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Geriatrics (INACTIVE)

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  • Doctors and hospitals posing as charity cases? It's nauseating

    Obamacare was intended, in part, to rein in sky-high healthcare costs.
  • Alzheimer's study targets early memory loss

     
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is enrolling participants for the first national study to detect Alzheimer’s disease in older people before they begin to …

    Exercising to scripture helps older black women lose weight

     
    A study that encouraged African-American women aged 60 or over to exercise in conjunction with scripture reading and group prayer led to a 78 percent increase in steps per week — the equivalent to about three extra miles, according to a repor

    Sleep problems and age: Not necessarily bedmates, say sleep docs

     
    Patients over 65 -- and sometimes their doctors -- often behave as if sleep problems are as inevitable a part of aging as aches and wrinkles. It doesn't have to be that way, says a group of leading sleep doctors....

    Researchers seek simple Alzheimer's test

    ARLINGTON, Texas Twice in six months, Bobbie Wilburn walked home from the grocery store because her car had been stolen. It hadn't. She just couldn't remember where she parked. Those incidents and others in an escalating series of memory lapses and...