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Health Over 50

4 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Our Health

Next Avenue | Gina Roberts-Grey | Posted 10.30.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gina Roberts-Grey Most of us have lied to ourselves about health issues from time to time, usually to justify doing ...

6 Reasons Why Turning 56 Was Far Different Than 50

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 03.12.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

A few weeks ago I turned 56. To commemorate and celebrate, I ran 5.6 miles around Central Park. It felt good knowing I could run that distance and still be fit enough to join my husband and daughters at a birthday dinner downtown a few hours later. That's a sea change from when I turned 50.

Make No Bones About It: 50 Percent of Post50 Women (and 25 Percent of Men) Will Break One Because of This Disease

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 12.21.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The key to beating osteoporosis is doing a few simple things that will keep your bones strong: eat calcium-rich foods, get an adequate amount of Vitamin D, and do strength-training exercises several times a week.