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Older Adults Can Have Eating Disorders Too

Although eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia are most common in young women, they also can develop later in life and may last for decades.

Exercise is Essential for Severe Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Exercise Is Essential for Severe Knee Osteoarthritis

Regular exercise can reduce knee pain, stiffness, and pain-related disability from knee osteoarthritis, even if joint degeneration is severe.

Drugs That Can Make You Sun Sensitive

Drugs That Can Make You Sun Sensitive

Ultraviolet light from the sun can make chemicals in some drugs interact with skin, leading to tissue damage. Here are some common sun-sensitizing drugs.

A woman with Morton's neuroma rubs her aching feet.

Morton's Neuroma: Help for Toe Pain

The typical Morton’s neuroma sufferer is a woman, and the condition usually develops between the third and fourth toes. Here’s what can help ease the pain.

Medications That May Affect Gait

Medications That May Affect Gait

Some prescription drugs can cause side effects that lead to gait and balance changes, especially if you take four or more a day. Here’s a list of some.

Meds and Money: When Will You Need Help?

Meds and Money: When Will You Need Help?

Many of us will find it difficult to manage both our medications and finances during the later years of retirement. Here’s what the latest research says.

The Way You Walk: Why Gait Matters

The Way You Walk: Why Gait Matters

Like most everything else, the way we walk changes as we age. But how do you know what’s normal and what’s not?

Can Cataract Surgery Improve Mental Function?

Can Cataract Surgery Improve Mental Function?

As people age, problems with vision, such as cataracts, and mental functioning often occur together. Might correcting one improve the other?

Antidepressants and Your After-50 Sex Life

Antidepressants and Your After-50 Sex Life

Having a satisfying sex life may be a challenge for those who take antidepressants. That’s because the medication may contribute to sexual dysfunction.

Can Affordable PSAPs Help You Hear Better?

Can Affordable PSAPs Help You Hear Better?

If the cost of hearing aids makes you think twice, less-expensive devices, called personal sound amplification products, or PSAPs, may be an option.