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Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Is Primed to Kill More Older Adults

Cardiovascular disease — the No. 1 cause of death among people 65 and older — is poised to become more prevalent in the years ahead, disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic communities.

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Older Adults Should And Would Like To Take Fewer Medications

Majority of people over 50 are open to stopping one or more of their medications, but some of those who already did so didn’t talk with a health provider first.

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Poor Sleep Can Lead To Long-Term Health Problems

It’s a common misconception that older adults need less sleep than those younger, but many get fewer hours due to insomnia and various health problems, including sleep apnea and heart trouble.

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Fatigue Is Common Among Older Adults: There Are Many Possible Causes

Nothing prepared Linda C. Johnson of Indianapolis for the fatigue that descended on her after a diagnosis of stage 4 lung cancer in early 2020.

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Older Adults With Anxiety Frequently Don’t Get Help

Anxiety is the most common psychological disorder affecting adults in the U.S. In older people, it’s associated with considerable distress as well as ill health, diminished quality of life, and elevated rates of disability.

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drinking, eating, addiction

Americans Over 50 Show Signs Of Food Addiction

Whether you call them comfort foods, highly processed foods, junk foods, empty calories or just some of Americans’ favorite foods and drinks, a sizable percentage of older Americans have an unhealthy relationship with them, according to a new poll.

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