A nascent movement of “biohackers” aims to challenge Big Pharma by empowering patients to synthesize their own medications and assemble their own medical devices. I’m not the only one who’s cautiously pessimistic.
An evolving understanding of pain is leading us to treatments that are safer — and more effective — than opioids.
Here are five ways to maximize your calcium absorption.
When one is seeking contentment, aging might be the solution rather than the problem.
Here’s a look at some popular diets and how they might — or might not — fit your unique nutritional needs.
A nostalgic road trip challenges my aging memory banks.
Essential oils have become a powerful wellness trend — but are they a cure-all, a marketing scheme, or something in between?
Here are six tips to balancing your hormones and treating polycystic ovary syndrome.
The nursing-home industry is suffering through an unprecedented decline as elderly Americans are increasingly opting for home- and community-based options.
After suffering from ulcerative colitis for more than three decades, one man discovered a way to get to the root cause of his illness.
L-glutamine is a great choice for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike.
Whether conservative or liberal, my retired friends all appreciate their monthly Social Security check. But I suspect any move to expand the program may fall on deaf ears.
Reports that a daily aspirin may not prevent heart attacks and strokes reminds me that ignoring the advice of the medical establishment is often the healthiest option.
A rulebreaker’s guide to becoming a healthy person in an unhealthy world.
If you suspect your cortisol, insulin, estrogen, or testosterone levels are out of balance, here’s how to test them.
My vacation activities tend to mirror much of what I enjoy doing on the home front. And if what the latest research suggests is true, those preferences may extend my lifespan.
What does fashion mean to the aging male? New research suggests that we don’t give it much thought.
If you’re eating healthy and still suffering from health issues, salicylic acid may be to blame.
Establish better bedtime habits with these simple strategies.
Millions of Americans experience chronic constipation. But laxatives might not be the answer. Here’s why.
Never one to put too much stock in preventive health measures, I suddenly find myself obsessed with improving my hearing.