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Here's What Just One Bad Night's Sleep Can Do To You

Here's What Just One Bad Night's Sleep Can Do To You

Shelley Emling  06.11.2015
For years, studies have linked lack of sleep with poorer cognitive performance. Now there's another good reason to get enough shut-eye:...
My Soul-Wrenching Experience At Spin Class

My Soul-Wrenching Experience At Spin Class

Sheryl Kraft  06.10.2015
'Let's go to spin class together, mom! There's a new Soul Cycle that opened in Westport.' How could I resist my darling 29-year-old son's...
Sleep Troubles In Middle Age Tied To Dissatisfaction With Life

Sleep Troubles In Middle Age Tied To Dissatisfaction With Life

Shelley Emling  06. 9.2015
We've long known that quality of sleep can depend on a variety of factors -- everything from the lighting in your room to the feel of your...
People With This Blood Type Have More Gray Matter Than The Rest Of Us

People With This Blood Type Have More Gray Matter Than The Rest Of Us

Shelley Emling  06. 5.2015
Many factors impact brain health, from genetics to sleep quality. And now a new landmark study has found that blood type also may affect...
Playgrounds For Seniors Are Coming Soon To A City Near You

Playgrounds For Seniors Are Coming Soon To A City Near You

Ann Brenoff  06. 4.2015
No more sitting around in the park feeding the squirrels. Playgrounds designed for seniors have caught on in Asia and Europe and are beginning...
6 Natural Ways To Beat Depression

6 Natural Ways To Beat Depression

06. 4.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Whether you talk about it or not, chances are you or one of your friends takes an antidepressant to combat...
Loss Of Smell Linked To Greater Risk Of Death

Loss Of Smell Linked To Greater Risk Of Death

Yagana Shah  06. 3.2015
Your nose could provide clues to your longevity, a new study suggests. Published today in the Annals of Neurology, the study says your...
Study Uncovers Link Between Your Spouse And Your Health

Study Uncovers Link Between Your Spouse And Your Health

Ann Brenoff  06. 2.2015
Many things can impact older adults' quality of life. But two big ones, according to new research from the University of Arizona, are the...
10 Things Those With Breast Cancer Need To Know

10 Things Those With Breast Cancer Need To Know

Teresa Kindred  06. 1.2015
My cousin, Martha, is one of the toughest women I know. She is a three-time breast cancer survivor who has refused to think about statistics...
Fitness In Middle Age Linked To Healthier Brain In Later Years

Fitness In Middle Age Linked To Healthier Brain In Later Years

Reuters  05.29.2015
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - People who have better aerobic fitness in middle age may ward off decreases in brain...

Peeking Into Healthy Brains To See If Alzheimer's Is Brewing

AP  05.26.2015
Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to...
Positive Steps To Protect Yourself Against Breast Cancer

Positive Steps To Protect Yourself Against Breast Cancer

Diana M. Raab  05.24.2015
Until recently, many people were of the mind that breast cancer was more common during the golden years, but we are hearing more and more...
Study Finds A Really Good Reason To Start Every Day With OJ

Study Finds A Really Good Reason To Start Every Day With OJ

Yagana Shah  05.20.2015
For better brain function, consider starting your day with a nice big glass of orange juice, a new study says. Researchers from the University...