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Health

GUN VIOLENCE: PUBLIC HEALTH MENACE

Every year Americans suffer about 4 million gun injuries and over 30,000 deaths—far more than the toll in all the other industrial nations. Why does this happen? How can we fix it?

Features: Recipes

Recipe: Terrific Two-hour Turkey

Family coming to your house for Turkey Day? No problem.

Lifestyle

Meet Max, Ostinol SpokesDog

“What with 2 knee operations and being 12 years old, my arthritis was hurting real bad.

Money

CREDIT FREEZE COSTS

Worried about identity theft? Want to protect your credit rating? Do both by freezing your credit information at each of the three national credit bureaus. Here’s how to do it and what it may cost.

Lifestyle

Why Pissed Off Women Are Pissed Off

Contraception rights are shrinking! Maternal deaths are increasing! What’s going on?

Lifestyle

FOODS THAT HARM PETS

Here’s a list of 14 common people-foods that can make pets sick, very sick, or even dead.

Money

BEST EQUIFAX DEFENSE: FREEZE OR LOCK?

Equifax wants you to lock your credit records instead of freezing them. We think this could be a bad idea. Here’s why.

Health

Is Your Bladder Under Control?

Urinary incontinence is embarrassing, time-consuming, and twice as common in women than in men. Here’s what you can do about it.

Money

Your Equifax Hacking Defense

143 million people may have had their Social Security numbers and other identity data stolen from Equifax—one of the three major credit reporting bureaus. You may be a victim. Here’s what to do:

Money

PAINLESS SAVING

Got money to burn? No? Here are seven painless ways to stretch your cash.

Looking Good

Is there a non-surgical facelift for you?

We older women would like our outsides to look as young as we feel inside. But we may not be willing or able to go undergo surgery to achieve this goal. Here are six other treatment options to discuss with your cosmetic doctor.

Lifestyle

PETS AND MARIJUANA

Marijuana is becoming more acceptable and is now legally available in 42 states. As more people have access to marijuana, so, unfortunately, do their pets.

Lifestyle

LOOKING GOOD, FEELING GREAT

These six life-style habits will help you feel and look your best at every age.

Lifestyle

Birds Make Great Pets, But! By Dr. Ashley Priddy

Birds are beautiful, intelligent, and don’t need to be walked or housebroken. But be careful about the kind of bird you pick!

Features: News

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER

Don’t miss Al Gore’s new movie about global warming. It’s even more vital and convincing than his 2006 Oscar winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth.

Features: News

HEROES WHO SAVED OBAMACARE

If any of the recent Republican bills to kill Obamacare had passed, millions of Americans would have lost their health insurance. Here are some of the heroes who saved it.

Features: Recipes

RECIPE: SWEET & SOUR BORSCHT

Nothing better (or easier to make) than a bowl of chilled, sweet and sour borscht for a delicious summer treat.

Lifestyle

WHY MORE WOMEN AREN’T C.E.O.s

Strong, smart women keep whacking away at the glass ceiling. Why hasn’t it shattered?

Lifestyle

IF AMERICA BECOMES TEXAS

A recent New Yorker article claims that America is turning into Texas. If so, here’s some of what you can look forward to.

Features: News

Q: What kills 1,300 US Kids Yearly?

A: Bullets. On average, every year, 1,300 American children, aged one through 17, die from gunshots. That’s a weekly toll of 25 kids shot dead.

Health

YOUR INCREDIBLE AMAZING LIVER

Your stomach digests food; your heart pumps blood; your kidneys extract waste. So, what does your liver do? You’ll be surprised.

Looking Good

GOT WANDERING EYEBROWS?

Suddenly you’re plucking coarse “eyebrow” hairs from new places on your face. What’s going on?

Lifestyle

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE

Listen up, ladies! Want to live faster, stronger, longer? Time to join the distance women runners who cross more finish lines than men in 26-mile US marathons. Here’s some info to get you started.

Money

STOCK MARKETS & POLITICS, by Richard Evans

It takes a lot to distract the stock market from money matters. But every once in a while a political event is so huge, it trumps everything else.

Lifestyle

Meet Noor, American Muslim

Noor Saadeh is a 64-year-old American citizen who was raised in the Congregational Church in Appleton, Wisconsin. When she was 36, she converted to Islam. This is Noor’s story.

Features: News

ESCAPE FROM A CAR IN DEEP WATER

The mortality rate from vehicle submersion is among the highest of all single-vehicle crashes. Here’s how you can avoid being a victim.

Lifestyle

HOW TO FIGHT AGEISM AND WIN

Age discrimination starts when you’re in your early 40s, and lasts for the rest of your life. If you’re 40+ and job hunting or in a job where you feel overlooked because of your age, arm yourself with the right information, training and attitude.

Features: News

Worst Anti-Woman Agenda in U.S. History

Today we face the worst anti-woman government agenda in U.S. history, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Here are some examples:

Looking Good

PRODUCTS TO HELP YOU LOOK AGELESS

This is a guide to help you find your way through the thicket of competing cosmetic skin products and treatments, without sacrificing your health or your pocketbook.

Features: News

Time to Celebrate Us!

Here’s to all the older women who continue to amaze the world with their beauty, talent, wisdom, strength and generosity.

Lifestyle

Live Smarter LIve Better

For every woman over 55, and those who hope to be.

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