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Dare to Be 100: From the Prosaic to the Profound

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 10.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

A falling apple or an overflowed tub or a leg injury are minuscule moments in the grand sequence of our universe. They appear inconsequential, but eac...

Dare to Be 100: An Important, Ugly and Rare Word

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Symmorphosis. Any etymologist, particularly one interested in evolution, will guess the meaning of this obscure word. Symmorphosis represents the matc...

Dare to Be 100: Nature, Nurture, or Both?

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

I am a student of the Serenity Prayer, which teaches, "Change what you can, accept what you must, but know the difference." I like the idea that most of this option is up to us. Among my life choices, I choose to be active. Age does not disqualify me from this imperative.

Friday Talking Points [111] -- Use It Or Lose It

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama this week has successfully put the Republican Party on the defensive. This could be a fleeting thing, or it could be the start of a whole new way for Obama's administration to operate.

Debunking 10 Brain Health Myths

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Think about this: How can anyone take care of his or her brain when every week brings a new barrage of articles and studies which seem to contradict each other?