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08/18/2014 Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests
Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say
08/14/2014 Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises
Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects
08/13/2014 40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects
Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent
08/11/2014 Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted
08/08/2014 Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds
This might be best time of day to schedule mentally challenging tasks
08/07/2014 Mental Decline Often Precedes a Stroke, Study Finds
Study suggests assessing seniors' memory, thinking skills to identify those at risk
08/07/2014 Health Tip: Signs That an Elderly Person Isn't Eating Right
Including unexplained weight loss
08/06/2014 Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds
But it's too soon to recommend supplements, dietary changes for prevention
08/06/2014 'Elder Abuse' Often Involves Finances, Study Finds
Family members are frequently the culprits, researchers say
08/06/2014 Speedy Delivery of Clot-Busting Drug Helps Stroke Patients Avoid Disability
Big review of the data shows the power of tPA, and the necessity of quick treatment
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