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5 Myths About Aging, Debunked

We've been looking at this aging thing all wrong. Fear of aging stigmatizes middle-aged and older adults while sending an overwhelming and impossible message to youths: stay young, no matter the cost.…

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3 Things In Your Home That Could Be Aging You Prematurely

What if you could look and feel younger by simply making some small shifts in your home environment? Every day we're exposed to hundreds of untested chemicals---from additives in food to endocrine …

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Top 15 Concerns About Aging

The aging process is often accepted with a combination of humorous resignation—it's not a fun process, but it definitely beats the alternative, right? The truth of this statement varies from person to…

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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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Why It’s Never Too Late For True Love!

By Debi Berndt for YourTango.com. Every holiday season brings about anticipation for the new year. But it isn't all exciting: For single people, the upcoming year, or the thought of celebrating ano…

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5 Reasons Why Music Is the Real Fountain of Youth

Society is obsessed with youth -- so much so that one of the largest technology companies in the world, Google, recently acquired a new company, called Calico, devoted to tackling the issues of aging.…

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How Your Mind Can Make Your Body Age Faster

The cliché, "You're only as old as you think you are," may actually contain a kernel of truth, according to a group of researchers from the Netherlands who found that people with depression may age mo…

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Why Women Over 50 Need Quality Gal Pals

By Kelly Rudolph for YourTango.com. As we age, we hear a lot about physical ailments, retirement, empty-nests or grown kids moving back home. We hear about losing our memory, menopause and the dism…

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Does the ‘Perfect Age’ Really Exist?

So much for the notion of the mid-life crisis—the ideal age for Americans appears to be 50 years old, according to a recent survey by international research firm, Harris Interactive. That's right, …

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Why More People Living to Age 90 May Not Be Good News

So many people are expected to become nonagenarians (90 or older) in the coming decades that some experts suggest changing the definition of "oldest old" age from 85 to 90 years old, according to a re…

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