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New study demonstrates fat intake is associated with an overall lower mortality and a lower risk of cardiovascular disea

Researchers demonstrated that high carbohydrate intake was associated with increased risk of mortality, while total fat, as well as individual types of fat, was associated with a lower mortality.

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‘Emotional Diversity’ Is More Important Than Happiness

New research shows that allowing yourself to feel a wide range of feelings from across the emotional spectrum may be good for your health.

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Long Life in Pictures: Tips on Sleep, Diet, and More

Friends are a surprisingly strong influence on how long you live -- for better or worse. WebMD's slideshow explains this and other secrets of longevity.

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Two big studies bolster the claim that coffee – even decaf – is good for you

Two new studies offer fresh support for the idea that when it comes to coffee, more is better for your health.

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5 'Life Skills' Tied to Health Benefits

People with five traits -- such as conscientiousness, control and emotional stability -- are more likely to be healthier in older age, new research suggests.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Longevity Researchers Launching World’s Largest Dog Aging Study

The Dog Aging Project will study 10,000 companion dogs, looking at the animals’ genetics, biome, epigenetics and more.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Your dog could live years longer thanks to a new drug

They say every dog has its day, but your dog could have a lot more of them thanks to a drug already approved by the FDA for people that’s now being tested on dogs. NBC’s Catie Beck reports for TODAY from Los Angeles.

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Study: Those High-Priced Antioxidants May Be Killing You - Study Finds

A new study finds antioxidants trigger a stress reaction which causes the body to age more rapidly. In other words, they. may be killing you.

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More Proof Eating Hot Chilis May Extend Life

A new study says that people who eat them are 13 percent less likely to die.

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Easy entry into yoga for people with aging joints

‘Relax Into Yoga for Seniors’ offers a simple, six-week route to better flexibility and balance.

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Why the Best Anti-Aging Technique may be as Simple as Standing

Forget the Foutain of Youth! The best anti-aging technique is far more simple than you think. Discover why more time standing up can slow down aging.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Italy's '100 club' to reveal its secrets

Some of the secrets of an Italian village that has long fascinated scientists because of its high number of active centenarians are set to be revealed this weekend. Scientists have spent the last six months looking into why residents of Acciaroli and nea

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Growing Older, Getting Happier

Older people tend to be happier than younger people, and their happiness increases with age, a study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry reports.

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Making Aging Positive

Many of my older-adult patients wanted to make a difference in the world but, finding no role for themselves, were treated as socially useless. Having created a new stage of life, the next step is to make it meaningful.

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#Brain training may forestall #dementia onset for years, new study says

If you’re intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you’ll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the s

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What to Do in Your 30s to Be Happy in Your 50s

What can you do in your 20s and 30s to increase your chances of happiness later in life? Here are three key lessons from the real experts.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The Challenges of Male Friendships

Consciously or otherwise, many men believe that talking about personal matters with other men is not manly.

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The Nuances of Vitamin D—and How to Get Enough of It

Weve been interested in the role vitamin D plays in our overall health for a while—particularly as it emerges that so many of us are quite deficient, particularly in the age of sitting inside all …

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10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new 

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation

Devotees of mindfulness meditation—often described as non-judgemental attention to present moment experiences—will be well-versed in the many benef

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Keep Things Simple For A Healthy, Long Life

Most of prevention is fairly straightforward and, unfortunately, there are no shortcuts. But then again, the most important steps you can take to safeguard your health are well within your reach.

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Coffee Tied to Lower Risk of Dying Prematurely

A large study has found that drinking coffee is associated with a reduced risk of dying from six causes, including heart disease.

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Don't Cancel Your Dinner Plans

Nobody ever mentions the importance of an active social life.

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Want Great Longevity and Health? It Takes a Village

Want great longevity and health? It takes a village

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The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life - NYTimes.com

Two new studies suggest that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect.

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9 Things You Can Do to Live a Long, Happy Life

What enables certain people to live so long and so well? Author Dan Buettner worked with a team of experts including medical researchers, anthropologists, and epidemiologists to identify the factors that contribute to their longevity.

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The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life - NYTimes.com

Two new studies suggest that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect.

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Video: Meet the 183-year-old tortoise who is the world’s oldest living land creature - Telegraph

Jonathan the tortoise, who lives on the British territory of St Helena, is thought to be the world’s oldest living land creature