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Bend, Oregon

Bend is an artsy resort community in the high Oregon desert just east of the Cascade Range and the Mount Bachelor ski area. To Oregon, it is what Aspen is to Colorado or Truckee/Lake Tahoe is to California: with a fairly upscale clientele, several nearby resort communities, and an attractive small downtown. ...

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Boomers are Zooming and Booming! They are starting their own businesses, according to a Kauffman Foundation study that predicts the United States may be "on the cusp of an entrepreneurship boom." ...

It's not a pretty picture when it comes to women and stroke. Hormonal changes put women at greater risk for stroke at certain times in their lives and statistics reveal that stroke generally proves more disabling for women than men. The good news is these gender disparities have been the focus of ongoing research in the field of stroke prevention and treatment, and the efforts are paying off as new findings from several recent studies may improve stroke prevention and treatment for women and, it's hoped, deliver a far better prognosis in the future. I discussed this research with Lynda D. Lisabeth, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor, where she and her colleagues have been looking into the issue. ...

The number of Americans and Canadians living abroad, approximatley 7 Million, which is twice the population of Chicago and greater than that of 33 U.S. States, has steadily grown over the past decade and it is expected to more than double within the next 10 years. ...

The oldest baby boomers will turn 65 is less the two years. And that’s just the beginning of what Urban Institute researchers are calling a “tsunami of senior growth in the next decade”. The senior population is expected to grow by 36 percent between 2010 and 2020. ...

When you book a table on OpenTable.com, your reservation is instantly recorded in the restaurant’s computerized reservation book - the same one the restaurant’s host uses to track all reservations. (It’s the black terminal you may see when you arrive at the restaurant.) ...

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