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Virtual Colonoscopy Screening to Combat Colon Cancer

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.

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Heartburn's Hidden Cancer Risk

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.

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Nutrition: What You Need to Know for Healthy Aging

A Johns Hopkins nutritionist sets the record straight on common misconceptions about nutrition for healthy aging.


Arthritis? Joint Symptoms You Can't Ignore (and Ones You Can)

Not all joint symptoms are arthritis symptoms. A Johns Hopkins arthritis expert shares clues about what your joints are trying to tell you.

Your Digestive System: 5 Ways to Support Gut Health

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.

The Flu: 3 Ways to Fight Back at 50-Plus

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-Defying Energy Levels

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.

Fitness Tips for 50-Plus

Upping your daily activity level at 50-plus is more manageable when you follow these fitness tips from a Johns Hopkins fitness expert.

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4 Top Ways to Live Longer

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.

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4 Ways to Improve Fall Safety

Want to lower your risk of falls and stay healthy at home? A Johns Hopkins expert explains how to safely extend your independence.

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5 “Little” Health Issues That May Be Bigger Than You Think

These seemingly small health concerns could have major consequences down the road. Learn how to recognize if they're part of a larger problem.

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Diabetes and Vision: Understanding the Link

Uncontrolled blood sugar can affect you from head to toe—including your eyes. Here’s what you need to know.

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Managing Diabetes: Six Healthy Steps with the Most Benefit

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.

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Yoga’s Benefits from Head to Toe

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.

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The Brain-Gut Connection

A Johns Hopkins expert explains how what’s going on in your gut could be affecting your brain.

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Best Way to Age-Proof Your Vision

Simple lifestyle changes can help you control three common diseases of the older eye: glaucoma, cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.

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New Hope for Stroke Recovery

While more people are surviving strokes, many still face long-term disability. Here’s what experts have learned about the power of physical rehab.

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Is There Really Any Benefit to Multivitamins?

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.

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Blood Pressure and Alzheimer's Risk: What's the Connection?

Something as simple as taking a drug that costs pennies a day could one day reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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It's Never Too Late: Five Healthy Steps at Any Age

Whatever healthy change you want to make, it’s not too late to see big benefits. Here are five places to start.

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Making Knees New Again

Knee replacements are on the rise. Here’s what you should know to help boost your knee health.

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Hip Fractures: Five Powerful Steps to Prevention

Don’t let this common bone break steal your independence and health.

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Seven Ways to Get a Healthier Night's Sleep

An estimated 18 million Americans still fail to get a good night’s sleep.

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Solutions for a Leaky Bladder

Don’t hesitate to discuss urinary incontinence with a doctor.

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Stay Strong: Four Ways to Beat the Frailty Risk

How is frailty defined, and how can you stay healthy?

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The Hidden Risks of Hearing Loss

Not hearing well isn’t just frustrating; it can bring surprising health risks. Here’s what you need to know.

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Pump Up Your Health

Strength training is one of the most important things you can do to feel younger longer.