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Know The Risks From Ticks This Summer

Dr. David Ingram’s young children love to play outdoors. So, he’s become the tick police, vigilantly checking for any parasitic arthropod crawling on them.

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Dementia Can Take A Toll On Financial Health, As Some Families Learn The Hard Way

Angela Reynolds knew her mother’s memory was slipping, but she didn’t realize how bad things had gotten until she started to untangle her mom’s finances.

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Baby Boomers Push Nation’s Median Age To Almost 39 As Fewer Children Are Born

The United States grew older, faster, last decade. The share of residents 65 or older grew by more than a third from 2010 to 2020 and at the fastest rate of any decade in 130 years, while the share of children declined, according to new figures from the most recent census.

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Burnout Threatens Primary Care Workforce and Doctors’ Mental Health

Melanie Gray Miller, a 30-year-old physician, wiped away tears as she described the isolation she felt after losing a beloved patient.

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Two Servings Or More Of Fish Per Week Promotes Brain Health

Healthy older people who eat two or more servings of fish a week, including salmon, tuna and sardines, may have a lower risk later in life of developing vascular brain disease, a group of conditions that affect blood flow and blood vessels in the brain.

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Alzheimer’s Drug Leqembi Gets FDA Panel’s Backing

Health advisers unanimously backed the full approval of a closely watched Alzheimer’s drug, a key step toward opening insurance coverage to U.S. seniors with early stages of the brain-robbing disease.

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