surgery

Should Elderly Risk Major Surgery? New Research Offers Guidance

30 November 2022

Nearly 1 in 7 older adults die within a year of undergoing major surgery, according to an important new study that sheds much-needed light on the risks seniors face when having invasive procedures.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D Fails To Reduce Statin-Associated Muscle Pain

29 November 2022

Patients who take statins to lower high cholesterol levels often complain of muscle pains, which can lead them to stop taking the highly effective medication and put them at greater risk of heart attack or stroke. 

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Insulin

Medicare Plan Finder Likely Won’t Note New $35 Cap On Out-of-Pocket Insulin Costs

28 November 2022

Congress approved in August a $35 cap on what seniors will pay for insulin as part of the Inflation Reduction Act, along with free vaccines and other Medicare improvements.

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gifts, debt

4 Ways To Limit Your Holiday Debt

27 November 2022

There’s a magical feeling in the air this time of year, but that magic costs money. Every year, the pressure looms large to spend more to create perfect holidays.

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movie

For Movie Fans, A Gift Guide That Goes Beyond The Cinema

26 November 2022

For the film buff in your life, there are plenty of gift options that go beyond a ticket to the cinema. Here are some ideas to get the reels rolling.

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holiday, shopping

Holiday Shoppers Often Don’t Buy What Recipients Want

25 November 2022

In one recent study, Givi investigated the stress people feel around holiday shopping, focusing on givers’ anxiety about how recipients will rate their gifts against the givers’ equivalent possessions.

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