THE NEW FORTY What about men and grandfathers?
I think I am a fairly reasonable person most days, but then there are the days when I am not. This is one of the "not" days.
Today, I really must take issue with The Lakeside Collection catalog. I wa... Posted on 4/21/13 at 10:38 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
There has been much talk recently of airborne drones and the
possibility of loss of privacy due to their use. Lisa and I have
recently been under intense surveillance, not by dron... Posted on 3/15/13 at 5:30 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington
Tired-of-Being-Youngest is attending culinary school, which I assure you is just as delicious as it sounds. I can't wait until spring quarter, when she studies Baking and Pastries, and am sure that I ... Posted on 11/15/12 at 12:33 PM
Osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to weaken and sometimes break, is often thought of as a “women’s disease,” but it poses a significant threat to more than 2 million men in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health.
TV ads tout testosterone treatments for "low T," but surprising new research shows a different hormone may play a role in less sex drive and more fat as men age. Estrogen — the female hormone — is needed by men, too, and the study gives the first clear evidence that too little of it can cause certain "male menopause" symptoms.
John Majors is used to getting second glances when he goes shopping. It's not that the 63-year-old causes a disturbance - he's as quiet and mild-mannered as he looks. But he does stand out, if only because there aren't a lot of men scouring fabric shops for material. And there are even fewer male quilters in the area.
During a recent visit to Dakota, I thought about my friend in Texas.
A dyed-in-the-wool conservative, he would be pleased to note North Dakota has always kept its governorship and Senate seats safely in the hands of men. Perhaps North Dakotans will change that. It may be worth a try
The Aug. 7 article “Can today’s parents have it all?” asks an important question, but unfortunately falls short. Although the article suggests we are talking to parents, perhaps a better title would have said “Can today’s moms have it all? And it makes me ask a very important question Why aren’t we including men in on this conversation?
As if the nation’s weight problems were not daunting enough, a new study has found that the body-mass index, the 200-year-old formula used to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy weight, may be misclassifying roughly half of women and just over 20 percent of men as healthy when their body-fat composition suggests they are obese.
Although there are plenty of men who prefer the convenience of a quick shave with a disposable or electric razor, sales of traditional wet shave products are on the rise. Last month, more than 250 men, most in their 20s and early 30s, gathered at the Palmer House hotel in Chicago for the city’s first Great Shave event. The party, hosted by Chicago-based merchant Merz Apothecary, touted YouTube shaving stars, barber demonstrations and razor displays.
A growing number of men are now suffering from the seductive promise that they can have it all: the comforts and rewards of a fulfilling family life, a job that brings satisfaction and a paycheck big enough to support the needs of the aforementioned family, and freedom from conflict between the demands of each.
A proposal to ban the circumcision of male children in San Francisco has been cleared to appear on the November ballot, setting the stage for the nation's first public vote on what has long been considered a private family matter.
A majority of the baby boomers think they've learned just about all there is to know on the subject — and more women than men are confident of their knowledge — according to a new Associated Press-LifeGoesStrong.com poll.
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