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As I reimmerse myself in the world of newborns (seven weeks and counting) after three decades off, I’m constantly amazed by the cool new inventions that make baby care so much easier the second time around. How did we boomer parents survive without resealable diaper tabs? Velcro swaddler blankets? Strollers with cup holders?
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“What’s it like for you, coming over here?” my daughter asks when I stop by her house for a visit. “It must be like entering the gates of hell.”
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Of course you love your grandkids, but having them around may have an added health benefit if you're a menopausal woman, new research suggests.
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Dear Hillary,
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We arrived with jasmine garlands and two rosettes folded out of Thai baht. We slipped off our sandals and felt the cool, smooth tiles beneath us as we walked toward a woman sitting on her front porch.
Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri Martino
Actress Susan Sarandon, 67, has played grandmothers in motion pictures, including The Lovely Bones (2009) and, more recently, Tammy.
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News, discoveries and fun ...
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Medical science routinely offers solutions to problems that our bodies or environment can not naturally fix. It's great when these are cool re-imaginings and re-purposing of existing products and procedures. Other times its fine-tuning that leads to good results. This week had a bunch of cool and slightly weird stories about solving some health related issues.
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The following is a guest post from Bill Hogan, a writer and editor on the AARP Media News team.
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