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Medicare’s Wellness Visit Isn’t The Same As An Annual Physical What Would You Tell Your Younger Self? How To Zero In On Your Final, Forever Home Can Common Prescription Drugs Fight Aging? Tales Of Parental Caregiving: Cat On A Plane Visiting The Scene: Movie Buffs Travel To Favorite Movie Shoots Are You Eating And Living The Way You Want? Forget Vanity, Glasses Serve A More Useful Purpose
 
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Medicare’s Wellness Visit Isn’t The Same As An Annual Physical

The annual wellness visit generally doesn’t include a physical exam, except to check routine measurements such as height, weight and blood pressure.

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What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?

Many years ago when I turned 17, I was so young and dewy, so eager to begin. If I could go back in time, what would I say to this insecure, vulnerable creature?

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How To Zero In On Your Final, Forever Home

When Martha Powers and Larry Gomberg heard the news about Hurricane Florence bringing horrific winds and catastrophic flooding to Wilmington, N.C., they grimaced.

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Can Common Prescription Drugs Fight Aging?

Green is among a small but growing number of doctors who prescribe drugs “off-label” for their possible anti-aging effects.

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Tales Of Parental Caregiving: Cat On A Plane

As crazy-making as it can be to care for aging parents sometimes, there also can be moments of snort-stuff-out-your-nose hilarity.

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Visiting The Scene: Movie Buffs Travel To Favorite Movie Shoots

From Maine to Hawaii, locations where movie scenes were filmed attract visitors seeking to hold onto memories of beloved motion pictures.

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Are You Eating And Living The Way You Want?

For most of my young adult and later years, I started every New Year resolved to change my body.

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Forget Vanity, Glasses Serve A More Useful Purpose

Ever have something you take for granted, even though it makes your life better?

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Eating Mushrooms May Reduce The Risk Of Cognitive Decline

19 March 2019

Older adults who consume more than two standard portions of mushrooms weekly may have 50 percent reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment.

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Understanding Loneliness In Older Adults: Tailoring A Solution

18 March 2019

For years, Dr. Linda Fried offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and find something that matters to you,” she would say.

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Downsizing: Solutions And Help For Small Spaces

16 March 2019

Setting up home in a small apartment poses all sorts of challenges.

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How To Research And Buy Affordable Drugs Online

15 March 2019

The high cost of prescription drugs is an ongoing health crisis for millions of Americans who are desperate for relief.

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8 Tips To Help Prevent Rosacea Flare-Ups

14 March 2019

multiple factors, including sunlight, stress, and many foods and beverages, can play a role in worsening rosacea symptoms.

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Having Great-Grandparents, Cousins With Alzheimer’s Linked To Higher Risk

13 March 2019

Having a parent with Alzheimer’s disease has been known to raise a person’s risk of developing the disease, but new research suggests that having second- and third-degree relatives who have had Alzheimer’s may also increase risk.

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