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4 Good Reasons Why Weighing Yourself Is A Bad Idea

4 Good Reasons Why Weighing Yourself Is A Bad Idea

08.14.2014
I used to weigh myself two times a day all through college and until I had my first child -- and began again after my second was born....
Sleep Problems Linked With Increased Risk Of Suicide In Older Adults

Sleep Problems Linked With Increased Risk Of Suicide In Older Adults

Rebecca Adams  08.13.2014
It's a popular misconception that older adults need less sleep. Actually, our need for shuteye doesn't diminish with age at all. If anything,...
Internet Use May Protect Your Brain Against Aging

Internet Use May Protect Your Brain Against Aging

Yagana Shah  08.13.2014
Turns out, your smartphone isn't so bad for you after all. In fact, it may help protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline. Brazilian...
'No One Can Stop Someone From Killing Themselves If They Decide To Do It'

'No One Can Stop Someone From Killing Themselves If They Decide To Do It'

08.12.2014
When someone kills themselves, it arouses all kinds of responses. Disbelief. Despair. Anger. Confusion. Fear. Overwhelming empathy for...
Think You Need Viagra? Do This First

Think You Need Viagra? Do This First

08.12.2014
When it comes to the subject of men and sexual performance the onus has usually been on activities that can impose a stranglehold on love-making,...
3 Tried-And-True Ways To Boost Brain Power

3 Tried-And-True Ways To Boost Brain Power

08.10.2014
Nicholas Spitzer, professor or neuroscience at the University of California and editor-in-chief of brainfacts.org, has a message for all...
Banish Worry From Your Life Once And For All

Banish Worry From Your Life Once And For All

08. 9.2014
Throughout my life, I have been a world-class worrier. My anxieties have ranged from small OCD-type behaviors -- returning home multiple...
The Surprising Thing A Nurse Told Me To Drink For My Health

The Surprising Thing A Nurse Told Me To Drink For My Health

08. 5.2014
In the mid-eighties the company I worked for decided they wanted to keep their employees in tip-top condition. With that in mind they built...
The 10 Healthiest Things You Can Do In Bed

The 10 Healthiest Things You Can Do In Bed

Bob Barnett  08. 2.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Wherever you live, you have an amazing piece of spa equipment that you can use to stretch, relax, calm your...
Can You Actually Be In The Best Shape Of Your Life After 50, And Should You Even Try?

Can You Actually Be In The Best Shape Of Your Life After 50, And Should You Even Try?

07.31.2014
What happens to our bodies as we age is no fun to think about. Depending on your lifestyle, things can really start falling apart physically...
What Your Hands Can Reveal About Your Health

What Your Hands Can Reveal About Your Health

Beth Levine  07.30.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com You don’t have to go to a palm reader to learn about your future. Pay attention to the state of your mitts—your...
Ali Wentworth: Postmenopausal Sex Is 'Painful' And 'Nobody Talks About It'

Ali Wentworth: Postmenopausal Sex Is 'Painful' And 'Nobody Talks About It'

Emily Tess Katz  07.30.2014
Ali Wentworth has yet to go through menopause, but the 49-year-old wants to open the air waves for honest conversation about it in advance. "I'm...
The Scary Way Midlife Drinking Impacts Memory Later In Life

The Scary Way Midlife Drinking Impacts Memory Later In Life

Yagana Shah  07.30.2014
Alcohol abuse is no doubt a painful thing, causing health and relationship troubles. But researchers now have reason to believe that the...
Worried About Your Memory? Here's When To Go To The Doctor

Worried About Your Memory? Here's When To Go To The Doctor

07.29.2014
Anna is concerned about her memory. It seems she's having a lot of 'senior moments' lately. She often misplaces her keys and has trouble...