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.
Much of the excess cost and waste in health care can be attributed to unnecessary tests and procedures.
Many assume that the ability to pay for care insulates them from the challenges of navigating today’s healthcare system. Unfortunately, this is not the case.
Visual changes occur with aging. Some changes lead to significant visual impairment in elderly persons that affects their ability to perform daily functions.
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.
Urinary incontinence, the loss of bladder control, is a common affliction as one ages.
Elderly people are at highest risk for heat-related illnesses.
Rickets used to be a fairly common childhood disease due to vitamin-D deficiency and lack of sunlight exposure.
The results of a major, multicenter clinical trial to determine the best treatment for younger patients who have strokes that are potentially due to a hole in the upper chambers of the heart have
Michael Roizen, MD, chief wellness officer at the Cleveland Clinic and co-author of the newly released update of YOU: The Owner’s Manual, takes his own stay-healthy, live-longer advice and literally walks the walk.