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Think you’re too young for retirement planning? Think again

More than half of Americans are at risk of being unable to maintain their pre-retirement standard of living in retirement, with younger households in worse shape than those approaching their…

Protect your family’s valuables like the rich and famous

Protect your family’s valuables like the rich and famous

Where can you find more Olympic gold medals and Oscar awards than anywhere else? Here’s a hint: It’s the same place where more precious jewelry, gold, moon rocks, Super Bowl…

Cancer clinical trials: An option often overlooked

Jack Whelan never missed his daily power walk. But at 58, he began to lose pace and grew concerned: Were his headaches and occasional nosebleeds normal signs of age, or…

Attention needed: the lung disease you may not know you have

Attention needed: the lung disease you may not know you have

Lung disease is the third leading cause of death and impacts more than 24 million people in the United States, yet many people with the disease are unaware they may…

A personalized approach to treating metastatic melanoma

A personalized approach to treating metastatic melanoma

“You have melanoma.” For many people who hear these words, a deeply personal health journey follows. But one of the most important facts patients and caregivers may learn is that…

George Washington’s bloody death

George Washington’s bloody death

School children are taught that after a life of action and harrowing battles, George Washington died peacefully in his bed at Mount Vernon. In fact, the nation’s first president died…

New technologies can help short circuit your chronic pain

New technologies can help short circuit your chronic pain

More than 100 million people in this country have pain that won’t go away. Many fail to get relief from pills, shots and surgery, while others trade the pain for…

Create your own personal pension? It’s possible

Create your own personal pension? It’s possible

Retirement planning has certainly changed a lot over the years, hasn’t it? First came pensions, or defined benefit plans, with their guaranteed income for life. After that it was 401(k)s.…

Empower yourself: Questions to ask your doctor about managing sickle cell disease

Empower yourself: Questions to ask your doctor about managing sickle cell disease

Being an informed patient with sickle cell disease has become an important part of health care today. Physicians are increasingly looking upon their patients (and the parents of their young…

Empty nesters, boost home value and your spirits with savvy, appealing improvements

Empty nesters, boost home value and your spirits with savvy, appealing improvements

Whether they’re heading off to college or they’ve finally finished their education and are starting their careers in a distant city, the departure of kids from your nest makes for…