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Older Adults Share Fewer Memories As They Age

By the time people reach a certain age, they’ve accumulated enough life experience to have plenty of stories to tell about life “back in their day.”

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What You Should Know Before Elective Procedures

Hospitals, outpatient clinics and physicians’ practices have started providing elective medical procedures; services that had been suspended for several months.

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Art Ballard loads a 25-pound plate onto the leg press. “At my age, the best thing you can do is find a routine.”

Gym Helps 91-Year-Old Battle Isolation

Most mornings, like clockwork, you could find Art Ballard pumping iron. At least five days a week, he drove to Foothill Gym, where he beat on the punching bag, rode a stationary bike and worked his abs.

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What To Wear To Protect Your Skin From The Sun

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and nearly 20 Americans die from melanoma, the deadliest form of this cancer, every day.

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How To Celebrate The 4th Of July During The Pandemic

With 4th of July fast approaching and states reopening economies, many people understandably have a strong desire to be out of their homes and socializing.

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Light Drinking May Protect Brain Function

Light to moderate drinking may preserve brain function in older age, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. 

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