Health & Wellbeing Top Stories

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

5 Warning Signs of Serious Eye Problems

By Jessica Dysart | Health

Vision changes may be a normal part of getting older, but if you experience these symptoms, it could be a sign of something dangerous.

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6 Things You Should Know About Vitamin D


What too little vitamin D can do to your health, plus the best way to get your daily dose.

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How Effective Is This Year's Flu Shot?

By Beth Howard | Health

Last year's flu shot didn't work well at all, but that doesn't mean this year you should skip it.

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7 Surprising Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

By Andrea Atkins | Health

These behavioral changes may warn of Alzheimer's — and they have nothing to do with memory problems.

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The #1 Diet That Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

By Andrea Atkins | Health

Want to cut your risk of breast cancer by more than two-thirds? Following the plant-based Mediterranean Diet may help, a new study says.

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4 Ways a Daily Aspirin Can Save Your Life

By Beth Levine | Health

New research says this modest pain reliever can protect you from much more than aches and pains.

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The Benefits of Probiotics

By Andrea Atkins | Diet & Nutrition

Probiotics are being credited with improving a laundry list of maladies—from yeast infections and stomach ailments, to heart disease. Here's what you should know about this "good" bacteria.

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7 Best Stretches for Neck and Back Pain

By Andrea Atkins | Exercise & De-stress

More and more people are feeling the results of sitting all day: back pain, shoulder pain, and overall achiness. Stretching can help.

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8 Underwear Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Health

By Sara Schwartz | Health

The type of underwear you choose plus your daily habits can have a big impact on your health "down there."

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6 Healthy Habits You Can Overdo

By Linda Melone, CSCS, Next Avenue | Health

These can be good ones, but moderation is key

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