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Friday, July 1, 2022

Not All Veterans Are Created Equal

Unfortunately, under the rules of veterans benefits programs, not all veterans are created equal — eligibility is everything. There are compensation benefits for veterans who are disabled because of their service.

The Veterans benefit the VA doesn’t want you to know about

One of the biggest fears many people have today is having their life savings wiped out if they have to pay for substantial medical and health care expenses, or God forbid, assisted living or nursing home care.

Restaurant food has more calories than advertised

Dieters can’t believe everything they read: The food at many popular chain restaurants and in the freezer section of the supermarket may contain a lot more calories than advertised.

Obama should expand Medicare for all

A group called “Health Care Now” has been urging President Barack Obama to look backwards for the solution to health care reform.

Bedding trends to fight insomnia

If you’ve tossed all night because you were hot, restless or uncomfortable, read on.

More insurers are paying for alternative remedies

Acupuncture, not pain pills that “make me loopy,” is what Cynde Durnford-Branecki wants for her aching back, and a treatment costs her only a $20 copayment.

Leading expert says healthful aging depends on current daily habits

The health of your smile is influenced by daily dental health routines, as well as dietary factors.

There’s another choice besides hurting the needy

Our state budget is the financial expression of what our Constitution refers to as a “social compact” to ensure all individuals with “the power of enjoying, in safety and tranquility, their natural rights and the blessings of life.”

A new decade dawns: Urgency builds for leadership on aging issues

When 2010 dawned, most of us were eager to turn the page, put the recession behind us, and look forward to a brighter decade. But, the reality is: Tough times remain, and there’s hard work to be done.

Fresh-squeezed veggie juice finally comes of age

At midmorning, the line at Liquiteria is almost out the door. Customers at the bright, cheerful juice bar can’t seem to get enough of owner Doug Green’s menu of smoothies and fresh-squeezed juices. Some of the drinks are billed as energy builders; others promise to burn fat, boost the immune system or detoxify the lymph system.