Aging

What We Can Learn from SuperAgers
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What We Can Learn from SuperAgers

Emily J. Rogalski, PhD | March 1, 2024

Why do so many older people experience age-related memory loss? Why do some develop dementia? ­Researchers have devoted tremendous amounts…

Disrupt the 11 Pathways of Aging
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Disrupt the 11 Pathways of Aging

Michael Greger, MD, FACLM | January 10, 2024

A decade ago, experts in the field of anti-aging medicine gathered near the western tip of Sicily. Their goal: Reach…

Anti-Aging Serums – Worth the Hype?
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Anti-Aging Serums – Worth the Hype?

Angela J. Lamb, MD | January 9, 2024

Sales of anti-aging serums are expected to triple in the next 10 years to $150 million. There already are thousands…

The Biosimilar Solution
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The Biosimilar Solution

Sarfaraz Niazi, PhD | December 13, 2023

We’re all familiar with generic medications: the less expensive versions of medications that most insurance companies want us to get…

How To Protect Yourself From Noise Pollution
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How To Protect Yourself From Noise Pollution

Mathias Basner, MD, PhD | December 10, 2023

You hear a lot about the health dangers of air pollution, but there’s another type of pollution (a type you…

Older Americans Are Facing Unfair Health-Care Challenges: How You Can Fight Back
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Older Americans Are Facing Unfair Health-Care Challenges: How You Can Fight Back

MT Connolly | November 25, 2023

Aging in America offers plenty of opportunities…and plenty of challenges. Medicare helps pay health-care bills, but the health-care system doesn’t…

Secrets to Slowing Down the Clock

Secrets to Slowing Down the Clock

Marc Wittmann, PhD | October 25, 2023

Does it feel like time is moving faster as you get older? When you were a kid, a summer day…

Caregivers: Take Care of Yourself, Too

Caregivers: Take Care of Yourself, Too

Aaron Blight, EdD | October 9, 2023

If you’re a family caregiver—an adult child caring for an aging parent, for example, or a wife caring for a…

What Is Palliative Care?

What Is Palliative Care?

Joe Rotella, MD | October 3, 2023

If you have a serious health condition, anything from cancer to congestive heart failure to dementia to Parkinson’s disease, you…

Stop Retirement From Stealing Your Health
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Stop Retirement From Stealing Your Health

Barbara Pagano, MS, EdS | October 1, 2023

For many of us, the idea of retirement seems downright heavenly, a reward for a lifetime of hard work. And…

7 Longevity Strategies from a 102-year-old Doctor

7 Longevity Strategies from a 102-year-old Doctor

Gladys McGarey, MD | September 19, 2023

Gladys McGarey, MD, has a very busy professional life. A pioneer in the holistic medicine movement, she offers life consultations…is…

Medicare Season Is Here
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Medicare Season Is Here

Maura Carley, MPH, CIC | September 3, 2023

October is the start of the open-enrollment season for Medicare. You’re probably already feeling overwhelmed by all the TV ads…

Are You Prepared to Grow Old Alone?

Are You Prepared to Grow Old Alone?

Maria Torroella Carney, MD | August 19, 2023

You may not be planning to grow old alone, but no one can predict the future. Today’s greater freedom to…

Medicare and Long-Term Health Issues

Medicare and Long-Term Health Issues

Maura Carley, MPH, CIC | August 12, 2023

Long-term health issues can lead to significant financial problems for patients who misunderstand Medicare’s complex rules. For the most part,…

The Best Times to Exercise, Nap, Take Medication and More
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The Best Times to Exercise, Nap, Take Medication and More

Sara C. Mednick, PhD | August 1, 2023

Deep within the brain lives a collection of neurons called the suprachiasmatic nucleus, or SCN for short. The SCN is…