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In 10 Years, Half Of Middle-Income Elders Won't Be Able To Afford Housing, Medical Care

In 10 Years, Half Of Middle-Income Elders Won't Be Able To Afford Housing, Medical Care

By Victoria Knight | Apr 25
In 10 years, more than half of middle-income Americans age 75 or older will not be able to afford to pay for yearly assisted living rent or medical expenses, according to a study published Wednesday in Health Affairs.

Loud and Clear: What the Queer Deaf Community Wants You to Hear

Loud and Clear: What the Queer Deaf Community Wants You to Hear

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 25
Opinions differ over how much progress has been made, but it's clear for true inclusion to occur there needs to be more support within the queer community for its Deaf members.

Hospitals Sue Over New National Liver Transplant Policy

Hospitals Sue Over New National Liver Transplant Policy

Apr 24
Hospitals and patients have sued to block a new nationwide liver transplant policy that they say will waste viable livers, lead to fewer transplants and likely cause deaths.

Watch: Amid Mental Health Rumors, Britney Spears Offers Update to Her Fans

Watch: Amid Mental Health Rumors, Britney Spears Offers Update to Her Fans

Apr 24
Britney Spears is addressing her mental health in an Instagram video this week after rumors and reports circulated that she was forced into a treatment facility due to the emotional toll her father's health has taken on her.

This Calculator Will Guess How Many Healthy Years You Have Left

This Calculator Will Guess How Many Healthy Years You Have Left

Apr 24
As the old saying goes, the only things certain in life are death and taxes. While death is inevitable, the quality of life you experience until death is often within an individual's control.

As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

By Lauren Weber | Apr 23
Pregnant women, young men and teens are all part of the rapidly growing number of syphilis patients coming to the Choices Medical Services clinic in the rural southwestern corner of Missouri.

Why Men Need Estrogen, Too

Why Men Need Estrogen, Too

Apr 23
You don't normally think of women needing testosterone and men needing estrogen. But when those levels drop for women and men, respectively, a wide range of symptoms may be suffered.

When is Dead Really Dead? New Study Reinforces That Death is a Vast Gray Area

When is Dead Really Dead? New Study Reinforces That Death is a Vast Gray Area

Apr 22
Brain death is difficult to conceptualize, as it is a less visible form of death. And isn't it so much easier to believe what we can see?

Is Your Childhood Measles Vaccination Still Working? 5 Questions Answered

Is Your Childhood Measles Vaccination Still Working? 5 Questions Answered

By Eyal Amiel | Apr 22
Given all the attention around measles, here's what people who believe they have been vaccinated should know.

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

By Julie Appleby | Apr 19
Workplace wellness programs have become an $8 billion industry in the U.S. But a study published Tuesday in JAMA found they don't cut costs for employers, reduce absenteeism or improve workers' health.

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