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There’s No Better Time Than Now for Older Adults to Hit the Gym

You don’t have to have decades of workouts under your belt to reap the muscle-building benefits, finds a new study.

By Stephanie Stephens
Angry senior man on the phone.

How a Hot Temper Can Damage Your Health

As you get older, excessive anger could up your risk of chronic illness, a new study finds.

By Lara DeSanto
Bar sign at night.

Binge Drinking Isn't Just a College Problem

A new study found that 10% of over-65s in the United States binge drink, increasing their risk of health problems and making existing ones worse. Here's what you should know.

By Stephanie Stephens
Bags of chips.

4 Simple Steps That Could Save Your Life

Heart disease steals millions of lives each year. Yours doesn’t have to be one of them.

By Lara DeSanto
Three happy friends exercising together.

How Many Steps Should You Walk Each Day?

10,000 may not be the magic number after all, according to new research.

By Lara DeSanto
Happy couple after tennis match on court.

The Truth About Preventing Memory Loss

Doing puzzles and taking supplements aren’t going to cut it. The good news? Warding off dementia is probably easier than you think.

By Lara DeSanto
Smiling wife, happy couple.

Happy Wife, Happy Life: A Happier Partner Could Help You Live Longer

Could your partner’s happiness really be more important than your own in affecting your health? Here’s what the research says.

By Lara DeSanto
Mature woman having a hot flash.

Menopause and Autoimmune Disease: What to Expect

Wondering how hormonal changes during menopause will impact your existing autoimmune disorders and their symptoms? Here’s what you should know.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
Smiling senior woman.

Study Finds Surprising New Anti-Aging Trick

Until we can all bathe in that elusive fountain of youth, a new study has discovered an unexpected (and free!) way to channel your younger self.

By Lara DeSanto
Happy senior couple walking arm in arm.

Do You Feel Like You’re 65 – But You’re Older or Younger?

A recent study found most Americans say they experience the health problems of an “average 65-year-old” at about 68.5 years of age.

By Diane Domina