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Aging Health

WATCH: What We Know About Aging

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

This panel is presented at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health in collaboration with The Huffington Post. As part of HuffPost Healthy Livi...

Study Aims To Show Singing In Choirs Is Good For Seniors

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.20.2013 | Fifty

What might motivate researchers to solicit senior singers for a dozen choirs around San Francisco? Backed by a $1.9 million grant from the Nationa...

Too Soon Old and Too Late Smart

Sue Curry, PhD | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Sue Curry, PhD

We have the opportunity and the time to change the culture of health care and the expectations of patients and providers. We have so many effective prevention interventions that address the major causes of chronic disease and early disability and death.

74th Birthday, 54 Miles

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A 54-mile bike ride to celebrate a 74th birthday is, indeed, very cool -- for many reasons. My father's lifelong devotion to physical activity is partly responsible for my own.

Surprising Secrets for a Long Life Revealed

Bernard Starr | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Bernard Starr

Ask those who have achieved a ripe old age how they account for their longevity and you get amusing if not instructive answers.

Wellness Is Easier Than You Think

David Kekich | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
David Kekich

If you plan on maximizing your chances for super longevity and dramatic youthfulness, you'll need to put in a little effort... but not as much as you may think.

2 Ways To Live Longer And Healthier

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 06.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Young or old, you can promote lasting health by incorporating yoga and the Mediterranean diet into your lifestyle. Here are two ways to live a longer, healthier life.

Boomers' Big Health Problem

AP | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 09.19.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Given their waistlines, heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too. ...

Coming to Terms with Aging

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Fridkis

As a young woman, there's always a sense that whatever it is that you have, it's going to disappear eventually. Probably sooner than you expect.

Are You Aging in Your 30s?

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

In my teens and twenties, health was a given. Now I'm 32. So is my husband. We're feeling it. Suddenly, I'm interested in health. I've turned my attention to wellness.

Dancing at 93 Years Old (VIDEO)

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

Exercise and diet are important to dancer Mary Anthony's longevity. But -- more interesting to me -- what have been the emotional and philosophical foundations of her life?

Affirmative Aging

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

We wise women of a certain age know that there is a difference between looking young and looking attractive -- between, for that matter, looking attractive and being attractive.

A New Faze: Freedom From Worry

Stephanie Gertler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Gertler

Maybe I should go sky-diving or bungee jumping (never done those before!) and see if I can resurrect that old devil-may-care from my youth.