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Alzheimer’s: The Coming Wave
In this broadcast by KPCC radio in Los Angeles, California Healthline’s Heidi de Marco reports on the challenges of a daughter caring for her Alzheimer’s-afflicted mother.
In a paradox, researchers say testing for a vaccine will depend on the outbreak recurring this year.
People earning low wages are more likely than those with higher incomes to go to an emergency room or be admitted to the hospital for avoidable conditions, a study in Health Affairs finds.
The screenings with an electrocardiograms are often set up after a tragic death of a local athlete, but researchers say there is no evidence that they prevent deaths and may lead to false alarms and further unnecessary testing.
Aging adults with complex needs can get special assistance from doctors trained as geriatricians.
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The legislation is only a first step, declaring the “intent” of the state Senate without specifics or a timetable.
As Republicans consider how to bring down costs for younger people, lawmakers may relax or eliminate the restrictions on how much more insurers can charge older consumers.
Errors by the state health insurance exchange have complicated enrollment for thousands of Californians. Here are some tips to straighten out your coverage.
The device, known as an Evzio, administers just enough naloxone to stabilize someone who has overdosed on drugs. But its manufacturer, Kaleo, may be positioning itself to find profits in a dire health care crisis.
An expert geriatrician says the benefits for the patient, such alleviating pain and maintaining independence, must be weighed against the possible risks. Her motto: ‘start low and go slow.’
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Según un informe reciente, se espera que el número de latinos en los Estados Unidos con la enfermedad roba-memoria aumente más de ocho veces para 2060, a 3,5 millones de casos, poniendo presión en las familias y en los recursos de salud.
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