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How to Use Stick and Spray Sunscreens

Sunscreens are vital in the fight against skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form.

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Think You’re Too Old To Quit Smoking? Think Again

Even as overall smoking rates have declined, the rate has hardly budged among those 65 and older.

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Slim Down Tips For A Healthier Summer

Summer means BBQs, beach time and swimsuits, but it could also mean a change in eating habits and not necessarily for the better.

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How Much Exercise Do You Need To Improve Thinking Skills?

Researchers reviewed all of the studies where older adults were asked to exercise for at least four weeks and their tests of thinking and memory skills were compared to those of people who did not start a new exercise routine.

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Living Apart Together: A New Option For Older Adults

Three years ago, William Mamel climbed a ladder in Margaret Sheroff’s apartment and fixed a malfunctioning ceiling fan. “I love that you did this,” Sheroff exclaimed as he clambered back down.

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Aging: Will We Still Be Relevant ‘When We’re 64’?

A gnawing sense of irrelevancy and invisibility suddenly hits many aging adults, as their life roles shift from hands-on parent to empty nester or from workaholic to retiree. Self-worth and identity may suffer as that feeling that you matter starts to fade.

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