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Stroke Victim Dubbed 'Mr. Happy' No Longer Able To Feel Sadness

Stroke Victim Dubbed 'Mr. Happy' No Longer Able To Feel Sadness

08.12.2013
Malcolm Myatt, a 68-year-old grandfather from England, is smiling a lot these days. And with good reason. After doctors told him a stroke...
Here's How Grandparents And Grandkids REALLY Impact Each Other

Here's How Grandparents And Grandkids REALLY Impact Each Other

Bahar Gholipour  08.12.2013
Grandparents and their grown up grandchildren play important roles in each other’s health, a new study finds. The two-decade study found...
Take Control Of Your Health In 5 Simple Steps

Take Control Of Your Health In 5 Simple Steps

08.12.2013
Our cars have all kinds of flashing, blinking, chirping alarms for a reason: to tell us to attend to their needs. Our bodies are built...
5 Unexpected Side Effects Of 5 Common Medications

5 Unexpected Side Effects Of 5 Common Medications

08.12.2013
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Some popular drugs may spark odd, unexpected reactions, like color blindness, deja vu and even...
10 Health Screenings You Need If You're 50+

10 Health Screenings You Need If You're 50+

Georgia Witkin, Ph.D. & Ellen Breslau  08.10.2013
How often do you need a colonoscopy? A mammogram? Learn the guidelines for these important health tests, then book an appointment with...
Study Ties Higher Blood Sugar To A Greater Risk Of What?

Study Ties Higher Blood Sugar To A Greater Risk Of What?

08. 8.2013
-- Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, a major new study finds....
The Good News About Aging And Forgetfulness

The Good News About Aging And Forgetfulness

Shelley Emling  08. 8.2013
Ever forget where you put your keys? Researchers say memory troubles are common as you grow older, but they aren't necessarily an inevitable...
4 Great Tips For Starting An Exercise Regimen After 50

4 Great Tips For Starting An Exercise Regimen After 50

Katerina Rosen  08. 8.2013
Is exercise the best anti-aging remedy? Physical therapist Alice Bell seems to think so. "We simply have to start moving," says Bell, a...
The 8 Worst Foods For A Good Night's Sleep

The 8 Worst Foods For A Good Night's Sleep

Ashley Neglia  08. 7.2013
Sleep better and feel more energized during the day by avoiding these sleep-sabotaging foods. What Not to Eat An estimated 50 to 70 million...
Is There A Genetic Overlap Between Alzheimer's And Parkinson's?

Is There A Genetic Overlap Between Alzheimer's And Parkinson's?

08. 5.2013
For years, scientists have wondered about a possible link between Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, either in terms of genetics or environmental...
The Most Reliable Health Websites On The Internet

The Most Reliable Health Websites On The Internet

08. 4.2013
What are the best websites for finding reliable health information on the Internet? I usually do a Google search on a symptom, drug or...
12 Ways You're Cutting Your Life Short

12 Ways You're Cutting Your Life Short

Shelley Emling  08. 2.2013
Like teenagers, many post 50s behave as though they are indestructible, making lifestyle choices that simply aren't good for them. The...
4 Reasons To Rethink What's Age-Appropriate

4 Reasons To Rethink What's Age-Appropriate

08. 1.2013
Need a quick pick-me-up? This handful of grin-worthy facts about women and aging is exactly what you're looking for.
Will Exercise Help Cool Off Hot Flashes?

Will Exercise Help Cool Off Hot Flashes?

Shelley Emling  08. 1.2013
Regular exercise helps alleviate hot flashes and other symptoms accompanying menopause. Or so say various studies conducted in the past. But...