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One thing no one warns you about when you’re younger is that you’re going to shrink when you get older. Of course, we’ve all heard of the “little old lady,” but no one mentions that in her youth she used to be a star basketball player.

What’s the worst thing to say to yourself when you arrive at a holiday gathering and see all of the food choices? “No, I can’t have that.” This creates a feeling of being deprived. Instead, decide what you want most, and build your other choices around that.

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One thing we all have in common this time of year is that memories tend to come flooding back. The smell of cookies baking, the sounds of rustling wrapping paper, the early snowfalls and hearing old familiar carols, or perhaps Hanukkah songs — these traditions, and more, make us ponder, in o…

The National Institutes of Health reports that millions of older adults go to emergency rooms each year because of fall-related injuries. Treacherous walkways brought on by cold weather increase the risk of falling. And the consequences of falls can be serious. Falls cause broken bones, spin…

MONTPELIER — Vermont is leading the country in several COVID-19 vaccination benchmarks from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including the percentage of population fully vaccinated overall, and fully vaccinated as newly eligible 5- to 11-year-olds and for most residents who ha…


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