Toss, Freeze, or Trash? How to Know When to Let it Go

The eternal dilemma — should you toss that bottle, can, or package that’s been in the drawer for who knows how long? You’d like to trust the expiration date, but these can be alarmingly inaccurate — more like guidelines, really. Understanding date stamps can sometimes mean the difference between sickness and health. 

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6 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Sun

Skin cancer is a highly preventable disease, yet one out of every five people in the United States will develop it during their lifetime. It most often occurs in basal and squamous cells in the outer layer of your skin, usually on sun-exposed areas like your face, ears, neck, lips, and the backs of your hands. If detected early enough, this type of skin cancer is easily treated, but you can avoid it altogether by following these simple steps.
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5 Ways You Can Eat to Beat Muscle Cramps

When a muscle cramp hits, you can try stretching and rubbing the area to work it out. But surprisingly, you have some food choices that can help as well. Try these simple ways to stop muscle cramps and recover from muscle soreness after a workout. 

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Dodge the Top 4 Filing Mistakes Made by Seniors

1 in 4 taxpayers wait until the last minute to file their taxes. But scrambling to meet the deadline increases your likelihood of making costly errors. Use this checklist to avoid common blunders and save big tax dollars.

Get the Best Bank for Your Buck This Year!

Most people would jump at the chance to have a checking account with free checks and no fees. If you’re a senior, you’ve hit the jackpot. Banks are targeting you with offers of discounts and free services that will make your head spin. But are they really worth it?