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If I were the kind of person who actually had an IRA, this would be useful. You might be someone who does find it useful: As another generation of Americans begin aging into their golden years, the realities of passing along what they have earned throughout their lives to their children becomes a high priority. […]

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I got to taste this incredible citrus horseradish this weekend, and it’s better than crack. They only sell it by the 6-pack (I found one place that sells singles but they’re out of stock), no way can I justify the expense. But if you know someone who would really, really like something like this, I […]

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IKEA dresser consumer alert

The real danger will be for the many, many people who buy IKEA furniture used.

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I stopped taking these a couple of years ago, when I read about what they do to your intestinal bionome: A novel data-mining project reveals evidence that a common group of heartburn medications taken by more than 100 million people every year is associated with a greater risk of heart attacks, Stanford University researchers reported […]

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Maps of the lymphatic system: old (left) and updated to reflect UVA’s discovery. Image credit: University of Virginia Health System. This is really, really big news: In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the […]

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About your sunscreen …

It is outdoor and beach time, again, and sunscreen season, too. While, I do not “sunbathe” anymore like when I was in my 20’s, I do stay exposed to the Sun’s rays doing outdoor activities. At the start of the season I get my sun gear out of the closet: wide brimmed hats, sun protective […]

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Two dreams

1. I am on my way to a conference with my friend K. We’re stuck in traffic at the bottom of a VERY steep bridge and my friend spots a little dog who seems to be lost. She decides to stay and take care of the dog and I go on without her. I’m wondering […]

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One of the weird ADD symptoms I have is constant tightness in my upper back, always. It’s always been that way. I can get a therapeutic massage and on the way home, it’s right back to the status quo. The only time that stopped it was when I used to be on Ritalin (which I […]

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Exercise is great for you and all, but who has time for over an hour at the gym after a long work day? Unfortunately, a lot of people abandon their fitness ambitions because of time. Little do they know, any amount of exercise is good exercise. A recent study published in PLOS ONE has revealed […]

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Happy St. Joseph’s day!

Which you probably didn’t even know existed!

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