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Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2015

Here's a look at Cleveland Clinic’s annual picks that inspire hope for patients.

A New Way to Detect Colon Cancer

A new at-home test makes screening for colon cancer more accessible.

5 Things You Don't Know About Elvira

Elvira is one of the most iconic Halloween personalities, and at 63, The Queen of Halloween is still as busy as ever entertaining fans and having her wicked, good fun.

How Sex Helps Your Brain

New research shows that sex can improve long-term memory, slow down aging, and reduce anxiety.

Advice for the Overworked and Overwhelmed

Here are seven steps to simplify your routines — and your life.

6 Halloween Tricks For Healthier Treats

Resist the candy dish with these yummy alternatives.

How to Balance Work and Caregiving Responsibilities

Four in 10 working Americans have provided care to aging loved ones in the last five years. While the toll can be severe, there are resources to help.

Do Women and Men Differ As Retirement Savers?

Vanguard's Jean Young, author of the annual 'How America Saves' research, separates myth from reality.

The White House Plans an Aging Conference

Planners for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging want to hear from you.

Encore Career Movement Confronts 3 Big Questions

At the conference, Encore 2014, leaders of the movement to foster second acts for the greater good discussed how to get bigger and stronger.

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