Monthly Archives: May 2012

BeeGees Singer Dies at 62 (HuffPost)

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May 23, 2012

Another icon from our youth has died. Robin Gibb, singer and co-found of the BeeGees lost his long battle with cancer. Robin and his brothers, Barry and Maurice formed the boy band in the late 1960s and were known for hits like “Stayin’ Alive,” “How Deep Is Your Love” and “I Started A Joke.”
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NYTimes: Getting to Retirement With Minimal Financial Risk

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May 22, 2012

How much risk can you live with given that retirement may be right around the corner? How much risk should you live with? This is an article you might want to read before speaking to your financial advisor. Getting to Retirement With Minimal Financial Risk Return Home
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Reinventing Yourself

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May 22, 2012
jean chatzky

Everyday, people in their 40s and 50s are leaving their jobs to take a chance on something new, often embarking on an entirely different career, or going back to school.
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Is It Risky to be Honest?

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May 22, 2012
pandas in coversation

What are you really thinking and is it ok to say what’s on your mind?
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Yes, I’ve Had Plastic Surgery! Happy Now?

Plastic Surgery

I'm aging and gravity is winning, but I'm planning to die very old with a good-looking corpse.
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A Milestone Moment

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May 22, 2012
James Dean Porsche

Nobody told me those adorable, dutch-blonde haired devil-angel babes would grow up into man-sized, bass voiced, precociously independent young men.
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Strong Enough

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May 22, 2012
Diane Hessan

The fun is in the journey and in having the strength to believe that anything is possible.
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Beyond the Worry

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May 22, 2012
Beyond the Worry - Ronna Benjamin

Crying in the car is cathartic.
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Commencement

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May 22, 2012
Commencement by Sharon Greethal

I will see her graduate tomorrow. She will wear her cap and gown and join thousands of others like her, ready or not, heading out into the world.
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NYTimes: Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Cancer Risk

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May 22, 2012

As if the snoring and fatigue were not enough, here is another reason to have your sleep apnea looked at. A new study has found that those who have sleep apnea may also have a higher risk of cancer. Check out the story on this groundbreaking new research. Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Cancer
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A Generation Hobbled by the Soaring Cost of College (The New York Times)

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May 18, 2012

It’s a hard demographic to NOT be a part of: Soaring college debt which is leading to a whole new set of problems. What kind of world is being created for our kids and our kid’s kids? A Generation Hobbled by the Soaring Cost of College (The New York Times) Return Home
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Donna Summer: Disco diva and rocker

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May 18, 2012

Love to love you baby!  You will be missed Donna Summer, you pushed the limits and made the 70′s rock for us! Donna Summer: Disco diva and rocker     Return Home
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When Illness Makes a Spouse a Stranger (The New York Times)

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May 18, 2012

Getting older is definitely scary. Even more worrisome: Thinking what could happen healthwise to you and your spouse. In this age of later in life baby boomer divorces, it’s nice to know this one couple has stuck it out. When Illness Makes a Spouse a Stranger (The New York Times) Return Home
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Baby Boomers Divorcing at High Rate (CNN)

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May 17, 2012

Twenty-seven years. Or more. Those are the numbers being tossed around these days in the boomer world. Seems divorce is at an all time high. We’re living longer. And no longer interested in staying in bad marriages. Baby Boomers Divorcing at High Rate (CNN) Return Home
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CITY ROOM: Betty White Is Roasted but Everyone Is Skewered

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May 17, 2012

At 90, Betty white can still tell a joke, but even better, she can still take a joke. At the Friar’s club roast of Betty, it was said that at her age, there is a fine line between a roast and a cremation, but Betty is not dead yet….she’s going strong. From The New
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Can a Better Vibrator Inspire an Age of Great American Sex? (The Atlantic)

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May 17, 2012

Imagine yourself waiting in line for the new model Jimmyjane vibrator? Unlikely, but one company is giving a whole new look (and feel) to the vibrator, and they hope all Americans will be better off for it. They may have something there. Can a Better Vibrator Inspire an Age of Great American Sex? Return
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Estranged Wife Found Dead

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May 17, 2012

It is very very sad to read yet another tragedy in the Kennedy Family. Mary Richardson Kennedy was 52 years old and left 4 kids. Tragic. This article points to drugs and alcohol as the big problem. What happened? “Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s estranged wife, Mary Richardson Kennedy, who had fought drug and alcohol
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Our real first gay president (Salon)

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May 16, 2012

Sorry, Barak, but you are not the country’s first gay president. Not even close. Our real first gay president Return Home
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NYTimes: New Drug Trial Seeks to Stop Alzheimer’s Before It Starts

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May 16, 2012

Finally, there is hope for an Alzheimer’s cure.  A new drug is being tested that will prevent the disease before symptoms occur, and if successful it will change the lives of millions. From The New York Times: New Drug Trial Seeks to Stop Alzheimer’s Before It Starts Return Home
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NYTimes: So Eager for Grandchildren, They’re Paying the Egg-Freezing Clinic

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May 16, 2012

How desperate are you for grandchildren? Our daughters are delaying marriage, delaying children, and as parents we may be willing to pay to make sure that late does not turn into never. From The New York Times: So Eager for Grandchildren, They’re Paying the Egg-Freezing Clinic The practice of freezing eggs to enable a
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