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Report Finds Few Of Us Get Routine Memory Checkups

Medicare pays for an annual “wellness visit” that is supposed to include what’s called a cognitive assessment — a brief check for some early warning signs of dementia.

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Can Common Prescription Drugs Fight Aging?

Green is among a small but growing number of doctors who prescribe drugs “off-label” for their possible anti-aging effects.

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Cities And Counties Unlikely To Heed FDA Warning On Importing Foreign Drugs

Prices of drugs from overseas pharmacies can be as much as 70 percent lower than what people pay in the U.S. because the costs are regulated by the foreign governments.

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Medicare Trims Payments To 800 Hospitals

The penalties pit hospitals against one another in a race to prevent the most infections, blood clots, cases of sepsis, bedsores, hip fractures and other complications.

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Companies Navigate Dementia Conversations With Older Workers

Workers experiencing early stages of dementia may struggle with tasks they had completed without difficulty. Historically punctual employees may forget about scheduled meetings.

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Could Medical Marijuana Replace Opioids?

Medical marijuana may bring relief to older people who have symptoms like pain, sleep disorders or anxiety due to chronic conditions.

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