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5 Scary Symptoms That Are Usually Harmless

5 Scary Symptoms That Are Usually Harmless

Next Avenue  02. 5.2015
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone After 50, aches, pains and the occasional muscle twinge become a fact of life. But some symptoms...
Hillary Clinton Says #GrandmothersKnowBest When It Comes To Vaccinating Kids

Hillary Clinton Says #GrandmothersKnowBest When It Comes To Vaccinating Kids

Ann Brenoff  02. 3.2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dove into the Great Vaccine Debate this week with a tweet that left no doubt about where she...
Running Vigorously Is NOT The Key To Longevity, Researchers Say

Running Vigorously Is NOT The Key To Longevity, Researchers Say

Shelley Emling  02. 3.2015
Although there are no sure-fire prescriptions for long life, exercise has often been touted as the key to good health for both young and...
10 Novel Ways To Drop The Weight Fast

10 Novel Ways To Drop The Weight Fast

01.29.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Eat fewer carbs. Reduce portion size. Exercise more. All are solid strategies for shedding unwanted pounds....
Makeup And Other Everyday Items May Trigger Early Menopause

Makeup And Other Everyday Items May Trigger Early Menopause

Ann Brenoff  01.29.2015
Women exposed to high levels of the chemicals found in plastics, common household items and yes -- makeup, experience menopause two to...
Nearly 200 Studies Point To The Same Conclusion About Skimping On Sleep

Nearly 200 Studies Point To The Same Conclusion About Skimping On Sleep

Yagana Shah  01.23.2015
Younger people may pride themselves in their ability to stay up all night and still function the next day, but a new study suggests they...
What It's REALLY Like To Have A Colonoscopy

What It's REALLY Like To Have A Colonoscopy

Sarah Blahovec  01.22.2015
Coming up on my third colonoscopy, I am reminded that there is a stigma for medical issues of the colon. Before my very first colonoscopy...
This Snack May Protect Against Memory Loss

This Snack May Protect Against Memory Loss

Shelley Emling  01.22.2015
Go ahead, reach for those walnuts. A new study suggests that eating a handful of walnuts per day -- or even less -- may help boost memory,...
Study Uncovers Surprising Increase In Falls Among Older People

Study Uncovers Surprising Increase In Falls Among Older People

Reuters  01.22.2015
By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) -- Since the late 1990s, almost 30 percent more adults age 65 and older are likely to...
The Surprising People That Helped Me Heal From Anorexia

The Surprising People That Helped Me Heal From Anorexia

Sara Ferris  01.22.2015
I was now 98 pounds, and spiraling downward rapidly. Normal body functions stopped. Blood pressure plummeted, bones protruding, clothes...
The Best Medicine For Aging Brains

The Best Medicine For Aging Brains

Reuters  01.20.2015
By Ronnie Cohen (Reuters Health) - Exercising the body and mind may be the best way to keep an older brain sharp, suggests...
7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure

7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure

Sheryl Kraft  01.14.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Quick -– what causes high blood pressure? The first culprits that pop into your mind are likely to be:...
Happier Life Has Surprising Impact On Bone Health

Happier Life Has Surprising Impact On Bone Health

Yagana Shah  01.14.2015
If there's a single resolution you should make, it should be to boost your contentment with life. While many people try (and fail) to keep...
The Longevity Benefits Of Vitamins May Be Overrated

The Longevity Benefits Of Vitamins May Be Overrated

Yagana Shah  01. 9.2015
We've all heard about the widely-touted benefits of antioxidants and supplements, including promises of a long, disease-free life and longer-lasting...