Boomer Suicide Rate Rising
Geriatrics
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Geriatrics
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Boomer Suicide Rate Rising

Anthony Cirillo - August 13, 2013

Drug overdoses are one of the leading methods used in suicide attempts.The dual forces of the economic downturn and the caregiver crisis has caused the rate of…

We’re Exercising More But Getting Nowhere!
Home Health
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Home Health
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We’re Exercising More But Getting Nowhere!

Anthony Cirillo - August 10, 2013

A study in Population Health Metrics shows that while we are exercising more as a country, we are not gaining in the battle of ob A study…

Reading, Writing, Brain Stimulation Keeps Dementia and Alzheimer’s at Bay
Home Health
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Home Health
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Reading, Writing, Brain Stimulation Keeps Dementia and Alzheimer’s at Bay

Anthony Cirillo - August 6, 2013

One of the lessons I share from my elder friends about living a quality life is the notio One of the lessons I share from my elder…

Older Age Associated with Disability Prior to Death, Women More at Risk Than Men
Geriatrics
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Geriatrics
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Older Age Associated with Disability Prior to Death, Women More at Risk Than Men

Anthony Cirillo - August 1, 2013

Talk about a downer. Talk about a downer. Persons who live to an older age are more likely to be disabled near the end of life and…

Certain Drugs Can Trigger or Slow Alzheimer’s Disease
Specialties
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Specialties
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Certain Drugs Can Trigger or Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

Anthony Cirillo - July 27, 2013

Good or Bad? Hmmm.Certain widely prescribed medications can trigger or slow the progress of Alzheimer's disease, according to recently published research. A Mount Sinai Medical Center team…

Eating More Red Meat Associated with an Increased Risk of Type-2 Diabetes
Specialties
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Specialties
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Eating More Red Meat Associated with an Increased Risk of Type-2 Diabetes

Anthony Cirillo - July 25, 2013

Eating more red meat over time is associated with an increased risk of type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in a follow-up of three studies Eating more red meat…

Fish Oil May Help Boost Immunity
Wellness
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Wellness
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Fish Oil May Help Boost Immunity

Anthony Cirillo - July 18, 2013

Fish oil may help boost immunity in some people with certain health conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, celiac di Fish oil may help boost immunity in some people…

Fat Thighs Will Slow Your Walking as You Age and That Can Kill You
Specialties
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Specialties
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Fat Thighs Will Slow Your Walking as You Age and That Can Kill You

Anthony Cirillo - July 13, 2013

Wrong on a lot of levels! Wrong on a lot of levels!Older adults who gained the most fat in their thighs and lost the most thigh muscle…