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Life Expectancy Declines Seen In U.S. And Other High-Income Countries

A particularly severe influenza season drove declines outside the U.S. in 2014-2015, primarily among adults 65 and older, the study found.

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Maple Leaf Extract Could Nip Wrinkles In The Bud

Maple trees are best known for their maple syrup and lovely fall foliage. But it turns out that the beauty of those leaves could be skin-deep.

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Eyes May Provide Early Sign Of Parkinson’s Disease

People with the disease gradually lose brain cells that produce dopamine, a substance that helps control movement.

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Mother’s Lifespan Predicts Daughters Living to 90

Daughters whose mothers lived to at least age 90 were more likely to also live to 90, free of serious diseases and disabilities, according to a study. 

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Medicare Patients May Lower Cost Of Drugs By Not Using Their Insurance

Researchers compared out-of-pocket costs for 30-day supplies of 27 different drugs for conditions related to cardiovascular disease.

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Innovative Couples’ Intervention Helps People With Dementia Communicate

For couples with decades of shared memories, a partner’s decline in the ability to communicate is frightening and frustrating.

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