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Celebrating Your Health at Every Age Feature
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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.

Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief
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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.

When Sex Hurts
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When Sex Hurts

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

What You Can Do About Painful Sex
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What You Can Do About Painful Sex

After menopause, many women experience painful sex, sometimes due to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy. Here are ways you can make intercourse comfortable again.

How Hormone Levels Get Off Track
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How Hormone Levels Get Off Track

Hormones play a major role in how the body works, and when hormone levels get off track, there may be a variety of symptoms and a range of causes.

Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?
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Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?

If you are a woman 50 years and older, we want to know more about the things you're doing to take care of your health. 


Shaving Face: The Truth About Facial Hair
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Shaving Face: The Truth About Facial Hair

Many midlife women find hairs sprouting in places they never wanted them. Find out what you can do about unwanted facial hair.

The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy
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The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy

Confused? Don't be. Here are the basics you need to know about the risks and benefits of hormone therapy.

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

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

Could You Have Low Estrogen?
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Could You Have Low Estrogen?

Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.

Do You Know the Symptoms of Retinal Detachment?
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Do You Know the Symptoms of Retinal Detachment?

Retinal tears or retinal detachment can happen in the blink of an eye, particularly as you age. Make sure you know the symptoms.

8 Beauty Tips to Help You Fake It
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8 Beauty Tips to Help You Fake It

Putting on makeup should not be about hiding your age, but rather enhancing what you have.

HPV After 50? It's No Joke
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HPV After 50? It's No Joke

You can develop HPV after age 50 when a virus that was dormant for years "reactivates" decades later.

How We Get Turned On
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How We Get Turned On

The female sexual response cycle—how women experience sex—is complicated, unpredictable and different from men's sexual response. Find out more about sexual satisfaction.

The 7 Most Important Things to Do Before Visiting Your Health Care Professional
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The 7 Most Important Things to Do Before Visiting Your Health Care Professional

Whether your doctor visit is for a well checkup or something else, preparation and good communication will ensure you get the most from the visit.

8 Beauty Tips to Help You Fake It
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8 Beauty Tips to Help You Fake It

Putting on makeup should not be about hiding your age, but rather enhancing what you have.

Why People Give Up on Their Exercise Goals
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Why People Give Up on Their Exercise Goals

Getting fit and healthy are high on the list of New Year's resolutions, but that resolve often doesn't last long. Find out how to stick to your exercise goals.

How to Avoid Catching the Flu
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How to Avoid Catching the Flu

This is a seriously bad flu season, so check out these tips to avoid catching the flu—and to know what to do if you do get it.

Reinvent Yourself This New Year: Step 1
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Reinvent Yourself This New Year: Step 1

No matter how much time we have (or think we have), why squander it in self-defeating, fearful ways? Begin to reinvent yourself right now.

The Best Is Yet to Come: Celebrating My 60th Birthday
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The Best Is Yet to Come: Celebrating My 60th Birthday

Blogger Judy Freedman celebrates turning 60 by reflecting on the past decade and looking ahead to the next.

Gratefulness for the New Year
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Gratefulness for the New Year

What will 2018 hold? We can all hope for good health for ourselves and our families and be grateful for what we see and experience each day.

Self-Care Tips That Actually Work
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Self-Care Tips That Actually Work

Self-care isn't just about bubble baths and spa visits. It's about taking the steps you need to create a peaceful place for yourself and avoid burnout.

Too Few Older, Hospitalized Patients Getting Flu Tests
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Too Few Older, Hospitalized Patients Getting Flu Tests

As a nasty flu season rages throughout the United States, new research finds that one particularly vulnerable population often misses out on tests for the illness.

What You Can Do About Painful Sex
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What You Can Do About Painful Sex

After menopause, many women experience painful sex, sometimes due to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy. Here are ways you can make intercourse comfortable again.

How Hormone Levels Get Off Track
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How Hormone Levels Get Off Track

Hormones play a major role in how the body works, and when hormone levels get off track, there may be a variety of symptoms and a range of causes.

7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now
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7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now

If you’re experiencing irregular periods, mood swings and hot flashes, you may be in perimenopause, the walk-up to menopause. Learn the symptoms of this transitional period.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
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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.

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

7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's
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7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's

There are no surefire ways to prevent or cure Alzheimer's, but there are some preventive strategies.

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

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

Celebrate Women's Health Month by Caring for Yourself
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Celebrate Women's Health Month by Caring for Yourself

Celebrate by taking care of yourself with healthy eating, exercising, sleeping and more self-care.