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Even as average life expectancy has started to trend downward in the U.S., Americans 65 and older are living longer. The change toward longer old age will have profound effects on health care needs, families and what it means to be old.
Smoking is the most common cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an often fatal respiratory condition that afflicts millions of Americans. But for many patients living with COPD, stopping smoking isn’t the end of the battle.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has new guidance clarifying what exactly “close contact” means when it comes to transmission of SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Dementia, which is not technically a disease but a term for impaired ability to think, remember or make decisions, is one of the most feared impairments of old age.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the expansion of the list of telehealth services that are eligible for reimbursement during the Public Health Emergency (PHE).
A blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease moved closer to reality this week after new findings were announced at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference.