It wasn't my idea. Paris was my idea.
But last November, I joined my husband and his buddies — five hoary photographers and a graphic designer, ranging in age from 49 all the way to 76 — in a challenge to hike the Grand Canyon, down to the bottom and back out again.
The history of cancer treatment includes a long list of quack diets claiming patients can eat their way back to good health, but one approach, which involves eating less and minimizing carbohydrates, appears to produce genuine benefits.
Our brains benefit from exercise just as much as the muscles in our bodies do. It was once believed that loss of brain function was a normal part of the aging process, but it is now believed that exercise enhances the growth and survival of new neurons in the hippocampus — the region of the brain essential for …
Many of us, after 20, 30 or more years in one career, find ourselves looking around mid-life for something different. Whether it's from boredom or economic need, a second career — an "encore" career — may be just the answer.
My dad had a slight stroke — an oxymoron if ever there was one.
Dressed in a blue Bike Around Kansas souvenir T-shirt and capri pants, Dianne Franz, 71, moves her 5-foot-9 frame gingerly about her tidy Palm Harbor condo.
Mr. Maddon Head
Get your Joe Maddon Mr. Potato Head when the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Anaheim Angels at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg at 7:10 p.m. Aug. 2. You can put him on the shelf next to your Joe Maddon Bobblehead and your Zim Bear. Find tickets at tampabay.rays.mlb.com.
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“Art is long and life is short."
That's how Gale Fulton Ross, 68, an acclaimed African-American artist in Sarasota, begins Baby Artist, a PBS documentary about her life. Baby Artist is the nickname her father, Herman Fulton Jr., who was an artist and designer himself, gave her when she was growing …
It's the time of year baby boomers take to the road driving or dragging RVs. • Moving down the open highways with their homes on their backs. Human turtles off to see their kids or see the world.
A group of British scientists who trekked up Mount Everest has shed new light on how low levels of oxygen in the blood contribute to insulin resistance and adult-onset diabetes.