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Baby Boomers And Booze: Do We Have A Drinking Problem? Is Nutritional Confusion a New Eating Disorder? Who Do These Annoying Fembots Think They Are? Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival How To Talk To Your Kids About College Costs Happy and content hanging with my girlfriends Who’s That Tired-Looking Older Woman In The Mirror? My Husband Just Retired and I Feel Like I
 
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Baby Boomers And Booze: Do We Have A Drinking Problem?

I must admit, however, that sometimes I wonder whether I might enjoy my wine a bit too much.

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Is Nutritional Confusion a New Eating Disorder?

A favorite teacher of mine makes the claim that people are suffering from a “high fact diet.”

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Who Do These Annoying Fembots Think They Are?

I try not to show jealousy. It’s only infatuation, I tell myself. Still, she appeared brazenly in my kitchen a few weeks ago, sleek and modern.

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Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival

Vintage & Vine 2018 offers guests an opportunity to nibble and sip their way through the enchanting historical village, listening to jazz and blues selections from Cuppa Joe.

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How To Talk To Your Kids About College Costs

College tuition may be daunting, but so are the conversations about how to pay for it. Experts say it pays off for parents talk with children early and often about how to cover higher education costs.

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Happy and content hanging with my girlfriends

It was on one of those glorious warm May days that I decided to play hooky from work and hit the beach with two friends, who were also MIA from their daily responsibilities.

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Who’s That Tired-Looking Older Woman In The Mirror?

Just the other day, I accidentally hit the Photo Booth button on my laptop, and was jolted by the image of a person I barely recognized staring back at me.

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My Husband Just Retired and I Feel Like I’m Just Getting Started

It’s been almost two weeks since I got the email from my husband that he was retiring as of that afternoon.

Answers to pressing 401(k) questions

09 April 2010

The stock market seems to have turned a corner and mutual funds are growing again. For 401(k) investors there’s an opportunity to regain some lost ground, but they’ll need to make some decisions. How do you make the right choices without taking on too much risk again?

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More Roth IRA conversions allowed

09 April 2010

In retirement, your paycheck might go away, but taxes won’t. Still your tax bill can be hard to predict. To have some control over how much you pay the government each year, you should have both taxable and non-taxable accounts from which to draw your retirement income.

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Little-known infection a danger to seniors

09 April 2010

In mid-July, Arthur J. Sommas 86-year-old father fell at his home in Waterbury. He went to Waterbury Hospital for treatment of a compressed disk. After a nine-day stay, he was released to a convalescent home to recuperate.

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Americans turn to technology to manage chronic ailments at home

09 April 2010

Technology has revolutionized how Americans manage chronic diseases, empowering us to monitor important health indicators in the comfort of our own homes. From monitoring blood pressure and blood oxygen levels to the electronic transmission of health information, technology is helping us take better charge of our own health.

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Identifying and preventing cataracts, part 1

06 April 2010

Many of you may wonder what a cataract is. Is family history important to the development of a cataract? Can you prevent cataracts ? Will cataracts cause blindness? How are cataracts fixed?

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More news you need to know about cataracts

06 April 2010

In last month’s article, I discussed what a cataract is. For those of you who may have missed the article, I will summarize. The lens in the eye acts much like a lens in a camera. It focuses images we see onto the retina that is analogous to film in a camera. When we are […]

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