Study Finds EEG Can Help Tell Apart PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury

A recent VA study points to a possible breakthrough in differentiating between post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury, otherwise known as a concussion.

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Dear Pharmacist: Pharmacists Don’t Just Lick, Stick, and Pour

When I worked in retail pharmacies, one of the most common questions I had was, “What side effects will this drug cause?”

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Peer Leaders Needed for Diabetes Program

The York County Area Agency on Aging is seeking volunteers for a new, interactive diabetes self-management program.

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Savvy Senior: Easier Screening Tests for Colon Cancer

Dear Savvy Senior,
Are there any easier alternatives to a colonoscopy to check for colon cancer?

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Genes May Control Your Coffee Intake

The amount of coffee you drink may be based on your genetic makeup.

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Diabetes Self-Management Program Offered this Spring

In partnership with Geisinger Health Plan and Lancaster Regional Medical Center, the Lancaster County Office of Aging is sponsoring a six-week program for individuals living with diabetes,

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Seeing is Believing: What You Should Know about Eye Care

If you’re over 50, and particularly if you’re over the age of 65, it may look to you like the skies are cloudy, or words are blurry on a printed page.

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High Pain Tolerance May Mask Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart attacks may go unrecognized among individuals with high pain tolerance, putting them at an increased risk for poor recoveries, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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Ease the Pain of Nighttime Leg Cramps

Sudden, uncontrollable cramping of the calf muscle at night is a painful condition that afflicts about 70 percent of adults over the age of 50.

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