Easy to Gain and Hard to Lose

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Let’s just say you’re approaching 50 and you don’t like the direction you’re going. You’re overweight and occasionally short of breath, especially when you’re pressed and have to get somewhere quickly. One day you’re late for a meeting at which you are supposed to be the key player. You get there almost on time, but […]

Start Early to Stay Healthy After 70

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My doctor is about 40 pounds overweight. His blood pressure is usually high, his breathing sometimes labored, and he likely has elevated cholesterol and other blood products that will cause him cardiovascular difficulties down the line. He is clearly on a disastrous course. When I try to talk to him, I’m interrupted constantly. He’s just […]