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Antioxidants and Free Radicals: Hope or Hype?

The results of studies examining the impact of antioxidants and free radicals on health are mixed showing benefits and harm for both.
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How to Spot a Senior-Friendly Gym

Here are some ways to spot a senior friendly gym that caters to the unique exercise and fitness needs of older adults.
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Scientific Reasons Why Keeping Fish Helps Prevent Loneliness

Fish can help reduce stress, positively impact mental health & enforce a daily routine - all of which, science suggests, may help prevent loneliness.
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Healthy Life Extended by Eight Years in a Landmark Study

We know we can extend healthy life using readily available medications and a team-based, systematic approach. But, do we have the will to do it?
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What Happened When I Fell and Broke My Shoulder

After I fell and fractured my shoulder, I learned that there are many issues to consider in addition to the fall and the fracture.
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TAVR, Innovation, and the Future of Healthcare

Minimally-invasive procedures such as TAVR and a team-based approach to medicine are two types of innovation that provide patients with better overall care.
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Step Therapy: Why Fail First for Everyone is Not a Good...

Physicians may endorse step therapy for medical reasons but when it is used solely to save the system money, it can harm people with chronic illnesses.
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How to Delay Age-Related Erectile Dysfunction

The most common cause of age-related erectile dysfunction is weak blood flow due to narrowed arteries. Improving cardiovascular health may delay the onset.
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NAD and Healthy Aging

NAD is critical to our bodies but levels decline with age. There's evidence to suggest that boosting NAD levels may play a role in healthy aging.
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How Healthcare Staff Shortages Will Affect Seniors

As Americans get older, more people will need home health services, nursing home placement, or hospice care to remain well.
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How IoT for Senior Care Promotes Autonomy and Social Inclusion

Healthcare IoT can help older people become less isolated by providing them with multi-level connectivity and a number of socialization channels.
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How to Tell Your Senior Parent It’s Time to Stop Driving

Are you worried that it is no longer safe for your senior parent to be driving? Here are 7 tips to talk about why you need to take away the car keys.