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Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging June 23, 2016

Lots of this dietary nutrient can keep you healthy, functioning, study suggests

Australia's Gun Laws Silence Mass Shooters June 22, 2016

20 years have passed since the last incident where 5 or more people were killed by gunfire in that country

Many Seniors Saying No to Retirement June 20, 2016

Survey also found many will change careers late in the game

Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It? June 20, 2016

Study suggests 'placebo effect' might be at play

Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits June 17, 2016

But, that's no excuse for seniors to abandon healthy habits

Health Tip: Are You Losing Your Vision? June 16, 2016

Here are classic warning signs

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

Health Tip: Exercising for Seniors June 15, 2016

Start slow and take it easy

Gun Injuries More Often Fatal Now, Study Finds June 14, 2016

ERs seeing more severe wounds and deaths than they used to, researchers report

Lift Ban on CDC Research Into Gun Violence, Doctors' Group Says June 14, 2016

Orlando massacre is worst of many such tragic incidents, AMA says, and more research is needed

Got a Spare 15 Minutes? A Little Exercise May Boost Life Span June 14, 2016

Study finds even modest daily workouts make a difference for older adults

Clashes at Nursing Homes Not Uncommon June 13, 2016

20 percent of residents affected over 1-month period, study found

Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability June 13, 2016

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

Dangerous Urinary Tract Infections Common in Nursing Homes June 10, 2016

Study found 1 in 20 residents developed a UTI in average month, but many facilities lack preventive measures

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later June 09, 2016

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

Bifocals Might Trip You Up June 09, 2016

Some eyeglasses may cause blurry vision, so seniors need to watch their step, researchers say

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up June 09, 2016

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

Americans Living Longer and Better June 09, 2016

Improvements in heart and vision care likely behind the progress, study finds

Mentally Ill Still Gain Illegal Possession of Guns, Study Shows June 08, 2016

Review of Florida patients finds 2 of 3 violent crime arrests, 1 in 3 suicides shouldn't have included firearms

Intensive Blood Sugar Control May Be Too Much for Some With Type 2 Diabetes June 06, 2016

Individualized treatment is important, expert says

For Refugee Children, Support Breeds Success June 03, 2016

Study sees 'potential to perform just as well as their peers'

Delays in Spotting Dementia Can Bring Dangers June 02, 2016

Seniors with memory issues are still driving, cooking and doing other potentially unsafe tasks, study says

Early Alzheimer's Linked to Brain 'Leakage' May 31, 2016

Normally, blood-brain barrier prevents this from happening

Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move May 25, 2016

The more times a family changed homes, the worse kids performed in math, reading, study found

Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk May 24, 2016

Study raises provocative questions, expert says

Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills May 23, 2016

Study found older adults with wide variations were more likely to show deterioration in thinking abilities

Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease May 20, 2016

Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

Elderly Benefit From Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment May 20, 2016

No greater risk of complications such as falls, fainting, study finds

States With More Gun Owners Have More Gun-Related Suicides: Study May 19, 2016

But only association was found, not cause-and-effect

25 Million Americans Will Struggle With Vision Problems by 2050 May 19, 2016

Aging boomers will trigger a doubling of blind or visually impaired people in next 3 decades, study predicts

Early Palliative Care Seems to Help Caregivers, Too May 18, 2016

Such programs improve quality of life for folks caring for terminal cancer patients, study finds

Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care May 17, 2016

Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

More Bars, More Ambulance Calls May 16, 2016

Local lawmakers should carefully weigh number of liquor licenses, researcher says

More Support for Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment for Elderly May 16, 2016

Latest findings from national trial show it lowers chances of heart failure, even in older adults

Your Ability to 'Smell' the Taste of Foods Can Lessen With Age May 13, 2016

Most in study could distinguish salty from sweet, but more had trouble detecting scents

Facebook's Lure the Same for Young and Old May 13, 2016

Seniors like to connect with family and friends, too, study finds

Disabling Falls Don't Have to Happen May 12, 2016

Expert advice on how seniors can lower their risk

Stroke Hospitalization Down for Many in U.S. May 12, 2016

But higher rates reported for younger adults, blacks

Depression Strikes, Stays With Many Caregivers of Critically Ill May 11, 2016

One year later, 43 percent were clinically depressed or had depressive symptoms, study found

Watch Walking to Gauge Health After Heart Surgery May 11, 2016

Patients' pre-op gait is big clue to longer-term survival, study finds

Obesity May <i>Not</i> Take Years Off Your Life: Study May 10, 2016

Research suggests that 30 percent increased risk for early death has disappeared over the past 4 decades

Meditation May Sharpen Memory May 10, 2016

Small study finds benefits for older adults

Blood Pressure Patterns May Predict Stroke Risk May 09, 2016

Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds

Walking Fido Is Doggone Good for Your Health May 06, 2016

Host of benefits unleashed for older folks, researchers find

Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors May 05, 2016

Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once

Stay Lean, Live Longer May 05, 2016

Researchers found slimmest people had lowest chances of dying in two studies

Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients May 05, 2016

Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer May 04, 2016

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke May 04, 2016

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

Bullying Can Turn Victims Into Bullies May 02, 2016

Greater risk for aggressive behavior when both cyberbullying and in-person taunting took place, study found

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