Tag Archive | "aging"

breast cancer

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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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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What Helps Prevent Dementia? Try Exercise, Not Vitamin Pills

If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, guidelines for preventing dementia advise.

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hearing aids

Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids Expected This Fall In U.S.

Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule finalized Tuesday.

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loneliness

Loneliness Associated With Memory Loss

Prolonged loneliness in adults over 65 may be an important risk factor for accelerated memory aging, according to a new study.

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pensions

Rejected By Courts, Retirees Take Last Shot To Save Pensions

Dave Muffley thought he had it made when it came to a solid retirement. The Indiana man spent roughly 30 years as a salaried maintenance technician for Delphi Corp., a subsidiary of General Motors Corp., and expected to retire with a comfortable income by the time he hit 62. 

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