The Alcohol Facts You Need to Know

Moderate alcohol consumption has some undeniable health benefits, including a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

By HealthAfter50

The Health Benefits of Meditation

People who regularly meditate say it provides mental, spiritual, and physical benefits, including stress reduction and a sense of well-being.

By HealthAfter50

When Gratitude Is Difficult: Tips to Be Thankful

Sometimes, being grateful is hard. We’ve all been through challenging times. Maybe you are going through one now. These tips can help.

By Eileen Bailey

The Health Benefits of Spirituality

Although religion and spirituality may not cure illness, they can have a positive effect on conditions such as depression and stress.

By HealthAfter50

Coping With Fear of Terrorism

Distressing events in the news can cause undue anxiety, which can harm your health. Here’s how to get a handle on your fears.

By HealthAfter50

8 Ways to Cut Back on Alcohol

Light to moderate drinking—such as a glass of wine with dinner—can be beneficial to your health.

By HealthAfter50

Why Your Pet Is Good for Your Health

If you have a pet you know the joy and comfort it can bring: A pet helps you stay active and provides companionship. And pets may boost your mental and physical health.

By HealthAfter50

What Is St. John's Wort?

St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a yellow flowering weed that has been used to treat various “nervous disorders” for centuries. It is sold in Germany, usually by prescription, as an antidepressant and in the United States as a dietary supple...

By Berkeley Wellness

How to Stay Fit During Stressful Times

When stress hits, it can be easy to put fitness goals aside for a while. Follow these few simple rules to make sure you don’t get sidetracked.

By Lisa Gulley

Meditation May Help Lower Your A1C

Managing stress should be just as important as other components when controlling your diabetes.

By David Mendosa