Seniors

Healthy choices aren’t just for the young. Learn how a healthy lifestyle can help seniors stay active and improve their quality of life.

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  • Vulvar Cancer

    Cancer of the vulva most often affects the two skin folds (or lips) around the vagina, known as the…

  • Vision Loss

    Learn about vision loss and ways your doctor can help you.

  • Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

    There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion.

  • Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means that you can’t always control when you urinate.

  • Tuberculosis

    Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for tuberculosis.

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Trigeminal neuralgia is a painful condition that causes an extreme burning, electric or shock-like pain in the face.

  • Thrush

    Thrush is a yeast infection that occurs on your tongue and the lining of your mouth.

  • Testicular Cancer

    Testicular cancer can occur in one or both of a man’s testicles. Learn about the symptoms and how to detect…

  • Stroke

    Stroke is a medical condition that occurs when the blood flow to your brain stops. It can lead to serious…

  • Sports and Exercise at Every Age

    It is important to exercise no matter what age you are. A lifelong exercise program is the surest way to…

  • Sleep Changes in Older Adults

    As you age, you may have changes in your sleep patterns. Hormones, lifestyle habits, and certain conditions and medicines can…

  • Sjögren’s Syndrome

    Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes dry mouth and dry eyes. It can also cause dryness in other…

  • Shingles

    Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the virus that causes chickenpox. Nearly one-third of people in the United…

  • Sexuality in Older Adults

    As you age, your sexual health will change. But growing older doesn't have to mean the end of sex. You…

  • Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

    Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of sexual dysfunction disorders.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-lasting inflammatory disorder. It causes swelling and pain in the lining of your joints. Doctors aren’t…

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that affects your lungs and breathing. People of all ages can get…

  • Pseudogout

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of pseudogout, a type of arthritis.

  • Prostatitis

    The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system. Prostatitis is inflammation of that gland. It occurs when the…

  • Preventive Care for Seniors

    Preventive services are important for everyone, especially for older adults. This is because your risk for health problems increases as you age. By preventing problems, or identifying them early, you are more likely to live a longer, healthier, and more satisfying life. What are