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Got pot? Baby boomers, bongs and bones

Hey, fellow boomers: raise your hand if you smoked pot in high school. Flash me the peace sign if you still do.

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The dirt on raising healthy kids

Before my daughter-in-law Elizabeth was pregnant with the little girl that would be our first grandchild, she told me, “I want you to know that when we have children, I’m going to let them eat mud pies. I mean real mud pies.

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Dark Chocolate: Subtle trick or ideal treat?

Halloween is fraught with the perils of cavity-inducing candies and tempting treats. Lip-smacking sour gummies, ooey gooey caramel and the lingering indulgence of hard candies and fruit chews can get to the best of us.

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Another reason to stay active as we age

If you’re an avid runner, logging dozens of miles every week and you happen to be over 65, odds are you’re burning oxygen at nearly the same rate as a runner in her 20s.

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Discover the health benefits from dog ownership

Dog walking is associated with lower body mass index, fewer doctor visits, more frequent exercise and an increase in social benefits for older people.

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Exploring health benefits of chili peppers

From migraine relief to weight control, researchers are verifying what some cultures have known for centuries: the chili pepper and its key constituents, like capsaicin, deliver a host of health benefits.

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