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One Man's Descent Into Alzheimer's -- Does Any of This Sound Familiar?

Marie Marley | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I mentioned to him that he should put the coffee in the freezer (as he always did) and he asked me where the freezer was. When I told him it was in the kitchen, he didn't remember what a kitchen was.

7 Ways Denial Can Ruin Your Health

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 01.31.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone While it’s tempting to ignore the aging process and carry on as if you’re still 30, being in denial...

Our Symptoms Are There to Teach Us

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 11.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgShe was the only woman at her firm, and was well respected by her colleagues, but still she was unhappy.

Middle-Agers Prefer Fine Whine With a Meal

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Why is it at just about every dining out experience with friends as I sit around a table looking at gorgeous and youthful-looking 50-somethings, just as I start sipping my finely aged wine, the middle-aged whine begins?

Symptoms: A Choice Between Suppression and a Search for Meaning?

Larry Burk, M.D. | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Larry Burk, M.D.

It is important to recognize that pain is a very subjective mind-body experience, and there is often a significant psychospiritual component that is calling out for healing.

5 Signs of Gynecological Cancer Women Ignore

Posted 09.24.2012 | Women

By: Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor Published: 09/22/2012 09:27 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Most women don't know the signs of gy...

Full Disclosure

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Tell your referring physician and your radiologist -- and any other health care provider you see -- about pre-existing conditions and your symptoms. The more you reveal from the get-go, the better off you will be.

Don't Mask Your Symptoms -- Listen to Them

Dr. Jingduan Yang | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jingduan Yang

Treat symptoms as your friends, not your enemies. Do not silence them or kill them. They are trying to give you important messages. We should respect them and listen to them.

A Hikers' Primer On AMS

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Sure you can avoid AMS completely by staying sea-level, but living in a fear bubble seams like a waste of space.

Day 14 of 29: Secrets to the Map of a Women's Heart

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Laughter is good for the heart -- and soul. The "Map of a Woman's Heart" (D.W. Kellogg & Co. circa 1833-1842), brings me such glee that I hope you will indulge me as I take you on a tour of it for Valentine's Day.

Day 8: Know the 7 Symptoms of Women's Heart Attack

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Patricia Butts, First Lady of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church, has written rap lyrics to help women remember the seven signs of a woman's heart attack -- not the same as for a man.

How Listening To Your Body Can Improve Your Life

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Familiarize yourself with how your body speaks to you. It wants you to be well. It will tell you if you are not.

Munchausen's Syndrome: Stranger (and More Dangerous) Than Fiction

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Munchausen's syndrome is one of group of conditions known as "factitious disorders." In this variety, the person intentionally feigns a disease or self-induces an injury.

Unwrapping the Meaning Of Your Symptoms

Dr. Darren Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darren Weissman

Like the letting go of leaves or the migration of Canadian geese, symptoms let you know that it's time let go, get back on your path, and shine your true colors as you are Divinely designed.

New Test: Big Advance In Diagnosing TB

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists are reporting a major advance in diagnosing tuberculosis: A new test can reveal in less than two hours, with very high accuracy, whether so...

The Epidemic of Emotional Eating

Natalia Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Rose

As the masses dig their graves with their teeth, the truths about emotional eating are droned out by the dietary white noise of weight-loss fads and fuzzy nutritional science.

Legionnaire's Disease Kills 1, 300 Evacuated From Epic Hotel In Miami

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MIAMI — About 300 guests have been moved from a luxury Miami hotel after Legionnaires' disease struck at least three former guests since October...

With Health Care, the Profit Motive is Infectious

Sam Leff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Leff

The fact that the medical industrial complex suppressed the cure for stomach ulcers for nearly 15 years raises crucial questions about trusting a system which demonstrably favors corporate profits over patient health.