Atrial Fibrillation – Take Your Fluttering Heartbeat Seriously

Often, when we think of heart conditions, we associate them with age. Although atrial fibrillation (AFib) is found more often in those over age 60, it can affect people of all ages, even children.

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Savvy Senior: How to Ease the Winter Blues

Dear Savvy Senior,

What can you tell me about seasonal affective disorder? I’ve always disliked winter, but since I retired and am home a lot more, the gray, cold winter months make me feel really blue.

– Sad Sam

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Nurse Nancy: Enjoy a Soup Swap and Reap the Benefits

Many people have fond memories of eating soups as a child. For me, growing up Roman Catholic, tomato soup and grilled cheese was a Friday favorite. And when I was sick, Mom would fix chicken noodle soup. 

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The Healthy Geezer: Getting Ahead of Glaucoma

Q. What exactly does glaucoma do to your eyes? 

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Savvy Senior: How to Save on Prescription Drug Costs

Dear Savvy Senior,

I take several medications for multiple health conditions and the prices keep going up, even with my Medicare prescription drug insurance. Can you recommend any tips that can help cut my costs?

– Tapped-Out Tina

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Free Alzheimer’s Webinars Available

In the United States, more than 6 million individuals are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and about 11 million unpaid caregivers are supporting them.

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5 Things We Learned About Alzheimer’s Disease in 2023

2023 was a landmark year for Alzheimer’s disease research, including advancements in treatment, risk factors, and diagnosis. Here are five significant discoveries made last year.

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Dear Pharmacist: The 6 Best Ways to Treat Raynaud’s Disease

Raynaud’s disease, often characterized by its telltale cold fingers and toes, is more than just a fleeting discomfort for people. It’s a window into the complexities of our vascular system.

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Dear Pharmacist: How 5 Simple Strategies Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune condition that leads to joint damage. A complete workup, physical exam, and medical history are important because blood tests have shortcomings.

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