Evidence builds that optimism might lengthen your life

A sunny outlook on life may do more than make you smile: New research suggests it could also guard against heart attacks, strokes and early death.

Eating mushrooms may dramatically cut risk of cognitive decline

New research finds that seniors who ate mushrooms twice weekly had 50% reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment.

The mystery of the super-ager

There are some suggestions that people who are more optimistic age better than people who aren't. We're just starting to look at these personality traits and how they influence aging.