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As States Target High Drug Prices, Pharma Targets State Lawmakers

About 10 pharma lobbyists flooded the room in Baton Rouge’s art deco state Capitol, some of them hired guns; lobbyists who’d never represented drug companies before.

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Alzheimer’s: Body Clock Disruptions Occur Years Before Memory Loss

New research indicates that circadian rhythm disruptions occur much earlier in people whose memories are intact but whose brain scans show early, preclinical evidence of Alzheimer’s.

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A Push To Get Older Adults In Better Shape For Surgery

In the weeks leading up to surgery, they prescribe exercise to seniors, make sure they’re eating healthy foods and try to minimize anxiety and stress, among other initiatives.

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Facial Exercises Help Women Appear More Youthful

A 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercise program sustained over 20 weeks improved the facial appearance of middle-aged women.

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Colin Campbell at his home in Covina, Calif., on Dec. 18, 2017. Campbell was diagnosed with ALS eight years ago. He has Medicare due to his disability but can't use it for home care and instead is paying $4,000 a month for that service. His adjustable wheelchair allows him to recline, which makes breathing easier. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Il

Colin Campbell needs help dressing, bathing and moving between his bed and his wheelchair.

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Flu May Be Spread Just By Breathing

Even if you’re not afflicted yourself and you’re cautious about interacting with anyone who’s coughing or sneezing; keep surfaces immaculate.

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