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Bill Neaves studied Parkinson's, then watched his wife develop a related illness
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Older residents benefit from innovative transit programs
Headache sufferers await a decision from the FDA
Grab a hiking pole, strap on your boots and embrace the season
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Rural communities may especially benefit from integrated care
It often points to underlying health problems that deserve attention
Avoid common pitfalls and make the most of your time together
'Substantial evidence' links early adversity with cardiovascular disease
Doctors should check with older adults, who are particularly vulnerable
An ancestral islander offers 6 tips to live longer
New innovations offer choices beyond canes and seeing-eye dogs
Hormone shifts can affect blood sugar, but a healthy lifestyle will help
Grief can get in the way, but don’t feel like you have to fake it
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