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Exercise May Be The Key To Battling Alzheimer's, Studies Find

Exercise May Be The Key To Battling Alzheimer's, Studies Find

Associated Press  07.24.2015
Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory...
A Healthy Social Life In Your 20s May Be A Key To Longevity

A Healthy Social Life In Your 20s May Be A Key To Longevity

Ann Brenoff  07.24.2015
  How busy your social life is at age 20 -- and how solid the relationships are that you make when you're 30 -- are factors in your...
The Weakest Part Of America's Healthcare System

The Weakest Part Of America's Healthcare System

Anne Tumlinson  07.23.2015
So, you've navigated your frail parent's hospital stay and now it's time to go home. You probably can't wait to leave but ... what's coming...
Too Much TV May Raise The Risk Of Alzheimer's, Study Says

Too Much TV May Raise The Risk Of Alzheimer's, Study Says

Ann Brenoff  07.21.2015
Spending too many hours in front of a TV screen might raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a new California study suggests.  Researchers...
Living In The Shadow Of My Daughter's Anorexia

Living In The Shadow Of My Daughter's Anorexia

Rebecca Perkins  07.19.2015
Eight years ago I finally faced up to the fact that all was not well with my beautiful 14-year-old daughter's health. She had over many...
The Many Benefits Of Yoga After 50

The Many Benefits Of Yoga After 50

Felice Shapiro  07.14.2015
We need to keep our expectations in check about our bodies. Our bodies do wear out. We have some control by taking care of it and keeping...
Why Hospital Prices Are So Out Of Control

Why Hospital Prices Are So Out Of Control

Diane Archer  07.10.2015
Hospital prices are rising way faster than inflation, particularly among the for-profit hospitals. The 50 hospitals with the highest markups...
What Menopause Did To My Nipples

What Menopause Did To My Nipples

Michelle Combs  07. 9.2015
I have found that since menopause set in, my nipples think it's below zero 365 days a year. They're just so perky and ready for the day....
The Reason Why Women Live Longer Than Men

The Reason Why Women Live Longer Than Men

  07. 7.2015
By Rachael Rettner, Staff Writer LiveScience It's well known that women live longer than men do, but this wasn't always the case: A...
How 5 Specialists Missed My Skin Cancer

How 5 Specialists Missed My Skin Cancer

Jennifer Connolly  07. 6.2015
Heard the old joke that a doctor is "practicing" medicine? Sometimes it feels that way. Twenty years ago I noticed a large freckle on the...
Grandmother Becomes First Woman Over 70 To Finish 100-Mile Ultramarathon

Grandmother Becomes First Woman Over 70 To Finish 100-Mile Ultramarathon

Yagana Shah  07. 2.2015
A 70-year-old grandmother became the first woman over the age of 70 to finish the 100-mile Western States ultramarathon over the weekend....
Badass Mom Shows Cancer Who's Boss With A Defiant Pink Faux-Hawk

Badass Mom Shows Cancer Who's Boss With A Defiant Pink Faux-Hawk

Yagana Shah  06.30.2015
After being diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time, Janet Sheppard-Kelleher decided to face the disease the only way she knows...
5 Perfect Mantras For The Unmotivated Exerciser

5 Perfect Mantras For The Unmotivated Exerciser

Judith Natelli McLaughlin  06.29.2015
Even though I enjoy my runs, there are times when I just don't feel like doing it. I would rather sleep, watch television, eat junk food...
A Quick And Natural Fix For Dry Eyes

A Quick And Natural Fix For Dry Eyes

Michael Lazar  06.29.2015
A lot of women are entirely unprepared for the onset of menopause. And many will spend time researching what they can expect. Hot flashes...