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The Concessions We Make Before We Age: A writer’s concerns begin to hold her back, but she can still hook up a TV

My father was only in his late 40s when he began backing arm’s-length out of telephone booths (remember those?) to be able to see well enough to dial; my mother was about the same age when she bought an ineffective gizmo to h...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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The World’s Best and Worst Places to Be a Mom

Transcript GWEN IFILL: We turn now to a new report which ranks the countries where mothers and their children are at the most and the least risk. The international nonprofit Save the Children finds Norway the healthiest for th...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Why Jan. 1 May Be Worst Day to Start Getting Fit

Guilt, crowds and the weather conspire to thwart your resolutions, but these expert tips can set you up for success By Debra Witt | December 10, 2012 There’s never a bad time to start getting fit — well, except maybe fo...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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What’s at Stake for Seniors as Supreme Court Weighs Health Reform?

If the Supreme Court strikes down the health law, 49 million Medicare beneficiaries could lose a variety of benefits that have already kicked in. They include: Prescription savings: Beneficiaries get discounts of 50 percent on...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Air pollution ‘harmful for those with failing hearts’

9 July 2013 Last updated at 19:11 ET By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online Air pollution is harming people with weak hearts – even killing them, a big international study reveals. Experts estimate the toll in...
by Michael Cadenhead