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Senior women: Simple, must-do ways to reduce heart disease risks

Senior women: Simple, must-do ways to reduce heart disease risks

A popular social media meme holds that “growing old isn’t for sissies.” Plenty of older women would probably agree with that sentiment as they cope with age-related issues specific to…

Actress Brenda Strong has ‘The Other Talk’

Actress Brenda Strong has ‘The Other Talk’

Fifty is a major milestone in a woman’s life: from physical changes, to becoming an empty-nester, to new homes or careers, it can be a time to re-focus on one’s…

Therapy ‘test drive’ could lead to relief from common bladder and bowel control problems

Therapy ‘test drive’ could lead to relief from common bladder and bowel control problems

More than 37 million adults in the United States suffer from overactive bladder, and nearly 18 million have bowel incontinence. Many of these people face a common dilemma: after months…

Ask the Pharmacist: Exercise tips your heart will love

Ask the Pharmacist: Exercise tips your heart will love

A regular exercise routine is an important component of heart health, yet less than one-third of Americans get the minimum 30 minutes of daily exercise five days a week, as…

Why the cheapest ‘retirement investment’ is also critical to your health

Why the cheapest ‘retirement investment’ is also critical to your health

You maxed out your 401(k) every year you worked, invested wisely and planned carefully in preparation for retirement. Perhaps you even researched your Medicare options and you know exactly what…

Personalizing your Medicare options: What’s right for you?

Finding the right Medicare plan can be a little confusing – there are so many plans and coverage options to choose from. Health and wellness company Humana is helping to…

Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, happy life

Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, happy life

One hundred years ago, the average American’s life expectancy was between 50 and 60 years, and so the estimated 53,000 centenarians in the United States today have lived much longer…

Beyond sound: The link between hearing loss and cognitive health

Beyond sound: The link between hearing loss and cognitive health

Difficulty hearing may be more than just a quality-of-life issue. Growing evidence indicates that untreated hearing loss in older adults can lead to other health conditions, and one of the…

Taking control for healthier aging

Taking control for healthier aging

As adults age, they often face different health challenges than those experienced during their youth; however, there are several key steps that can be taken to improve their chances of…

Not your mother’s menopause: new ways to manage symptoms

Not your mother’s menopause: new ways to manage symptoms

Although menopause is a milestone event for an estimated 50 million-plus women each year, there is an increased focus on the topic during September, which is National Menopause Awareness Month.…