visit to her doctor’s office in Sequim, Wash., Sue Christensen fell to her knees in the bathroom when her legs suddenly gave out.

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Viking River Cruises Offers Carefree European Travel

It was early morning as our Viking long ship, Alruna, docked in the little town of Breisach, Germany.

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Your Estate Plan Should Match Your Life Stage

Having and estate plan that matches your stage of life is important. It’s not as simple as your age.

Color

To Color Or Not to Color? That Is the Question

We’ve all seen those women. They look gorgeous in gray or silver hair.

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Solo Agers: 3 Steps To Keep Happier And Safer

Many people won’t have children to look after them as they age, either because they didn’t have kids or the ones they have aren’t available or reliable.

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Let’s Keep The Wellness Conversation Going

I feel a deep need to respond to the recent and ongoing demonization of the ”Wellness Diet.”

Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical Cash Rolls Into Congress To Defend Embattled Industry

29 August 2019

In the heat of the most ferocious battle over drug prices in years, pharmaceutical companies are showering U.S. senators with campaign cash as sweeping legislation heads toward the floor.

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Medicare To Launch Plan-Finder Website

28 August 2019

Organizations that help enrollees with plan selection who have had an early peek at the new Plan Finder are cautiously optimistic about improvements. But they worry that the timing of the new website’s rollout will leave insufficient training time before the critical fall enrollment period.

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Caregivers Of People With Dementia Are Losing Sleep

27 August 2019

Family caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep.

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Medications

What You Need To Know When Shopping Abroad For Cheaper Medications

26 August 2019

In its effort to temper the sky-high prices Americans pay for many vital medications, the Trump administration last month unveiled a plan that would legalize the importation of selected prescription drugs from countries where they sell for far less.

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A Brush With A Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education And The Big Bill That Followed

24 August 2019

I was just petting an orange tabby cat in my Falls Church, Va., neighborhood, a cat I’d never met before.

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Cooking For 2: Shrimp, Garlic, Olive Oil & Wine For A Quick Dinner

23 August 2019

In theory, garlic shrimp pasta has all the makings of an ideal weeknight meal.

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