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Many older americans feel prepared for aging

(HealthDay)—Most older Americans feel they are prepared for the process of aging, but many have concerns about maintaining their physical and mental health as they get older, a new survey finds.

Aug 01, 2015
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For kids with injured ankles, less treatment may be more

Emergency physicians can safely reduce x-rays in children with hurt ankles by as much as 23 percent and save emergency patients both money and time. The results of a cost analysis of the Low Risk Ankle Rule (LRAR) were published ...

Jul 20, 2015
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Trustees rating health of Social Security, Medicare

The federal government's two largest benefit programs face short- and long-term financial problems as they close in on milestone anniversaries. The magnitude of those problems will become clearer when the trustees for Social ...

Jul 22, 2015
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