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1939 Articles Matching "adults"

To Close Budget Gaps, Alaska Cut Dental Care For Low-Income Adults. But Advocates Say That Will Be More Costly In Long Run.

Jul 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"We can't continue to be all things for all people," Gov. Mike Dunleavy said in June, "we don't have the money to do that." But advocates say preventive dental care saves money because it catches problems before they become more costly. Medicaid news comes out of Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina and...
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It Is A Heat Wave, How To Stay Cool

Jul 22, 2019 , Forbes
The death of former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus shows that heat can kill even young...
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Pets may help older adults manage chronic pain

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with pets may be able to use their companion animals to practice techniques for managing chronic pain without medication, researchers say....
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Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
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Dealing With The Loneliness Epidemic: ‘Tea With Strangers’ Group Is Latest Experiment To Bring People Together

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
To fight isolation, a health problem that a former surgeon general said can be as debilitating as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, several groups are working to create in-person connections. A group started by one former lonely heart in San Francisco invites strangers to talk over tea and has caught on in more than a dozen other cities. Public health news also focuses on: higher rates of memory loss reported among LGBTQ Americans; winners and fairness issues; sleep-tracking devices; drugs that...
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Maintaining or starting exercise in middle age tied to longer life

Jul 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Even if they were inactive during their younger years, middle aged and older adults who get at least the minimum recommended amount of exercise each week may live longer than their sedentary counterparts, suggests a large UK study....
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Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults

Jul 17, 2019 , RxList
Impaired vision or hearing loss increases the risk for dementia in older adults. The risk is particularly pronounced in individuals with both types of sensory impairment, new research...
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High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests....
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Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
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Many Pneumonia Patients Get Too Many Antibiotics

Jul 13, 2019 , WebMD
Each year in the United States, pneumonia sends 1 million adults to the hospital. The new study examined the medical records of 6,500 pneumonia patients treated at 43 Michigan hospitals. Of those, 60% were interviewed by phone within a month after they left the...
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Rise in GI Cancers in Younger Adults

Jul 13, 2019 , RxList
The increase in younger-onset gastrointestinal cancer is creating an ever-growing population of patients who have substantial unmet needs, says an...
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Just 300 Fewer Calories a Day Brings a Health Benefit

Jul 13, 2019 , WebMD
In the study, just over 200 adults younger than 50 with a healthy weight or just a few extra pounds were told to reduce their calorie intake by 25% for two...
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Rise in GI Cancers in Younger Adults

Jul 13, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Rise in GI Cancers in Younger...
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CDC says 8 in 10 US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
More than 80% of adults strongly favor or somewhat agreed that tobacco companies should be forced to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, according to a CDC...
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Why An Aging Population Means Healthcare Customer Experience Must Adapt

Jul 12, 2019 , Forbes
People generally living longer and the massive Baby Boomer generation creating the “largest-ever population of older adults in America” has necessitated a level of experience innovation in the healthcare industry that simply has no...
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California Expands Medi-Cal To Cover Young Adults Living In Country Illegally As Issue Gains Traction In 2020 Race

Jul 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
California already covers low-income children regardless of immigration status, but now has become the first state in the country do go further to young adults. Meanwhile, the Democratic debate thrust the issue into the national spotlight after the candidates showed support for expanding health care coverage for everyone in the country. Meanwhile, border arrests are finally dropping, but still remain high....
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AHA News: 'Surprising' Lack of Progress on Heart Disease in Younger Adults

Jul 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: 'Surprising' Lack of Progress on Heart Disease in Younger AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Surgeons Give 13 Paralyzed Adults Hand, Arm Movement

Jul 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Surgeons Give 13 Paralyzed Adults Hand, Arm MovementCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Can Early Exposure Fix Food Allergies?

Jul 06, 2019 , WebMD
Evidence suggests that slow, sustained exposure to peanuts under a doctor’s care may cut the odds of an accidental reaction down the line in kids and...
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Mole-Mapping App Miiskin Uses AI To Help Adults Detect Warning Signs Of Melanoma

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Miiskin's technology uses AI to digitally map out the skin to make it easier for its users to detect new moles, freckles and other...
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