Rita Rubin

Several people holding their hands in the air
Nobody should be afraid to ask for advice — especially older adults in the company of younger peers. In fact, research suggests that reaching out for help leaves a good impression.
Man and woman distracted by cell phones at a restaurant
Pings, whistles, rock melodies or Zen chimes. Whatever notification sound you’ve chosen for your cellphone — even vibrate — the effect is the same: Your mind wanders.
An overhead look of marijuana leaves
Study finds one long-term effect of marijuana use is a dip in verbal memory.
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