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Your Flu Risk Level Depends On Where You Actually Live

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Your flu risk really depends on where you live or work, according to the results of a recent study.   This is important information for you to know as the flu season has started in the United States. There already are reported cases from around the country. Technically everyone is at risk of developing the…

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Gift Cards Most Effective Way Scam Artists Fleece Senior Citizens

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Gift cards have become the easiest and most effective way that scammers use to fleece seniors out of their money.   They pose as IRS agents, tech-support personnel, or as lawyers for a grandchild who is in jail and needs to be bailed out.  The best cards for scamming are iTunes, Google Play, Best Buy,…

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Older Adults Not Following Their Antibiotic Instructions

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Many older adults are not following the antibiotic instructions listed on their medications, a recent study reports.   The University of Michigan canvassed senior citizens between the ages of 50-80. The poll was based on a sample of more than 2,200 adults who were asked questions about several aspects of their antibiotic use.   The…

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November Is National Diabetes Awareness Month, Get Checked

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. It’s an important time to bring attention to a very serious disease. Right now there are 114 million Americans that suffer from this diabetes or pre-diabetes. The specific breakdown is this way: 30 million – or 9.4 percent of Americans – have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association.  …

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Blood Pressure Medications More Effective Taken At Night Than Daytime

Blood pressure medications are more effective in reducing heart attacks and strokes when taken at bedtime, a recent study reports.   These statistics and data come from the Hygia Chronotherapy Trial. Hygia is the largest and longest lasting clinical trial to examine the effects of blood pressure meds timing on the risk of heart attacks…

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Sleep Deprivation Increases Risk For Diabetes, Heart Attack, Hypertension

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Sleep of six to eight hours a night is vital for your continued good health. While doctors repeatedly advise to get enough sleep, hectic daily schedules prevent many of us from getting it.   Now comes a new study, which shows that insufficient nightly sleep can increase your risk for high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes and…

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Zantac Sales Suspended By CVS Pharmacy Amid Cancer Concerns

In a dramatic move, CVS Pharmacy is suspending the sale of Zantac, a popular medication used to treat heartburn. As well, CVS is also suspending the sale of ranitidine, a generic, that also treats heartburn, until further notice.   This news comes almost immediately after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found impurities in…

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Knee Pain, Causes, Symptoms And Possible Treatments

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Knee pain is more prevalent in the United States than you can even imagine. Indeed, according to the Arthritis Foundation, more than 31 million Americans suffer from this condition.   Most people really don’t realize how valuable healthy knees are until these joints deteriorate on them. In fact, your knees are your largest, most complex…

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Real ID Is Coming, Do You Really Know Who You Are?

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Real ID is coming to the United States and will become the law on October 1, 2020. What is it, you ask? It is a law that Congress passed back in 2005 in response to the 9/11 tragedy. A main objective is to curb identity theft.   October 1, 2020, is the first day the…

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Aspirin For Seniors To Ward Off Heart Disease Not Recommended

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Aspirin for seniors to ward off heart attacks or heart disease is no longer recommended by doctors.   Heart disease includes conditions such as coronary heart disease, heart attacks, high blood pressure, and stroke. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of death and disability among senior citizens in the United States.   In the past,…

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