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Multiple Drugs Taken By Seniors Pose Huge Problems If Not Monitored

Multiple drugs taken by senior citizens can lead to huge problems if not monitored. Researchers at the National Institute of Health (NIH), calculate that 50 percent of adults between the ages of 70 and 79 take at least five prescription drugs-daily. And an additional 10 to 20 percent are taking…...

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Liquid Diets, Can They Really Help Seniors Lose Weight?

Liquid diets are popular among many age groups, including senior citizens. The reasoning  is because beverages account for nearly 20 percent of the daily calories in American adults diets. But is this reasoning accurate? According to Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the most popular drinks contribute more added sugar to…...

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Are Blood Pressure Treatments Really Safe For You?

Are blood pressure treatments really safe for you? You’re thinking that’s probably an odd question to ask, right? But, it’s not odd at all, since medical researchers have recently been asking this same question. This is a very important medical issue as senior citizens aged 65 and older, are prime…...

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SECURE Act Could Now Change Seniors Retirement Options

The SECURE Act passed by Congress last week and signed by President Trump is likely to change the retirement savings options for senior citizens.     SECURE Act: What It Is, What It Does The SECURE Act allows senior citizens to contribute to their retirement plans over a longer period…...

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Wet Cold Weather Can Increase Your Risk For Cancer

That wet cold weather can heighten your risk for cancer is a surprising finding. Previous research studies reported that cancer risk can increase due to racial, ethnic, behavioral, social, economic, or lifestyle factors. This was the first study to measure a relationship between cancer rates, precipitation, and climate.    …...

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Health Care Deductions For Chronic Illness Could End January 1st

Health care deductions for millions of Americans with high medical costs will end on January 1st if Congress fails to act. Congress must extend the current law that allows  patients to deduct out-of-pocket health spending, once they’ve spent 7.5 percent of their income on such expenses. If Congress does not…...

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Vaping Destroys Lung Tissues Same Way as Gases, Chemical Spills

Vaping can destroy lung tissues to the same extent as chemical spills and harmful gases, a recent study reports. They appear as a toxic fume injury on the tissues lining the lung. The damage by vaping is consistent to that of chemicals, but the specific chemicals are still being researched.…...

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Saturated Fat Is Still Main Ingredient In Americans’ Diet

Saturated fat still makes up the majority of American’ diet, according results of a recent study. Overall, while there has been some improvement, the typical American diet still contains an overabundance of low quality carbohydrates, refined sugars and empty calories. Consequently, obesity levels among Americans has risen to epidemic proportions…...

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Protect Your Knees, Tips On How To Keep Them Healthy

Protect your knees is advice you seldom hear and a non-issue for most of us. We take our knees for granted — until they cry out to us with decibels of pain and discomfort. But, if you wait that long, it might already be too late. You should be pro-active…...

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Migraine Headaches Increase Your Risk For Alzheimer’s

Migraine headaches can increase you risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study by Canadian researchers.   Canadian researchers from the University of Waterloo and the University of Manitoba found that migraine sufferers were four times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.   The study evaluated 679 senior…...

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