Eat Chocolate and Lose Weight!

    Eat Chocolate and Lose Weight!

    Katharine Hepburn complimented on her slim body, said. “What you see before you is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.” It turns out she was on to something. Researchers now suspect the calories in chocolate ...
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    Women Over 50 At Woodstock - No Mud, No Drugs, Lots of Community

    Women Over 50 At Woodstock – No Mud, No Drugs, Lots of Community

    Women from the 60’s and 70’s seem bound and determined to live life their own way – and a prime example is the event called Women At Woodstock, a first-ever retreat for women 50 (or so)  ...
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    Be Careful! These 5 Foods Cause Stress

    Be Careful! These 5 Foods Cause Stress

    According to the Aetna survey, which looked at how Americans are defining healthiness, 23% of Americans report lashing out at others due to stress. Prolonged stress can also lead to depression, isolation, and anxiety, among other ...
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    The Yoga Program for a Healthy Heart

    The Yoga Program for a Healthy Heart

    Yoga has so many benefits, from relaxation to flexibility to strengthening. It also makes a great companion to other forms of movement, such as cardiovascular exercises. One of the best assets of yoga for those with ...
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    Do You Ask Enough Questions of Your Doctor?

    Do You Ask Enough Questions of Your Doctor?

    We’ve probably all had the experience of being too stressed, too intimidated, or too rushed to ask the questions we should ask to get the best care. Doctor’s offices, clinics and hospitals are all very busy ...
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    7 Tips for Fighting Inertia

    7 Tips for Fighting Inertia

    As sandwiched boomers, you’re regularly bombarded by tasks involving aging parents and growing children. At the same time, you’re balancing responsibilities at home with those at work. And that’s not mentioning your commitment to stay healthy, ...
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    The Bucket List: Life Goes On After Grief

    The Bucket List: Life Goes On After Grief

    Some years ago on my 50th birthday, I took the day off from work and sat on my front porch, chain-smoking a pack of Benson & Hedges 100s and drinking a second pot of coffee. There and ...
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    <span>The Big 5-0...There<em> IS</em> Life After 50</span>

    The Big 5-0…There IS Life After 50

    Here’s some of that company. Johnny Depp just turned 50, the big 5-0. George Clooney had his 50th birthday, the Big 5-0, in 2011. Demi Moore, bless her heart, is 50, the Big 5-0, whether she ...
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    The Plane Is Going Down - And I Forgot to Make the Bed

    The Plane Is Going Down – And I Forgot to Make the Bed

    Five years ago, on January 15, 2009, Flight 1549 took off for Charlotte, North Carolina and, 3 minutes later,  made an emergency landing in the  Hudson River, with no serious harm to anyone but the geese ...
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