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Leg discomfort can knock you off your feet and it should never be ignored
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.
After long suspecting Alzheimer's, doctors did a test
Consuming natural foods and cutting out salt will help you avoid heart disease
Recent studies show a link between certain everyday medications and dementia risk
A heartfelt wish list from a dementia care worker
Abdominal bloating and a persistent 'full' feeling are common symptoms
Experts weigh in on causes of, and cures for, leg cramps while we sleep
Childhood abuse raises the risk of serious mental and physical problems later
Often misdiagnosed as dementia, it can cause hallucinations and delusions
Robin Williams also suffered from the disease, often misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's
Are items like lemon juice and petroleum jelly really beneficial to your skin?
These widely used medications can be toxic for older adults' brains
The risk increases with age, but there are ways to prevent it
As we get older, this common back problem can get worse. Here's how to recognize the symptoms.
What you should know about this difficult to diagnose condition
This study sheds new light on the earliest symptoms
Living & Learning
A PBS series reunites people whose lives crossed at "pivotal moments"
This special report will cover topics around health care for older adults in rural areas
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