4 Ways to Combat the Aging Effects of Pollution

The skin’s barrier is designed to keep pollution out, but unfortunately, it’s not completely impenetrable and these particles are absorbed into the skin on a daily basis, contributing to premature…

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Get the Best Results From Your Retin-A

If there’s a grand taskmaster in skincare, it’s the class of ingredients known as retinoids. These derivatives of vitamin A, often referred to as the brand name Retin-A, do it all….

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Exercise May Reverse Skin Aging

The fountain of youth may be at the gym. A new study described in The New York Times suggests that exercise not only helps prevent skin aging, but also may…

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Skincare Combos That Boost Anti-Aging Benefits

Some combinations yield a final product that’s better than each individual ingredient on its own (think peanut butter and jelly or Affleck and Damon). The same is true for skincare…

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How to Avoid the 5 Common Causes of Age-Related Vision Loss

One of the most obvious signs of aging isn’t something you can see – it’s actually how you see. Most people over the age of 40 will notice some change…

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Cognitive Training Could Help Seniors Stay Sharp a Decade Later

Brief periods of cognitive training in areas such as memory, reasoning and speed-of-processing may significantly improve cognitive ability and daily functioning for seniors, according to a new study. The Washington…

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Camu Camu: Is This Right for You?

A little berry from South America might just be our missing fountain of youth. Camu camu, a berry from the Amazon region, packs the highest recorded amount of natural vitamin…

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Low Vitamin D May Damage Brain

Vitamin D deficiency may damage the brain, according to a new study published in Free Radical Biology and Medicine. Approximately 40% of Americans are vitamin D deficient.

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Join the Great American Smokeout

If you don’t quit smoking today, tomorrow’s your day. This Thursday, November 21 is the Great American Smokeout, an event created by the American Cancer Society to spur Americans to…

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Major Study Doubles Number of Known Genes Linked to Alzheimer’s

The largest genetic analysis of Alzheimer’s disease to date has doubled the number of genes tied to the late-onset variant of the disease. Researchers hope that this new information will…

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