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Alan Alda Wants Us to Communicate

Our favorite TV doctor prescribes laughter as a start

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Rita Wilson Delights in Her Many Roles

The actress and singer finds her voice in songwriting and discusses her recovery from COVID-19

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Simple Ways to Declutter Your Finances

Cut back on credit cards, trim mutual funds and go digital

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New Vision Tests and Tech Can Help Save Your Sight

Bright new solutions to detect and treat eye diseases more readily


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Handling Life During the Pandemic

Jay Leno is making face masks for first responders and driving classic cars

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Cruising the Drag Is Getting a Revival

In small towns, social distancing brings back a simpler form of entertainment

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Sanjay Gupta’s Quest for Better Brain Health

He's spent a lifetime trying to understand the human mind


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Milestone Celebrity Birthdays in June

Gena Rowlands, Dr. Oz and other well-known people celebrate big ones this month


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Criminals Operate Jury Duty Scam From State Prison

Using illegal cellphones, scammers raked in more than $300K

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50 Things Over 50 We Still Love Every Day

From the microwave to The Beatles, what would life be like without these classics?

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Freebie Offers Too Good to Pass By

Where to find useful products and services that you don't have to drop a dollar on


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DMC, YoYo, Rakim, Kurtis Blow and other OGs on the musical movement that took the world by storm


The Rhythm is Gonna Get You: Celebrating Latin Music

A look at the pioneering musicians who brought their cultural influences and rhythm to the masses


Why Phone Scammers Turn to Threats

Fraudsters increasingly use fear tactics to target and con their victims


Is There a Medical Cure for Loneliness?

With older Americans at higher risk for social isolation, science may have a treatment





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