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Older Americans Get Closer To Non Discrimination In The Work Place

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Older Americans are on the verge of eliminating age discrimination in hiring and in the work place.  Earlier this week, a House of Representatives committee approved a bill that that gives senior citizens the same rights in the workplace as younger Americans.           Older Americans: What The House Bill Says The…

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Bursitis Can Be Successfully Managed, Learn How

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Bursitis is a very painful inflammation of the joints. Almost everyone has some degree of joint pain in life. It can start suddenly in a mild form and eventually get worse over time. Bursitis happens when a bursa in a joint becomes inflamed.   The bursa is a small, fluid-filled sac that acts as a…

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Canadian Medicines Bringing Down Drug Prices In Colorado

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Canadian medicines are helping reduce prescription drug prices for Colorado citizens. This is great news for senior citizens as well as families on fixed incomes.   Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) signed legislation last week  authorizing the state to import prescription drugs from Canada.This new law will lower the cost of lifesaving medicines that millions…

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Lower Prescription Drug Prices Possible With This Plan

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Prescription drug prices are constantly increasing. Not only are senior citizens on fixed incomes struggling, so too is the middle class. Several consumer advocacy groups have offered various solutions.   Here are a few that might just work.       Prescription Drug Prices: Lower Costs Possible One way to lower drug prices is by…

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Save Your Brain, Fight Dementia By Keeping Your Body Healthy

If you want to save your brain from dementia, focus on keeping the rest of your body healthy. Don’t do it with popping all kinds of pills — rather, exercise on a regular basis and follow the new guidelines from the National Institute of Aging (NIA).   The statistics for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are…

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Flu Season Continuing, Longest Duration In Decade

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Flu season isn’t over, folks — it is still with us, according to the Centers For Disease Control (CDC). Even though it’s spring, the CDC says to remain vigilant and protect yourself.   Flu season 2019 has now lasted for 21 weeks; the longest duration in the last ten years. According to Dr. Tania Elliot…

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Reading Glasses: Tips On How To Choose The Right One

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Reading glasses can become more of a necessity as we age. As we age, a natural decline in visual acuity can complicate the simplest things. For example, reading street signs, ingredients on a food label, and of course, instructions on your medicine bottle.   Reading glasses have been around for a long time, and recently…

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Brain Health Improves With Light To Moderate Exercise

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Brain health can improve dramatically even with light to moderate exercise, recent studies show. These improvements in cognitive function occur in the short-term and can last over a longer period of time.  Light exercise improves not only overall cognitive function but more specifically short and long term memory. This is great news for senior citizens…

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Customized Diet Reduces Diabetes Risk Across All Age Groups

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A customized diet is effective in reducing diabetes, a recent study shows. Currently, the recommended diets for diabetics is to  lower calorie and carbohydrate intake. There is no consideration to see how a diabetic will respond to a customized diet.     The new research from the Mayo Clinic, shows that taking a more individualized approach can…

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Pain Relievers Can Be Dangerous And Deadly, Know The Risks

Pain killers that you buy over the counter such as Tylenol and ibuprofen, can help you overcome your headache and bone aches, but can also be dangerous. There are risks you need to know about.   For example, many people believe that acetaminophen and ibuprofen are safe. And, yes, if used correctly, they certainly are.…

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