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Timeless Beauty

Women of a certain age take umbrage. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Food as Medicine

Dr. John La Puma new book details 40 major illnesses and which foods increase or decrease, prevent, or even treat these conditions. Read story.

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Erotic Intelligence

If you live long enough, you kind of figure out that lust, love, and marriage might be three very different experiences. Read story.

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Tips for Remedying Stress

If you haven't noticed, there are no longer saber-toothed tigers roaming State Street. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Beware of Snake Oil Salesman

Our desire to be healthy and beautiful makes us vulnerable every health fiction that comes down the pike. Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Finding Motivation When You Hate to Exercise

There's a big difference between appreciating the value of exercise and actually wanting to get off your butt. Read story.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Healthspan

How does one keep the faith? Read story.

Friday, February 22, 2008

How to Take Years off Your Age Without Lying About It

Take 9 years off your age through exercise and drinking. Read story.

Friday, February 8, 2008

Female Fat Phobia

In Junior high and beyond, the worst two words one can be called are "fat" and "gay." Read story.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Living with Uncertainty

It is the first of the new year, and I, like many of my optimistic fellow Americans, have a need to arm myself with resolutions; it helps us meet the uncertainty of the new year if we feel resolved to do something to improve our lots in life. Certainty is certainly reassuring. And in these uncertain times, dogma and confident, resolute leaders can be very attractive. Read story.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Natural Highs

The best things in life are free, or so the promise goes. It is hard to believe that one in this hothouse atmosphere of consumerism that engulfs us this time of year. Like a lot of folks my age, I am trying to simplify my life, get free of "stuff." Read story.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Am I Old?

All of this nonsense about 50 being the new 30, 70 being the new 50 : it sounds like a boomer-inspired trick to confuse us about whether or not we are actually getting old. Read story.

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Have We No Shame?

This is a weird world we live in. Britney's VaJayJay (Hey, Oprah can say it, so why can't I?) is displayed all over the Internet. And apparently, her mother has the chutzpah to write a book on parenting. And if I want to know about Stephanie's philosophy of life-she is 19 and from Atlanta ("Men may wear the pants, but I control the zipper")-all I have to do is become her "friend" on MySpace, and it all will be revealed. Read story.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

The Gift of Anger

If there is one thing that plagues us mortals on the psychological front, it is the human emotion of anger. Too often, we want to flee from the Red-Eyed Monster, or wrestle him to the ground. Both strategies only leave him strutting about like a puffed-up, flight-suited George W. declaring victory in a never-ending war. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Eating French

Having recently spent a month in France, I have come to the conclusion that the French are sneaky. They eat three-course meals with gorgeous sauces, drink red wine constantly, have no apparent shame availing themselves of those sinful French pastries, p•te, and cheeses, and yet still remain-by American standards-thin. Read story.

Thursday, October 25, 2007
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