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Could Sleep Problems be Early Sign of Alzheimer’s?

Poor sleep may be a sign that people who are otherwise healthy may be more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life than people who do not have such problems.

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Older Americans Don’t Get Enough Help From Doctors & Pharmacists on Drug Costs

The majority of Americans age 50 and older take two or more prescription medicines to prevent or treat health problems, and many of them say the cost weighs on their budget, a new poll finds.

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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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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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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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