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Wellness in Practice
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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authored by: Marcia Mangum Cronin
Country singer and songwriter Wade Hayes was at the top of the Billboard Country charts in the 1990s with his hit song "Old Enough to Know Better." But his career came to a screeching halt when he was diagnosed with late-stage colon cancer at age 42.
Notes from the Nursery
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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authored by: Vera Sizensky
About 90 percent of my Twitter and Facebook posts are about my daughter, Lena, which makes me guilty of "sharenting"—the practice of a parent regularly using social media to communicate information about their child.
Midlife Matters
Monday, March 16, 2015
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
Go ahead and blame former President Clinton for calling attention to colon cancer by declaring this month National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Back in 2000, he knew what he was doing: it's an opportunity to spread colon cancer awareness. I know … it's not the sexiest topic, but we all need to think about our colons, especially once we hit 50.
Midlife Matters
Friday, March 13, 2015
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authored by: Judy Freedman
I attended my first blogger conference eight years ago. I was a newbie blogger and one of only a dozen or so bloggers in the audience who was nearly 50. I was welcomed among crowds of "mommy bloggers" with babies in tow. Despite our age difference, I was smitten with the blogosphere. There was an energy, a vibe, a camaraderie. The only thing that was missing was my boomer tribe.
Wellness in Practice
Thursday, March 12, 2015
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authored by: Marcia Mangum Cronin
I love eggs. Scrambled, fried, poached and hard-boiled or in an omelet, frittata, quiche or salad—they're all good to me. So, I was pleased recently to read the recommendations for revisions to the Dietary Guidelines for America that drop cholesterol as a "nutrient of concern for overconsumption." Bring on the eggs!

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