Author: Stephanie Thurrott

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4 hidden health risks of hearing loss

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Hearing loss might seem like an inconvenience – you turn the TV louder, or choose quieter restaurants, or ask people to repeat themselves – but it’s …

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What exactly happens when you donate your body to science?

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When you face the death of a loved one, you’re facing more than grief. You can suffer a financial hit: Funerals are expensive.  According to the …

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Your 12-week checklist for selling your home

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Nationwide, the best time to sell your house is the first half of May, according to Zillow. That’s when you’re likely to get the highest offer in …

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7 meditation apps for every personality type

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You got the memo on meditation. You know it’s supposed to relieve stress and anxiety, which there’s no shortage of today. And you’ve heard it may …

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Retiring soon? 5 things to remember when the market stresses you out

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Until recently, the stock market had been strong for more than a decade. And it’s easy to say that you’re comfortable investing your retirement savings in …

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9 super smart ways to use your tax refund

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We’ve all heard the standard advice — pay down debt, build an emergency fund and change your withholdings if you’re getting a big refund. Assuming you …

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12 old-school skills becoming obsolete. Does it matter?

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Our Gen Z kids and grandkids are digital natives. They can convey nuance in their text messages, effortlessly navigate wherever they want to go, and get …

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Retirement planning: 4 things to focus on beyond finances

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When it comes to retirement planning, our thoughts usually jump straight to finances. Do I have enough saved in my 401k? How will I manage healthcare costs? When …

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16 things someone in a health crisis can really use (hint: not flowers)

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Your neighbor is in rehab after knee surgery. Your friend is diagnosed with breast cancer. Or your uncle, who cares for your aunt, is recovering from …

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Why aren’t more women getting mammograms?

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It’s that time of year again, when we see the colors changing all around us. Not the reds, oranges, and yellows of the fall foliage — …

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Heart attacks kill 6 times as many women as breast cancer. Here’s how to survive one

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Each year, 435,000 American women have heart attacks. Nearly 20% of them are under age 65. In fact, heart attacks kill six times as many women as …

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4 hidden health risks of hearing loss

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Hearing loss might seem like an inconvenience – you turn the TV louder, or choose quieter restaurants, or ask people to repeat themselves – but it’s …

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Should you upgrade your massage with CBD oil?

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In the last few years, cannabidiol (CBD) has become a darling of alternative health aficionados. And as its popularity grows, it’s gaining acceptance with mainstream consumers.  In March CVS announced …

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5 dangerous health problems your fitness tracker might pick up

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You’re counting your steps, tracking your workouts and measuring your sleep with your wearable fitness tracker. But these devices can do more than help you improve …

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8 reasons you should keep your landline

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Two years ago when my family moved from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania, I went cell phone only. Gone were three landlines—home, work, and fax. My smartphone replaced …

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What exactly happens when you donate your body to science?

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When you face the death of a loved one, you’re facing more than grief. You can suffer a financial hit: Funerals are expensive.  According to the …

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7 times a travel agent really pays off

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Nadeen White, 48, has serious travel chops—she’s the award-winning Atlanta-based travel blogger behind The Sophisticated Life, and her guidebooks are Amazon bestsellers. But when booking travel, she …