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Breast Cancer Screening: Understanding Risk & Age

Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States and will result in an estimated 43,250 deaths in the nation this year, according to the American Cancer Society.

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New Rental? Turn A Bland Space Into A Personal Haven

Even though she was moving into a rental apartment, Alexa d’Argence was eager to put her personal stamp on it.

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Older People Left Out As UN Speeches Repeatedly Invoke Young

One after another, the world’s presidents and prime ministers came to warn of their countries’ trials and tout their triumphs. But one of the biggest issues in either column was mostly left out.

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After Biden Comment: Is Covid Under Control in the US? Experts Say Yes

“I’m never going to raise the white flag and surrender. We’re going to beat this virus. We’re going to get it under control, I promise you.”

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Why The Flu Vaccine Is More Important Than Ever This Year

While social distancing and wearing masks kept the 2021-2022 flu season milder than pre-pandemic levels, experts who expect flu cases to rise this year as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, are urging people to get their flu vaccine to prevent the nation’s health care system from being overwhelmed by influenza and the pandemic.

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Clearing Pollution Helps Clear the Fog of Aging: May Cut Dementia Risk

During the past decade, a growing body of research has shown that air pollution harms older adults’ brains, contributing to cognitive decline and dementia. What hasn’t been clear is whether improving air quality would benefit brain health.

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