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An Age-Old Question: When Do You Need a Geriatrician?

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There’s no right age to switch to a geriatric specialist, but there are guidelines that can help determine whether a geriatrician – a physician who specializes in the healthcare needs of people who are aging – is the right choice for you or your loved one.

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Is Sitting Really ‘the New Smoking?’

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It’s a popular catchphrase: “Sitting is the new smoking.” A phrase that is often attributed to James A. Levine, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic, but even he seems to have pulled back from that characterization a little.

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STS Calls on Lawmakers to Make Patients a Priority

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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) is once again urging members of the Senate to ensure that patient access to high quality health care is a priority when considering health reform plans.

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Backed by Yale Cancer Center Research, FDA Approves New Immunotherapy Drug for Stomach Cancer

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Researchers Describe Mechanism That Underlies Age-Associated Bone Loss

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A major health problem in older people is age-associated osteoporosis — the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures. Researchers have now detailed an underlying mechanism leading to that osteoporosis.

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CTE and Concussions: Northwestern Experts Available

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