Category Archives: Health

The “Cadillac” Tax

In 2018, a not so little tax with an appropriately big sounding name, “The Cadillac Tax” will go into effect. Despite its name, it has nothing to do with your car. It’s a 40 percent excise tax on your “generous” … Continue reading

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Unraveling My Childhood Asthma: Did Motherhood Cure It?

Here’s the article I wrote for the CommonHealth Blog on WBUR about overcoming my childhood asthma. Unraveling My Childhood Asthma: Did Motherhood Cure It? May 09, 2014 Sarah Baker  I recently started singing lessons — a rather mind-blowing pursuit, since for … Continue reading

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Dr. Small’s Diet for Your Brain

Alzheimer’s, funny? At many points Thursday night at the Cambridge Forum lecture, Dr. Gary Small a neuroscientist from UCLA and author of a new book, The Alzheimer’s Prevention Program had the audience laughing. According to Small, this degenerative disease afflicts … Continue reading

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