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Nearly 30% of world populati ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Nearly 30% of world population is overweight: study Credit: Peter Häger/Public Domain 21 nov 2014--More than 2.1 billion people globally—or nearly 30 percent of the wor ... Read on »
Psst! by Dr. Muriel G. Medical Doctor Are all treatments preference sensitive (ssh!) treatments (psst)? See commentary this weekend. Read on »
Three Generations Under One Roof by Ronni B. Patient Expert When I was kid growing up in Portland, Oregon during the post World War II era, it was not unusual for my friends to have a grandparent or two living with them. Some ... Read on »
Publication's debut addresse ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Publication's debut addresses pain among older adults The first issue of a new publication series from The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) called From Policy to P ... Read on »
Caring for the caregivers by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Long-term clinical and cost-effectiveness of psychological intervention for family carers of people with dementia : a single-blind, randomised, controlled trial ... Read on »
What's Scarier Than DE-flation? by John A. Patient Expert For the economies of Europe, the past few months have felt like one long ice-bucket challenge that never ends: A perpetual state of shock induced by the bone-chilling ... Read on »
Low vitamin D levels increas ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Low vitamin D levels increase mortality New research from the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital shows that low blood vitamin D levels increase m ... Read on »
Old- and New-Fashioned Spelling by Ronni B. Patient Expert From the strong responses to my past posts (well, mostly rants), about the general decline of writing skills, I am assuming today that a lot of TGB readers care about prop ... Read on »
Date Again After a Spouse Dies by John A. Patient Expert  The decision to move on and find a new partner after the death of a beloved spouse is emotionally wrenching and deeply personal. It’s a choice many of us will face. ... Read on »
Let's Take a Break From Ageing Stuff Today by Ronni B. Patient Expert This post has nothing to do with getting old, nothing at all. I need a day or two off from all that so here's some entertainment for you relevant to world affairs. Do ... Read on »