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Is vision loss inevitable with age? The answer may surprise you

Is vision loss inevitable with age? The answer may surprise you

Eighty-three percent of U.S. adults believe their eyesight will worsen as they age, no matter what preventive steps they take, according to a recent DSM Nutritional Products survey. While genetics…

Not your mother’s menopause: new ways to manage symptoms

Not your mother’s menopause: new ways to manage symptoms

With an estimated 50+ million women projected to experience menopause this year, the health care topics of perimenopause and menopause are highly relevant – to the women experiencing symptoms, as…

Summer do’s and don’ts for hearing aid wearers

Summer do’s and don’ts for hearing aid wearers

Summer is (finally) almost here. Many people look forward to this season because it gives them the opportunity to indulge in activities requiring warm, sunny days, like boating, swimming, hiking,…

Don’t make these common mistakes when something hurts

Don’t make these common mistakes when something hurts

Managing pain can be tough, whether you’re one of the 100 million Americans with chronic pain, or only suffer from the occasional backache or headache. September is National Pain Awareness…

Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, happy life

Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, happy life

One hundred years ago, the average American’s life expectancy was between 50 and 60 years, and so the estimated 53,000 centenarians in the United States today have lived much longer…

Tame that ringing in your ears and rock on, boomers

Tame that ringing in your ears and rock on, boomers

Bob Dylan. The Rolling Stones. Led Zeppelin. Music helped define an entire generation of baby boomers. It expressed their fresh world view and energized them as they set the world…

Is macular degeneration limiting your ability to make new memories?

Is macular degeneration limiting your ability to make new memories?

Have you noticed your loved one having trouble seeing what they’re doing at the stove? Are they having trouble recognizing which grandchild is asking for help tying his shoe? For…

Seniors willing to discuss driving abilities, yet conversations rarely happen

Seniors willing to discuss driving abilities, yet conversations rarely happen

There are currently more than 23 million licensed drivers aged 70 and older, and with baby boomers beginning to reach 70 years of age, the number of seniors on the…

3 serious medical conditions associated with hearing loss

3 serious medical conditions associated with hearing loss

Think you might have hearing loss? It turns out procrastinating about that hearing test appointment may put more than just your hearing at risk. Primary care doctors now know hearing…

Learn how speaking to your doctor may have a positive effect on your rheumatoid arthritis

Learn how speaking to your doctor may have a positive effect on your rheumatoid arthritis

For the 1.3 million people across the United States who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), pain is often a part of life. RA patients can experience pain and stiffness on a…

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