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Mary Lyons shows off her agility before a group ride in Austin, Texas, on Dec. 3, 2019. (Julia Robinson for KHN)

Brain Scientists Tap Into The Secrets Of Living Well Longer

Retired state employees Vickey Benford, 63, and Joan Caldwell, 61, are Golden Rollers, a group of the over-50 set that gets out on assorted bikes for an hour of trail riding and camaraderie.

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New Year

5 Tips For Keeping New Year Resolutions

A new year brings hope for a fresh start in life, and making a resolution adds optimism to the season.

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Parents

Parenting Your Aging Parents When They Don’t Want Help

David Solie’s 89-year-old mother, Carol, was unyielding. “No, I will not move,” she told her son every time he suggested that she leave her home and relocate to a senior living residence.

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healthcare advances

A Decade in Review: 7 Healthcare Breakthroughs

From bench to bedside, these breakthroughs have opened up possibilities beyond what was thought was possible decades ago.

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Canada, Canadian,

Trump’s Plan To Import Cheaper Drugs From Canada Faces Hurdles

The federal government proposed allowing states to import drugs from Canada. Officials said it can be done safely and save significant money.

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Loneliness

Loneliness May Be Due To Increasing Aging Population

Adults over 75 were more susceptible to becoming lonely, possibly due to life factors such as declining health or the loss of a spouse or significant other, according to Hawkley.

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