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By Gordon Richman / The Washington Times
WASHINGTON, November 12, 2012 - Alzheimer’s is devastating and terrifying. Our grandparents are…Continue
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The latest flu report from the CDC finds surge in cases, with widespread flu found in 29 states. NBC's Erika Edwards reports that a mutation may have made immunizations a little less effective, but it's still better than no protection at all.
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By Ellen Dolgen
The medical community has placed a great deal of emphasis on heart health, from preventive measures such as exercise and nutrition to recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack. Unfortunately, much of that emphasis has focused on men's health, not women's.
Heart attack is …Continue
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The development of medications to treat a broad range of diseases and unpleasant symptoms has accelerated in the past several decades.
If you think about it, a century ago, with the exception of aspirin, few effective…
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The holidays are full of tradition, fun and family, but for some caregivers and people living with dementia, they can be incredibly stressful. …Continue
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By Lisa Copeland / Huffington Post
Don't laugh, but one of my very favorite TV shows is Survivor. This season, the game has pitted family members against each other. The pairs that touch me the most are…Continue
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By Yagana Shah / Huffington Post
It's bad enough being one of the millions of people suffering from sleep-disturbing conditions like emphysema and …Continue
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By Ann Brenoff / Huffington Post
They say that every day is a learning opportunity. With that in mind, here are five life lessons that I learned about aging in 2014.
1. Small aches can sometimes be…Continue
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The other evening ten 60-ish baby boomers got together in a private home in mid Toronto to discuss Boomer retirement and related matters. There were two main groups: most were business owners who have been self-employed for 30 or more years. A handful (including myself and the hostess) had spent most of our careers working as employees in large organizations.
Long-time business owners…Continue
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by: Scoop Health
Many older adults are not reporting falls to a health professional, a new survey suggests.
Of the 1,000 adults surveyed by the GrownUps website, more…Continue
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By Brett Bevell / lifehack.org
The most healthy behavior is simply for you to be authentic. Yet often we avoid our own authentic behaviors thinking they are unhealthy ones. Your own mind and body…Continue
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By: Moira McGarvey
Many people dream about the day they can walk away from "The Man" and enjoy life on their own terms. To finally have the time to take that yoga or art class, go for that hike, read that book or even, just sit and think would be wonderful. To simply be able to not use an alarm clock would be pure…Continue
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