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Amazon beat out Walmart in a deal for a small pharmacy startup — and it shows just how intense the rivalry’s gotten

Amazon's purchase of PillPack beat Walmart to the punch. It was just the latest example of the increasingly contentious relationship between the two retailers.
A view of me in the suit.

I tried out an ‘aging suit’ that mimics what it feels like to be 80 years old — here’s what it was like

We tried out a suit that's made to feel like you're in your 80s physically by limiting vision and mobility. Here's what it was like.

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging. Here’s how to incorporate them into your life.

Two forms of exercise are key to keep aging muscles from dwindling and protect the brain from age-related decline. A large new study found that older folks who clocked in roughly 52 hours over six months doing things like walking, biking, or yoga showed significant cognitive benefits.

Researchers have discovered 5 simple factors that have been linked to living about a decade longer

In a new study, researchers pinned down five factors that appear to be strongly linked with a significantly longer life. All five factors are related to lifestyle and include things like diet and exercise.
Change in the probability of death between ages 20 and 55 years, 1990-2016. States are listed in descending order according to probability of death in 2016.

People’s chances of dying young have increased in 21 US states — here are the places where an early death is most likely

People born in certain states are much more likely to die an early death and to live fewer healthy years when compared to people born in healthier states.

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging — here’s how to incorporate them into your life

Two forms of exercise are key to keep aging muscles from dwindling and to protect the brain from age-related decline.

There’s new evidence that Silicon Valley’s favorite mindfulness habit may help defeat a key problem of aging

Rsearchers from UC Davis suggest that meditation may have a powerful effect on our ability to focus as we get older.

The best US cities for growing old, according to economists

As the aging-in-place movement grows, nearly 90% of older Americans say they want to age in their homes and communities. Here are best places to grow old.

The amazing ways intermittent fasting affects your body and brain

The benefits of intermittent fasting go beyond weight loss. These fasts may improve heart health, reduce cancer risk, and lower risk for other diseases.

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Cardio exercise has significant beneficial effects on the brain and body. Here are the most important ways it improves your health.