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Life-saving or medically necessary drugs are running low — or running out — across the nation, putting patients’ lives at risk. The American Hospital Association (AHA) surveyed 820 hospitals and found that 99.5% of hospitals reported a shortage in the last six months Nearly half of the hospitals reported 21 or more…

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Sleep Apnea Linked To Memory Loss In Elderly Women Older women who suffer from sleep apnea are more than twice as likely to develop dementia as those who don’t, a new study shows. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers from the University of California San Francisco studied 298…

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Arthritis Sufferers Despite the health risks inherent in a sedentary lifestyle, research indicates that only about 14% of men and 8% of women with osteoarthritis meet the baseline level of physical activity necessary for a healthy lifestyle, according to Medicalnewstoday.com. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researchers studied…

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The Secret to a Long Life? It’s Not What You Think People live longer because they live healthier lives than the rest of us—smoking and drinking less, and exercising longer. Right? Nope. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University asked 477 Ashkenazi Jews over the age of…

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Court Finds Health-Law Mandate Unconstitutional The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has ruled unconstitutional a key provision in The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, signed last year, The Wall Street Journal reported today. In a 2-1 decision, the federal court agreed with 26 states that had challenged…

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Canine Cancer Detectors May Hold Key to Earlier Diagnosis Cancer detection tests have gone to the dogs—at least in one German study. As reported by Time magazine, a recent study has been published in the European Respiratory Journal, extolling the talents of pooches as lung-cancer detectors. When presented with human breath samples in…

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Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s: A New Diagnostic Tool? Learning how the human brain works to predict the future could help people with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, according to researchers from Washington University. Medicalnewstoday.com reports that a new study, soon to be published in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, has found…

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Heart Fat Predicts Hardened Arteries Better than Belly Fat Unseen fat deposits hidden around the heart may contribute more to the potentially deadly hardening of arteries than visible body fat, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. The National Institutes of Health researchers asked 183 people with an average age…

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4 Healthy Practices are the Keys to Long Life Mama always told you to eat right, exercise, lay off cigarettes and drink responsibly. But now there is proof that these really are the keys to longer life. The Centers for Disease Control looked at health and mortality statistics of nearly 17,000 adults…

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Room For Improvement In Elderly Long-Term Services and Support Programs Though some states have better policies in place for supporting and providing care for the elderly and the disabled, a recently published AARP report indicates that even the highest-performing states are far from perfect when it comes to long-term service and support….