Prevention & Treatment

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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 and lack of...
The results of a major, multicenter clinical trial to determine the best treatment for younger...
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...
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 3,000 elderly Americans...

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