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Gift of health

Gift of health

By Sarah Lemon
Tacky knick-knacks and sugary, fatty snacks are bound to crash any holiday gift exchange. Don't add...
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Secrets of the super seniors

If you see Powell Palmerston bicycling around Medford, putting on 25 miles a day, you'd be amazed...
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Ties that bind

For some couples, "the ties that bind" refer to the laces on their running shoes. They find that...
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Irrigate your head

When the air fills with pollen, Larry Aerni plugs his nose — with water.
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Earn your 'Mastery' certificate in 5 steps

By Sharon Johnson
I need your help. A few months ago I had a bold, audacious idea. It involved...
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Le nut crust

By Michael Altman
Pies are arguably the signature desserts of the holiday season. Among those...
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