Health and Wellness

Small steps can improve health and wellness. Exercising more and eating healthier can help us live longer and better lives. For those coping with illness, embracing healing with a positive attitude and a healthful mindset can make a real difference. Taking a day by day approach can help those recovering from addiction and those who face other health challenges.

Marion and Gene revisited the things that made them each fall in love.

How Marriage Counseling and Communication Revived a Relationship

Contributing Editor Marion Bond West worried that her marriage had gone stale, but a pair of lists and a wise counselor helped her reconnect with her husband.

the healing power of touch, two hands touching

The Healing Power of Touch

From massage therapy to cuddles with your pet, here are 4 affordable ways to bring healing into your life through touch.

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Can Having a Dog Help You Lose Weight?

A new study suggests owning a pet may help lower your risk for obesity. 

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Ultramarathon Runner Dion Leonard On 'Finding Gobi'

Ultramarathon Runner Dion Leonard On 'Finding Gobi'

Marathon runner Dion Leonard made headlines when he bonded with a stray dog on a 155 mile race in China. Now, their story is being shared with the world. 

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Music legend Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell's Touching Final Album, 'Adiós'

Music legend Glen Campbell has gone silent with his descent into the final stages of Alzheimer's, but his new album is a beautiful parting gift from a multitalented performer.

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The Positive Power of Telling Your Story

Teaching creative writing at my town’s Senior Center reminded me of how much good comes from putting pen to paper.

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Surfing the web for medical information.

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with “Dr. Google”

We all do it—head online with medical questions. Here’s how to surf in a healthy, helpful way.

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How Crafts Are Helping People with Chronic Illness Heal

How Crafts Are Helping People with Chronic Illness Heal

Through the craft website ConsciousCrafties.com, Karen Thomas empowers others like her who are managing a chronic illness.

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Foods that fight stress

6 Foods to Fight Stress

These delicious, season-ready foods help your body clear inflammation, a classic symptom of chronic stress.

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How to Talk to Your Doctor About Depression

Depression afflicts many older adults, and too often its symptoms are dismissed by those caring for them. Here are some tips for discussing depression with your physician.

Lisa Miller

Ask An Expert About the Science of Faith

Bestselling author Dr. Lisa Miller will be here to discuss the health benefits of leading a spiritual life.

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Senior Athletes Running

Why You Should Cheer for These Senior Athletes

The 2017 National Senior Games are bringing the spotlight to some of the world's oldest and most inspiring athletes. 

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What You Need to Know about Your Blood Pressure

What You Need to Know about Your Blood Pressure

For National Blood Pressure Awareness Month we had a cardiologist answer all of your burning questions about one of the most important functions of the body. 

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Former Olympic pentathlete Tom Lough

This Olympian Thrives on Positive Thinking

Setting new goals has helped 1968 Olympian Tom Lough overcome setbacks brought on by aging, injuries and even cancer.

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