Health & Wellbeing Top Stories

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

People Who Drink More Coffee May Live Longer

By Richard Harris, Next Avenue | Health

Lower inflammation may be the key to this additional 'perk' from our favorite bean

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5 Lies to Never Tell Your Doctor

By Jessica Dysart | Health

Some little fibs may not seem like a big deal, but lying to your doctor can be hazardous to your health.

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7 Amazing Medical Breakthroughs for 2017

By Kristen Sturt | Health

Leukemia therapies, augmented reality, and advancements in Alzheimer's treatments are leading the charge for the future of health care.

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7 Medicine Cabinet Essentials (and a Few Things You Don't Need, Too)

By Kristen Sturt | Health

Over 50? Make sure you have these over-the-counter drugs and medical equipment at the ready.

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7 Foot Problems That Can Be Serious

By Jessica Dysart | Health

These seemingly harmless conditions can signal real health issues.

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5 Over-the-Counter Meds You Might Be Using Wrong

By Kristen Sturt | Health

From acetaminophen to nighttime cough and cold medicine, misusing these common OTC meds can cause serious problems.

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7 Foods That Relieve Joint Pain

By Ellen Breslau | Diet & Nutrition

Eating these regularly can help reduce inflammation and soothe your joints.

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Expired Medicine: Is it Safe?

By Kristen Sturt | Health

Get the lowdown on taking drugs after the expiration date, plus how to dispose of medications so they don't hurt kids, pets, or the environment.

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6 Little-Known Signs of Depression in Older Adults

By Kristen Sturt | Emotional Wellbeing

Depression affects over two million people 65-plus; learn how to identify the signs, and how to get help.

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How to Get Rid of Dandruff

By Ellen Breslau | Health

Find out where the flakes come from, and which remedies really work.

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