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PTSD and Older Veterans

From as long ago as Homer’s ancient story of the battle between the Trojans and the Greeks, and the times of the Bible and Shakespeare, military personnel have been...
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Medications for Seniors

Persons over the age of 65 make up over 13 percent of the population of the United States, but they receive more than 30 percent of prescriptions filled. The...
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Understanding Memory Loss

After reading this article, you will understand the difference between mild forgetfulness and more serious memory problems; the medical causes of memory problems and how they can be treated;...
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Facts About Aging

The overall difference in life expectancy at birth in the United States is about 7 years ( for men vs. 79 for women); and at every age women, on...
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Depression and the Elderly

As we age, deteriorating health and the loss of life partners and independence can significantly impact our emotional well being. It may be too embarrassing to admit feeling depressed,...
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