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The importance of patient-led conversations

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Communication is key when it comes to doctors' ability to assess illness. However, people often struggle to express exactly how they are feeling to their health care professional.

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Good lifestyle habits foster wellness for diabetics

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Living with diabetes can feel like a constant balancing act, and often leaves people feeling singled out.

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Broccoli may be good for joint health, study suggests

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

Broccoli may help slow the onset of arthritis, according to a recent study.

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Study: Sleep deprivation could raise risk of diabetes, heart disease

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Sleep deprivation may result in a higher likelihood of type 2 diabetes and heart disease, researchers have found.

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Dietary fiber may be good for heart health

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Dietary fiber plays various roles in improving health, with a recent study further affirming that not enough dietary fiber could mean higher cardiovascular risk.

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Exercise is key to fall prevention

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

There are many reasons why an older adult may become prone to falling.

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Chest pain after heart surgery may be predictable

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Heart surgery patients often live with serious chronic pain from the incision.

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Confidence may affect mobility in seniors

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Hip fractures can be seriously debilitating, but a recent study suggests that sometimes damaged confidence can be partly responsible for a reduction in mobility.

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Peanut butter may diagnose Alzheimer's

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

George Washington Carver missed at least one effective use for peanuts: Confirming diagnoses of Alzheimer's disease in its earlier stages.

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Ice reduces post-op pain, a new study finds

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Ice packs aren't just for sprained ankles, anymore.

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Copper bracelets ineffective against arthritis, study finds

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps are an enduringly popular home remedy for rheumatoid arthritis - and practically useless, a new study suggests.

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New app offers creative approaches to dementia care

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Nurses and home care workers looking for new ways to engage patients with dementia might just have a new tool at their disposal.

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Colonoscopies may significantly prevent colon cancer

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Adults receiving long-term or senior care may find new strength to face the uncomfortable experience of colonoscopies.

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Exercise deemed as effective as drugs for heart disease patients

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

The list of exercise's benefits just keeps growing.

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Home care an important defense against heart failure

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Home care workers play an important role in helping seniors carry out day-to-day activities, but they're also essential in those jarring moments when things go wrong.

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