Happiness quiz: Do you shut out opportunity?

Has your personal definition of happiness evolved as you’ve aged? In a thought-provoking article in the September issue of Health...

Healthy diet may reverse aging, study finds

A program of healthy eating, exercise and stress reduction can not only reverse some diseases -- it may actually slow down the aging...

'My dog needed a job': Pup, owner find purpose in nursing home

With her husband often away on long trips and her daughter off to college, Sue Halpern knew she needed to find something else to do with...

Facebook may give older adults a brain boost

Older adults may get a mental boost from using Facebook, early results from a small study suggest. During the study, 42 adults, ages 68...

Stop calling yourself old, says a new study

We know better than to call ourselves -- or each other -- fat. (That doesn't mean we don't do it, but we do at least kinda know better.)...

Lifelong exercise keeps octogenarians fit as 40-year-olds

Octogenarians who spend a lifetime doing endurance exercise have the aerobic capacity of 40-year-olds. For their age, these...

Suffering from hot flashes? A low-fat diet may help

MyHealthNewsDaily  Losing weight by eating a low-fat diet may reduce menopausal women's symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats,...