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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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  • Senior woman consults with nurse before chemotherapy

    Vulvar Cancer

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

  • Vision Loss

    Vision loss is losing your ability to see well without vision correction tools, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses. It…

  • Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

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

  • Photo of a new diaper from the top angle looking in

    Urinary Incontinence

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

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis is an infection caused by bacteria. Tuberculosis usually affects the lungs. But it can also affect your joints, kidneys,…

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

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

  • . Closeup of the broken cigarette on female hand.

    Tobacco Addiction

    Smoking or chewing tobacco is very dangerous for your health, but there are many resources available to help you…

  • Baby sticking out tongue with white coating from oral thrush

    Thrush

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

  • Male doctor and testicular cancer patient are discussing about testicular cancer test report.

    Testicular Cancer

    Testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in young and middle-aged white men, but it can be treated…

  • senior man receives injection from medical worker with gloved hands

    Stroke

    A stroke is a medical condition that occurs when the blood flow to your brain stops.

  • multigenerational family riding their bikes

    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…

  • Older man, who can’t sleep at night, sitting on bed while spouse sleeps

    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…

  • A shingles rash on a man’s back

    Shingles

    Shingles is a painful skin rash. It is also called zoster or herpes zoster. It is caused by the same…

  • An older couple in bed cuddling

    Sexuality in Older Adults

    As you age, it doesn’t mean that you suddenly lose interest in sex. It’s common for people to remain sexually…

  • Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

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

  • Close up of rheumatism / arthritis medical examination

    Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

  • Toddler with oxygen mask

    Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that makes it hard to breathe. RSV is common in children under…

  • Pseudogout

    Pseudogout is a type of arthritis that causes painful swelling in one or more of your joints. It can lead…

  • Prostatitis

    Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland that happens when the tissue becomes swollen an irritated.

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