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  • 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.
  • Don't avoid straight talk about end-of-life health care

    Harvard Health Blog Birth, childhood, adulthood, and death span the book of life. Unfortunately, many people tend to avoid thinking or talking about how they want the final chapter to read. For the seriously ill or elderly--and even those who aren't--not...

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

    Obamacare was intended, in part, to rein in sky-high healthcare costs. Yet some doctors and hospitals are responding to the reform law with outstretched palms and brother-can-you-spare-a-dime pleas for more money from patients. Evelyn Stern, 75, of...

    The Secret To Living Longer

    The Secret To Living Longer
    What’s the secret to living longer? According to research published in the journal of the American Geriatrics Society, women in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy. It’s...

    Health habits tied to heart disease, arthritis risk

    Health habits tied to heart disease, arthritis risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women who exercise regularly and don't smoke may have a substantially lower risk of late-life disability than their peers with less-healthy habits, say UK researchers. They found that among women in their 60s and 70s,...