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Dear Mayo Clinic: Controlling Symptoms of GERD

DEAR MAYO CLINIC,
I’m 62 years old and am having difficulty keeping healthy weight on due to GERD and reflux. I am really confused about what foods and beverages I should avoid, and what foods will not make my reflux act up. What do you recommend mature adults who have this condition avoid, and what healthy food are best for my situation?

NASA Flight Director: Mission Control Relies on Maturity, Passion

According to University of Toledo graduate, Dr. Robert Dempsey, NASA flight director and lead author of the 400-page book, while the science is amazing, and space itself is dazzling, this is a book about teamwork—specifically, the behind-the-scenes, often invisible effort of the mission control team behind the ISS (International Space Station).

Tax-Savings Ideas: Help With Long-Term Care Expenses

One huge expense that awaits a large percentage of Americans near the end of their lives is long-term care. Coming up with the money to pay for a nursing home, an assisted living facility, or other such care isn’t always easy. What many seniors and their families don’t realize, though, is that there are tax deductions they can take advantage of that would give them extra money to help with long-term care expenses.