behavior

Brain health of younger adults
About a decade ago, Frances Jensen’s sweet-natured 15-year-old son returned home from a friend’s house with his hair dyed black and announced he was planning to add red streaks.
Two Elk Locking Horns
Located in upstate New York, Oneonta gets dumped with 75 inches of snow annually. After most snowfalls, longtime resident Lois shoveled her sidewalk — even into her 80s — although she didn't need to go anywhere and her family begged her to stop.
Sleeping man
Thrashing about while you're asleep may be a sign of something more troubling than mere restlessness: It could be a predictor of brain disease.
Nicer older woman
The headline in this morning's Wall Street Journal caught my eye:  " We Actually Get Nicer With Age."
family party
We're all familiar with the scene, especially after the Passover and Easter holidays. The extended family sits down to dinner and a grandchild starts whining that he's not hungry or eats the mashed potatoes with her hands or takes a dive under the table. As grandparents, we're tempted to take charge and correct the behavior, but the wisest among us won't say a word.
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Researchers at Newcastle University in England are onto something big: Your dog may know lots more about how you're feeling - and about how you're doing generally - that anyone has heretofore believed.
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