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A good night's sleep could keep you out of a nursing home

Tired? Scientists have discovered another possible benefit of a night of restful and uninterrupted sleep. According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health fragmented or interrupted ...

Jul 19, 2012
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Lifestyles of the old and healthy defy expectations

People who live to 95 or older are no more virtuous than the rest of us in terms of their diet, exercise routine or smoking and drinking habits, according to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

Aug 03, 2011
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Tooth loss linked to slowing mind and body

The memory and walking speeds of adults who have lost all of their teeth decline more rapidly than in those who still have some of their own teeth, finds new UCL research.

Dec 18, 2014
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More elderly Americans completing advance directives

(HealthDay)—Over the past decade there has been a significant increase in the rate of completion of advance directives (ADs) among elderly Americans, according to research published online April 2 in the ...

Apr 04, 2014
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Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Also involved in the journal are the American Therapeutic Society and Texas Geriatrics Society.

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