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Study: Sleep hygiene even more critical post-stroke

It’s long been known that sleep can be elusive for people who’ve had a stroke. According to the

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Bliss is best: Spats with spouse worsen chronic pain

Most people don’t like to argue with their spouse for general reasons of happiness and harmony at

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Root-ing interest: Beet pigment may slow Alzheimer’s

Researchers from the University of South Florida in Tampa say changes in the brain that are characte

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Study raises alarm over antibiotic use by older women

A study out of Tulane University in New Orleans concludes that women 60 and older who take antibioti

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‘Well-done’ food may be recipe for higher blood pressure

Now there is another thing to worry about, apparently. While almost everyone knows that what we e

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Mediterranean diet cuts older adults’ risk of ‘frailty’

A new study from the University College London in the United Kingdom suggests that older adults can

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Read it and sweep: Housework is good for your health

A new study out of Germany has good news for older men and women about a topic they likely don’t g

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Chew on this: Gum disease ups risk for certain cancers

There is no dispute that oral health affects overall health – gum disease has been linked to ser

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New research may tilt debate over PSA screening

The debate going on in the medical community about whether prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening

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Mind-body therapies may be prescription for pain relief

Research conducted at the University of Utah Hospital concluded that mind-body therapies can be as e

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Just think: Study eyes mental method to lower anxiety

New research from Duke University suggests that improving activity in the brain’s “executive con

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Getting testy: Debate rages over value of PSA screening

There’s been a debate in the medical community for a while about whether prostate-specific antigen

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