Health & Wellbeing Top Stories

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

9 Biggest Health Myths—Debunked!

By Ellen Breslau | Health

We've all heard these wisdoms, from washing your hands with warm water, to not sitting on a public toilet seat. But it turns out, they're all false!

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Cholesterol: No Longer a Nutritional Bad Guy?

By Emily Gurnon, Next Avenue | Health

A key panel publishes recommendations for 2015 dietary guidelines

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7 Worst Foods for Your Teeth

By Sara Schwartz | Health

Protect your pearly whites by avoiding these cavity- and stain-promoting foods and drinks.

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6 Myths and Facts About Weight-Loss

By Beth Levine | Diet & Nutrition

There's a lot of bad information out there—we help you sift through it and find the nuggets of truth that will actually help you shed pounds.

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7 Home Remedies for Dry Hair

By Dawn Wilder | Beauty & Style

From shampoo swaps to DIY treatments, these tricks will give you soft, shiny hair that's also well moisturized.

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8 Surprising Sleep Stealers

By Sheryl Kraft | Health

Fifty to seventy million U.S. adults have trouble sleeping. Avoid these culprits to get a better night's rest.

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7 Tips to Feel Better About Yourself in the Dressing Room

By Judy Gruen | Beauty & Style

Avoid meltdowns and tame your dressing-room demons with advice from style experts.

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The Best Way to Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables: Fresh vs. Frozen vs. Canned vs. Dried vs. Juiced

By Kristen Sturt | Diet & Nutrition

We need more produce in our diets. But what's the best way to pack it in?

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6 Foods That Actually Relieve Gas

By Ashley Neglia | Diet & Nutrition

Say goodbye to post-meal bloating, pain, and embarrassment when you add these gas-busting foods to your diet.

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Generic Meds Vs. Brand Name: Which Is Better?

By Beth Levine | Health

Generic medications are usually cheaper, but are they the same as their brand name counterparts, and do they work as well? Find out the facts.

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