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Five things women should kno ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Five things women should know about breast cancer UC San Francisco's Dr. Laura Esserman leads the Athena Breast Health Network. Credit: Susan Merrell/UC San Francis ... Read on »
INTERESTING STUFF – 3 October 2015 by Ronni B. Patient Expert EDITORIAL NOTE: I try to keep this weekly links post to nine items or fewer because I believe that too much choice is no choice at all. Even so, I've gone overboard t ... Read on »
How Low (or No) Inflation Affects Elders' Income by Ronni B. Patient Expert Have you noticed that it's bill increase season? It is for me – the time of year when notices of an uptick in price arrive from the companies that provide products and ser ... Read on »
The best is yet to come by Dr. Muriel G. Medical Doctor For my discussion of the just-released world report on aging (or as the British spell it, ageing) and health, see upcoming blog post Read on »
Seniors who keep working are ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Seniors who keep working are healthier, study says Credit: Peter Griffin/public domainIs retirement hazardous to your health? It's an intriguing question in light o ... Read on »
The Pope and the U.S. Congress by Ronni B. Patient Expert If, like me, you spend a lot of time with the cable TV news channels, you overdosed on the Pope last week. Whatever else of note happened during the eight days of Francis ... Read on »
A walk around the office can ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor A walk around the office can reverse vascular dysfunction caused by hours at a computer Jaume Padilla, Ph.D., an assistant professor of nutrition and exercise physi ... Read on »
Stocks: Why Following the Crowd is Usually a Big Mistake by John A. Patient Expert We've seen it time and again: The investment crowd often hops aboard a financial trend just as it's about to end. Government itself is actually a case in point. H ... Read on »
Unsaturated fats, high-quali ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Unsaturated fats, high-quality carbs lower risk of heart disease Heart diagram. Credit: WikipediaWhile eliminating saturated fats can improve heart health, a new st ... Read on »
Elderblogger List Updated for 2015 – At Last by Ronni B. Patient Expert Little by little, this blog is getting a face lift. First, there were some overall design changes, the new banner, a bit of simplification and now this. Some reader ... Read on »