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Losing Weight ... and Becoming an Athlete

Older adults who dropped pounds — and reinvented their lives — with big fitness breakthroughs


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5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy During the Pandemic

How to reduce the toll staying at home can have on your memory and cognition

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Pandemic Habits Could Raise Your Breast Cancer Risk

Experts express concern about women drinking and eating more while exercising less

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Author Deepak Chopra on Banishing Stress

The wellness guru shares ways to feel better now

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Pandemic Planking Group Bolsters Friendships and Abs

Friends find a healthy way to connect during COVID

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Snacking Strategies for People with Diabetes

Snacks that lower blood sugar or keep pounds off

Mental Health

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How COVID-19 May Complicate Grief

Psychologists say grieving can be more intense, prolonged and disruptive during the pandemic

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Your Guide to Getting Started With Meditation

Here are simple ways to quiet the mind during this time of high stress

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This Is What a Panic Attack Feels Like

Six adults describe the symptoms — and how they've learned to cope

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7 Ways to Handle Anxiety During the Outbreak

Uncertainty and fear are major triggers. Here's how to cope

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How to Bounce Back From the Stress of the Coronavirus

Crises that cause anxiety can harm your health or help you build resilience


Protect Your Health

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How Much Do You Really Know About Food Poisoning?

Learn why older adults are at greater risk of foodborne illness in this challenging true-or-false quiz

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How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Simple strategies to protect from COVID-19, mold, radon and other air pollutants

How to Wash Your Hands the Right Way

Research finds only 3 percent of Americans wash correctly. Do you?

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