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Prostate: A Health Number Men Should Know

Blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index can tell you a lot about your heart health, but if you’re a man, you need to know one more.

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Why You Should Peek At Your Doctor’s Notes

When Pamela DeSalvo read the clinical note from her doctor’s visit, the words on the page hit her hard: “clinically morbidly obese.”

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Nursing Home Cost Outpaces Inflation, Medical Care

One of the largest studies on out-of-pocket costs for nursing home care finds prices are high and rising faster than other medical care and consumer prices.

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Why Your Perception Of ‘Old’ Changes As You Age

When I was a kid, I thought this 65-year-old, white-haired woman whose entire body wobbled when she walked was very old.

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Four Simple Ways To Be Safe When Bicycle Riding

Cycling can be an easier and more sustainable way to travel, with an upward trend in bicycle share programs leading to more inexperienced cyclists.

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Older Americans Rate Their Health As Good Or Excellent

A common myth about aging is that older adults are burdened by illness and feel lousy much of the time.

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