Seniors are flooded with antibiotics

Seniors are flooded with antibiotics

Over-prescription of antibiotics is not the only problem Over-prescription of antibiotics isn’t even the only problem that seniors need to watch out for either. Antibiotics also bring some highly serious risks for seniors, which include nerve damage, tendon problems, and mental health issues as well.

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 24, 2019

Home recovery more popular than rehab facilities among joint replacement patients

Home recovery more popular than rehab facilities among joint replacement patients

What is the best place for recovery? When seniors undergo hip or knee replacement surgery, one of the questions that inevitably gets asked is: “What is the best place for recovery?” The two most common places are at home or in a rehabilitation facility....

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 23, 2019

Alternative treatments for type 2 Diabetes

Alternative treatments for type 2 Diabetes

Some of the alternative treatments for diabetes include bitter melon, cinnamon, and chromium picolinate. While these might help lower your A1C, make a consultation with your health physician before you start using them in your diabetes diet. If you want to take your blood sugar under...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 22, 2019

A smartphone app to detect diabetes

A smartphone app to detect diabetes

Millions of people in the U.S. live their lives not knowing that they have diabetes. A new study has revealed some findings from a smartphone app that might be able to detect diabetes in some people without the need to make a trip to the hospital.

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 19, 2019

Senior living internship a good opportunity

Senior living internship a good opportunity

When discussing internship, the jobs that usually get mentioned are welders, electricians, plumbers, mechanics, and carpenters. However, internship programs can be a great opportunity for the senior living industry, as they allow organization to recruit, train, and keep a greater number of skilled workers. It can also increase...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Apr 18, 2019

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Puts people at Risk of Parkinson's

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Puts people at Risk of Parkinson's

A recent study found a connection between rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder and Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. What is the indication for this sleep disorder and does it present a new way to predict Parkinson’s earlier? A report published by the

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 15, 2019

You don't need to be an alcoholic to increase risk of stroke

You don't need to be an alcoholic to increase risk of stroke

While some earlier research suggests that moderate alcohol consumption could have a beneficial effect against stroke, a new Chinese population study has emerged, and it contradicts these results. It is well-known that drinking alcohol affects our health in different ways, researchers continue to debate on the...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 14, 2019

A clarification on the recent blood pressure drug recalls

A clarification on the recent blood pressure drug recalls

People using blood pressure medications have recently been overwhelmed with a series of medications recalls during the recent months. The reason behind these recalls were trace amounts of cancer-causing chemicals found in some batches of medications. As the recall lists keep increasing, experts...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 12, 2019

Baby Boomers Seek Retirement

Baby Boomers Seek Retirement

Many baby boomers seek to transition into retirement but the majority of employers don’t have much to offer in terms of flexibility. As reported by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, seven in ten baby boomers have been reported working after they’ve turned 65, wanting to...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 11, 2019

Ultrasound treatment helps with high blood pressure

Ultrasound treatment helps with high blood pressure

A new surgical procedure that is designed to be as non-invasive as possible focuses on nerves that lead to the kidneys might provide a safer way for people to lower their blood pressure, as well as reduce the amount of medications they consume in the...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 10, 2019

New tools help discover potential risk genes for osteoporosis

New tools help discover potential risk genes for osteoporosis

New risk genes discovered With the help of some specialized tools, scientists have managed to discover a couple of new genes that seem to increase the risk of osteoporosis by affecting bone density. This new discovery could very well open the doors to some new and...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 9, 2019

State-wide attempt for caregiver tax credits

State-wide attempt for caregiver tax credits

The cost of Alzheimer’s caregiving It’s no secret that the person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is not the only one that gets affected by this disease. Gloria Brown, 79, was reminded of this when she could get a good night’s sleep. This happened because her husband, Arthur...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Apr 7, 2019

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