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Top 3 Supplements to Avoid After Age 50

Supplements can help bridge certain vitamin and mineral gaps as you get older, but not all supplements may be right for you.

By Elizabeth Millard
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Music Therapy, Quality of Life, and Hospice

Music therapist Karen Sholander speaks about the powerful effect of music on cognition, memory, and nostalgia in those with dementia.

By Carol Bradley Bursack
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How to Safely Lift Weights After 50

Don’t let weight training work against you if you're over 50. Here are 5 ways to get stronger while saving your spine from injury.

By Sandra Gordon
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Should You Exercise Your Face to Prevent Wrinkles?

Beauty specialists tout facial fitness routines that are supposed to tone sagging facial muscles. Here’s what you should know before you try them.

By Sandra Gordon
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Need Your Teeth Checked? Try a Dental Therapist

Millions of areas in the U.S. don’t have enough dentists. A new type of dental professional called a dental therapist is filling that void in some states.

By Mandy Walker
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Try Onion Juice to Prevent Hair Loss

There is no question that hair loss affects a large percentage of us. The Hair Loss Learning Center reports that 35 million men and 21 million women in the United States suffer from hair loss. In fact 40% of men will have noticeable hair loss by age ...

By Kara Bauer