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The happy get lucky in their older years
"Don't worry, be happy" is not only a motto for enjoying life, it might actually help older folks live longer, researchers report.
Your biological clock: Why some age faster than others
Some adults age faster biologically than others, and may die early even if they have healthy lifestyles, researchers report.
Seniors not scared of social media after all
The notion that seniors shy away from social media may be off the mark.
Over 64? Want to cut your heart disease risk? Try exercise
Ride a bike, take a swim, walk your dog: New research shows even a "moderate" amount of exercise each week drastically reduces the odds a person aged 65 or older will die from heart disease.
Heat waves hit seniors hardest
As much of the Northeast struggles with a heat wave that isn't expected to ease until the middle of this week, here are some expert tips on how to spot heat stroke.
Rx for seniors' health: Upbeat view, less stress
A positive attitude about aging can help seniors cope with stress, a small study suggests.