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Colorectal Screenings Urged For Seniors, For Early Detection

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Colorectal screenings done for senior citizens are being urged by the American College of Physicians (ACP), in their latest report. They urge that early detection is very important.   They stress the need for millions of aged Americans to get tested, even if they have no symptoms or family history of the disease.   In…

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Elderly Prescription Drug Costs Are Double The Inflation Rate

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Elderly prescription drug costs were at double the inflation rate as of the latest 2017 released statistics.   The average annual cost for widely used prescription drugs used to treat chronic conditions was nearly $20,000 in 2017. These statistics are based on an analysis of retail prices of 754 brand-name, generic, and specialty medicines.  …

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Biotech Food Engineered For Better Health Is Here

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Biotech food that has been engineered to remove ingredients that can be harmful to your health is now available for purchase. The first foods expected to be available are salad dressings and granola bars. These items will contain soybean oil that has been genetically altered to remove ingredients harmful to your heart.      …

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Migraine Headache Relief Advancing With New Treatments

Migraine headache relief has improved with the introduction of better treatments that reduce the pain and improve the quality of life.   A migraine headache is the most prevalent pain complaint in the United States. Known as the possible headache imaginable, it displays unique symptoms.They come with back pain with back pain, nausea, vomiting, and…

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More Seniors Without Medicaid Health Insurance Coverage In 2019

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More seniors, for the first time in the last ten years, are without Medicaid Health Insurance according to the U.S. Census Bureau.   The percentage of senior citizens without health insurance increased by 1 percent in 2018. Overall, the rate of uninsured Americans grew from 7.9 percent of the population in 2017 to 8.5 percent…

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DNA Testing Can Raise Your Risk For Identity Theft! Beware.

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DNA testing can raise your risk of identity theft. No doubt, you’re scratching your head in disbelief, asking what’s the connection? Sorry to tell you, it’s true and it’s happening right now. The Inspector General of the United States just released the warning this week.   The scam is clever and it’s working — as…

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Recreational Marijuana A Fan Favorite Among Seniors

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Recreational marijuana has become a favorite way to relax among senior citizens, especially as many states have already legalized it.   And, of course, what better way to enjoy the weed than with friends at a cannabis club. Combine that with food, music, and socializing — and seniors can happily conjure up the good memories…

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Fiber Is A Key Component of Your Diet, Don’t Ignore It

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Fiber — is an important ingredient in everyone’s daily diet. Most of us know that it’s good for us — but for whatever reason, we ignore it. We just don’t get enough of these important foods. Indeed, studies show that most Americans get less than half the daily recommended amount of fiber each day.  …

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Medical Preconditions: How To Stop Them From Becoming Full Blown

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Medical preconditions can remain benign and never ever become a full blown disease — but that’s only if you visit your doctor. Ignorance is bliss is a dangerous way to live, as neglect can sometimes turn into something deadly serious.   For example, take a look at the medical statistics. Over 33% have prediabetes, and…

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Brushing Your Teeth Daily Could Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Brushing your teeth daily could prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Sounds like a bad joke, but it’s not. In fact, serious research is currently ongoing by researchers who have determined that gum disease (gingivitis) could determine if you do or don’t get Alzheimer’s. This drug research company is called Cortexyme and is located in…

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