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a bottle of aspirin on its side with pills spilling onto the table. (Photo: iStock)

Risk Outweighs Benefit

A Daily Aspirin Doesn’t Prolong Life: Study An aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away, according to a trio of studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Sept. 16. Instead, the Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) studies of nearly 20,000
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Out-of-town relatives or friends are often asked to babysit over the holidays. Have you adequately prepared them to deal with an emergency? (Photo: Stock)

Christmas Vacation

Is Your Holiday Babysitter Prepared? As parents tackle their holiday lists, one item may be especially important – finding a babysitter. Parents may ask friends or relatives, including those from out-of-town, to watch their young children while they shop, attend holiday functions
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Doctors say February's warm spell and March's cold snap could mean tree and grass allergies overlap in May. (Photo: cenczi/Pixabay)

Seasonal Allergies

False Start Means Unpredictable Season The good news for those who suffer from seasonal allergies is that the misery may be delayed by the snow and cold that crept in mid-March. The bad news is that those who are affected by both tree pollen and grass may be in for a double
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