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    50+: Live Better, Longer

    Features Related to Healthy Seniors

    1. Financial Planning for Caregivers

      Maintaining healthy finances as you approach 65 is just as important as getting regular medical checkups. Are you doing everything you should be doing to get your financial house in order for an active and comfortable retirement? Experts from the American Association of Retired Persons and the Natio

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    2. The Letter (and Spirit) of Drug Import Laws

      Let's make this very clear. It's absolutely, unequivocally, without question illegal to reimport into the U.S. prescription drugs that have been exported to other countries, or to bring in substances that are banned under U.S. law, for any reason, except when you've got a prescription and the FDA or

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    3. Buying Drugs Online.

      Michael Albano had big budget problems. As mayor of Springfield, Mass., the fourth largest city in New England, Albano faced massive cuts in state aid, forcing him in February 2003 to announce layoffs of more than 300 city workers, including police officers and firefighters. As father of a 13-year-o

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    4. Buying Drugs Across the Border

      Looking for drug bargains across the border? If so, you might do well to remember two timeless maxims: "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," and "There's a sucker born every minute." The U.S. has the highest prescription drug costs in the world, prompting many people to seek savings by

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    5. Financial Steps to Take When You're 65+

      Maintaining healthy finances as you approach 65 is just as important as getting regular medical checkups. Are you doing everything you should be doing to get your financial house in order for an active and comfortable retirement? Experts from the American Association of Retired Persons and the Natio

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    6. Vitamin Essentials as We Age

      Mom may have worried about you getting the vitamins you needed when you were a child (remember those Flintstone's chewables?), but who's keeping track of your essential vitamins and other nutrients now that you're getting older? As we age, our dietary requirements change, and we're also more focused

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    7. Prescription for Trouble?

      She's a 70-year-old grandmother and retired hospital social worker who requests anonymity because earlier this year, she committed the first crime in her life: She had drugs smuggled in from Colombia. Not cocaine or marijuana, but Lamisil tablets to treat a stubborn toenail fungus. "At my local phar

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    8. Holiday Travel Advisory

      As the busy holiday season approaches, thousands of airline travelers get ready to tackle the lines and delays. Thousands more are braving the trains and buses and automobiles to be with family and friends. But beware, travel today is fraught with long delays at check-in, on the tarmac, and on the r

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    9. You're Never Too Old for a Good Laugh

      Aug. 25, 2003 -- An elderly gentleman and a young whippersnapper walk into a bar. The bartender cracks a wry joke, but only the young one laughs. But a minute later when the young guy slips off his stool, the old guy lets out a howl of laughter. What gives? Turns out the older fellow hadn't really l

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    10. Aging Gracefully and Naturally

      Throughout the ages, people have been searching for the elusive "Fountain of Youth." And this desire for a magical place, pill, or tonic that can prevent or reverse the effects of aging has sired a new, and growing, field of medicine -- antiaging medicine. These days, there is a plethora of alternat

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