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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...
Memory Test Could Hint At Alzheimer's 18 Years In Advance

Memory Test Could Hint At Alzheimer's 18 Years In Advance

Yagana Shah  06.26.2015
Time is of the essence when detecting Alzheimer's disease and now a new study provides hope in this area by suggesting that the memory-robbing...
How Fish And Veggies Can Help Adults Live Even Longer

How Fish And Veggies Can Help Adults Live Even Longer

Reuters  06.26.2015
Older adults who eat plenty of fish and vegetables may live longer than people who don’t, a large Swedish study suggests. Among more...
Excellent Health News For Chocolate Lovers

Excellent Health News For Chocolate Lovers

Buck Wargo  06.26.2015
We now have yet another reason to eat chocolate. Researchers have previously reported a link between eating chocolate and improving declining...
7 Things You Really Need To Know About Medicare But Probably Don't

7 Things You Really Need To Know About Medicare But Probably Don't

Ann Brenoff  06.25.2015
Many people think that when they turn 65, they'll be eligible to skate down Medicare Boulevard, relying on the federal system to take care...
17 Things You Should Never Say To A Friend With Breast Cancer

17 Things You Should Never Say To A Friend With Breast Cancer

Ronna Benjamin  06.25.2015
I don't want to sound like an ungrateful bitch but I feel the need to vent a little. I have cancer, so you will have to forgive me.