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Falls a Deadly Threat for Older Americans

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas Falls are the leading cause of injury and death among older people in the United States, and this health threat is likely to grow since 10,000 Americans now reach age 65 every day, a new federal report shows. Every second of every day, an older American falls. As falls increase, so do health care costs. In the report, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged doctors ...

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Turn to Telemedicine for Hassle-Free Health Care

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Telemedicine -- the ability to access a physician or other health care provider remotely -- is becoming an integral part of health care, and an attractive option for many patients looking not only for medical expertise, but for convenience and cost savings as well. Health insurers are increasingly offering telemedicine as an added benefit in medical plans as a way for members to ...

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Circuit Train Your Brain

You walk to strengthen your bones, swim to improve your heart and do yoga to become more flexible. But a growing body of research shows these popular exercise activities do more than that, boosting the brain as well as the body. ...

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