Health & Wellbeing Top Stories

The latest news and advice on how grandparents can stay healthy, eat well, and exercise right.

8 Best Remedies for Spring Allergies

By Sara Schwartz | Health

Love spring, but hate the itching, sneezing, and wheezing that comes with it? Show pollen who's boss with these surefire fixes.

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Is Your Toothbrush Making You Sick?

By Beth Levine | Health

Guess what harbors millions of germs? Before you brush your teeth, read this.

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How Weight-Loss Surgery Changes Lives—And Not Always for the Better

By Tad Simons, Next Avenue | Diet & Nutrition

A PBS special documents women's psychological journey after weight-loss surgery

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Watch Those Pills! Keep Grandkids Safe from Your Medication

By Jennifer Kelly Geddes | Kids Health & Wellbeing

Thousands of kids are ending up in the ER. Here’s how you can prevent poisoning in your home.

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10 Makeup Mistakes That Age You

By Cindy Augustine | Beauty & Style

Avoid beauty blunders that make you look older with these helpful tips from a makeup expert.

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The New Dangers of Diet Soda

By Bob Barnett | Diet & Nutrition

Common wisdom is that diet soda is better than regular soda, but new research shows that diet soda may cause serious health issues—especially if you are a woman over 60.

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Why Do So Many Kids Have Food Allergies?

By Andrea Atkins | Kids Health & Wellbeing

More kids than ever before have allergies, some of which can be life-threatening. New research suggests that help may be on the way.

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8 Underrated Vegetables With Extraordinary Health Benefits

By Deborah Long | Diet & Nutrition

Move over spinach and broccoli! These vegetables that may not be known as the healthiest, but, surprise, they pack a serious nutritional punch.

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5 Easy Exercises for People Who Hate Working Out

By Joel Harper | Diet & Nutrition

Strengthen your muscles and feel more energized with these super simple fitness favorites from trainer Joel Harper

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5 Habits That Are Making You Lose Hair

By Jessica Dysart | Beauty & Style

If you've noticed thinning or more strands falling out than usual, one of these seemingly harmless things could be to blame.

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Compatibility Horoscope

How well do you get along with your grandchild and other family members? Want to know if your personalities mesh?

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