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Could Mindfulness Be The Fountain Of Youth?

Could Mindfulness Be The Fountain Of Youth?

12. 1.2014
I had an experience 10 years ago that I still think about when I go into a department store. My best friend and I were at the makeup counter...
Some Really Good (And A Bit Of Bad) Health News For Regular Coffee Drinkers

Some Really Good (And A Bit Of Bad) Health News For Regular Coffee Drinkers

Yagana Shah  11.26.2014
There's good news and bad news, coffee drinkers. A new report says the liquid gold an estimated three in five Americans drinks every day...
The One New Year's Resolution I Really Need To Keep

The One New Year's Resolution I Really Need To Keep

11.25.2014
The end of the year brings family gatherings, parties, and hopefully some reflection. Like many people at the end of the year, I write...
How A Bad Marriage Can -- Literally -- Hurt Your Heart

How A Bad Marriage Can -- Literally -- Hurt Your Heart

Yagana Shah  11.24.2014
Previous research has proved the link between a difficult marriage and negative health effects in lab-based studies. Now, the finding has...
Why 'Obamacare' Has Exiled Me To Florida

Why 'Obamacare' Has Exiled Me To Florida

11.21.2014
If I remain a New York resident I have no health insurance plan with out-of-state benefits available. Legally changing my residence to...
If You Are An Older Adult Who Wants To Stay Youthful, Do This Exercise

If You Are An Older Adult Who Wants To Stay Youthful, Do This Exercise

Shelley Emling  11.20.2014
Consistently running for exercise seems to slow down the aging process and allows older people to move more easily, according to a new...
Why Tip-Of-The-Tongue Syndrome Terrifies Me

Why Tip-Of-The-Tongue Syndrome Terrifies Me

11.20.2014
For the past few years, my husband and I have been engaged in a sort of memory-loss Olympics. We are constantly keeping track of who forgets...
How I Lost 85 Pounds And Became A Runner

How I Lost 85 Pounds And Became A Runner

11.12.2014
I'd been trim all my life. I had two kids and proudly fit right back into my size eights after the birth of each one. Somehow, 20 years...
What Life Is Like With A Husband Who Suffers From Parkinson's Disease

What Life Is Like With A Husband Who Suffers From Parkinson's Disease

11.10.2014
When it comes to Parkinson's disease, the body is the main focus. It slows down, changes, becomes clumsy and deformed, sweats, tires out...
'I'd Be Lucky If I Lost My Breast'

'I'd Be Lucky If I Lost My Breast'

11. 7.2014
Three weeks ago, when the threat of breast cancer entered my life, I decided to hang up my blogging hat for a breather. Frankly, I felt...
Want To Extend Your Life By Two Years? Then You Should Have This

Want To Extend Your Life By Two Years? Then You Should Have This

Shelley Emling  11. 6.2014
Do you feel in control of your life and that what you do matters? It could play a role in how long you live. A study led by researchers...
The Embarrassing Health Problem That's Surprisingly Common Among Women

The Embarrassing Health Problem That's Surprisingly Common Among Women

11. 5.2014
I am one of the biggest believers in positive aging on the planet. Embracing who we are now, and all the new experiences that come along...
Just 15 Minutes Of Exercise A Day May Cut Breast Cancer Risk By A Fifth

Just 15 Minutes Of Exercise A Day May Cut Breast Cancer Risk By A Fifth

Yagana Shah  11. 3.2014
Whether it's a walk around the block on your lunch break or swimming a couple of laps at the gym, getting at least 15 minutes of exercise...
The Perfect Solution For Managing Arthritis And Osteoporosis

The Perfect Solution For Managing Arthritis And Osteoporosis

11. 1.2014
My body is my treasure, my best friend, and my first instrument. Muscles, tendons and even memory, tend to wear thin. Arthritis and osteoporosis...