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It’s an easy (and delicious!) change that can turn your diet into a disease-fighting tool. See what’s on the menu—and how to bring it to your kitchen, with the help of a Johns Hopkins expert.
Colonoscopies are critical to helping prevent and screen for colon cancer. Virtual colonoscopies are a safer, less invasive, and more accessible to patients than traditional colonoscopies.
GERD sufferers are more likely to develop significant health problems, including Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer — often with no idea they’re at greater risk.
A Johns Hopkins nutritionist sets the record straight on common misconceptions about nutrition for healthy aging.
Not all joint symptoms are arthritis symptoms. A Johns Hopkins arthritis expert shares clues about what your joints are trying to tell you.
A Johns Hopkins digestive health expert discusses the ways your digestive system changes with age and shares the best ways to guard gut health and prevent digestive discomfort.
Flu is a common but dangerous illness—especially for older adults. Here’s what a Johns Hopkins expert wants you to know to stay healthy this flu season.
Age doesn’t have to drain your energy levels. Discover how to get more energy and feel your best every day with these tips from a Johns Hopkins expert.
Upping your daily activity level at 50-plus is more manageable when you follow these fitness tips from a Johns Hopkins fitness expert.
Johns Hopkins researchers found that people who made certain healthy choices reduced their risks significantly. See if you’re taking these smart steps to live longer.
Want to lower your risk of falls and stay healthy at home? A Johns Hopkins expert explains how to safely extend your independence.
These seemingly small health concerns could have major consequences down the road. Learn how to recognize if they're part of a larger problem.
Uncontrolled blood sugar can affect you from head to toe—including your eyes. Here’s what you need to know.
Want to boost your overall health with diabetes? A Johns Hopkins expert offers healthy strategies to help you control your blood sugar, protect your heart, and more.
Yoga is so much more than strengthening exercise. Learn what a Johns Hopkins expert and yoga researcher knows about the benefits and how to get started simply.
A Johns Hopkins expert explains how what’s going on in your gut could be affecting your brain.
Simple lifestyle changes can help you control three common diseases of the older eye: glaucoma, cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.
While more people are surviving strokes, many still face long-term disability. Here’s what experts have learned about the power of physical rehab.
A recent look at multivitamins by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that there’s no proof of benefit. Find out the one supplement deemed beneficial—and how others failed.
Something as simple as taking a drug that costs pennies a day could one day reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Whatever healthy change you want to make, it’s not too late to see big benefits. Here are five places to start.
Knee replacements are on the rise. Here’s what you should know to help boost your knee health.
Don’t let this common bone break steal your independence and health.
An estimated 18 million Americans still fail to get a good night’s sleep.
Don’t hesitate to discuss urinary incontinence with a doctor.
How is frailty defined, and how can you stay healthy?
Not hearing well isn’t just frustrating; it can bring surprising health risks. Here’s what you need to know.
Strength training is one of the most important things you can do to feel younger longer.