Monthly Archives: August 2012

NYTimes: Men, Who Needs Them?

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August 31, 2012

Well, ladies, they may be fun, but are they necessary? Turns out, we could go on without men in our lives. The question seems to be whether or not we would miss them. From The New York Times: OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR: Men, Who Needs Them? Women are both necessary and sufficient for reproduction; men are
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Delayed Development: 20-Somethings Blame the Brain

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August 31, 2012

Scientists are saying that the brain, long thought to be fully developed by the time a child reaches puberty, is still developing well into one’s twenties. So #BA50s of 20-somethings who are stressing over the fact that their children have not yet found their calling in life should be reassured. And they should lighten
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Campaign aims to spur end-of-life conversations (Boston Globe)

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August 31, 2012

Knowing your end of life wishes is one thing, but discussing them with the people who need to know them and signing off on them is quite another. Unfortunately when catastrophe strikes, and the latter has not been achieved, your wishes may not be followed. A national campaign encouraging open and honest discussions about
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Clever Cancer Awareness Ad – Check Out: The Times of Israel

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August 30, 2012

A new public service ad campaign in Israel will definitely not be the “butt” of anyone’s jokes. The campaign, featuring tushies speaking with one another, urges Israelis over 50 to “get off their asses” and get a colonoscopy. From The TImes of Israel: Butts Spread Cancer Awareness in New Ad Return Home
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Is Popcorn The New Cupcake? (HuffPost)

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August 30, 2012

Here at BA50, we are always looking for the new comfort food. Goodbye cupcakes and hello popcorn!   Check out these great recipes. Is Popcorn The New Cupcake?  Return Home
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Best “back-to-school” photo I’ve seen yet!

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August 30, 2012
Best “back-to-school” photo I’ve seen yet!

Bring back memories?  Isnt it even better when you drop them off at college? Best “back-to-school” photo I’ve seen yet! Return Home
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The Coolest Egg-Separating Trick Ever (HuffPost)

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August 29, 2012

So cool and it won’t cost you a thing!  Show your kids a thing or two when they come back to visit! The Coolest Egg-Separating Trick Ever  Return Home
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Am I Employable Over 50: Non-Profits?

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August 28, 2012
non-profits

Non-profits are getting terrific attention these days as an ideal "go to" work sector where women can combine professional skills and a passion for a social concern with the bonus of giving back.
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What Does Your Retirement Look Like?

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August 28, 2012
jean chatzky

How much, exactly, you need to save?
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My Summer Affair with the Library

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August 28, 2012
my summer affair with the library

Audio books have become a fixture in my life of late—and not because these 50-year-old eyes are giving out.
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Listing Off Course

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August 28, 2012
To-Do List

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” What I’ve come to realize is that I spend a huge percentage of my days making up lists.
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Passwords Are KILLING Me!

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August 28, 2012
passwords

If I can’t remember why I went down to the basement, how in hell am I supposed to remember different passwords...
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Great Apps For Cluttered Brains

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August 28, 2012
iPhone Apps

Have you downloaded these Apps -- these may be just what you need.
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“Shop” Your Closet

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August 28, 2012
shop your closet

Do you have too many clothes and nothing to wear?
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Defined by Words, Not a Disease (NYTimes)

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August 28, 2012

Twenty years ago, Mary Fisher was the darling of the Republican National Convention when she delivered a prime-time speech about the growing epidemic of AIDS. Today she is a #BA50, still going strong as an AIDS activist, and still taking issue with her party. From the New York Times: Defined by Words, Not a
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NYTimes: The Widespread Problem of Doctor Burnout

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August 27, 2012

Is your doctor suffering from burnout?   It wouldnt be uncommon and it just might mean a missed diagnosis.  Here’s what to look for. From The New York Times: DOCTOR AND PATIENT: The Widespread Problem of Doctor Burnout Return Home
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The Anxious ‘Idiot’ (NYTimes)

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August 24, 2012

Got anxiety? Well, you’re an idiot unless you work to appease it, at least that’s one opinion. Whether it is yoga, meditation or prayer that helps you, you’ve got to be proactive to help yourself. From The New York Times: OPINIONATOR | ANXIETY: The Anxious ‘Idiot’ There are things we can do to break
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Introducing New Delicious Fabuloso Sports Drink! (Buzzfeed)

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August 24, 2012

Is it a hydrating beverage or a floor cleaner? Make no mistake: floor cleaner! Don’t buy this to fill your water bottle after a long run. It probably won’t kill you, but still… Introducing New Delicious Fabuloso Sports Drink! Return Home
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OPINION: Raising the Ritalin Generation (NYTimes)

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August 23, 2012

In an age where over achieving has become the new normal, it’s not ok to be unfocused, even if you’re in third grade. Does your energetic child really have ADHD? We seem to be popping pills when the right answer just might be to wait and see. From The New York Times: OPINION: Raising
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Color Can Help You Lose Weight (ABCNews)

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August 23, 2012

Give up the fasts, low-carb-high-protein-grapefruit-only diets! Experts say the trick to losing weight may have something to do with the color you surround yourself with. Color Can Help You Lose Weight Return Home
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