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C. Alex Merrill

When you get older and stay healthy, it comes with a treasury of perks: physical mobility, fewer medical bills, increased longevity and, overall, a better quality of life. Read more

Parenting

Among all the things in the world a person can struggle with or complain about, mere vanity is one of my biggest indulgences. Read more

Parenting

People talk about fat in a black-and-white way. Fat causes health issues. Fat makes me feel insecure. Fat is always bad. It is a monster with a name and a face for which marketers are quick to sell the pitchforks. Read more

Parenting

Mayo Clinic’s online resource “Adult Health” offers some insight. In that column’s “Is an Electric Toothbrush Better Than a Manual Toothbrush?” Dr. Thomas Salinas, DDS, of their medical education department, notes there is nothing inherentl... Read more

Parenting

So your resolution fell through (again). You told yourself, I'll do it this time. I'll be fit and healthy. The key to success is to E.N.D. your habits. Read more

Parenting