Americans 65 and older who participate in social activities like bingo reap the same longevity benefits as those who exercise, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. (But it may work only in America: Researchers found that when they compared the lifestyles of elderly Swedish men and women who were either solitary or social, physically active or inert, the only significant survival benefit was for men who engaged in active hobbies—alone.)
Have you had it with the neighborhood bully? Want to protect your kids from being harassed online? Pediatrician Jennifer Trachtenberg, MD, RealAge's children's health expert, offers ways you can spot bullies and stop them in their tracks.
Our December issue features Oprah's Favorite Things—as well as your chance to win them all! You'll also find our easy holiday declutter plan, Dr. Oz's guide to sleeping better (starting tonight) and the ultimate holiday menu.