Recent research suggests that frequent bouts of poverty prior to middle age may contribute to premature aging. If that’s the case, I should be sitting on death’s doorstep by now.
Here are some simple changes to reduce pollution exposure — and improve your lung health.
The alarming rise of drug-resistant superbugs in nursing homes is just another reason to do everything I can to maintain my good health and live out my days in my own home.
Integrative nutritionist Kathie Swift, RDN, MS, recommends the following supplements when fighting off a cold.
Why our fitness editor says mechanics, consistency, and intensity — in that order — are the keys to fitness progress.
Recent research suggests that all frail seniors need to do to boost their strength — and maybe even reduce their waistlines — is to have the right combination of bacteria in their guts. I’d rather lift weights.
Conquer a cold by eating wisely. Here are several foods that make you feel better.
Learn how to cultivate a more optimistic mindset so you can enjoy your life now — and well into the future.
Our lungs are essential to life — and our immunity. Learn what you can do to support them in the face of increasing air pollution — plus, lung-healing foods.
New guidelines seeking to address the healthcare industry’s overtreatment of elderly diabetics may encounter a skeptical audience: elderly diabetics.
Hypertension can be managed with nutrition, exercise, and other lifestyle factors.
A new study explains why we tend to gain weight as we age, even if our caloric intake and exercise regimens remain unchanged.
If anxiety is at the root of your insomnia, says our expert, a weighted blanket may help.
A quiet epidemic of malnutrition has spread among the nation’s elderly, and Congress has only a few weeks to figure out how to respond.
A seventh-grade magazine project offers a reminder about the potential of creative experiences.
Do optimists live longer than pessimists? Maybe, but I’m not the only one arguing that a middle way may yield healthier benefits.
Traumatic stress can be debilitating and terrifying. Movement therapy — involving increasingly accessible, thoughtful approaches to exercise — offers new hope.
An old friend faces a future with Parkinson’s and an eventual move to an assisted-living facility that, barring an industry shift, will probably offer no medical care.
The debate over the future of fecal microbial transplants — and who will have access to them.
Learn what functional-medicine healthcare providers think of the latest blood-pressure guidelines — and how to manage your blood pressure wisely.
There are a lot of misconceptions about self-care. Our experts explain why it matters for all of us — and offer self-care tips.