Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775

In the long run, it's been determined that a drink or two a day may be good for the brain. Researchers have found that moderate amounts of alcohol -- amounts equivalent to a couple of drinks a day for a person ---- improved the memories of laboratory rats. Such a finding may have implications for serious neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's,...
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Why are more and more young people into monogamy?
By:
Frank Rosci
The dating scene for young people seems to be changing. One of the latest theories is that the young are less into playing the field, less into the merry-go-round of numerous dating partners in a short period of time, and more into longer -- and long-lasting -- monogamous relationships. Factors at work and play in this new scenario for those...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman
In the same week a woman asked me whether I had children in graduate school, a bouncer at a bar actually carded me. I'm not sure which was more vexing. Now that I've officially reached my mid-30s -- and remain unmarried -- I'm in a strange position. While my dating field spans more than two decades -- I can just...
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By:
Mark R. Eskin
Attention, IRA owners! If you are over 70 and take required minimum distributions from your IRA account each year, a new law may allow you to support a favorite charity without incurring federal income taxes on the distribution. A bit of background is appropriate. Each year after the owner of a traditional IRA account reaches age 70, the IRS requires...
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By:
Rita Bryan
How many times have you made up your mind to start an exercise program, only to find yourself struggling to get started or keep doing it after the first few weeks? You're not alone. Many people realize they're not living a healthy lifestyle, and at some point decide they want to change it. But something always seems to sabotage their...
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