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More Observation Followup Needed For Elderly in Hospitals

When elderly patients stay in U.S. hospitals for observation but aren’t officially admitted, there’s a high likelihood they’ll soon be back.

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Simple Ways to Add Physical Fitness to Your Daily Routine

Being resourceful with your daily routine can deliver big payoffs when it comes to increasing your activity level.

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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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Some Steps That May Boost Brain Health in Old Age

There are no proven ways to stave off mental decline or dementia, but a new report says there are hints that exercise, controlling blood pressure and some forms of brain training might offer help.

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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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Flip-Flops Shouldn’t be Your Sole Choice in Summer Footwear

The simple sandals that produce the unmistakable thwack-thwack sound effect are clearly the warm-weather footwear of choice for many Americans these days.

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