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USPSTF recommends CRC screen ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor USPSTF recommends CRC screening for 50- to 75-year-olds 08 oct 2015—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends colorectal cancer (CRC) screening star ... Read on »
Breeding Fear of Growing Old by Ronni B. Patient Expert As far as I can see there is a concerted effort, perhaps even a cabal when I am feeling fanciful, to scare the bejesus out of old people and keep it that way unto our grav ... Read on »
Britain tops world 'Quality ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Britain tops world 'Quality of Death' index Britain topped an 80-country "quality of death" study released Tuesday, which warned that ageing and booming populations would ... Read on »
Caring for people well means breakfast, lunch AND tea by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Breakfast... A billion? Nowadays the word is bandied about, often in a most casual manner, but what is it? The best description I ever heard to help unders ... Read on »
LAGNIAPPE: A Woman's Solution to Gun Violence by Ronni B. Patient Expert On Saturday I asked if readers would be interested In a single “interesting stuff” item on Tuesdays and Thursdays since I no longer write full blog posts on those days and ... Read on »
Women with Alzheimer's-relat ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Women with Alzheimer's-related gene lose weight more sharply after age 70 Researchers led by Deborah Gustafson, PhD, MS, professor of neurology at SUNY Downstate Medical ... Read on »
How much does a Physician Assistant earn in the US? by Jennifer J. Patient Expert  Alexandria, Va.—Compensation for America’s physician assistants (PAs), recognized as one of the top professions in the country, continues to rise, according to new dat ... Read on »
A Practical Gun Control Solution by Ronni B. Patient Expert Below is a repost from December 2012, right after the Sandy Hook shootings, and at first I hesitated to publish it again. Then I changed my mind. With yet another god ... Read on »
I stumbled on it purely by a ... by Dr. Muriel G. Medical Doctor I stumbled on it purely by accident. I was looking for a picture to illustrate "diversity" for a talk I am preparing, and I seemed to remember that the World Health Organi ... Read on »
ELDER MUSIC: More Classical Gas by Ronni B. Patient Expert This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my ... Read on »