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Diet, exercise and cancer. Is there a connection?

Recently I spoke to a friend who was diagnosed with breast cancer. She has dense breast tissue and the cancer was found after it had advanced. (That’s another story.) After suffering from high blood ...

The boomer generation talks about their future

Celebrating a new year for some evokes images of noise makers and top hats, champagne, Baby New Year or Father Time with Auld Lang Syne  playing and kissing at the stroke of midnight. Booming int...

Fortifying our hero caregivers

I took care of my husband Alan for eight years. He suffered from early onset Alzheimer’s disease. I wrote a memoir about my experience as his caregiver, Living on the Verge of Insanity: loving lessons...

Hope for Hudson Valley breast cancer patients

Dana Effron and Cathy Varunok spent years raising money for national breast cancer organizations. A few years ago, the two community activists decided to focus fundraising efforts on helping their fri...

Hydrofracking fractures a region

Hydrofracking is a process in which massive amounts of water and chemicals are injected under high pressure deep into the earth, via drilled wells, to fracture rock and release natural gas. There hasn...

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