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Dealing with Diabetes-related Vision Loss? Here's How to Maintain Independence

Losing your eyesight means making changes in how you live your life. But with the right setup, you can still take care of yourself.

By Benedict Cosgrove
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5 Annoying Ways Menopause Messes With Your Sleep

Don’t let wacky hormones keep you up all night. Doctors offer easy solutions for zonking out in bed and staying that way—happily, less sweatily—till morning.

By Leslie Goldman
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Could This Kitchen Staple Help You Live Longer?

Don’t believe the hype! This versatile ingredient is the real superstar of the Mediterranean diet.

By Lara DeSanto
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Let's Talk About Perimenopause

It’s the leadup to menopause, and it can cause some wacky changes in your body. Here, the doctor-vetted details on the symptoms and, if you need ‘em, the top treatments to help you feel calmer, cooler, and all-around less freaked.

By Sara Faye Green
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Let's Talk About the Signs and Symptoms of Menopause

Have you entered the big M yet? Or feel like you're heading down that hormonal highway? Read on to find out exactly how to spot the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause.

By Sara Faye Green
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Have You Been Using Hormones to Manage Menopause for Too Long?

According to a new study, extended periods of time on hormone replacement therapy may increase breast cancer risk.

By Stephanie Stephens
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Greater Life Satisfaction Is Tied to This Major Belief

If you believe in the idea of “oneness,” you’re likely to be happier, according to this new study published by the American Psychological Association. But what does that mean, exactly?

By Lara DeSanto
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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
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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
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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