Want to keep sharp? Stay social

Social activity during midlife is linked to better memory and reasoning skills.

The power of community

Feel like you're alone and adrift amid hot flashes and menopause? Friends and family—and your health care provider—should be ports in the storm.

Joint replacement myths and facts

The rules have changed.

The diverticulitis divide

Half of people age 50 and older will experience this painful bowel condition. Learn how to prevent it—and recognize symptoms when they arise.

Science probes dementia-anemia link

Low level of blood protein that transports oxygen is associated with greater risk of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.

The changing hazards of middle age

Growing use of prescription medications—as well as addiction to illegal drugs and alcohol—has led to middle-age adults experiencing more injuries from falls.

7 ways to conquer stress cravings

When life gets hectic, use these save-the-hips tips for avoiding temptation.

First-rate skin protectant: Vitamin A

A diet high in certain foods helps keep skin cells healthy, which researchers suspect may ward off squamous cell skin cancer.

Battling inflammation? Opt for natural fatty acids

In the realm of omega-3, fish and plant-based foods are likely to outperform supplements.

Patient Story

‘Life can be so much better’

When Elvira Brico found herself sitting on a bench as her elderly mother marched on, she knew it had come time for joint replacement surgery.

Patient Story

Hunka hunka loads of fun

Elvis thrills rehab and nursing center residents at the annual car show.

Feel good in your skin

Proper sun protection and good care is your best line of defense. But if trouble arises—do you know what to look for?

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