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Vanity: Part 1 Jul. 03, 2020

Positive Aging

There are plenty of cynical and clueless amateur social theorists who believe that after a certain a... Read More

Herpes and Alzheimer's Jul. 01, 2020


New findings in a lab model of the herpes simplex virus HSV-1 suggest it might cause Alzheimer's dis... Read More

Dr. You Jun. 12, 2020

Positive Aging

Unless you are part of a microscopic minority, something has probably happened within the last 10 ye... Read More

Did I or Didn't I Have COVID-19? Blundering Through Unknowable Truths Jun. 06, 2020

Ted Rall

Few things are more terrifying than the unknown, as we are discovering as we struggle to navigate, a... Read More

The Emotional Benefits of Strong Money Management Jun. 03, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Even in the best of times, money concerns can cause a lot of stress. But according to ... Read More

Stepping It up May. 20, 2020


We all know walking is wonderful exercise, especially as we age and other forms of strenuous physica... Read More

Third's the Harm May. 14, 2020


Firsthand smoke includes the fumes tobacco users inhale. Secondhand smoke is exhaled smoke, plus sub... Read More

Alexa on Drugs May. 06, 2020


The drug and medical device database company First Databank has partnered with Amazon Alexa to allow... Read More

Diabetes and You Apr. 24, 2020

Positive Aging

Last month, I wrote about the remarkable book "Genius Food," which gave me a whole new perspective o... Read More

Bonus Benefits of Dance Apr. 17, 2020

Positive Aging

For those of us old enough to remember the popular TV program "American Bandstand," dancing has alwa... Read More

Some People Are Happy Being Unhappy Apr. 13, 2020

Dear Doug

Q: No one can out-depress my new neighbor! I have learned not to ask her how she is. She spends at l... Read More

What Does Small Government Buy Us? Mar. 18, 2020

Jim Hightower

Suddenly, America is a nation of socialists, asking in dismay, "Where's the government?" These are n... Read More

Caring for the Elderly Just Got More Stressful Mar. 17, 2020

Froma Harrop

We who oversee the care of elderly friends or family know what stress is all about — in normal... Read More

Sleep Deprived to Sleeping Like a Baby Feb. 27, 2020

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I am a 65-year-old woman who suffers from insomnia. I exercise regularly, limit my caffe... Read More

Celebrate the Small Victories Feb. 25, 2020

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My biggest accomplishment in life is my recovery. I'm currently seven years sober, and I... Read More

Fat Got Your Tongue? Feb. 19, 2020


A study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reports that for many Amer... Read More

House Rules Feb. 03, 2020

Dear Doug

Q: We have two grandsons, 8 and 10 years old, and they're both great kids. Unlike many of our friend... Read More

Introducing Juice Dec. 24, 2019

Brighter Days

Among physicians, juice is a hot-button issue! Some physicians are morally opposed to giving kids ju... Read More

Family Entertainment Dec. 23, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: My wife and I have been getting excited to have all of our children and grandchildren over for Ch... Read More

Gift Equalizing Dec. 16, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: This Christmas, I wanted to give my grandchildren some of our family heirlooms. I was planning to... Read More