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Updated Aug 24, 2016 at 1:05 PM

The quest for longer life has driven searches for the Fountain of Youth, had billionaires consider transfusions of the blood of the young, and is perhaps one of the biggest motivating factors that gets people to change their diet or to start exercising.

Updated Aug 23, 2016 at 11:22 AM

Don’t ignore what your lips are trying to tell you because they can actually help you identify some common health problems.

Updated Aug 22, 2016 at 9:00 AM

If you've ever paused to reflect on the moody, filtered shots of a friend's Instagram feed and wondered if you should reach out, a new study may confirm your worries.

Posted Aug 20, 2016 at 11:01 PM

I’m sometimes surprised by how many families experience divisive intergenerational conflict. On the surface it may look like everyone gets along. The grandchildren are sweetly respectful and the “kids” play reasonably...

Updated Aug 19, 2016 at 12:17 PM

If you want to be fiercely healthy, surround yourself with advice from those who _really_understand food, nutrients and how it all affects your body. We've taken a look at what multiple registered dieticians (RD) eat on an average day, so you can...

Updated Aug 18, 2016 at 12:38 PM

The threat of Zika virus is reshaping operations at hospitals across the country, as medical teams rush to figure out how best to provide care for pregnant women with the disease and monitor and treat babies with related brain damage.

Updated Aug 17, 2016 at 12:06 PM

We all know, basically, how to lose weight: Eat less. Exercise more. But to get ourselves to actually do it, it helps to get some brisk, quotable advice from people who spend their careers talking about nutrition.

Updated Aug 15, 2016 at 12:59 PM

Sensors the size of a grain of sand could one day explain what's happening in your body from the inside out. The benefits of the technology for humans, while still largely hypothetical, are promising.

Updated Aug 15, 2016 at 12:49 PM

Here are some simple fun facts about the simply good, sweet food that is honey.

Posted Aug 13, 2016 at 11:01 PM

My passion for this particular idea started on a recent Tuesday morning. I was sharing peach-infused coffeecake with three of my “age peers.” We had come together for a specific purpose, but as can often happen with women, our...

Updated Aug 12, 2016 at 12:46 PM

Your genes and your environment interact constantly, and your gut is the largest meeting point. As scientists look for explanations for the roots of chronic disease as well as the connections between nutrition and health, the answer may be in your...

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