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Multiple Medicare Advantage Choices Confound Seniors When it comes to health care choices for the elderly, less is more, according to a recent study reported in the Harvard Gazette. The study, conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School, is set to be published in the September issue of Health Affairs….

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 Scientists Search Reagan’s Speech for Signs of Alzheimer’s Former president Ronald Reagan is known for many things: “Reaganomics,” the War on Drugs, the end of the Cold War, surviving an assassination attempt, the Iran-Contra affair—a list of policies and events as long as it is impactful. But questions about Reagan’s…

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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…

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Laughter and Chocolate Make for a Healthy Heart Protecting your heart may be as simple and easy as popping in a funny DVD and cozying up next to a box of chocolates. Two new studies show that laughter and chocolate may truly be some of the best medicine—at least when…

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 Multiple Medicare Advantage Choices Confound Seniors When it comes to health care choices for the elderly, less is more, according to a recent study reported in the Harvard Gazette. The study, conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School, is set to be published in the September issue of Health Affairs….

Fed Up With the Drug Shortage, Obama Tells FDA to Intervene | Macomb, Michigan

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A new executive order authorized by president Obama encourages the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to further its efforts to reduce the number of prescription drug shortages currently plaguing the healthcare system. Officially signed on Monday, the order gives specific direction to the FDA, telling the organization to take to…

Recession Dealing a Blow to Health of Seniors and Caregivers Alike | Macomb, MI

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As the recession endures and mortgage delinquency rates climb, seniors may have more to worry about than their dwindling nest eggs. According to recently published research, the economic downturn may be having a negative impact on the health of elderly people and their baby boomer caregivers. A team of scientists from the…

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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…

Could You Wait Until 80 To Retire? You May Have To

Even if minimum age for collecting Social Security remains the same, the majority of American adults will have to push their retirement back by a decade or more—continuing to work into their late 70s or early 80s—to make sure they can cover their expenses once they stop working, says a new study…

Falls are leading cause of spinal cord injuries in the U.S.

Seniors who fall, not car accidents, are now the primary cause of traumatic spinal cord injury in the U.S., according to new research from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine. Researchers discovered that the average age of adults with traumatic spinal cord injury is 51, with the greatest increase in injury…