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Study Reveals Drinking Alcohol Makes You Older

In a new study, researchers found that alcoholic patients had a greater risk for age-related illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and dementia.

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Promises Made To Protect Preexisting Conditions Prove Hollow

  The Senate bill has loopholes for states to erode coverage for preexisting conditions.   Photo: Congressional Democrats rally, May 4. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) By Jay Hancock and Rachel Bluth Senate Republicans praised the Affordable Care Act replacement bill they presented Thursday as preserving coverage for people with cancer, mental illness and other chronic illness. But […]

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Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss among seniors, gradually eroding crucial central vision. There are different forms but more than 5 million people worldwide.

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People Aren’t as Happy as Their Friends on Social Media

People with the most connections on social media are also happier. This may cause most social media users to not only regard themselves as less popular than their friends but also less happy.

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6 Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease That May Surprise You

Those familiar with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are likely aware of the disorder’s most visible symptoms, including slower movements, impaired balance, rigidity/stiffness and involuntary shaking.

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Centenarians Have Lower Incidence Of Chronic Illness

The centenarian population is one of the fastest growing in the country, according to the United States Social Security Administration.

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