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  • Heavy Drinking Helps?

    Let’s take a short quiz.  Question:      Who prefers coffee…and who prefers tea?  Which is healthier for you? Answer:        Both together are better for your cardiovascular health than either alone. We see a continuous stream of nutritional information about...

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  • When That Doesn’t Stink…

    There are a lot of tests and exams we all know that are important to catching a condition early on or in some cases even before it appears.  We know at what age and how frequently to have a...

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  • Respect and Inclusion

    I was very pleased this past weekend that my son and his wife invited my husband and me along to look at an apartment they’re considering as their family grows – oh, and did I mention that we learned...

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  • Consult Your Lifestyle Physician

    You, or your older loved one, have a consistent pain in your hip, and you finally get a referral to an orthopedic surgeon…a hip specialist, no less.  …or have had shortness of breath and your primary care provider recommends...

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  • Gaining More than Birthdays

    We’ve all heard someone explain…typically referring to that paunch around our middle…that their “metabolism has slowed” from what it was when they were younger.  There are changes that accompany everyone’s journey from teens to middle years and beyond, but...

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  • When the IRS Calls…

    How about a show of hands regarding the Internal Revue Service (IRS)… Have you ever filed a tax return with the IRS? Have you ever been audited by the IRS? Do you know what you should do if the...

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  • Dementia from a Pet’s Point of View

    Fetch!  Come!  Sit!  Stay!  Remember! So, I’ve given away that I’m a dog owner rather than a cat or other pet, but the commands here underscore findings from research reported at a recent meeting of the American Academy of...

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  • It All Begins with a Mouse

    I don’t know how many of us would like to live full-time in Disney World, but most of us have some very fond memories of maybe the early days with the Mickey Mouse Club or a trip to one...

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