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Starving Seniors: How America Fails To Feed Its Aging

Army veteran Eugene Milligan is 75 years old and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure.

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How To Get Bargain Dentistry And A Vacation To Boot

he U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis says Americans spent $2.6 billion on medical and dental tourism in 2018.

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Cities And Counties Unlikely To Heed FDA Warning On Importing Foreign Drugs

Prices of drugs from overseas pharmacies can be as much as 70 percent lower than what people pay in the U.S. because the costs are regulated by the foreign governments.

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What The Numbers Say About Living Longer In Retirement

The United States is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, and we spend more on healthcare per capita than any other country.

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Life Expectancy Declines Seen In U.S. And Other High-Income Countries

A particularly severe influenza season drove declines outside the U.S. in 2014-2015, primarily among adults 65 and older, the study found.

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Lower life expectancy caused by lifestyle choices

Whether it’s young people abusing opiates or texting while driving or middle-aged folks failing to get exercise and maintaining poor diets, such lifestyle choices aren’t within the control of the medical community.

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