Read This If You Want To Keep Your Memory In Old Age

If you want to keep your memory well into old age, read a book now. It doesn’t have to be great literature. Mysteries, chick-lit or science-fiction will suffice just fine. That’s the word from researchers at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, who have concluded that when people of any age read books, write or participate in other brain-stimulating […]

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What is the most popular American meal?

What is the most popular American meal? The most popular American meal is not hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken or spaghetti, it’s leftovers. According to a study by the Food Marketing Institute, 58% of Americans are having leftovers for dinner on any given night. With the tough economy, people are eating out less these days, while two-thirds of Americans are buying less […]

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College football player who helps kids in need surprised with scholarship

Justin Juenemann has never played in a game in four years with the University of Minnesota football team, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t made an impact. The Gophers’ backup kicker has dedicated himself to helping kids in need as a volunteer at Masonic Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, and it hasn’t gone unnoticed by his teammates and coaches.   He may […]

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She’s 98. He’s 94. They Met at the Gym.

Gertrude Mokotoff and Alvin Mann were introduced eight years ago at a gym in Middletown, N.Y., where they still work out twice a week. She’s 98. He’s 94. They were married Aug. 5 at Middletown City Hall, where they exchanged vows before Mayor Joseph DeStefano and 50 family members and close friends. Read the story at https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/11/fashion/weddings/senior-citizen-older-couple-wedding.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur

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Mom with Cancer Desperate for Missing Luggage Gets a Note With Delivery at 3 AM

Despite there being an abundance of negative news about airline employees, this Southwest worker has become a shining example of going above and beyond the call of duty.  Stacy Hurt was preparing to fly back to Pittsburgh from undergoing a chemotherapy treatment in Nashville, Tennessee when she was offered an earlier flight home.  Unfortunately, there was not enough time for […]

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What Does Your Choice Of Friends Say About You?

What Does Your Choice Of Friends Say About You? This is NATIONAL FRIENDSHIP WEEK.  (August 15-21)  And the type of friends you prefer reveals a lot about your personality, says psychologist Dr. Elayne Kahn, co-author of “1001 Ways You Reveal Your Personality.” Just one close friend — You need someone to confide in and trust. You don’t trust people very […]

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