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Caring for the burgeoning population of older adults

"She walked into the hospital and came home in a wheelchair," says her son, Stephen Aitel. Hellen Aitel's condition deteriorated further after a stint in a rehabilitation center, but she was determined to ...

Jun 30, 2014
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HRS: Gender, health insurance disparities in ICD use

(HealthDay)—Considerable disparity exists in utilization of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) between insured and uninsured patients, and for males and females, according to a study presented ...

May 12, 2014
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Waiting for a donor heart: Motion prolongs survival

For many people with advanced cardiac insufficiency, a heart transplant may be their only hope. e. But waiting for a donor heart to come along is a race against time. Patients who remains active and stay in good shape psychologically ...

Mar 06, 2014
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