Healthy Aging

Alzheimer's Disease
Healthy Aging
Memory
Tests and procedures
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Is there a test for Alzheimer’s disease?

After spending 30 minutes hunting for your car in a parking lot, or getting lost on a familiar route, have you ever considered asking your doctor for a blood test or brain scan to find out if you have Alzheimer’s disease? A number of factors contribute to Alzheimer’s disease. By definition, this form of dementia […]

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Exercise and Fitness
Healthy Aging
Heart Health
Hypertension and Stroke
Pain Management
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Leg pain when you walk? Don’t ignore it

Walking is often touted as a perfect exercise to improve multiple aspects of health. But what if walking causes leg pain? Many people shrug off leg pain when they walk as a normal part of aging. In some cases, though, it’s the sign of peripheral artery disease (PAD), which can put heart and brain health […]

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Digestive Disorders
Healthy Aging
Healthy Eating
Nutrition
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Avoiding nuts and seeds for better gut health? You shouldn’t

Nuts and seeds are important components of a healthy diet. But if you have diverticula — little pouchlike structures that sometimes form in the muscular wall of the colon and bulge outward — you may worry about nuts or seeds getting stuck in those little pockets, which can cause a painful infection called diverticulitis. Take […]

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