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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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People Caring For Family Members With Dementia Are Sleep Deprived

These disruptions can lead to chronic sleep deprivation and place caregivers at risk for depression, weight gain, heart disease and premature death.

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Hopes Rise Again For A Drug To Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a mid-stage study.

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Opioids & Older Adults: Poll Supports Prescribing Limits, Better Counseling

Nearly a third of older adults have received a prescription for an opioid pain medicine in the past two years, but many of them didn’t get enough counseling about the risks.

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Vitamin D No Defense Against Dementia

New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D is unlikely to protect individuals from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease or other brain-related disorders.

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