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  • Kirk Douglas packs 90 years of living into latest book

    By Tom Tugend

    August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    For decades as one of Hollywood's brightest stars, Kirk Douglas paid little attention to his religion -- with one exception.

    "I always fasted on Yom Kippur," he recalls. "I still worked on the movie sets, but I fasted. And let me tell you, it's not easy making love to Lana Turner on...

  • Cutting someone out of will can leave a legacy of pain

    By Soriya Daniels

    August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Steve Kaplan had just finished sitting shiva for his mother when he was dealt another blow: He had been written out of her will.

    No written explanation. Not a word.

    He was shocked, having believed his entire life that he and his mother were close. Kaplan (not his real name) was...

  • ‘Undue influence’ is dangerous form of elder abuse

    By Rachelle Zukerman

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    A woman in her 70s has a sizable estate acquired from a lifetime of hard work and smart investments. Lonely and overly trusting, she falls prey to a much younger man who persuades her to sign over her assets to him.

    A frail widower hires an attractive housekeeper to help him with...
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  • My second childhood

    By Yehuda Lev

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    It took eight decades, but at last I know what is meant by "second childhood."

    In my first childhood, my social life consisted of dating attractive young women. This second time around my calendar is just as full but my partners are all doctors.

    The world looks different to me now...
  • Joe ‘Master Blaster’ Weider still going strong

    By Robert David Jaffee

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Bodybuilding guru Joe Weider, who discovered and trained Arnold Schwarzenegger, among other champions, walks with a slight limp into the second-floor conference room in one of the buildings bearing his name in Woodland Hills. Outside, Tuscan columns of this Greco-Roman building...
  • Ladies, grab your coat and get your Red Hat

    By Beverly Gray

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Edna Kohn strutted confidently down the center of the room to the tune "Steppin' Out With My Baby." She twirled in place, showing off her smart maroon pants suit to the ladies in the audience who beamed with approval.

    Like Kohn, most of the women at the March 7 event topped their...
  • Israeli firms get Michael J. Fox Foundation grants

    By Laura Goldman

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Two Israeli companies working on treatments for Parkinson's disease have been awarded grants by the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

    Cell Cure Neurosciences and Proneuron Biotechnologies were awarded $660,000 and $430,000, respectively, under a new program started by the foundation to...

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