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By Mike Stobbe / AP
ATLANTA -- ATLANTA (AP) — A new high-dose flu vaccine for seniors works better than the standard shot in that age group, according to a long-awaited study by the vaccine's manufacturer.
Experts say regular flu…Continue
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MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Older people who get less sleep or poor sleep may have more of the plaque that is suggestive of…Continue
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By Tom Sightings / usnews.com
The Center for Disease Control puts out a report every few years called "The State of Health and Aging in America". It offers a picture of the country's progress in…Continue
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Imagine this food: It's low in calories. It makes you feel full. And you can eat as much of it as you want. Too good to be true? It's fiber and it is real. You can find it in fruits, vegetables, legumes,…Continue
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By Stephen Ohlemacher / The Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by…Continue
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by Tracy Weber, Charles Ornstein and Jennifer LaFleur, ProPublica
Ten years ago, a sharply divided Congress decided to pour billions of…Continue
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By Stephanie Trelogan, Caring.com senior editor
According to the American Heart Association, a stroke occurs every 45 seconds. But there's good news: Even if you or…Continue
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Kim Painter, Special for USA TODAY
Are you feeling the burn? This week's health news was full of pain -- from the continued rocky rollout of the new health care marketplace to the revelations that…Continue
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Even if you’ve spoken with your parents about aging, the signs can still surprise you. This advice will help you get through five common scenarios.
If You’re Concerned About Your Parents’ Safety at Home…
Don’t rush to the conclusion that they have to move out. If a parent is physically frail but cognitively…Continue
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Blood sugar considered safely below diabetes or even pre-diabetes levels may still be linked to a raised risk of memory problems, a new study suggests.
German researchers found that people with elevated - but not unhealthy — blood sugar levels tended to perform worse on…Continue
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Henry Ford was onto something. "Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. …Continue
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The thing that's causing your achy joints and swollen feet on the outside, is also wreaking havoc on your insides. Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have singled out inflammation as the common…Continue
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A Place for Mom / By Dana Larsen
Arthritis affects approximately 50 million people in the United States, according to the Arthritis Foundation. It is the second most frequently reported chronic condition in the…Continue
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In the U.S., one in five Medicare patients is readmitted to a hospital each year at an estimated cost of $17.5 billion annually.…Continue
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Right at Home of DC is currently seeking DC licensed Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides to work 12 hours shifts (8am to 8pm) in the NW area of DC. Caregivers must be physically able to transfer 180 lbs. of weight.
If you are a reliable, patient and compassionate caregiver we want to talk with you! To apply, you must have…Continue
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For 37 million Americans, the world is a very quiet place. Conversations have faded into inaudible whispers. Music has become nothing more than a faint hum.
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