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Women Show Higher Risk For Alzheimer’s Disease Compared To Men

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Women show a higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, compared to men, recent studies show.   Right now, statistics indicate that almost two-thirds of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease are women. Indeed, women in their 60’s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as they are breast cancer. They’re also more likely than men to…

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Federal Judge Blocks Retail Drug Price Transparency Rule

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A Federal judge has blocked a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule that would have required drug manufacturers to reveal their drug retail prices. The rule required drug manufacturers to make this disclosure on all of their television ads. This regulation was set to take effect yesterday, July 9, 2019.   Judge Amit…

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Pneumonia Vaccine No Longer Necessary For Seniors, Says CDC

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The two-part pneumonia vaccine for senior citizens is no longer necessary, says the Centers for Disease Prevention (CDC). This is startling news as pneumonia in seniors, 65 years old and older, can sometimes have serious and even deadly consequences.   Pneumonia occurs when bacteria enter the lungs and get lodged there. Indeed the seriousness of…

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Your Sugar Cravings Easy To Cut Back, Use These Methods

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Sugar cravings are something we all have and which we all have trouble controlling. You name it, we love it. Chocolate, ice cream, cake, cookies, double mocha frappuccinos, we love them all. But, without exception, these foods/drinks are poison for many of us.   The fact is that sugar cravings and moderation are an oxymoron.…

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Coffee Made Healthier By Adding These Ingredients

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Your coffee can be made healthier just by adding ingredients that contain a dose of vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutritious herbs. All it takes is a teaspoon of this something extra. The benefits you receive are increased energy, better mood, and overall improved health.   Below, we list several ingredients you should consider adding to…

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Mosquitoes and Summer Season Are Here; New Super Fungus Kills Them

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Mosquitoes and the summer are here and it’s important that you take precautions against getting bit. For example, Wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants, and socks. Treat clothing with permethrin Apply lotion, liquid, or spray repellent to exposed skin.             Mosquitoes: Some Facts Mosquitoes carry microbes that can cause deadly…

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Lupus Is A Serious Autoimmune Disease, What You Need To Know

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect any part of your body. In the United States, nearly 1.5 million Americans live with some form of lupus.   In this disease, a person’s immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues. Nearly 70 percent of lupus are systemic, meaning it affects major organs like the heart, lungs,…

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Drug Side Effects Can Change Your Health As You Age

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Drug side effects can change your health status as you age. Medications you have taken earlier in your life with no issues may suddenly cause you problems as you enter your senior years.     Your metabolism changes a lot as part of the normal aging process. Your metabolism slows, your kidneys are less efficient,…

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Eye Shingles Virus Increasing Among Senior Citizens, Why?

The eye shingles virus is increasing across the general population, but especially among senior citizens.   The study results were recently presented at the 2019 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting in Vancouver.   The side effects of the shingles virus can range from unpleasant to extremely painful, especially when the virus affects…

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Brain Stimulation Can Reverse Memory Loss In Senior Citizens

Brain stimulation can reverse memory loss in senior citizens, a recent study reports.   Researchers at Northwestern University gave electromagnetic brain stimulation to senior citizens, aged 64 to 80 years of age. This stimulation temporarily reversed normal age-related memory deficits.     Brain Stimulation: Study Results Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) was given to 15 senior…

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