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drinkers

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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Daily Steps May Mean Longer Life For Older Women

Older women who get in enough steps each day to walk the equivalent of about two miles might still live longer than their less active counterparts

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Can Teeth Brushing Postpone Alzheimer’s?

You don’t only avoid holes in your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene, Norwegian researchers have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Brain Power Loss Expected, But We Don’t Ask Doctors About Prevention

Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and dementia.

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When Is Alzheimer’s Not Alzheimer’s?

Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease, and scientists say even though neither is yet curable.

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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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