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The Trust Older Patients Place In Doctors Can Compromise Care

Placing trust in doctors to advocate for their medical care, older adults rarely ask for referrals to specialists, specific prescriptions, express concerns or follow-up after medical visits.

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Shameful Secrets Bother Us More Than Guilty Secrets

Everyone has secrets, but what causes someone to think about them over and over again?

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Study: Vitamin D No Benefit To The Those Over 70

There is little benefit for those over 70 taking higher dose vitamin D supplements to improve their bone strength and reduce the risk of falls.

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Researchers Find Exercise May Help Fight Depression

Research shows that physical activity may help fight depression in older people by stimulating muscle-generated mood boosters.

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The Diet, Heart Connection: What You Should Know

While Most Americans understand the link between a healthy heart and optimum weight, most aren’t doing enough to combat their own weight issues.

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How Caregiving Role Can Put Your Wellbeing At Risk

Much has been said about the Sandwich Generation, that group of people tasked with simultaneously caring for aging parents and raising their own children.

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