Pain management is not a one-size-fits-all situation. Research shows that women are more likely to be prescribed opioids than men and tend to become persistent users of opioids.
Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.
You can develop HPV after age 50 when a virus that was dormant for years "reactivates" decades later.
Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.
If you have trouble getting to sleep, give tea a try. The best teas for sleep contain ingredients to help you get a better night's sleep.
Change these 5 habits to help lose weight or stay at a healthy weight. One is as simple as putting the snack bag away.
Blogger Judy Freedman attends the New York Times Travel Show and shares some of the top travel destinations for 2018.
As many as 60 million people in the United States have prediabetes, yet more than 90 percent of them don’t know it. Find out if you're one of them and learn how to take action today.
Try a self-tanning product to give you that bronzed look without the sun damage that can cause wrinkles and skin cancer.
We all have senior moments occasionally, but if you want to reduce your risk of dementia, try these strategies to keep your mind active and sharp.
Rising health care costs and surprise hospital bills often weigh most heavily on women, who must navigate confusing billing and insurance rules to take care of themselves and their families.
There's growing evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores also may cause Alzheimer's disease.
Stimulating a specific set of nerves that are nestled along the spine may deliver relief to those who suffer from chronic back pain and cut the need for opioid painkillers.
Your body changes with each passing year, so it's important to be aware of and take care of your health needs and concerns at every age.
Ideas for remembering and celebrating the family and friends we never want to forget.
Tuna, salmon, mackerel, cod: Whatever your preference, eating more seafood may help you stay healthy as you age.
Just a little bit of light exercise can immediately improve a person's memory.
Finally, a novel that celebrates women over 50!
Women make healthy choices for their bodies every day but rarely think about their own brain health. Here's what we should be doing to care for our most important organ.
New research suggests preeclampsia might also make women more vulnerable to a specific type of dementia.
This study shows that as the U.S. population increases, the number of people affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias will rise.
Physical activity can be vital to your continued mobility.
Skip the political talk and chat about what's really important: your health.
Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.
There are no surefire ways to prevent or cure Alzheimer's, but there are some preventive strategies.