Heath and Aging

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Menopause

Get an overview of issues related to menopause, including average age, common signs and symptoms, hormone therapy, ways to stay healthy. Frequently asked questions are included.

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Keywords: Hormones, Menopausal Hormone Therapy, Menopause, Estrogen

Hormones and Menopause

Learn about hormones, signs of menopause, hormone therapy (formerly called HRT) for perimenopause symptoms, what causes night sweats, and more. 

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Keywords: Hormones, Menopausal Hormone Therapy, Menopause, Women's Health

Skin Care and Aging

Learn to care for your aging skin, including dry skin, and lower your risk for skin cancer—basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.

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Keywords: Skin, Cancer, Prevention

High Blood Pressure

Read about normal blood pressure and high blood pressure, or hypertension. Learn how lifestyle factors like more exercise and having less salt helps.

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Keywords: Cardiovascular, High Blood Pressure, Heart Conditions

Can We Prevent Aging?

Find out the truth behind antioxidants, calorie restriction, hormones, and supplements. Discover ways to support healthy aging and prevent or delay the onset of age-related disease and decline.

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Keywords: Longevity, Well-Being, Anti-Aging, Prevention, Resveratrol, Nutrition, Hormones, Testosterone, Estrogen

Sexuality in Later Life

Read about aging and sex, including normal changes, health issues, and physical and emotional factors that can cause sexual problems. Find suggestions for continuing to lead an active sexual life as you get older.

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Keywords: Sexuality, Women's Health, Emotional Health, Men's Health

Mourning the Death of a Spouse

Get help for your grief and sorrow after the death of a spouse. Find information on the grieving process and what you can do to help yourself cope.

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Keywords: Grief, Emotional Health, End of Life

HIV, AIDS, and Older People

Find out about HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS in older adults. Learn how people get AIDS, if there is a cure, and what are the symptoms.

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Keywords: AIDS and HIV, Prevention, Sexuality

Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief

What is osteoporosis and osteopenia? Learn about risk factors, treatment, and how vitamin D, calcium & more can help keep your bones strong.

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Keywords: Bones and Joints, Osteoporosis, Falls, Medicines, Nutrition, Women's Health

Cancer Facts For People Over 50

"What is cancer?" "Do I have cancer?" Get the facts about malignant (cancerous) tumors, screenings like a sigmoidoscopy or breast exam, and much more.

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Keywords: Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

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