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Celebrating Your Health at Every Age

Your body changes with each passing year, so it's important to be aware of and take care of your health needs and concerns at every age.

5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts
5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts

Keep full, stay healthy, lose weight.

Contraception Options for Women Over 40
Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.

Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief
Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief

All pain relievers are not created equal. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be better for headaches while Advil (ibuprofen) may work better for muscle pain and inflammation.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Confused about the pros and cons of testosterone therapy? Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

Sex After 50: More Than Ever?
Sex After 50: More Than Ever?

Even couples who have been married 65 years or more still have sex with some frequency.

Menopause and Sleep: What's the Connection?
Menopause and Sleep: What's the Connection?

If you're a woman in midlife, you may find yourself tossing and turning and waking up multiple times each night. The problem may be related to menopause.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

Sex After 50
Sex After 50

If you're experiencing dryness, irritation or pain during sex, you're not alone. As we age, our sex lives may be affected by hormonal changes leading to emotional and physical consequences. Find out what you can do about it.

U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, But Racial Disparities Remain
U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, But Racial Disparities Remain

American seniors are getting healthier overall, but the well-educated, rich and white are seeing the greatest gains, a new study finds.

Weight-Lifting Myths
Weight-Lifting Myths

Strength training's benefits reach way beyond a toned body. It can help you avoid injury and can fight many effects of aging, such as bone loss and memory loss.

Middle-Aged Women Struggling With Insomnia
Middle-Aged Women Struggling With Insomnia

Phases in and around menopause play a big role in sleepless nights for middle-aged women.

Tips for Managing Chronic Pain
Tips for Managing Chronic Pain

When you have chronic pain, you may feel like you're always in pain. Here are some tips to help you cope with the physical pain and psychological stress.

Honoring World Alzheimer's Month: Keeping the Brain Healthy
Honoring World Alzheimer's Month: Keeping the Brain Healthy

Learn how to recognize symptoms of Alzheimer's and other dementia and how to delay onset with advice from Dr. Michelle Braun, neuropsychologist and Alzheimer's expert.

Myths About the Aging Brain
Myths About the Aging Brain

Scientists are uncovering new information about the human brain every day.

What's Your Headache Type?
What's Your Headache Type?

Headaches are common, especially among women, but some types are more painful, and sometimes more frequent, than others.

Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility
Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility

Couch potatoes, take note: A new study admonishes older adults to get up from watching the TV or risk losing their mobility.

Weight Gain: Dirty Menopausal Trick
Weight Gain: Dirty Menopausal Trick

As if the hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats and sexual challenges weren't enough, now you can add weight gain to the menopausal whammy.

These New Books Will Help You Reinvent Yourself
These New Books Will Help You Reinvent Yourself

If you're looking for new beginnings, these new books may help you reinvent yourself.

Visit to Greece: Seaworthy Adventures in Santorini
Visit to Greece: Seaworthy Adventures in Santorini

A trip to Santorini should include a sailing cruise to visit the Greek islands' beaches and see an amazing sunset from Amoudi Bay, says blogger Judy Freedman.

Keeping Your Bones Strong at Midlife
Keeping Your Bones Strong at Midlife

The risk of fractures and osteoporosis increases with age, but there are things you can do to lower your risk of midlife fractures and the onset of osteoporosis.

What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife

Here's good news for middle-aged women who fear their sexual satisfaction is destined to decline: Aging can provide benefits that might make lovemaking even more enjoyable, a small study suggests.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
Menopause and Vaginal Dryness

Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.

This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life
This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life

Skip the political talk and chat about what's really important: your health.

What You Don't—But Should—Know About Genital Warts
What You Don't—But Should—Know About Genital Warts

Until there is a better understanding of genital warts, how can we expect to reduce the prevalence of this common STD?

What No One Tells You About Menopause
What No One Tells You About Menopause

You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers
Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers

Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.

How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife
How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife

As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.

How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age
How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age

Your health care coverage may change around age 65, either through retirement or government requirements, so make sure you plan ahead.

Steer Clear of Falling
Steer Clear of Falling

Falls can be more serious as we get older, so take steps to improve your balance and remove causes of falls from your home.

Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory
Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory

A regular meditation practice might benefit older adults beginning to notice memory problems, a small pilot study finds.