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A Tasty Way to Cut Salt Consumption
Using a salt substitute and avoiding processed foods reduced older adults' risk of hypertension and kept meals delicious. Give it a try.
ED Drugs May Offer Protection Against Alzheimer’s
Drugs like Cialis and Viagra may do more than help with ED. They appear to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's. They may work for women, too.
Money Worries Can Turn into Health Issues
Among the stresses of aging, one worry seems to top even bereavement and divorce: Anxiety about finances raises stress hormones the most.
Unintended Weight Loss Could Be a Warning Sign
If you start losing weight without dieting or increasing your activity level, it could be a medical problem. Check in with your doctor.
The Brain Boost You Get from Playing a Musical Instrument
Whether you play a horn, piano or cello, the act of playing an instrument does good things for your brain. Keep it up and the benefits grow.
A New Angle on Alzheimer's
The broken proteins that characterize Alzheimer's appear to have another source. That suggests a new possibility for treatment.
Why You Want to Get More of Your Protein from Plants
Women who got most of their protein from plant-based foods like nuts, legumes, and vegetables, lived longer lives free of chronic diseases.
A Green and Blue Boost for Senior Health
Spending time near trees or bodies of water improves seniors' mental and physical health. Doctors may want to prescribe a nature pill.
When Seniors with Migraines Hit the Road
The symptoms of migraines, such as blurred vision and pain, aren't good for safe driving. But only certain sufferers appear to be at risk.
Hearing Aids Extend and Improve the Lives of Those with Hearing Loss
A hearing aid may be all you need to feel less isolated and stay sharper mentally. It can also help you live longer. Ask your doctor.
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