Articles in Prevention & Treatment

Visual changes occur with aging. Some changes lead to significant visual impairment in elderly...
Falls are common among the elderly and broken hips from falls are a leading cause of death or...
Urinary incontinence, the loss of bladder control, is a common affliction as one ages. It is often...
Elderly people are at highest risk for heat-related illnesses. Chronic medical conditions and...
Rickets used to be a fairly common childhood disease due to vitamin-D deficiency...
The results of a major, multicenter clinical trial to determine the best treatment for younger...
illustration by Mark Summers
Michael Roizen, MD, chief wellness officer at the Cleveland Clinic and co-author of the newly...
Measles, mumps and a host of other preventable diseases have declined dramatically since the advent...
Everyone enjoys a good night's sleep, yet for many of us the recommended eight hours is a rare...
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There is a quote from John F. Kennedy that adorns refrigerator magnets, coffee mugs and tote bags...
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Nearly one in every two adults 50 years or older develop varicose veins, which usually appear as...
A Johns Hopkins-led analysis of data previously gathered on more than 3000 elderly Americans...
"The surgery simply allows patients to get much more benefit out of proper eating and physical...
Transitioning from a pediatrician to an adult healthcare provider is not always easy, particularly...
Type 2 diabetes is preventable, but its incidence is increasing nationwide — fueled in large part...
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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is not only a potential benefit for patients with wounds that won't heal...
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A one-time vaccination for shingles, recommended for all adults, can prevent the occurrence of a...
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Traumatic injuries — body damage from a physical impact or accident such as a motorvehicle accident...
While most cases of acne are mild enough to be treated with over-the-counter medications, some 20...
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It should go without saying that we all want the highest-quality healthcare. But what does that...

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