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8. Helping Yourself

Although there is still no cure for dementia, our growing knowledge of the factors involved in its development have demonstrated that the lifestyle choices we make help to reduce our personal risk. Furthermore, you don’t have to be in your twenties for those changes to have an impact. A groundbreaking

Menopause Isn’t for Sissies

Menopause Isn’t for Sissies

The word “menopause” often is used inappropriately. A woman doesn’t “go through menopause.” She ends up in menopause. Menopause is the state a woman enters once she has gone 12 months without a period, at which point her ovaries are no longer producing the hormone estrogen. What she experiences leading

Managing Menopause Gracefully

Managing Menopause Gracefully

The realization that conventional hormone replacement therapy increased cancer and heart disease risk was a devastating blow to millions of women who were desperately seeking relief from hot flashes, brittle bones, and weight gain. Fortunately, today there’s another option that is quite effective and much safer.

Newsbriefs: Surgery; Exercise for Parkinson’s; Longevity; Hormone Therapy

“Overlapping Surgery” a Risk for Seniors
A recent study (JAMA Internal Medicine, Dec. 4, 2017) suggests that a practice called “overlapping surgery” may raise the risk for complications in older adults having hip surgery. Overlapping typically involves a senior surgeon performing the more complex aspects of an operation, and then beginning

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