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Craving the Sun
Don't skimp on the sunblock. Worries about its possible effects on the environment pale in comparison to the actual threat of skin cancer.
Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk
Birth control pills may raise the risk of breast cancer, but they also seem to offer protection from several cancers years after their use.
The Wine and Cheese Solution
Certain foods help you stay sharp mentally, and cheese and wine are among them. Moderation still matters, though.
Seniors' COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
Many people over 50 say they are unsure whether they'll get the COVID vaccine when it's available. Racism seems to play a role, too.
Aging and Loneliness
Seniors who are lonely are at high risk of also being depressed. Ease the loneliness, fix the depression.
Vegetarians' Weak Bones
Vegans and vegetarians get less protein than meat-eaters, making them more prone to fractures. There are ways to keep bones strong.
Cancer Deaths Drop Following Medicaid Expansion
States opting into the Medicaid expansion portion of the ACA all saw deaths from colon, breast and lung cancer drop. Here's why.
You can recharge your positive outlook by cultivating a sense of wonder. A 15-minute awe walk made seniors visibly happier.
A Real Coffee Fix
Colorectal cancer can be a killer. But coffee seems to slow the progression of the disease and help people live longer.
An Antidote for Loneliness
Loneliness is a mental health burden for many older adults. But not all. People unaffected by it seem to have one quality in common.
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