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Aging. The very word makes most women cringe, cry, run and scream, right? Actually, no, according to a new study by Allure magazine and the AARP.

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Do Cells Go Through a Mid-Life Crisis?

Researchers at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the Centro Nacional de AnĂ¡lisis GenĂ³mico of the Center for Genomic Regulation (CNAG-CRG) may have the answers as to why the skin changes as we get older: an identity crisis.

To be more specific, the Spanish researchers found that fibroblasts, cells that make and maintain the body's connective tissues, lose their identity as they get older. They also discovered that not only do these cells forget how to function, but they also adopt the characteristics of other cells.

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Look Younger with a Facial Workout?

Can you work out your face to look younger? Researchers at Northwestern University say yes.

Results from a new study published Jan. 3 in the the Journal of the American Medical Association show that facial exercise routines may help middle-aged women look more youthful.

The study is the first of its kind to test the ability of facial exercises to improve the appearance of the face.

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