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Perseverance, Resilience, & Reinvention: Joan Lunden

What was it like to be the co-host on Good Morning America in the '80s and '90s? How did Joan Lunden balance her booming career with being a new mother all while being on TV every morning? How did age play a role in Joan leaving GMA?...

Life Transition: Sarah Reinhardt and Louise Browne

How old are each of you? Louise is 52, Sarah is 55. Where were each of you in your lives (personal and professional) before transitioning to a new career and new cities? Sarah: After selling the business Louise and I owned, The S’Cream Truck, I wrote for a marketing company and also...

Health Science Roundup Week of September 20th

Humans vs Mice. We Are Not The Same. A recent study from Cell Metabolism researches the differences in mortality rates due to consequences of the aging process between humans and mice. As we age, certain processes are impacted which can increase our mortality rate. One of these processes is our...

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils: What Is Aromatherapy? Part 1 of 3

Aromatherapy — the name itself seems a luxury. Seemingly enough, the therapy offers plenty of benefits and makes you feel wellness physically, mentally, and emotionally. Yet, many of us have doubts about the therapy's power. Some very basic, such as: What are essential oils? and some quite specific such...

The FemAging Project Fast Pitch Contest for Innovators

It’s the lifecycle stage that no one wants to talk about: menopause – despite the fact that by 2025 over 1 billion women globally will experience it. That’s 12% of the world’s population dealing with myriad symptoms such as hot flashes, fatigue, vaginal dryness, insomnia, low libido and depression....

Why We Lift Weights for a Stronger and Leaner Body

Did you know that the average person loses between 3-8% of their muscle mass every decade after the age of 30? Whoa! Sounds kind of scary doesn’t it? Losing muscle as we age is due to many factors such as: inactivity, poor nutrition, ineffective workouts, changes in hormone levels,...

Failure vs Mistakes = Success or Sabotage. 8 Steps to Moving Forward

To reflect in brutal honesty about our failures and mistakes offers us an opportunity to build character and self-esteem. Why do we say failure vs a mistake? Is the justification based on the severity of the action, guilt, or denial? Are the words failure and mistake genuinely interchangeable? Yes. Based...

Stranded? Impossible Travel Solutions In A Time of Disruption

In a day where companies are pushing for more and more self-service and automation, one company has proven the opposite. Chatflights is an app-based travel agency where customers chat with an agent to book their flights. On the surface, travel agents may appear as a relic of the past —...

Hello Chocolate Lovers! Science Says It May Improve Body Composition, Blood Sugar, and Gut Health

A new study finds that consuming chocolate may positively affect blood sugar and other health markers. So, what’s the key to chocolate’s health benefits? Researchers chalk them up to a favorable nutrient profile and, surprisingly, the time of day the chocolate is consumed.  What did the study investigate? This novel study...

6 Science-Backed Ways to Naturally Increase Testosterone for Over-50 Men

Testosterone is the main male sex hormone that plays an integral role in growth and development, cognitive and sexual function, and healthy aging throughout a man’s life. Testosterone levels drop around 1%-2% each year after age 40. Certain dietary and lifestyle practices can help naturally increase testosterone,...
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