At age 59, Joan Campbell hadn't done much swimming other than the occasional splashing about. Then she witnessed a remarkable event at a swimming competition in Connecticut.
A drug used to treat advanced prostate cancer and endometriosis stabilized memory in women with Alzheimer's disease for more than a year, according to a study conducted at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Tennis is a sport for a lifetime, at any age or skill level. And it comes with many benefits, physical, mental and emotional. But tennis requires considerable endurance and involves nearly every muscle in the body. If you want to improve your performance on the court to reap the sport's benefits and to prevent injuries, …
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Florida Telecommunications Relay Inc., a nonprofit distributor of amplified telephones for people with hearing loss or speech impairment, is offering a new amplified telephone for free.
They're almost 90, survived the Holocaust and love to play music together, so why not?
Oh, the single-person-dinner thing.
In my early 50s, about 10 years ago, I began living alone for the first time in my life when my second child left for college. Always a cook in the category of bountiful, I found myself trolling the frozen food aisles for Stouffer's mac and cheese and Marie Callender's …
Consider it one of life's mysteries: If 60 percent of American households consist of one or two people, why are zucchini sold in packages of four?
People who carry a variant of the gene for klotho, a protein found in animals ranging from worms to humans, tend to live longer. Mice and humans with the variant also do better on tests of brain power.
Remember "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes," the phrase attributed to Benjamin Franklin?
When you hear the word "plank," you might be reminded of a piece of wood, or maybe you recall the expression "walking the plank." In the world of fitness, plank means something quite different. A plank is a full-body isometric exercise that provides strength benefits to many muscle groups simultaneously. If you've never …