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Feel Like The Last Friend Standing? How To Cultivate New Buds 

As baby boomers age, more and more folks will reach their 80s, 90s. They will not only lose friends but face the daunting task of making new friends.

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Vitamin D No Defense Against Dementia

New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D is unlikely to protect individuals from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease or other brain-related disorders.

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(Molly Ferguson for Kaiser Health News)

Taken For A Ride? Ambulances Stick Patients With Surprise Bills

One patient got a $3,660 bill for a 4-mile ride. Another was charged $8,460 for a trip from one hospital that could not handle his case to another that could.

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4 Ways To Prevent Loneliness From Wrecking Your Retirement

A study found that nearly half of Americans report feeling lonely sometimes or always, which the study concluded is a national “epidemic.” 

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5 Ways to Lower Your Skin Cancer Risk

Summer is here, but enjoying longer and sunnier days outdoors means your skin is vulnerable to sunburn and health risk. 

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Geriatric Assessments Could Fine-Tune Cancer Care For Older Adults

In a move to improve cancer care for older adults, the American Society of Clinical Oncology is recommending that all patients age 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy.

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