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7 Foods Science Proves Will Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

7 Foods Science Proves Will Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

Yagana Shah  04.29.2014
When it comes to blood pressure, your diet can either be your biggest enemy or your greatest ally. If you suffer from hypertension, you've...
75-Year-Old Fitness Guru Reveals How Often Boomers Should Be Having Sex

75-Year-Old Fitness Guru Reveals How Often Boomers Should Be Having Sex

04.28.2014
Dr. Jeffrey Life is a 75-year-old fitness guru and sex advocate. He joined HuffPost Live on Monday to share how often he thinks the average...
4 Things You Can Fix About Your Aging Body

4 Things You Can Fix About Your Aging Body

Denise Logeland  04.27.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Denise Logeland Most of the time, we should hold on to our wallets (and our dignity) when someone tells us...
The Disturbing Link Between Memory Loss And Death

The Disturbing Link Between Memory Loss And Death

Yagana Shah  04.24.2014
Mild cognitive decline can make day-to-day life more difficult for older adults. But a new study says age-related thinking problems and...
The Play-By-Play Highlights Of My Colonoscopy

The Play-By-Play Highlights Of My Colonoscopy

04.24.2014
I'll skip the pre-game antics. Much has been written about them. My experiences were neither amusing nor edifying. Just expect The Elixir...
The Medical Intervention That Packs The Most Powerful Punch

The Medical Intervention That Packs The Most Powerful Punch

04.24.2014
A month ago, we went to the most expensive Bat Mitzvah celebration I ever attended. It was expensive -- for us -- because somewhere in...
New Study Proves That Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

New Study Proves That Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

Yagana Shah  04.22.2014
A little laughter can go a long way, a new study reveals. We all know the mood-boosting benefits of a good laugh, but researchers at California's...
The Disgusting Truth About Your Toothbrush

The Disgusting Truth About Your Toothbrush

Beth Levine  04.21.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Your toothbrush looks innocent enough sitting on your bathroom sink. But before you put it in your mouth,...
7 Things We Can Learn From The East About Aging

7 Things We Can Learn From The East About Aging

Ann Brenoff  04.18.2014
The world's largest population of older healthy adults is on the Japanese island of Okinawa. And the last two people who held the title...
Study Finds Exercise Actually Reverses Skin's Aging Process

Study Finds Exercise Actually Reverses Skin's Aging Process

Shelley Emling  04.17.2014
Almost everyone obsesses about wrinkles, but what can you do short of staying out of the sun or pumping your face full of chemicals? The...
The Best Wellness Vacations For Your Mind, Body, And Soul

The Best Wellness Vacations For Your Mind, Body, And Soul

Irene S. Levine  04.16.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Irene S. Levine Taking a vacation to improve one’s physical, emotional and/or spiritual well-being is...
Surprising Menopause Symptom Is More Common Than You Think

Surprising Menopause Symptom Is More Common Than You Think

Yagana Shah  04.15.2014
Women may welcome menopause, thinking they can finally bid farewell to tampons, maxi pads, and Midol. But a new study shows recurring and...
The One Thing Boomers Need To Know About Alcohol

The One Thing Boomers Need To Know About Alcohol

Denise Logeland  04.15.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Denise Logeland Why do you drink? Is one reason the cancer-fighting antioxidants or heart-healthy properties...
Study Reveals Who's More Likely To Get Alzheimer's -- Men Or Women -- And Why

Study Reveals Who's More Likely To Get Alzheimer's -- Men Or Women -- And Why

Shelley Emling  04.15.2014
Even though the number of people living with dementia is expected to double to 65.7 million by 2030, no one has yet to figure out the definitive...