Older Adults & Aging

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How Women Can Boost Their Sexual Desire

It’s not unusual for women to experience a loss of sexual desire. Fortunately, many treatment options are available.

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Vaginal Dryness: Common Causes and What You Can Do About It

There are a number of treatment options that can help relieve symptoms, which commonly occur when estrogen levels decline.

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How to Find a Hearing Aid That's Right for You

If you’re dealing with hearing loss, soon you will be able to buy a hearing aid directly from stores or online, without a prescription or doctor exam.

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New Research Holds Promise for Alzheimer’s Disease

Ongoing Alzheimer’s research is attacking the disease in novel ways, with some early successes that show promise for the future of treating this disease.

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Medical Advances and the Importance of a Compassionate Approach

Millions of Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease and its impact extends to friends and families of the person with the disease. Is there anything that can be done to prevent it and what research is being performed to provide hope for those affected?

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What Is Aphasia? Learn about its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Aphasia is a cognitive disorder that affects 2 million Americans, yet many people have never heard of it. Learn more about this language processing disorder.

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Dealing with the Physical and Emotional Symptoms of Perimenopause

Perimenopause is a transitional time marked by both physical and emotional symptoms such as hot flashes, irritability, insomnia and brain fog.

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How To Raise Your ‘Good’ Cholesterol

Did you know that there is one kind of blood cholesterol that is actually good for you to have lots of? It’s HDL cholesterol. Having an HDL level within the recommended range is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke.

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