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In Sickness & Health: How Couples Face Chronic Conditions

A new study suggests that as married couples age and develop chronic conditions, the daily demands of coping with their own health demands and those of their spouse may take a mental toll.  

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Fish Oil Supplements No Effect On Anxiety, Depression

Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on anxiety and depression according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

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1 In 2 Seriously Sick Medicare Enrollees Struggles With Bills

The survey findings were a surprise to researchers, since Medicare is considered relatively good coverage and most people have supplemental insurance to fill its gaps.

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Elderly Readmitted With Same Infections They Took Home

Patients discharged home or to home care were more likely to return with a linked infection than those discharged to skilled nursing homes. 

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Antidepressant Use Soars Among People Over 65

Despite a rise in antidepressant use, there was little change in the number of older people diagnosed with depression.

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Home Health Aides Often Face Verbal Abuse From Clients

For many home healthcare aides, verbal abuse from clients or clients’ family is a real problem, a U.S. study suggests. 

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