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Is There Hope for Soul Food Junkies?

A new PBS documentary highlights the stark health costs of traditional African-American cuisine. By Andrea King Collier | January 10, 2013 If you are an African-American of a certain age, you know what “soul food” h...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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HIV/AIDS and the New Rules of 50-Plus Dating

Boomer women are at high risk — but few are taking the steps they need to avoid infection By Andrea King Collier | December 26, 2012 December was AIDS Awareness Month, a time to remind the country that, despite advancements i...
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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Avoiding Addiction When It’s in Your DNA

To understand more about the link between addiction and genes, science correspondent Miles O’Brien drinks a mixture of 30 grams of pure ethanol and Diet Coke, the equivalent of three stiff drinks, and undergoes a series o...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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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