Slideshow: How to Prepare for Surgery
See pre-surgery steps to take now to cut complication risks and help healing. Learn how to be ready for your procedure and ease your recovery.
Slideshow: Live Well Over 50
Looking for ways to keep fit -- mentally and physically -- as you age? Here are some tips for exercising smarter, eating better, and enjoying life after 50.
Slideshow: Sneaky Depression Triggers as You Age
From too little vitamin B12 to too much time alone, a look at surprising causes of depression in midlife and beyond -- and how to beat it.
Slideshow: 18 Secrets for a Longer Life
Friends are a surprisingly strong influence on how long you live -- for better or worse. Our slideshow explains this and other secrets of longevity.
Slideshow: Top Causes of Severe Hearing Loss
Fireworks, loud music, medication? See what can cause permanent damage or hearing loss. Plus, tips on preventing tinnitus and protecting your ears.
Slideshow: Avoiding Problem Foods as You Age
Aging doesn't mean a boring menu. WebMD shows you vegetables, meats, fruit, and other foods that might give you issues as you age and better healthy options.
Slideshow: Cooking for One
See how you can eat healthy, tasty meals when cooking for yourself. WebMD shows you tips on cutting prep time, sharing meals, and recipe advice.
Slideshow: 14 Ways to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
Pets, music, pill organizers, and webcams top WebMD's list of 14 ways to make caregiving a little easier -- and avoid caregiver burnout. Pictures show each tip in a glance.
Slideshow: Most Expensive Medical Conditions
This WebMD slideshow illustrates the most expensive medical conditions in the U.S., including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and pregnancy/childbirth.
Slideshow: Protecting Your Health in a Rough Economy
Worried about losing your health insurance? Laid off? See 10-plus ways to protect your health care and health in a rough economy -- from WebMD.