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Coronavirus: Americans Lose Ground Against Other Health Threats

Antibiotics revolutionized the care of infections. Vaccines turned deadly childhood diseases into distant memories.

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How To Keep Flu Germs From Spreading In Your Home

Flu season can take its toll on your health, but one way to fight the virus is to stop the spread of germs at home. 

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Blood Test Is Fairly Accurate At Identifying Early Alzheimer’s

Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer’s disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their brains.

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Why Alzheimer’s Risk For Women Differs From Men

Two-thirds of Alzheimer’s cases in the U.S. are in women and it’s not just because we live longer.

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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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