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Katie’s Back

Posted on August 22nd, 2012

Katie Couric is on her way back to TVs across America for what may well be her best time ever.  Although daytime TV is a tough spot – think Rosie & Nate – Katie has that “girlfriend” appeal that will draw viewers, at least for a taste-test and an afternoon coffee.  Looking at Katie’s  website, it appears the... Read More...

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Women’s Work Worth 77% of Men

Posted on June 6th, 2012

Go tell your daughters and granddaughters they don’t deserve to be paid the same as your sons and grandsons – even tho they are equally smart (maybe smarter), dependable and hardworking... Read More...

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Women’s History Month

Posted on March 13th, 2012

March was Women’s History Month focused on education and empowerment for women.  It’s too bad this observance is not as well known or celebrated as some of our other holidays, like Columbus... Read More...

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The Political Theater

Posted on January 24th, 2012

Some nights as I watch the news, I can’t decide if I want to laugh, cry, or just smash my TV set.  Is today’s Politcal Theater a comedy or tragedy or just a total waste of time?  Even... Read More...

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Resolution Revolution

Posted on January 3rd, 2012

I’m just not doing it this year!

The new year typically rings in a long list of new resolve – all for the ultimate goal of being a better human being.  I’m not sure it’s... Read More...

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7 Billion and Counting

Posted on November 2nd, 2011

Think the traffic at rush hour is a nightmare?  It’s just a sign of our exploding population.  There are currently 7 billion folks on Planet Earth according to the the United Nations…and... Read More...

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Live to 100 or Even 1,000

Posted on August 28th, 2011

The weekend Wall Street Journal has a fascinating look at “Living to 100 And Beyond.” The piece looks at the science currently taking place in gene therapy and stem cell applications, along... Read More...

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Meet AGNES

Posted on July 18th, 2011

Have you heard about AGNES?  AGNES is at the MIT AgeLab and she’s playing an important role in helping researchers understand more about the physical challenges that occur with aging.

Really... Read More...

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TV Is Going Gray

Posted on July 7th, 2011

Would you believe that the average age of a primetime TV viewer is 51?  Of course you would.  I’m guessing that you and your friends watch more evening TV than the once-holy-tribe of 20-somethings.

That’s... Read More...