Marleen Scheltema

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Exercise is critical to healthy aging

As we get older, it becomes more difficult to be healthy. Time is working against us, and it takes work to be fit and healthy for those of us older …

Aussies set to abandon private health insurance in droves

More than half a million Australians say they will drop their private health cover once insurance premiums rise later this week, potentially causing …

6 Easy Yoga Poses To Help Cure Your Back Pain

I don't know about you, but I spend eight hours of my day sitting at a desk.<p>And to make matters worse, I hunch over my phone on my train ride home …

Yoga

Researchers find ‘frog foam’ can be used to treat wounds

It sounds a bit icky, but researchers are happy about it. The protein foam produced by Tungara frogs while mating is fully compatible with human …

Eggs

The secret to happiness? Get old

When she used to see an elderly woman on the street, hunched over, taking tentative little steps, Ashton Applewhite would say to anyone who'd listen, …

San Diego

Australian Doctors Want Everyone to Stop Drinking Box Wine

Doctors in Australia are hoping that the nation will tax the stuff so highly that no one will want to buy it anymore.<p>Box wine—also known as cask wine or "goon bags" in Australia—is an Australian invention. Created and patented by Thomas Angove, a winemaker from South Australia, the stuff is known …

Why Japan's Elderly Are Committing Crimes to 'Break Into Prison'

What if you could get free food, free shelter, and unlimited health care in exchange for freedom?<p>While for most of us, prison is less than alluring, …