Archives: October 2014

Being Extremely Obese Can Cut Up to 14 Years of Your Life

Adults with extreme obesity have increased risks of dying at a young age from cancer and many other causes including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and kidney and liver diseases, according to results of an analysis of data pooled from 20 large studies of people from three countries. The study, led...

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Guns and the Elderly – Five Questions to Ask

Guns and the Elderly – Five Questions to Ask Elderly Americans are the most likely to own a gun. Those aged 65 and older now have the highest rate of gun ownership in America and that presents both medical and legal problems for physicians and caregivers according to Dr. Ellen...

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Live Well With Dementia – 10 Steps

Live Well With Dementia – 10 Steps – Bupa, the largest international provider of specialist dementia care, and Alzheimer‰Ûªs Disease International, the only international federation of Alzheimer associations, collaborated to create a booklet entitled ‰ÛÏI Can Live Well with Dementia.‰Û Ten principles are described: I should have access to a...

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