Scared to sneeze? These home exercises and insurance covered programs can top the leak or prevent it from getting worse.
Author: Rita Baron-Faust MPH
Brain training programs may be built on bad research – but a major new study shows how everyday tasks can help keep our brains sharp.
Mixing meds, vitamins and supplements can create a dangerous stew. Read up on the 8 medicines to avoid, warning signs and precautions you can take.
Each year, one in every three adults over 65 takes a tumble. We all know the basic precautions – but what about these 7 subtle causes no-one talks about?
Scientists are exploring the pain-relieving properties of foods. We dug into the research to find the best bets for osteoarthritis and other painful conditions.
Researchers at New York’s Mount Sinai School of Medicine want to find out if specially designed games can enhance memory as we age – and they need your help.
Practicing tai chi is good for balance, bones, brains and other things we risk losing as we age. And there are YouTube videos to teach you.
The research is conclusive: A Mediterranean diet fights heart disease and protects the brain. Here are 8 foods you need and 4 you don’t.
Scientists are exploring several new avenues in the search for an Alzheimer’s cure. But how much hope is there really?
Wine is good. Eggs are bad. If e don’t use it we lose it… Much of the health wisdom we accumulate via online news ends up being false. Are any of your health beliefs among these myths?
A Mediterranean diet protects the heart, blueberries prevent Alzheimers… We’re drowning in hyped-up health news. Learn how to sort the reliable from the not-so.
Updated with new info: One in four people over age 60 are deficient in vitamin D, and recent research points to a host of health problems associated with deficiencies in the “sunshine vitamin.”
Women have been told to take calcium for bone health. Now a study says too much may be risky. What’s a postmenopausal woman to do?
Medication mistakes among people over age 65 cause almost 100,000 hospitalizations annually.
There’s brand new evidence that smoking could significantly speed up your chances of memory loss and cognitive decline, and even your risk of dementia.