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

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

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

Could It Be the Transition to Menopause?
Could It Be the Transition to Menopause?

You wake up soaked in sweat, you can't lose the last five pounds and your interest in sex is waning. You're probably wondering if these are symptoms of perimenopause.

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.

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.

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's Happening to Our Health After 50?
What's Happening to Our Health After 50?

As baby boomers, the health terrain is becoming more challenging. Here are some of the more common things happening to our health after 50.

'No One Dies Alone' Program
'No One Dies Alone' Program

Millions of older Americans live out their final hours alone in a hospital bed.

Signs of Colon Cancer in Women
Signs of Colon Cancer in Women

Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.


Where Do You Want to Travel?
Where Do You Want to Travel?

The New York Times Travel Show entices baby boomers, millennials and others to travel, both within the United States and abroad.

"Welkom" to the Beauty of the Philadelphia Flower Show

The 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show celebrates "Holland: Flowering the World" and is an amazing display of blooms and all things flower-related.

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?
How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Individual sleep needs vary, but most adults need 7 to 9 hours of sleep. Adequate sleep is essential to physical and mental health.

Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts

Seniors who want to give their hearts a healthy boost may want to focus on exercise first, a new study suggests.

10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity
10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity

If you want to add years to your life, 10 daily servings of fruits and vegetables may be the best recipe you can follow, a new analysis suggests.

Your Kids May Help You Live Longer
Your Kids May Help You Live Longer

It might not feel like it some days, but having children may ultimately help you live a little longer, a new study suggests.

Hepatitis C and Baby Boomers
Hepatitis C and Baby Boomers

Baby boomers are at increased risk for hepatitis C, so it's important to get tested and begin treatment as soon as possible.

Still Worried, After All These Years
Still Worried, After All These Years

Many parents worry about and support their adult children. Does this translate to caring or does it result in adult children who lack "adulting" skills?

Belly Fat More Dangerous in Older Women Than Being Overweight
Belly Fat More Dangerous in Older Women Than Being Overweight

In older women, it's not excess weight that's deadly, but where those extra pounds collect that can shorten life, a new study reports.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Alzheimer's Disease: Prevention and Coping
Alzheimer's Disease: Prevention and Coping

Learn about lifestyle changes that can help prevent Alzheimer's. Plus, strategies for caring for someone that's been diagnosed.