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  1. For the jewelry and accessories designer Kara Ross, 2013 has been a breakout year. She has now opened her first boutique…
  2. Elderly people are at highest risk for heat-related illnesses. Chronic medical conditions and physical changes that occur with aging make it more difficult for their bodies to cool in very hot...
  3. Falls are common among the elderly and broken hips from falls are a leading cause of death or significant functional decline in adults over age 65. As we age, health problems and the accompanying...
  4. Much of the excess cost and waste in health care can be attributed to unnecessary tests and procedures. By some estimates, as much as 30 percent of all health care spending is considered wasteful...
  5. Keeping track of your medications may not be a priority on your “to-do” list, but failure to properly monitor and take your medications can have serious health consequences. Adverse drug reactions...
  6. Daylight Saving Time begins March 11 to make the most of sunlight during the warm summer months. However, springing forward one hour can disrupt our sleep patterns. As we grow older, we may notice...
  7. Here are 10 resolutions for better health at any age: Eat a well-balanced diet low in saturated fats. A Mediterranean, heart-healthy diet rich in olive or canola oil, fresh fish, lean meats, red wine...
  8. What can you do to maintain your health at age 65 or older? More than you might think! This article will focus on one aspect of health maintenance: preventive vaccines. Flu vaccine During flu...
  9. The ability to mine nearly limitless quantities of information will dramatically change research and the clinical practice of medicine.
  10. Rather than parachuting in to treat impoverished populations and then leaving, American physicians on surgical missions need to cultivate relationships with their counterparts abroad as well as learn...

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