Feature ArticleA Different Kind of 'Food Pyramid' for Better Health
A food that grants youth and immortality is an ancient dream celebrated in myth. The Greek gods ate ambrosia, which conferred grace or immortality. To stay young forever, the Norse gods ate the golden apples of Idun.
Now in the 21st century, science tells us that a healthy diet is important to insuring a long and healthy life. But just what makes for a healthy diet? We are inundated by conflicting nutritional advice.
Feature ArticleA Healthy Way to Sweat Aging
Related topics: HealthIf you think your softening body is an irreversible by product of aging, think again.
Living LegendA Labor of Love - Ruth Lubic
Summer 2007Innovative, determined and passionate are words that best describe Ruth Lubic, who at age 80, continues to be an outspoken advocate for women and families, particularly the poor. A nurse-midwife for 45 years, she is recognized as a national leader in promoting an intimate, "low tech, high touch" approach to childbirth.
Alliance ViewsA Look Back to the Future
Related topics: HealthWhen the Alliance For Aging Research was formed fifteen years ago, the country was not focused on the impact of the aging and how the health of the Baby Boomers will affect our economy and our overall society.
Feature ArticleA New Class of Medical Tests
Cholesterol checks, mammograms, prostate exams-all these screenings have become routine as science discovers ways to detect disease at its earliest and most treatable stages.