10 Worst Habits for Your Heart

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to your risk of developing heart disease, the leading killer in the U.S.

Let’s start with the bad. Several factors raise a...

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The #1 Exercise to Do as You Get Older

If you have time for only one exercise, fitness experts say, try this...

Seated? Please stand (don’t use your hands) to give tribute to the one exercise that fitness gurus say stands out...

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7 Worst Habits for Your Joints

Use anything on and off all day, every day — for decades — and over time, it’s bound to show wear and tear. Case in point: the protective cushion between your bones, otherwise...

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6 Foods to Skip After 50

We’re not going to lie. Eating healthily after 50 requires effort on two fronts: boosting your intake of good-for-you foods, such as berries, leafy greens, whole grains, and lean proteins,...

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Five Steps for Setting New Year’s Intentions

Setting goals can be motivating and helpful. However, many typical New Year’s resolutions can leave us feeling bad about ourselves and are demotivating, especially when we have trouble...

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10 Foot Exercises for Balance and Stability

Feet are often underappreciated. We don’t think much about them until they hurt or give us problems. But they are of course crucial to getting us around and keeping us balanced.

“Your...

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The Idea of Retirement Is Flawed — Let’s Change It!

Retirement is already changing to emphasize staying healthy and maintaining an active social life

Everyone has their own idea of what it's like to retire. Some of us are ready to embrace an...

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The 8 Worst Habits for Your Eyes

The importance of an annual eye exam cannot be overstated. Not only does it help you keep tabs on any changes in your vision, but it’s a must for detecting the big vision thieves: glaucoma,...

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9 Essentials for a Happier Life, According to Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey’s decades mining emotional topics on her TV talk show lent her “a front-row seat to unhappiness,” she writes in her and Arthur C. Brooks’ new book Build...

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What Is Actually Good for Your Gut?

Living inside your digestive tract is a “microbiome” of beneficial bacteria, fungi, and viruses that are in constant interaction with us and also with each other, and play an...

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Emotional wellbeing linked to women's gut health

A recent study linked bacteria in our gut to positive emotions like happiness and hopefulness and healthier emotion management skills. “The gut contains trillions of microorganisms...

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Multigenerational attitudes toward technology for healthy aging

A recent article presents an overview of the GenerationTech survey and describes attitudes and acceptance related to technology in general and as a means to support active and healthy aging....

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