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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 To Get The Most Out Of Online Reviews

20 April 2019

Many online purchases are based on careful consideration of star ratings and product reviews left by complete strangers.

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Scam Weakness May Be Warning Sign Of Dementia

19 April 2019

Elder fraud is a huge problem, and Monday’s study doesn’t mean that people who fall prey to a con artist have some sort of dementia brewing.

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The Joys of Having My Mom Live with Us

18 April 2019

I love having her here. I haven’t lived with my mom in 40 years. At first we were out of practice, but now it feels like we picked right up where we left off in 1978.

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Could Your Mattress Be Causing Your Back Pain?

17 April 2019

A mattress with too much wear and tear can wreak havoc on your body by failing to support your spine and keep it aligned throughout the night.

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5 Travel Rewards Myths That Could Cost You

16 April 2019

There’s definitely a learning curve involved when it comes to travel rewards, but delaying your education can be costly if you love to travel.

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How To Prepare Next Year’s Tax Filing Now

15 April 2019

If you set more aside for your future retirement, it can actually help you on your taxes now.

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