Posts Tagged ‘Putnam Hospital Center Rehabilitation Services – Main Campus’

Good Nutrition Is One Of The Keys To Great Health

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Good nutrition is one of the keys to great health, according to many health care providers. Indeed this advice is unanimous and accepted by all age groups, including senior citizens who have their own specific health challenges. The question is, however, what are the best foods for me to include in my diet? Indeed, many…

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Happy 4th Of July, 2019, America!

The 4th of July (Independence Day) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776.   The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject to the monarch of Britain and were now united, free, and independent states. The Congress…

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Cancer Tumors Respond To Low Dosage Combo Drugs

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Cancer tumors responded well to low dosages of three drugs given simultaneously, a recent study reports.   Researchers at University of Geneva (UNIGE) in Switzerland, developed a way of recreating tumors in 3D outside the body and then using them to test drugs. This technique can provide oncologists with a uniform way to test various…

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Internet Affects On The Human Brain, Destructive Or Helpful?

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The internet has been around for less than 30 years — so you might think that it’s still an infant with hardly any influence on us. But, think again — the internet has had, and continues to have a profound affect on our lives. The question is, how does it affect our brains, and on…

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Walking With The Right Technique Is The Best Exercise

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Walking, if done with the correct technique, is the best exercise and brings your fitness to the highest level.   There are many people, including senior citizens, that love to walk, but don’t see positive results. Believe it or not there are things you can do to insure that your walking sessions will max out…

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Poll Shows 50% Of Seniors Fear Getting Dementia, Memory Loss

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A recent poll reports that almost half of people ages 50 to 64 are concerned about developing memory loss and dementia.   Researchers also found that while 75 percent of those surveyed were taking supplements or solving puzzles to maintain brain health, most others have done nothing to prevent their cognitive decline.      …

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Generic Drug Accessibility, Pricing Made Easier With House Passed Bill

Generic drug accessibility and lower prices for these drugs is improved with recent passage of a House legislation.   The legislation, approved 234 to 183, stops big pharmaceutical companies (Big Pharma) from preventing generic manufacturers to create lower-priced versions of their products.           Generic Drug Accessibility: Lower Prices Necessary The House…

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Healthiest Cooking Oil For You, Is It Olive Or Canola?

The healthiest cooking oil depends on which food experts you ask. Some food experts choose canola oil, while other food experts insist that it’s olive oil.   The fact is that both canola oil and olive oil are two of the most popular cooking oils worldwide.   They are both promoted as heart-healthy and share…

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Telementoring Significantly Improves Skilled Nursing Home Care

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Telementoring significantly improves skilled nursing care, a recent study reports.   Educating skilled nursing facility (SNF) staff members through virtual shadowing improves their geriatric expertise. This hands-on mentoring saves time and provides immediate positive feedback in real-time situations. The bottom line is that it’s a win-win situation for both staffers and aged residents.    …

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Oral Health For Seniors Suffering From Dementia Is Important

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Oral health for seniors is very important and especially for those seniors suffering from Dementia. In many cases, progression of dementia prevents the senior from taking care of himself. It then becomes necessary for the family to hire a caregiver.   The National Institute of Aging (NIA) has published the following oral health recommendations for…

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