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Natural Juices Not As Healthy As May Seem – Study

Natural juices are rich in fructose, unlike water or low fat milk, according to Dr. Richard Johnson from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Researchers believe that fructose may trigger obesity for humans. Previous studies connected excessive drinking of soft drinks and fruit juices with a high risk of diabetes, blood pressure, or obesity, […]

Ode to the blessed baby boomers

Samm Coombs, Special to The Desert Sun Published 5:00 p.m. PT Sept. 21, 2017 Samm Coombs(Photo: Courtesy) If you were born in the U.S. on the right side of World War II, when the killing was over and the procreating began, you can count yourself very lucky indeed – especially those who debuted before 1955. Dr. Spock […]

Modifying a Home for a Senior

Most seniors want to live independently for as long as they can. Moving into a nursing home or assisted living center, or moving in with children or other relatives, may make sense for any number of reasons, but one must take into account the senior's self-esteem. Very few seniors are comfortable in situations where they […]

University offers new program for baby boomers

A new University of Minnesota program aims to bring baby boomers back to school. In its inaugural year, the University’s Advanced Careers program allows ten fellows aged 55 and up to take classes at the University this semester and participate in an internship this spring. Organizers say the program’s focus is to help baby boomers […]

Baby Boomers Spent $3,100 on This Luxury in 2016

Baby boomers love to dine out. | monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Getty Images Plus Baby boomers tempted to criticize the spending habits of their millennial children might want to take a look at their own recent purchases before starting to lecture. The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditure Survey reveals that older and younger generations […]

How To Get A Guy To Fall In Love With You

Do you feel like fate has singled you out to be alone the rest of your life? Would you like to meet a guy and fall madly in love? If you don’t want to be single forever, do you know how to get a guy to fall in love with you? When I was young […]

Fashion After 40

With so many designers and trends targeting the svelte body of the twenty-something, is it possible to look fashionable as the years pass and your body begin to tell the tale? Absolutely! In fact, with a little ingenuity and sleigh-of-hand, it's easy to be fashionable and stylish regardless of how many candles are on your […]

Help! I Have Chronic Halitosis!

What is chronic halitosis? The most common cause of chronic halitosis (chronic bad breath) is an oral condition such as bacterial build up in the mouth, a cavity, or abscess. Another possible cause is bacteria that produce volatile sulfur compounds on the tongue which can occur either because your body produces too much naturally, or […]

Baby Boomer student debt state-by-state

CLOSE National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, one of the country’s largest holders of student debt, has lost several lawsuits because of missing documents. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Photo illustration created in 2013 shows a graduation cap made out of money.(Photo: RICK NEASE, GANNETT) Millennials aren’t the only ones racking up billions of dollars in […]