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These definitely are not your grandma’s compression stockings. Suddenly, those tight, thick hose that help improve blood circulation are the newest hip-and-healthy trend.
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American Airlines has quietly ended "bereavement fares." The airline has dropped the special fares it offered if you could prove you were traveling to a funeral, or the bedside of a grievously sick relative.
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The nation's air traffic controllers can't hang out a "closed for the day" sign, so starting April 21 travelers will start to see the impact of furloughed staff.
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When flight attendant Barbara Beckett, who is in her early 70s, recently retired, it made headlines. After all, her 53 years on the job with American Airlines is a company record.
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In the event of some terrible outbreak -- SARS, "swine flu," whatever it was Gwyneth Paltrow got at the beginning of Contagion -- the airports most likely to spread disease aren't necessarily the biggest or the busiest, according to a new study.
A study of 14,000 middle-aged men found a man's fitness level was more important to his overall health and longevity than how much he weighed. And complaints about airport security screenings by two 80-something women are raising questions about how to screen older adults and people with medical devices without causing embarrassment.
To increase consumer confidence and boost sales, JetBlue is allowing customers to return tickets for a full refund if they are laid off.
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