George Bilgere's 'The Forge'
Like Garrison Keillor, U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser can't stop raving about the poetry of George Bilgere and its quiet, honest intensity.
By Contributing Author
New Treatment Could Block the Development of Alzheimer's, Researchers Say
Using a treatment successfull used to target cancer cells has, for the first time, been applied to Alzheimer's disease and restored lost memory in mice.
By Staff Writer
Jules of Nature
Walking in the woods with Wisconsin photographer Julie Brown brings mushrooms—and much more—into focus.
By Barbara McAfee
Why You Should Not Use the E-Word
If "elderly" and "old" are not acceptable when talking about an older adult, what is? Finding one right word to describe being older remains elusive.
By Helen Dennis
Not logging 10,000 steps a day? Walk faster, sit less!
A new study finds that if 10,000 steps a day is an unattainable, don't despair. Fewer steps or greater intensity can lead to healthy benefits, too.
The Explosive Work of Evelyn Rosenberg
A sculptor's impressive body of work created by using plastic explosives to blow metal into and over a mold.
Trump Wanted to Fire Women Who Weren't Pretty Enough, Say Employees
Court documents reveal employees had similar allegations, but couldn't talk to a reporter because they had signed non-disclosure statements and feared retaliation.
By ProPublica ProPublica.org
Yo, Is This Ageist?
Ashton Applewhite pushes back against ageism in her blog This Chair Rocks where she also posts images sent by readers.
By Ashton Applewhite
Doctors's Diagnoses Far More Accurate Than Internet or App-based Symptoms Checkers
Head-to-head comparison reveals human physicians vastly outperform virtual ones in diagnostic accuracy.
Why Colors Are Harder to See with Age
An explanation of the changes age brings to our eyes that cause us to struggle with seeing colores.
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