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Are Older Social Drinkers Putting Health At Risk?

Nearly half of Americans older than 65 years of age self-report as current drinkers. Most do not develop alcohol use disorders.

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Eye Disease: 5 Steps To Lower Your Risk

Because these eye diseases cause no pain and often have no early symptoms, they do not automatically prompt people to seek medical care.

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Could Poor Sense Of Smell Mean Shorter Lifespan?

Older adults with a poor sense of smell may die sooner than their counterparts who have keen olfactory abilities, a U.S. study suggests.

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Alcohol-Linked Disease Overtakes Hep C As Top Reason For Liver Transplant

For years, conventional wisdom suggested that people with a heavy drinking past who did not have a period of sobriety under their belts would not be good candidates to receive a new liver.

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Can Stroke Drug Also Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

An experimental drug used to treat stroke may also prevent Alzheimer’s, research suggests.

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Aspirin Found Not To Prolong Healthy Aging

In the total study population, treatment with 100 mg of low-dose aspirin per day did not affect survival free of dementia or disability.

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