Boost your memory by eating right

  Diet can help or harm brain health. Eating foods loaded with saturated fat boosts unhealthy low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, which is bad for the heart and the brain. A Mediterranean-type diet, in contrast, can help preserve memory.   More »

How to avoid joint surgery

Before have surgery to replace an aching joint with an artificial one, try extending the life of your own natural joints by losing weight, protecting your joints, trying medical treatment, and getting effective pain relief. (Locked) More »

Revitalizing sun-damaged skin

It's never too late to protect your skin from the sun, and you may even be able to reverse any damage that's already been done. Techniques include anti-aging creams, laser resurfacing, chemical peels, photorejuvenation, and microdermabrasion. (Locked) More »

Too much salt in your diet?

Nine out of 10 Americans consume too much salt each day. Much of it comes from surprising sources like breads and rolls, pizza, prepared sandwiches, and pasta dishes. (Locked) More »

Update on osteoporosis treatment

New research highlighting possible long-term dangers of using a bisphosphonate to prevent or treat osteoporosis has people asking, "What do I do now?" How long to take a bisphosphonate depends on current bone density and osteoporosis risk. (Locked) More »