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These Personality Traits May Help You Live Longer December 12, 2017

Even Non-Heart Surgery May Harm Your Heart December 04, 2017

Flu Can Have Dangerous Domino Effect on Older Adults December 03, 2017

Small Changes Could Keep Seniors Driving Longer November 29, 2017

What You Don't Know About Drug Interactions Could Hurt You November 29, 2017

Health Tip: Identifying Common Bladder Problems in Women November 29, 2017

Don't Delay Hip Fracture Surgery. Here's Why November 28, 2017

Health Tip: Seniors at Heightened Risk of Foodborne Illness November 27, 2017

The Silver Lining Behind Household Chores November 24, 2017

For Seniors, Any Physical Activity Is Better Than None November 24, 2017

1 in 4 U.S. Seniors With Cancer Has Had It Before November 22, 2017

U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries November 15, 2017

Smog May Harm Your Bones, Too November 10, 2017

Low-Fat Diet May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk for Overweight Older Women November 09, 2017

Your Friends May Be Key to a Healthy Aging Brain November 08, 2017

Older Women Can 'Walk Away From the Grim Reaper' November 06, 2017

Eat Well, Age Well November 05, 2017

Nursing Home Often Only Option for Single Men After Stroke November 03, 2017

What Exercise Regimen Is Best for Healthy Weight Loss in Seniors? November 02, 2017

Health Tip: Eating Healthier as You Age November 01, 2017

Make sure your diet is age-appropriate

There's a New Shingles Vaccine -- Is It for You? October 26, 2017

Could Cataract Surgery Lengthen Older Women's Lives? October 26, 2017

Ditch the Throw Rugs, Seniors! October 23, 2017

Hip fractures are more likely to follow indoor falls in warm weather, study finds

Health Tip: Finding Safe Shoes for the Elderly October 20, 2017

Balance and comfort are key

Common Exercise Therapy May Not Help Women With Leaky Bladder October 17, 2017

AHT is widely used, but data review shows little evidence it really works

A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women October 16, 2017

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

Dance Your Way to a Healthier Aging Brain October 12, 2017

Small study suggests it might boost memory, learning

Did Your Urinary Infection Come From a Chicken Coop? October 09, 2017

Poultry samples with bacteria were found to have same genetic fingerprints as some infected patients' urine

Hate UTIs? One Simple Step Can Cut the Risk October 09, 2017

Adding more water to daily routine lowered odds for the infections

Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations October 06, 2017

50-somethings will face more challenges as retirement nears, study suggests

Coming Soon: A Faster Test for Antibiotics Against UTIs? October 04, 2017

In the future, identifying which drug works best might take minutes rather than days, research suggests

Older People May Be More Prone to Reveal Suicidal Thoughts October 04, 2017

1 in 4 admitted intent beforehand, opening an opportunity for prevention, researchers say

Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent Falls September 30, 2017

Geriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuries

A More Accurate Predictor for Alzheimer's? September 29, 2017

Genetic test might one day diagnose the disease before symptoms occur, researchers say

It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again September 28, 2017

U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids September 27, 2017

But national guidelines generally recommend against these products for those over 65

Exercise, Not Vitamin D, Recommended to Prevent Falls September 27, 2017

Draft recommendations from influential U.S. panel now await public review

Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials September 25, 2017

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

For Men, Fitness Can Often Last a Lifetime September 21, 2017

Activities enjoyed when younger are often continued, but lots of men take up walking as they age

Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People September 21, 2017

Suggestions to help prevent falls

Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes September 20, 2017

Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease

U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, Especially When Wealthy and White September 18, 2017

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall September 14, 2017

But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Americans September 13, 2017

Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say

Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk September 12, 2017

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

Many May Get Hospice Care Too Late September 12, 2017

Study suggests that most end-of-life care occurs in final 2 weeks

Be Cautious Going Home After Hurricane Harvey September 07, 2017

Electrocution and carbon monoxide poisoning are risks in flooded homes, American Thoracic Society says

Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility August 30, 2017

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds

Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors August 29, 2017

But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate

More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: Study August 28, 2017

More short-term stays the biggest factor fueling the increase

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