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Preventing Falls: Tips to Keep You on Your Feet

September 2019 Print this issue Tips to Keep You on Your Feet Each year millions of Americans, especially older adults, go to the emergency department after an injury from a fall. “These falls can cause serious injuries—back fractures, hip fractures, as well as head trauma,” says Dr. David B. Reuben, a healthy aging expert at… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Public Health Measures And Turning The Tide On AIDS Crisis; No, You Probably Can’t Keep Your Same Doctor. Here’s Why.

Editorial pages weigh in on these health care topics and others. Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Much Progress Made, Much Work Remains On HIV/AIDS Crisis According to the CDC, the annual number of new HIV diagnoses has remained relatively stable at about 40,000 in recent years. Yet, within some demographics, those numbers are on the rise. About one… Read More »

Post-hospital syndrome: Tips to keep yourself or a loved one healthy after hospitalization

If you or a loved one have ever been hospitalized, you know that the primary focus of the hospital team is on diagnosing and treating the condition that put you in the hospital in the first place. The medical team works to treat a patient’s condition until the patient has improved enough to continue treatment… Read More »

Keep moving to stave off dementia effects

Older people who move around more – even if they are just doing housework – may protect themselves against the effects of dementia, research has shown. Scientists studied the donated brains of 454 deceased older adults, 191 of whom had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Prior to death they had undergone… Read More »