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Dodging the Silver Bullet
Feb 15, 2016
Life-extending drugs are all the rage, but a visit to a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine reminds me how well my aging body responds to a more holistic healing approach.
You Can Look It Up
Feb 8, 2016
Mysterious maladies often send us online to search for answers, a process that can result in more panic than prevention.
No Car, No Problem
Feb 1, 2016
Research suggests that geezers suffer when they can no longer drive, but I'm fully prepared for that possibility.
For the Aging Brain, Positivity Is Powerful
Jan 26, 2016
New study suggests that staying upbeat can ward off Alzheimer’s.
The ‘Realm of the Sick’
Jan 22, 2016
Recent research bolsters my inclination to abandon conventional medicine's "fear-based" approach for something more positive.
This Idea Makes Me Sick
Jan 11, 2016
If a proposal by gerontology researchers is accepted by the World Health Organization, we'll all soon be officially classified as terminally ill.
Aging Is Just a Walk in the Park
Jan 4, 2016
A new book about walking lends some helpful insights on growing old.
The Relaxation Response
Dec 28, 2015
The latest 'bad news' from my doctor tells me it's time to rethink conventional treatments — and relax.
You Snooze, You Lose?
Dec 14, 2015
I've been getting plenty of sleep, which a new study suggests may be bad for my health.
Silence Isn’t Golden
Dec 7, 2015
My hearing restored, I now crave the cacophony of a world muffled for too long.
Clean Living — and a Clean Shave — Also Fights Cancer
Nov 23, 2015
As men increasingly opt out of PSA screenings, new research shows how healthy-living habits can protect your aging prostate — whether or not you sprout a moustache.
So, This Is Why I Can’t Hear You — or Is It?
Nov 18, 2015
Nobody seems to be able to tell me why my ears are malfunctioning, so I'm leaning on a new study that blames my slow proteins. Or else, there's that tumor.
The Big Pharma Vortex
Nov 2, 2015
A new study confirms that once geezers start visiting the pharmacy, it's pretty tough to stop.
Brawn and Brains
Oct 29, 2015
A new study suggests that regular strength training can keep our brains from shrinking as we age. So, what's my excuse?
Oct 19, 2015
The vast majority of elderly Americans live at home because they can’t afford the services offered at nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. A nascent movement, however, is emerging to answer that challenge.
I Knew That
Oct 12, 2015
Sometimes, new research simply reveals what's already quite obvious.
I’m All Ears
Oct 5, 2015
After years of ignoring my hearing loss, I've finally been nudged to seek a solution.
How to Live Forever
Sep 28, 2015
The key to living a really long time may have less to do with your lifestyle than with your genes.
It’s Not Tai Chi, but It Worked
Sep 21, 2015
As you get older, mindful movement becomes an imperative.
Running in Place
Sep 14, 2015
I've known for years that I'll never run as fast as I did as youth, but now I know why.
The Perils of Pedaling
Sep 7, 2015
Bicycling has always been a perilous undertaking, and injuries can take their toll on an aging body. But the real challenge is climbing back in the saddle after you take a tumble.
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