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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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Midterm Results Show Health Is Important To Voters But No Magic Bullet

In taking over the House, Democrats are unlikely to be able to advance many initiatives when it comes to health policy, given the GOP’s control of the Senate and White House.

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Hot Brew Coffee Has Higher Levels of Antioxidants Than Cold Brew

Hot coffee lovers rejoice. Researchers found chemical differences between hot and cold brew that may have health impacts.

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Patients Have Trouble Getting Own Medical Records

Federal law guarantees that people have a right to see and obtain a copy of their medical records.

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Medicare Advantage Riding High As New Insurers Flock To Sell To Retirees

Since 2010, enrollment in Medicare Advantage has doubled to more than 20 million enrollees, growing from a quarter of Medicare beneficiaries to more than a third.

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The Social And Health Consequences Of Loneliness

A growing body of research points to loneliness as an impending epidemic with an enormous impact on the health of individuals and society.

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