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A customer uses an Apple Inc. Watch Series 4 smartwatch during a sales launch at a store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The iPhone XS is up to $200 more expensive than last years already pricey iPhone X and represents one of the smallest advances in the product lines history. But that means little to the Apple Inc. faithful or those seeking to upgrade their older iPhone. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In Grandma’s Stocking: Apple Watch Monitors Falls, Tracks Heart

If a fall is detected, the watch sends its wearer a notification. If the wearer doesn’t respond within a minute by tapping a button on the watch to deactivate this signal, emergency services will be alerted that the wearer needs help.

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Even When Not In Rome, Eat A Mediterranean Diet To Cut Heart Disease Risk

Put down the bacon and pick up the olive oil. New research supports the contention that switching to a Mediterranean diet could significantly decrease the risk of heart disease.

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Do You Lie To Your Doctor?

Sixty to 80 percent of people surveyed have not been forthcoming with their doctors about information that could be relevant to their health, according to a new study.

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Seven Tips For Better Brain Health

Being active socially, physically, and mentally may actually prevent memory loss in those who start showing signs of forgetfulness.

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Proposed Changes On Medicare Drugs Create Winners & Losers

Medicare’s administrator, Seema Verma, said the goal is to lower costs for beneficiaries and modernize the government’s flagship health insurance program.

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Check Your Medical Records For Dangerous Errors

When Liz Tidyman’s elderly parents moved across the country to be closer to their children and grandchildren years ago, they carried their medical records with them in a couple of brown cardboard folders tied with string.

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