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5 Ways Summer Is Aging You -- And How To Prevent It

5 Ways Summer Is Aging You -- And How To Prevent It

Yagana Shah  06.24.2015
We've been hotly anticipating the warmer temps and outdoor activities that summer brings -- but all that sun and heat can be damaging to...
The Gifts Of Middle Age I Had Been Taking For Granted

The Gifts Of Middle Age I Had Been Taking For Granted

Erica Jagger  06.21.2015
I'm grateful that I no longer look to other people to give me answers. I learned this the hard way, when I woke up at 50 realizing that...
Good News For Fitbit Users

Good News For Fitbit Users

Reuters  06.19.2015
Postmenopausal women who are given an activity level goal for the week end up getting more activity when using a Fitbit than a traditional...
Fasting Diets May Do A Whole Lot More Than Help You Lose Weight

Fasting Diets May Do A Whole Lot More Than Help You Lose Weight

Ann Brenoff  06.19.2015
It seems that folks who do occasional fasts may be on to something. New research from the University of Southern California has found that...
8 Ways To Cut Your Wait Time At The Doctor's Office

8 Ways To Cut Your Wait Time At The Doctor's Office

06.18.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com It’s 11:43am and you’ve been stuck in your doctor’s waiting room for exactly 73 minutes. Take heart,...
The Early Signs Of Heart Disease You Should Never Ignore

The Early Signs Of Heart Disease You Should Never Ignore

Michael Lazar  06.16.2015
While many men may be unaware that they suffer from heart disease until a major incident, like a heart attack, occurs, there are several...
Stunning Images Capture What It's Like To Love Someone With Dementia

Stunning Images Capture What It's Like To Love Someone With Dementia

Yagana Shah  06.15.2015
When his father, Ronnie, was diagnosed with dementia four years ago, Mark Seymour knew there was something he had to do. "I knew I'd like...
4 Simple Ways To Gain Relief From Irritable Bowel Syndrome

4 Simple Ways To Gain Relief From Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Julie Dargan  06.12.2015
To those suffering from IBS, the pain can be quite debilitating. But there are some ways to find relief from IBS. Here are just a few of...
5 Much-Maligned Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

5 Much-Maligned Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

Next Avenue  06.11.2015
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Sometimes foods we love land in the nutritional “dog house” because of a negative news...
Here's What Just One Bad Night's Sleep Can Do To You

Here's What Just One Bad Night's Sleep Can Do To You

Shelley Emling  06.11.2015
For years, studies have linked lack of sleep with poorer cognitive performance. Now there's another good reason to get enough shut-eye:...
My Soul-Wrenching Experience At Spin Class

My Soul-Wrenching Experience At Spin Class

Sheryl Kraft  06.10.2015
'Let's go to spin class together, mom! There's a new Soul Cycle that opened in Westport.' How could I resist my darling 29-year-old son's...
Sleep Troubles In Middle Age Tied To Dissatisfaction With Life

Sleep Troubles In Middle Age Tied To Dissatisfaction With Life

Shelley Emling  06. 9.2015
We've long known that quality of sleep can depend on a variety of factors -- everything from the lighting in your room to the feel of your...
People With This Blood Type Have More Gray Matter Than The Rest Of Us

People With This Blood Type Have More Gray Matter Than The Rest Of Us

Shelley Emling  06. 5.2015
Many factors impact brain health, from genetics to sleep quality. And now a new landmark study has found that blood type also may affect...
Playgrounds For Seniors Are Coming Soon To A City Near You

Playgrounds For Seniors Are Coming Soon To A City Near You

Ann Brenoff  06. 4.2015
No more sitting around in the park feeding the squirrels. Playgrounds designed for seniors have caught on in Asia and Europe and are beginning...