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The Exquisite Torture Of Tolerating A Pedicure Finding The Spirit In Cassadaga, Florida Dementia: Consequences Of Failing To Do An Estate Plan Marrying Intelligent Women Could Protect Men From Dementia Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits? Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?
 
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The Exquisite Torture Of Tolerating A Pedicure

Yes, there are worse problems in life. But I admit to envy when sitting on a pedicure perch in my local nail salon.

Finding The Spirit In Cassadaga, Florida

Cassadaga was founded by a medium named George Colby, who claimed that during a séance his “spirit guide” Seneca advised him to establish a spiritual center in Florida.

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Dementia: Consequences Of Failing To Do An Estate Plan

A diagnosis of dementia, or other cognitive impairment, all too often leads to denial on the part of the person who is affected and on their families as well.

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Marrying Intelligent Women Could Protect Men From Dementia

Research suggests that marrying an intelligent woman helps protect a man from dementia. But another study says that men are terrified of smart women.

Megan Baker (left) of Papa & Barkley Co., a cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif., shows Shirley Avedon different products intended to help with pain relief. (Stephanie O’Neill for KHN)

Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus

Shirley Avedon, 90,­­ had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome and an aversion to conventional steroid and surgical treatments is prompting her to consider some new options.

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story

I remained steadfastly attached to my story, rooted to a past that had no future. Instead of confronting what I feared would be totally destructive to the present

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What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits?

You think you know a place, even if you’ve never seen it. After all, you’ve watched television shows about it.

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Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?

Research shows having a partner whom you feel understands you, and cares about and appreciates you is linked to better health and well-being.

Government gets an earful on 401(k) proposal

29 June 2010

By David Pitt DES MOINES, Iowa — What happens when the government considers tinkering with retirement accounts and asks for citizen input? It gets plenty. Government officials began seeking comments in February on a proposal to add an annuity option to retirement plans. Such an option would potentially turn a portion of a retiree’s savings […]

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Ask a Designer: White can be fresh, practical

29 June 2010

Decorating with white can be intimidating. But, said designer Brian Patrick Flynn of decordemon.com, “used correctly, white lets other things truly work as the breakout stars.”

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Think outside the box when it comes to parent care

29 June 2010

By Angela Rocheleau Families plan for vacations and life events, but somehow they postpone the most important plan, care for an elderly loved one during the summer months. There are two phrases we use in our advice to these families: Think outside the box and also substitute guilt feelings with eyes and ears. Here are […]

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Durable Powers of Attorney: Not so durable after all?

29 June 2010

By Linda T. Cammuso A Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA), sometimes called just a “Power of Attorney,” is a legal document that allows you to name one or more individuals to serve as your agent (known as an “attorney-in-fact”) to manage your financial affairs when you become unable to do so yourself. A DPOA is […]

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What causes dry eyes and what can be done about it?

29 June 2010

By Dr. Jean Keamy Dry Eye is one of the most common diseases in ophthalmology. Dry eyes can cause a variety of symptoms from foreign body sensation, blurred vision, red eyes, painful eyes, tearing, crusting on eyelids in the morning, white stringy discharge, discomfort with contact lenses, eye fatigue and burning. Some people will experience […]

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Things to consider for a VA pension

29 June 2010

By Tracey Ingle I talk with a lot of veterans who are disappointed they don’t qualify for a Veteran’s Pension, and dismiss the whole subject from their minds. This is a common mistake. The pension benefit is usually needed at a time of crisis, or right after. It’s a time of being overwhelmed, confused and […]

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