Healthy Aging

How to Spot the Signs of Deadly Sepsis

Sepsis affects more than 1.5 million people in the U.S. each year. But many don’t know the signs of this deadly medical emergency.

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Religion May Help You Live Longer

Natural lifespan in humans can be affected by a number of factors, in addition to overall health – gender, marital status, and, according to a new study, religious affiliation. Here’s how spirituality affects longevity.

By Diane Domina

World Health Organization Warns We're Not Meeting Health Goals

At the current rate, goals set by the World Health Organization (WHO) to reduce early deaths from diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 2030 will not be achieved, according to a new report from the WHO Indepen...

By Diane Domina

Maybe You Should Hit Snooze on Weekends After All

Researchers say weekend catch-up sleep may actually help overall wellness.

By Stephanie Stephens

Identifying and Treating Anxiety Over 50

Can you have anxiety in your 50s, 60s, 70s and older? While doctors once thought that anxiety declines with age, it may just be that you get better at coping – or hiding it.

By Eileen Bailey

Grief: The Way to Continue on Is to Work Through It

Dr. Gail Gross, Ph.D., doctor of education and nationally recognized family, child development, and human behavior expert, author, and educator talks about how to deal with the grief and massive life changes after losing a parent.

By Carol Bradley Bursack