Fruits and Fate

Research has shown that a woman’s body shape—whether she is round in the middle like an apple or wider at the bottom like a pear—is the single best predictor of health risks. Dr. Marie Savard wants to get this message out to all women, so that “pears” can give themselves a break from pointless dieting and “apples” can save their own lives.

Gray is Good

From social security to sex, AARP’s Bill Novelli is working to make aging safe—and cool—for the baby-boom generation and the rest of us.