News tagged with baby boomer generation

Ruling will allow doctors to help patients die

Aja Riggs has undergone aggressive radiation and chemotherapy treatment for advanced uterine cancer. The 49-year-old remembers the feeling of her skin burning, the nausea and the fatigue so immense that even ...

Jan 14, 2014
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Majority of Americans now favor legalizing marijuana

(HealthDay)—A majority of Americans (52 percent) now favor legalizing marijuana, and 72 percent feel that the government efforts to enforce marijuana laws are not worth their cost, according to research ...

Apr 09, 2013
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Hepatitis: The hidden hazard

(HealthDay)—Of all the diseases people worry about getting, viral hepatitis is usually way down on the list. Most often it's thought of as a disease that affects only drug addicts or the sexually promiscuous. ...

Dec 21, 2012
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SHSU professor investigates trends for elderly and crime

While the elderly represent the fastest growing segment of the population, too little is known about the nature and scope of crime impacting this generation. Victoria Titterington of Sam Houston State University is trying ...

May 31, 2012
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