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Sleep Deprivation Is Literally Playing With Your Head

Sleep Deprivation Is Literally Playing With Your Head

Yagana Shah  06.27.2014
We all know that fuzzy feeling you get when you have a sleepless night -- where it's harder to concentrate, get through your day, and keep...
Yes, A Happy Marriage Really Does Lead To A Healthy Heart

Yes, A Happy Marriage Really Does Lead To A Healthy Heart

Shelley Emling  06.26.2014
An unhappy marriage may impact your heart in more ways than one. A new study out of the University of Pittsburgh finds that people in...
Belly Fat And 9 Other Body Changes You Shouldn't Ignore In Middle Age

Belly Fat And 9 Other Body Changes You Shouldn't Ignore In Middle Age

06.26.2014
If you're in your 50s you've probably noticed that your body is changing. Perhaps your metabolism isn't what it used to be, or you may...
5 Tricks To Staying Healthy When Those Around You Are Sick

5 Tricks To Staying Healthy When Those Around You Are Sick

Charlotte Cowan M.D.  06.25.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Expect the frantic call. Your daughter's running late for a critical meeting. Her husband's out-of-town....
5 Reasons Why Summer Is Good For Aging Hearts

5 Reasons Why Summer Is Good For Aging Hearts

Ann Brenoff  06.23.2014
The lazy, hazy days of summer are good for your heart -- but not because we tend to be lazier or hazier. Quite the opposite. Seasonal changes...
5 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Lose Those Last 5 Pounds

5 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Lose Those Last 5 Pounds

Ann Brenoff  06.22.2014
Never mind the "Freshman 15." It's the "Fifty 5" that is the real killer. Once you hit midlife, losing those final five pounds just becomes...
9 Things Your Doctor Wants To Tell You

9 Things Your Doctor Wants To Tell You

Andrea Atkins  06.20.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Become an ace in the exam room and get more from your visits with these doctor-approved tips. Read more...
Study Determines The Ideal Amount Of Sleep For Those Over 50

Study Determines The Ideal Amount Of Sleep For Those Over 50

Yagana Shah  06.17.2014
If you've been tossing and turning more and more as you age but keep writing it off as a normal part of aging, think again. Both quality...
How Men's Commitment Issues Are Related To Society's Hyperactivity

How Men's Commitment Issues Are Related To Society's Hyperactivity

06.13.2014
I recently met with John Gray, best selling author of 'Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus,' over lunch. His continued passion for...
Hugs Have Healing Power, Study Says

Hugs Have Healing Power, Study Says

Yagana Shah  06.11.2014
Ever wonder why sometimes a hug is all you need? You can't explain it, but there's just something comforting about snuggling up to your...
The Unexpected Way Red Wine And Dark Chocolate Impact Memory

The Unexpected Way Red Wine And Dark Chocolate Impact Memory

Shelley Emling  06. 9.2014
Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine and dark chocolate, has long been associated with the prevention of heart disease and other...
5 Midlife Habits You Can't Afford To Put Off Another Day

5 Midlife Habits You Can't Afford To Put Off Another Day

Yagana Shah  06. 9.2014
Between your demanding boss, your expensive kids, your nagging parents, and (mostly) lovable spouse, it's no wonder most of us lose sight...
5 Great Anti-Aging Foods You Need To Start Eating Today

5 Great Anti-Aging Foods You Need To Start Eating Today

Yagana Shah  06. 6.2014
From kale to quinoa to kombucha, we've had our fill of the hype surrounding so many new-age 'superfoods' that are as difficult to incorporate...
How Blood Pressure In Middle Age Might Impact Your Brain Later On

How Blood Pressure In Middle Age Might Impact Your Brain Later On

Shelley Emling  06. 4.2014
Doctors have long known that high blood pressure -- which makes the heart work too hard -- can lead to heart disease, kidney disease and...