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  • Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention September 4, 2019

    This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones

    More common, frequently less painful and far more preventable than reputed, kidney stones have, thankfully, entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring you ... Continue Reading

  • An Update on the Measles Outbreak in the US April 29, 2019

    What are the newest guidelines for measles vaccinations?

    • Adults with no evidence of immunity should get 1 dose of MMR. Immunity is defined as documented receipt of 1 dose, or 2 doses, 4 weeks apart if high risk, of live measles virus-containing vaccine, laboratory ... Continue Reading
    • Spring Training April 3, 2019

      Spring Training: Ramping Up after a Long, Sedentary Winter

      Whether you went into hibernation as the result of a record cold winter season, or took time off from your usual exercise routine because of a busy schedule or illness, spring is an ideal time to get back in action. When done with care, starting or rebooting ... Continue Reading

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    • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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      As almost 10,000 Baby Boomers officially become senior citizens each day, the focus on preventing and treating age-related ailments becomes distinctly more urgent. HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable ... Continue Reading

    • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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      HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable insights to help today’s seniors – and the generations set to follow – create a vibrant next chapter. We have looked at strategies to keep the aging brain healthy and ... Continue Reading

    • In Our Sights: Sharper Focus on Macular Degeneration Offers New Hope November 20, 2017

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      In the not so distant past, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), characterized by a loss of central vision, was deemed just another unfortunate consequence of growing older. The gradual breakdown of light-sensing retinal tissue that results in a blind spot directly ahead has ... Continue Reading

    • The Healthy Aging Brain…a Continuing Series November 20, 2017

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      While exercise has an undisputed key role in maintaining brain health throughout our lives, promising new research points to a number of other factors that can spell the difference between thriving or just surviving the senior years. We checked ... Continue Reading

    • Forget Me Not: Normal Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia? November 20, 2017

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      We’ve all had the experience of frantically searching for car keys in the morning or walking purposefully into another room only to forget why we were going there, and as we age, it seems to occur with ... Continue Reading

    • Hepatitis C Testing Recommended for All Baby Boomers November 20, 2017

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      It’s called ‘the forgotten virus,’ but after a sustained advertising campaign and years of strong recommendations for testing by the Centers for Disease Control it’s almost certain that the liver-damaging Hepatitis C will be remembered…and for good reason. All people born between 1945 ... Continue Reading