The gender gap of growing old: Top health risks of aging for men and women
Posted Jul 11 2009 12:06am
BY Rosemary Black
As if you don’t have enough to worry about, here’s something you may not have considered: the myriad of illnesses you may encounter as you age. Though genetics and lifestyle come into play, gender is also a strong factor, experts say. Here’s a look at some of the biggest health problems facing men and women as they head toward middle age and beyond.