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What Are the 10 Best Places to Retire?
When people retire, they often decide to pull up stakes and move to a new city. No longer bound by the restraints of employment offices or client locales, retirees may instead find themselves drawn to places with great weather, affordable housing or better amenities than where they currently live.
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Supplements Could Be Linked to Increased Risk of Death in Women
Vitamins are said to be good for you. According to a new study from the University of Minnesota, however, that may not always be the case.
Researchers reviewed the cases of 38,000 women over a 19-year period and found that those who took supplements had about a 2.4 percent increased risk of death ove…
What’s the Most Miserable City in America?
In a new study of the 100 largest cities in the US, economists from MetroMoniter used factors such as employment, business growth and changes in housing prices to rank the most miserable places to live.
Who won the dubious first place prize? Here’s hoping you put your money on Las Veg…
Fatherhood Can Cause a Drop in Testosterone Levels
In the first study of its kind, researchers compared the testosterone level of men when they were single and childless to their testosterone level after they had had a child.
While testosterone always decreases when men age, the decline was much more pronounced among the men who …
Which States Have the Highest Marriage and Divorce Rates?
The 2009 Census reveals that while couples in western and southern states marry more often, they also divorce at a higher rate than those in other areas of the US.
Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy at Johns Hopkins University, said, “Surprisingly, the south and west, which we…

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