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Honesty May Not Always Be a Doctor’s Policy Is your elderly loved one’s doctor being completely truthful with you? Are you sure? A new study, led by researchers from Harvard Medical School, indicates that some doctors refuse to tell their patients the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Results showed that…

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Are Doctors Overprescribing Antidepressants? Many people not diagnosed with depression take them More doctors who are not psychiatrists are offering antidepressants to patients, often for vague complaints of fatigue, headaches or gloominess. Indeed, the practice of prescribing these drugs without a diagnosis of depression is escalating and more common in men and women over…

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Are Doctors Overprescribing Antidepressants? Many people not diagnosed with depression take them More doctors who are not psychiatrists are offering antidepressants to patients, often for vague complaints of fatigue, headaches or gloominess. Indeed, the practice of prescribing these drugs without a diagnosis of depression is escalating and more common in men and women over…

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The Good (and Bad) News about Living Longer American life expectancy has just reached an all-time high—78.8 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of course, there’s more to the story than just one statistic. Other conclusions from the CDC report include: Common killers are becoming…

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Home Care: When Extra Help Is Needed Home Care encompasses a broad array of health and social services that are delivered directly to a patient at his or her home. Services are available for people in need of assistance with the essential activities of daily living (ADLs) such as eating,…

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Choosing a Power Wheelchair When it comes to choosing a power wheelchair, what is the best method? In today’s world, there are many different types of power wheelchairs to choose from. Motorized wheelchairs come in many different weights, sizes, materials, and functions; and it is often difficult to decide which…

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 Why Older Adults Seem Mentally Sharper in the Morning Going to the doctor, paying bills, taking a driving test—older adults should try to tackle their most taxing tasks earlier in the day, claims new evidence from the University of Toronto (UT) that suggests aging brains function best in the morning…

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Be Prepared-Record Number of Tornadoes Rip Through Countryside From devastating tornadoes to extreme floods, the past few weeks have seen the country besieged by various types of severe weather. According to severe weather experts at The Weather Channel, the number of confirmed tornadoes this month, at 292, is almost double…

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Study Shows Multi-Tasking is More Difficult for Elders A research team based at the University of California, San Francisco, have unearthed the answer to the question of why elders are less adept at multi-tasking than their younger counterparts. Multi-tasking is a process that engages an individual’s short-term memory. Also referred…

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Shrinking Brains and Alzheimer’s: The Price for a Long Life? George Washington University researchers used magnetic resonance imaging to measure the brain volume of 99 chimpanzees ranging from 10 to 51 years of age and compared it to brain structure volumes measured in 87 humans ranging from 22 to 88…