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Are fans doing more harm than good for overheated seniors?

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New research shows that electric fans may not help the elderly as well as they assist younger adults. 
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New research into the gene that can protect against Alzheimer's may allow doctors to use it as a prevention tool.

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New research into the gene that can protect against Alzheimer's may allow doctors to use it as a prevention tool. 
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Mild COPD exacerbations lead to big damages

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Even in mild cases of COPD, temporary flare ups can greatly damage lung capacity. 
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New research shows that a relatively simple eye test may be able to detect symptoms of Parkinson's disease before they actually appear.

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New research shows that a relatively simple eye test may be able to detect symptoms of Parkinson's disease before they actually appear.
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Do seniors need to go gluten-free?

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Celiac disease is growing among the elderly. 
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Exercise reduction increases dementia risks

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There are many benefits to exercising, and research shows that stopping activity can have serious consequences. 
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New research suggests that seniors may feel "full" before they've had enough to eat.

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New research suggests that seniors may feel "full" before they've had enough to eat. 
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A review of nine trials has found that vitamin D may help to reduce the risk and severity of asthma attacks.

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A review of nine trials has found that vitamin D may help to reduce the risk and severity of asthma attacks.
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When do seniors need their flu shots?

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Flu season is fast approaching, so seniors need to start taking precautions. 
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Family more important than friends for senior health

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Familiar relationships may be more important than friends in elderly social circles. 
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New studies suggest a correlation between the foods seniors eat and the development of dementia.

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New studies suggest a correlation between the foods seniors eat and the development of dementia. 
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Seniors may have strokes without even realizing it

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Studies show that most people who experience a stroke aren't aware that one's  happening. 
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Can scientists treat aging?

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People are more vulnerable to a number of illnesses as they age. 
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The popular mobile app Pokemon Go has captivated audiences of all ages around the world, but doctors say there's more to this game than just fun.

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The popular mobile app Pokemon Go has captivated audiences of all ages around the world, but doctors say there's more to this game than just fun. 
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How ICU visits alter seniors' mental states

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Care givers should watch seniors for mental health changes after ICU visits. 
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How dental health impacts heart health

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Some dental problems can lead to greater health risks. 
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A new trial to test a Zika vaccine is ready to launch in the U.S.

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A new trial to test a Zika vaccine is ready to launch in the U.S.
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What seniors should eat to lower diabetes risks

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This diet switch could reduce the chances for developing diabetes. 
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How to keep seniors safe from heat stroke

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Summer heat can put elderly lives at risk. 
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Seniors find at-home treatments for knee pain

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To avoid complicated surgeries, many seniors look for natural first. 
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