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The dark side of daylight saving time

The dark side of daylight saving time

A New York engineer is wheeled away in December 2013, after a train he was driving crashed. Lack of sleep could have been a factor.AP Photo/Robert Stolarik

Dear Dietitian – Changing Bad Habits?

Dear Dietitian – Changing Bad Habits?

I have lost twenty pounds, and I'm very proud of my accomplishment. I know I have to develop healthy habits in order to keep the weight off.  My problem is I eat too...

Dear Dietitian - Coconut Milk?

Dear Dietitian - Coconut Milk?

I've been reading a lot about coconut milk on the internet lately.  There are many claims that is good for you and decreases your risk of heart disease. Is this true...

Mars Once had an Ocean of Water

Mars Once had an Ocean of Water

For decades, planetary scientists have suspected that ancient Mars was a much warmer, wetter environment than it is today, but estimates of just how much water...

Caregivers - Tips for Organizing Paperwork

Caregivers - Tips for Organizing Paperwork

If you live far away from a friend or relative who needs care, you may wonder how you can be helpful. Organizing paperwork is one way that a long-distance caregiver...

AARP ElderWatch - Recognizing a Romance Scam

AARP ElderWatch - Recognizing a Romance Scam

Online dating has become one of the most popular ways for people of all ages to meet friends, significant others and spouses. While most people have good intentions...

6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season

6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season

Influenza A (H3N2) viruses have been most common this season. H3N2-predominant seasons have tended to be more severe. However, other flu viruses are circulating too...

Dear Dietitian – Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Dear Dietitian – Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Dear Dietitian, My best friend was just diagnosed with breast cancer.  She has been told that sugar feeds cancer and that she should completely avoid all sweets. Is...