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Why Life Can Get Better As We Age

People say life gets better with age. Now research suggests this may be because older people have the wisdom and time to use mindfulness as a means to improve wellbeing.

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Pets Can Protect Against Suicide In Older People

Older people are more likely to experience complex health needs, social isolation and loneliness, and fear of burdening their families.

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Prescription Drug Prices Rose 3x Faster Than Inflation

The net cost of prescription drugs, meaning sticker price minus manufacturer discounts, rose over three times faster than the rate of inflation over the course of a decade.

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Cannabis Use has Increased 75 Percent Since 2015

With the legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes in many states, medical professions are studying its use in treating a number of chronic health conditions.

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Age May Bias Heart Care, Study Finds

People are more likely to buy things when prices end in 99 cents rather than rounded up to the next dollar, or cars with mileage under 1,000 instead of past that mark.

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Happy Partner Leads To Healthier Future

Science now supports the saying, “happy wife, happy life.” Research found that those who are optimistic contribute to the health of their partners.

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