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alcohol

Older Adults Rarely Discuss Alcohol Use With Doctors

Over one quarter of U.S. adults age 65 and older who used alcohol and had a healthcare visit in the past year were not asked about their alcohol use with their healthcare providers.

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis: What To Know About This ‘Silent Disease’

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, an estimated 10 million people in the United States have osteoporosis, a disease that causes weak, thinning bones.

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Mobility Means You’ve Got to Move It, Move It

One in four women over age 65 is unable to walk two blocks or climb a flight of stairs. Known as mobility disability, it is the leading type of incapacity and a key contributor to a person’s loss of independence.

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Plant protein Diet Lowers Risk Of Dementia-Related Death

Postmenopausal women who ate high levels of plant protein had lower risks of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death compared with women who ate less plant proteins.

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retirement

Retirement: Are People Healthy Enough To Work Longer?

While many people are now enjoying longer, healthier lives, current retirement ages are posing challenges for both policymakers and retirees.

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skin, menopause

How To Care For Your Skin During Menopause

By the time they reach menopause many women think they have their lives figured out. Careers are well established.

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