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  • Bag some healthy groceries 10/24/2018

    Good foods can be found whether you shop at a supermarket or a small neighborhood store, says Joyce Stevens, Dietary Manager at Mercy LIFE – West Philadelphia.

  • Keep your mind active 10/24/2018

    You know that working out your body is good for your health. But what about working out your mind? That’s also crucial, it turns out.

  • Prevent dry skin this winter 10/24/2018

    Does your skin tend to get dry, itchy and flaky this time of year?

  • Tips for a better night’s sleep 10/24/2018

    “To stay healthy—and alert the next day—you still need the same seven to nine hours of sleep every night,” Dr. Mingle says.

  • Tips for getting a better night’s sleep 10/24/2018

    If only getting a good night’s sleep were as simple as shutting your eyes. But as we get older, a solid night’s sleep may be something we only dream about.

  • Give your teeth the care they deserve 7/17/2018

    As you age, it’s more important than ever to give your teeth and mouth lots of TLC.

  • It’s never too late to quit smoking 7/17/2018

    When is the best time to quit smoking? Right now. In your 60s, 70s and beyond, breaking free of tobacco boosts your health.

  • Stay safe in summer’s heat 7/17/2018

    The summer sweltering heat can make you miserable. And if you’re not careful, it can also make you sick.

  • Keep opioids safe for everyone 3/27/2018

    Narcotic painkillers, or opioids, are useful medicines. But they can be deadly in the wrong hands. That includes when people misuse prescription opioids they get from people they know instead of a doctor.

  • Look on the bright side 3/27/2018

    Change is a part of life. But as we age, change may often involve loss. Our children may move away. We may lose a loved one. Or our health may take a turn for the worse.