Tag: Health

The April jobs report reveals two very different Americas

So who was left out of the less-than-stellar jobs recovery? Getty Images The official U.S. unemployment rate rose again in April to 6.1% from 6% the previous month, and the U.S. added just 266,000 new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Labor Department said Friday, figures that some economists described as a “huge disappointment.” […]

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New rules about eating, exercising and sleeping as you age

Aging is a natural process that involves direct damage to cells and an accumulation of cellular waste, says Dr. Frank Lipman. Our ability to repair this damage decreases over time, but the extent and speed of that decline varies — a lot. Diet, activity, rest and stress all play a role in aging, Lipman says. […]

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My ex-husband moved in. He pays $150 for cable, his only expense, and gives me the silent treatment if I ask him to pay for dinner

I got back with my ex-husband for our kids, thinking it would be better to raise them in a two-parent home. We had a bitter divorce and I’m the one who paid for it, both financially and emotionally. I got back with him, as our daughter is closer to him and would always want him […]

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‘Life turns on a dime’: She donated $950 from her first stimulus check to a food bank — then received a cancer diagnosis

Editor’s Note: After this story was published, many MarketWatch readers asked how they could help Toi Cudworth. She has a GoFundMe page to help pay for her medical bills. Almost exactly a year ago, Toi Cudworth looked around and realized she was one of the lucky ones. The San Antonio, Texas resident had a job […]

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