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94% of older adults prescribed drugs that raise risk of falling

Posted on March 30, 2021 - A recent study from University of Buffalo showed that the vast majority of older adults are taking medications that raise their risk of falling!

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Calming us down or revving us up, music can be good for the heart

Posted on March 25, 2021 - Here’s another reason to create your own playlist! The American Heart Association takes a look at the many ways music benefits health.

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Could the Moon Affect Our Sleep?

Posted on March 23, 2021 - During National Sleep Month in March, sleep experts have been offering tips and advice for better slumber. Scientists know more these days about sleep and its role in health. When we sleep, our bodies might be resting, but our brains certainly aren’t! Sleep is the time when the brain consolidates and stores memories, as well as cleaning out harmful wastes that could lead to memory problems, heart disease, depression, and other health problems.

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Kidney Stones Q & A

Posted on March 18, 2021 - March is National Kidney Month. Kidney stones aren’t by any means the most serious kidney ailment we can deal with, but they are certainly painful and can affect quality of life! Click read article to read questions often asked about this condition.

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Appetite linked to healthier gut bacteria in over-60s

Posted on March 16, 2021 - King’s College London experts are looking at the connection between a good appetite and muscle strength in older adults. They think our gut bacteria could be a key factor, and this might someday lead to new treatments for preserving muscle mass and function in older adults.

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