A pattern of gene variants associated with an “apple-shaped” body type, in which weight is deposited around the abdomen, rather than in the hips and thighs, increases the risk for ... Read More >
Most of us get back pain at some point in our lives. It may be due to a sports-related injury, an accident, or a congenital condition such as scoliosis. According to the experts at Harvard Medical Read More >
Hair loss is often cited as the side effect patients fear most after being diagnosed with cancer and prescribed a course of lifesaving chemotherapy. While this type of hair loss is unavoidable, the Read More >
Men and women both face obstacles and challenges in planning for retirement, but women often travel a thornier path. In most cases, women have earned less than men over the years. They also often h Read More >
One benefit of the increasing life expectancies for Americans is that more people have bonus years for enjoying the company of their aging parents.
But all is not rosy. Those extended years Read More >
Can you imagine going on an extended vacation without making any plans? No websites or tour guides consulted. No hotel reservations made. No itinerary mapped out.
Of course not. If you wante Read More >
Everyone’s goal in the world of investing is a secure financial future.
But it could be that your security, as well as your bottom line, is being victimized by the deadbeat of the financia Read More >
It’s the dream retirement many people anticipate for decades.
Hang out around the pool all day. Play one round of golf after the other. Finally read that teetering stack of books on the ni Read More >
Probiotics are well known to benefit digestive health, but prebiotics are less well understood. Prebiotics are certain types of non-digestible fibers that probiotic bacteria feed on, such as the fi Read More >
February is a Heart Health Month, making it the perfect time to find ways to re-think what we eat in order to help lead us to better heart health. It’s an issue that most of us need to pay attent Read More >
Researchers from Hebrew Senior Life’s Institute for Aging Research and University of Massachusetts Lowell have discovered that adults with higher intakes of dietary protein from both animals Read More >
According to a release from the Health in Aging Foundation, nearly one in four adults aged 65 and older has trouble walking or climbing stairs–and 3.4 million older adults have trouble taking Read More >
Editor’s note: There are so many kinds of activewear available today that picking the right outfit can be a challenge, especially if you’re a beginner at the sport you’ve chosen. Read More >
Almost two thirds of households in the US own a pet and many of these households have children and teens that either live in or visit the home. As pet owners know, it is common for pets to need med Read More >
A release from the University of Missouri in Columbia notes that since 1990, the divorce rate among adults 50 years and older has doubled. This trend, along with longer life expectancy, has resulte Read More >
The more depressed your romantic partner may be, the more love you should give that person. That is the finding of research done at the University of Alberta in Canada and published in February 201 Read More >
Someone in the United States develops dementia every 66 seconds, according to the Alzheimer’s Association 2016 “Facts and Figures”. The diagnosis is devastating for those who have the disease Read More >
Parent and grandparent alert! E-cigarettes, thought by some to be responsible for a decline in youth cigarette smoking, are actually attracting a new population of adolescents who might not otherwi Read More >