A growing body of research shows that habits which benefit your heart may also be good for brain health. Even habits that you adopt later in life may help.
A new report shows Americans are getting better at smoking less, exercising more and reducing deaths from heart disease, but the past year has also brought an alarming rise in the rate of drug deaths, obesity and diabetes.
Actor Leonard Nimoy — Mr. Spock to his legions of Star Trek fans — has died at age 83 from a destructive lung disease called COPD, telling his fans in a poignant tweet last month: “Don’t smoke. I did. Wish I never had.”
In a move that could affect an estimated 4 million older adults, Medicare announced that it plans to start covering annual lung cancer screening for longtime smokers at high risk for the disease.
Scientists are working on technology that would predict how long you're likely to live based on how your face has aged, the Washington Post reports.
Imagine that you've been living for a decade in an apartment building for seniors. You've settled in, made friends and think of it as home.
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Pharmacies should follow the example of CVS Caremark and kick the habit of selling tobacco products, a group of Democratic senators said Feb. 10 in letters to major chain drugstores.
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