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  1. Too Old to Parent?

    Dec. 3, 2001 -- Grace Pipkin says she was trained in the Firefighter School of Mothering -- "ready, willing, always there." While her three daughters were young, that philosophy served the family well. But once they were grown, with careers of their own, Grace expected to refocus her energies on som

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  2. The Facts and Fiction of Cloning

    Cloning. More than ever, the word stirs emotion and triggers debate, as what was once science fiction becomes scientific fact. Just what are researchers working on and why? Do we have anything to gain, or to lose, from their continued efforts? For the first time, researchers have successfully cloned

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  3. Assessing an Older Driver

    Nov. 21, 2001 -- How can you determine if an elderly driver is no longer safe behind the wheel? The American Automobile Association Foundation for Traffic Safety offers these guidelines: Does the driver have difficulty working the pedals or turning his or her head fully to check blind spots when cha

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  4. Caring for the Caregiver

    Nov. 5, 2001 - Vivian Ames knows too well how life can turn upside down. She was single, in her 30s, living and working in San Francisco. Her folks were in San Diego, hundreds of miles away. She was their only child; they were "older" when she was born. And as they aged -- as their health deteriorat

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  5. Growing Older, Staying Strong.

    Oct. 29, 2001 -- Yetta H. Appel, DSW, has been through treatment for colon cancer, a broken leg, and cataract surgery. She nursed her husband, Hy, through Parkinson's disease until his death. None of these recent events kept her from celebrating her 78th birthday in Lithuania, during a trip to honor

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  6. The Hardest Job a Man May Ever Have

    Oct. 15, 2001 -- Don E. Duckett, Ralph Eikenberry, Gary Barg, and Paul Lindsley have never met, yet they have walked in each others' shoes. They are all caregivers for a wife or relative. The National Family Caregivers Association says that results of a recent survey it conducted suggest that about

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  7. Once Upon a Time -- Again

    Oct. 1, 2001 -- First, there's the photograph: an old black and white shot of a man riding a bicycle on a high-wire stretched between two New York City skyscrapers. Then there's the story behind it. It goes something like this: "The picture takes place recently in New Bern; you can tell it's recent

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  8. Dizziness Not Always Child's Play

    Sept. 17, 2001 -- At first, Diane Tucker just felt a little dizzy once in a while. Then the spells got worse. "It would come on out of the clear blue," Tucker tells WebMD. "I remember being at a movie when I just started feeling nauseous. My husband had to carry me home. There was no way I could wal

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  9. The Importance of Being -- Married

    There are many good reasons to choose wisely and carefully when picking a spouse -- not the least of which is that you'll be spending an awful lot of time with them in both the near and distant future, possibly even raising children together. So you want to find someone with whom you are compatible,

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  10. Nothing to Fear but Pain Itself

    Aug. 13, 2001 -- Oncology nurse specialist Carol Blecher, RN, MS, AOCN, knows the face of pain and the face of fear. Cancer, says Blecher, is not a gentle, silent enemy but rather a painful, raging foe, which must be fought with powerful weapons that often cause their own unremitting pain. So easing

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