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Inactivity Can Quickly Trigger Diabetes in Seniors

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The findings suggest seniors who become inactive due to illness, bed rest or hospitalization are more likely to suffer harmful health effects.

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For Cavity Prevention, Toothbrushing May Not Be Enough

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Dental health experts generally agree that for cavity prevention, toothpaste should include fluoride, and simply brushing everyday is not enough. ... More on Oral and Dental Health What does your m...
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Flu, Tdap, Shingles and More: A List of Vaccines for Age 50+

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Every Vaccine You Need After Age 50 ... There are three vaccines every adult needs — Influenza, Tdap, and Shingles. Two others, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B — are needed for certain risk factors. .....
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Solutions for Hearing Loss and Noisy Restaurants

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Restaurants now find noise to be diners' top complaint, according to surveys. ... Find out how entrepreneurs are trying to solve the problem with tech.
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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The Greek word "apnea" means "without breath".  In sleep apnea, there is an involuntary cessation of breathing that occurs while sleeping.  These pauses in breathing can last anywhere from 10 seconds to as much as a minute.  Snoring is also a common feature of sleep apnea.  While snoring can just be a nuisance, snoring associated with sleep apnea can signal a serious medical condition. If left
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The New Old Age: The Illness Is Bad Enough. The Hospital May Be Even Worse.

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Bernadine Lewandoski, left, makes spaghetti sauce with her daughter, Dona Jones. Ms. Lewandoski lived independently until recent hospitalizations.

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