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Dare To Be 100: Most Important Medical Article

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

I have previously expressed my appreciation of the JAMA 1993 paper "Actual Causes of Death in the US", written by Mike McGinnis and Bill Foege. The pa...

2 Steps To Avoid Makeup Color Choices Washing You Out

Carol Brailey | Posted 10.20.2016 | Style
Carol Brailey

If you choose makeup colors that are not in harmony with your coloring, you could be making yourself look dull, washed out, older and even magnify skin imperfections.

Last Chance to Dine at the Waldorf-Astoria's Bull&Bear Steakhouse

John Mariani | Posted 10.20.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

The bad news is that, yes, the Waldorf-Astoria, which opened during the Depression in 1931, will close next year for a three-year conversion of three-quarters of its rooms into luxury condos--just what NYC needs!--thanks to its owner, Chinese holding company Anbang Insurance Group Co., which purchased the hotel from Hilton's parent group in 2015 for a record $1.95 billion. The rest of the rooms will be upgraded to luxury suites.

It's A-OKAY to "Fake" It

Liz Stephenson | Posted 10.18.2016 | Women
Liz Stephenson

There is nothing wrong with enhancing yourself in order to go out with confidence, and we need to stop shaming people for doing so.

5 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Bed

Shannon Ullman | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Shannon Ullman

So, the time has come for you to finally upgrade your bed. Deciding to make the commitment is a huge step as you get ready to undergo change and delve...

Putting The NO In A Nobel Prize: Nitric Oxide And Heart Disease Prevention

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

The Nobel Prize in Medicine this past week was awarded to Yoshinori Oshumi for work on autophagy or "self-eating" of cells. Notable was that this fiel...

Angelus Winery Takes Its Time Entering the 21st Century

John Mariani | Posted 10.17.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

For me the best part of being a wine writer is not the opportunity to taste so many wines in so many places but to meet the passionate winemakers who have devoted their lives to maintaining a long history of excellence, whether it's an Italian like Angelo Gaja or a Californian like Michael Mondavi.

I Saved An Extra $200 A Month Through These Simple Practices

Shannon Ullman | Posted 10.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Ullman

Saving money doesn't have to be difficult. Take some time to evaluate your life and your daily spending and make a few small changes to improve.

Saltaire Brings Superior Seafood to Port Chester, NY

John Mariani | Posted 10.12.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

I had not given much thought to visiting Saltaire in the New York City suburb of Port Chester until I read that the owners are the Barnes family, which also runs the excellent seafood restaurant in Queens called London Lennie's.

4 Ways to Make a Passive Income

Shannon Ullman | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Shannon Ullman

Do you want to make money while you sleep? If that concept sounds incredible to you, it might be time to learn a little bit more about passive income. Putting in work up front to set up systems for money to come in, you can rest easy, sit back and enjoy as income continues to accumulate days, weeks and months later.

Sandcastles vs. Taj Mahals

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 10.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

I have recently been preoccupied with the meaning of life and expressed my fear that maybe all my life was spent building what amounts to a sandcastle...

A Life-Saving Question: Are My Arteries Calcified?

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 10.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

The incidental finding of calcified arteries is serious vascular disease and warrants a complete evaluation and treatment plan including considerations of diet, exercise, stress management, prescription drugs and supplements.

Valbella Appeals to Connecticut's Gold Coast Gourmands

John Mariani | Posted 10.10.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

At Valbella, which opened in 1992, the parking lot is still full most nights of the week with an inordinate number of Maseratis and Mercedes-Benzes, and the extraordinary 1,400-label, 15,000-bottle wine cellar (below) is still the site of many private dinners season after season.

Meeting Simonetta Lein, 'The Celebrity Wishmaker'

Maimah Karmo | Posted 10.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maimah Karmo

I love that I get to meet lots of interesting people, who do extraordinary things. Recently, I had the pleasure of connecting with Simonetta Lein, "T...

There Is Much To Miss When You Judge By Appearance Alone

Sarah Caroline Bell | Posted 10.13.2016 | Style
Sarah Caroline Bell

Opposite you, an exhausted-looking man glances at his phone persistently. To your right, a woman glides a slender brush across her eyelids, creating t...

5 Ways A Quality Mattress Will Improve Your Life

Shannon Ullman | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Ullman

The experience has been a good one and I have decided to share the benefits with you! If you weren't aware before, here are 5 ways that a quality mattress will improve your life.

Simple, Simon

David S. Simon | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David S. Simon

We desperately need to float in the sublime holiness of silence because just below the surface is where all the buried treasure of our lives live, that are waiting for us to gently wake them up, like tender babies, to hold and adore while they remind us of all the magic that can be held in our arms at any given moment.

No, I'm Not A Bitch Because I Like To Workout

Michelle Zunter | Posted 10.05.2016 | Women
Michelle Zunter

I exercise because I learned how to love myself in a way that's not destructive. I found something that satiates my anxiety. I'm not doing it to win a beauty contest. I'm doing it for my well-being.

Battle Of Heart Calcium Scores: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton And Dr. Oz

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

In an era of transparency, presidential candidates recently revealed details of their medical records. Records released by Hillary Clinton indicate th...

Six Tips For Finding Your Life's Work

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 10.04.2016 | Business
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

Embed from Getty Images After a recent session for The White Box Club™ (a Meetup group I founded for people laid off or in career transition), a ne...

Le Coucou Is the Best Restaurant to Open in NYC This Fall

John Mariani | Posted 10.04.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

Here's my prediction: When the trend-frenzied foodie magazines come out with their best new restaurant lists for 2016, Le Coucou will not be on any of...

Deciding to Live with Less and Other Minimalist Lessons Learned from Fire

Terra Trevor | Posted 10.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Terra Trevor

I live near the ocean in California in a canyon area below the foothills in a high fire danger area. We’ve had a number of fires over the years that...

The Only Way Out Is Through

Carly Israel | Posted 10.04.2016 | Divorce
Carly Israel

Making the decision to leave my marriage was the hardest decision I have ever made in my entire life. And the most honest.

Not Quite Remote But Far From the Madding Crowd: The American Club of Kohler, Wisconsin

John Mariani | Posted 10.04.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

As noted in my article last week about Kohler, Wisconsin, The American Club opened in 1918 as living quarters for the Kohler company's factory workers, complete with pub, bowling alley and barbershop, all surrounded by 500 acres of lush woodlands and rivers. In 1978 the building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Do You Treat Life Like A Sprint Or A Marathon?

Karen McMahon | Posted 10.04.2016 | Divorce
Karen McMahon

I think if we took a survey and asked, "what is the #1 response you get when you ask someone in passing, how are you", the answer would be "BUSY!" You almost don't even have to say the words, just grin or roll your eyes and the other person smiles knowingly with a 'me too' look in their eyes.