Health Matters

When to Medicate Back Pain

May 16,2019

Back pain is a leading cause of disability, and spinal instability is often at the root of the problem. one in five Americans has chronic pain and is desperate for an effective and safe solution.

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Courtesy Center for Disease Control &nbsp&nbsp This infographic helps convey how quickly measles can spread to the unprotected.

What Seniors Need to Know about Measles

May 16,2019

The recent rise in measles outbreaks is making some seniors wonder if they were actually vaccinated for the measles virus or if they need to get their measles, mumps and rubeola (MMR) vaccine refreshed. 

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Courtesy https://nccih.nih.gov &nbsp&nbsp Regularly practicing Tai Ji Quan, or Tai Chi, has been shown to better prevent falls in older people than traditional methods of stretching.

What’s New in Geriatric Medicine

Mar 21,2019

Every year in March, scientists, researchers and medical professionals from around the country meet at the Annual Review of Geriatric Medicine, hosted by Harvard Medical School. They share the latest guidelines and advancements in the specialized care of elderly patients.

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Program Helps with Disabilities

Mar 21,2019

 

The Center for Independent Living (CIL), a non-profit organization that focuses on the independence of people with disabilities through peer mentoring, assistive technology and community integration has announced a new program called “Victims of Crime.” 

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