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It’s not everyone’s idea of a good time, but funnymen Steve Martin, Martin Short and Tom Hanks get together every other year to prepare for their colonoscopies. Anyone who has had this test knows that the day before is less than enjoyable, but the trio makes it fun. They eat Jell-O, play pok…

President Donald Trump’s signature policy for veterans — shifting much of their health care from the government-run system to private doctors and hospitals — is under attack from newly empowered Democrats and their allies on Capitol Hill.

The oldest woman ever to win an Olympic gold medal is Lida Peyton Pollock. She earned it as a member of an archery team in 1904 when she was 63 years and 333 days old. Clearly, her RealAge was much younger than her chronological age. That was apparent long before anyone knew DNA existed or b…

Since my son got his first pair of glasses when he was 2 years old, we’ve had some interesting, and at times harrowing, adventures. There were the metal frames that bent sideways, the lost acetate frames, and, oh, did you know that if your child wrestles with his dad while wearing thick lens…

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What do credit cards, hockey helmets, kids’ toys, trash cans, toothpaste, deodorants and shaving creams have in common?

Kids with asthma may struggle more in school when their symptoms aren’t well-controlled, and minority students with this breathing disorder are more likely to fall behind than their white counterparts, a study suggests.

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