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Does Your Hair Really Change Every 7 Years?
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Older adult sitting on the couch wrapped in a purple blanket with a cup of tea because she feels colder as she gets older
5 Reasons You Feel Colder With Age and What to Do About It
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How Bad Is It Really to Never (or Rarely) Clean Your Humidifier?
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9 Simple Kitchen Updates for Safe, Easy Cooking as You Get Older
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4 Times You Should Always Bring Someone With You to a Doctor’s Appointment and Why It Can Be So Helpful
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7 Things to Do Every Night to Support Healthy Aging
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8 Resolutions Longevity Experts Want You to Make This Year
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How Bad Is It Really to Not Close the Toilet Lid When You Flush?
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MTHFR Gene Variants Are Common. Here's What You Need to Know
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6 Strategies to Try if You Have Trouble Swallowing Pills
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7 Things Doctors Do Every Day Before Breakfast for More Energy
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How Bad Is It Really to Swallow Pills Without Water?
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7 Things Physical Therapists Do Every Day for Healthy Aging
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How Bad Is It Really to Wear Your 'Outdoor' Shoes Inside Your Home?
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The 6 Best Raised Toilet Seats (and Tips to Choose One)
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The 8 Best Pill Organizers of 2023, According to Doctors
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How Bad Is It Really to Get Into Bed in Your 'Outside' Clothes?
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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Finding a Doctor for Gender-Affirming Care
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Why Your Joints Might Crack More With Age, and What to Do About It
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Never Clean Your Gutters? Here's How That Could Be Affecting Your Health
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The 6 Best Shower Chairs, According to a Doctor
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No, You Don't Have to Get Weighed When You Go to the Doctor
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Chest Binding 101: What It Is and How to Bind Your Chest Safely
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The 6 Best Dehumidifiers, According to an ENT
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8 Subtle Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
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Dry Throat? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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7 Reasons for Sudden Extreme Sleepiness as You Age
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Feel Like You Always Have Something Stuck in Your Throat? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
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Woman rubbing her neck because of a muscle cramp, a symptom of low magnesium
8 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Magnesium
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Want to Start Testosterone-Based Hormone Therapy? Here's What to Know
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What Is Blue Light, and Is It Actually Bad for Our Health?
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5 Unexpected Ways Your Menstrual Cycle Can Affect Your Health
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2 Benefits of Vitamin B12 and 11 Unproven Claims About the Nutrient
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A senior Asian woman sitting on her couch at home and holding her leg because her legs feel weighted
8 Reasons Your Legs Feel Heavy and How to Get Relief
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Why Your Skin Gets Drier as You Age and What to Do About It
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The 9 Best Amazon Prime Items for a Healthier Home
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Foamy Urine? Here’s What Might Be Going On
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How Bad Is It Really to Swallow Gum?
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Senior man in the woods holding his knee because he is bruising more easily with age
Why You Bruise More Easily as You Age and What to Do About It
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How Bad Is It Really to Cut Your Cuticles?
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How Bad Is It Really to Never Deep Clean Your Bathroom?
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How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Washing Machine?
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Senior African couple at breakfast table
6 Things to Do Every Morning to Support Healthy Aging
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What Is Gender Euphoria and How Can It Affect Your Health?
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an illustration of a dirty dishwasher that needs to be cleaned
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Dishwasher?
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Senior hispanic man practices yoga asana marjariasana or cat-cow pose before bed for better bladder control
Tired of Waking Up to Pee at Night? Do This One Yoga Pose Before Bed
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4 Ways Your Period Messes With Your Sleep and What to Do About It
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The 5 Best Bathroom Stools for Healthier Pooping
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Trans couple talking to Black doctor at doctor's office
7 Barriers to Gender-Affirming Care and How to Overcome Them
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an illustration of a person sleeping in bed with wet hair
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With Wet Hair?
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A senior woman standing in the kitchen and drinking water in the morning to support healthy aging
Want to Age Well? Do This as Soon as You Get Out of Bed Every Morning
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Woman Helping Man On Trail As Group Of Senior Friends Go Hiking In Countryside Together, as an example of a healthy aging community
How to Create Your Own 'Healthy Aging' Community
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illustration of a person talking to their doctor with fingers crossed behind their back to show they're lying
How Bad Is It Really to Fib to Your Doctor?
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10 Personal Cooling Products to Keep You Comfortable This Summer
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3 Causes of Excessive Vaginal Discharge and When to See a Doctor
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7 Tips to Find Affordable Health Care
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The 10 Best On-Sale Mother's Day Gifts for Health-Conscious Moms
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Muslim woman itching her dry skin caused by not eating enough fat
8 Signs You're Not Eating Enough Fat
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Illustration of a window AC unit covered in cobwebs because it hasn't been cleaned
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Window AC Unit?
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Three older Black women baking together at home in a kitchen
Community Care — Not Just Self-Care — Is Key to Our Collective Wellbeing
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Haven't Been to the Doctor in a While? That's OK — Here's How to Move Forward
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ob-gyn doctor talking to a patient during her annual exam
8 Questions Gynecologists Wish You'd Ask During Your Annual Exam
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Illustration of a hamburger in a plastic container in the microwave, to represent the dangers of microwaving plastic
How Bad Is It Really to Microwave Plastic?
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Older couple smiling and laughing outdoors and not thinking "I hate getting old."
Scared of Getting Older? Try This Therapist's Tips to Deal With Anxiety About Aging
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Should You Use a Squatty Potty When You Pee?
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Mother and daughter at the doctor's office
Is It Time to See a New Doctor? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself
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The Pros and Cons of a Menstrual Disc vs. Cup
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Why We Use the Words We Use and What They Mean to Us
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Senior couple using digital tablet to call grandchildren, as a way to stay healthy with age
Want to Age Well? Start With This 10-Day Kickstart Plan
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Female patient explaining her symptoms to a doctor, as an example of what to do when your doctor doesn't listen
4 Things to Do When a Doctor Doesn't Take Your Health Concern Seriously
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Is Dark Mode Actually Better for Your Eyes or Your Sleep?
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7 Ways to Cope if the End of Mask Mandates Is Giving You Anxiety
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