Eat These Foods to Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in men—more than 180,000 cases are diagnosed each year.

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Competition and Temps Heat Up at 2017 Senior Games

When the success of your big, outdoor event—such as the Cumberland County Senior Games, for example—hinges on the cooperation of Mother Nature, you plead with her to grant you clear skies and dry ground.

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Free Seminar Offers Medicare Help

A free seminar, Medicare Facts for New or Pre-Retirees, will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in meeting room 1 of the Penn State Extension Offices, York County Annex, 112 Pleasant Acres Road, Springettsbury Township.

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Free Health Programs Offered This Fall

The Lancaster County Office of Aging will be offering three health and wellness programs this fall. All programs are free and open to the public.

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Dear Pharmacist: I Bet I Can Make You Yawn

Last week I forced myself to stay up two nights in a row to work. I certainly had work to do, but I also wanted to evaluate my brain function after sleep deprivation.

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Savvy Senior: Finding Help for Seniors Addicted to Opioids

Dear Savvy Senior,

I’m worried about my 72-year-old mother, who has been taking the opioid medication Vicodin for her hip and back pain for more than a year. I fear she’s becoming addicted to the drug, but I don’t know what to do.

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth-leading cause of death for individuals age 65 and older. This devastating and debilitating disease is the ultimate thief—of memories, independence, control, time, and, ultimately, life.

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Flu Shot Clinics Held at Senior Centers this Fall

Yearly flu vaccination has already begun in some locations in York County and will continue throughout the flu season.

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Sepsis: Deadly Condition Requires Urgent Treatment

Despite the fact that sepsis affects more than 1.5 million Americans each year, it’s been called a silent epidemic and urgent public health issue.

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