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Allergies, allergy

Leaves Are Falling, Autumn is Calling, So Are Fall Allergies

You may think you can’t tell the difference between the symptoms caused by spring, summer and fall allergies.

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Genetic

Genetic-Testing Scam Targets Seniors And Rips Off Medicare

The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice.

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driving

Tips For Driving Safely Into Your Golden Years

With more older drivers on the road than in years past, the importance of assessing driving fitness has increased.

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sleep

Sleep Interrupted: What’s Keeping Us Up at Night?

Evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine are believed to sabotage sleep.

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Doctor, aging, conversation

The Talk You Need To Have With Doctors Before Surgery

The decision seemed straightforward. Bob McHenry’s heart was failing, and doctors recommended two high-risk surgeries to restore blood flow.

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Diabetes

Why You Need Regular Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk Screenings

Measuring waistline, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood fats, and blood sugar during doctor visits can detect heart disease and diabetes earlier.

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