Psychology & Psychiatry

Me, me, me! How narcissism changes throughout life

For parents worried that their teenager's narcissism is out of control, there's hope. New research from Michigan State University conducted the longest study on narcissism to date, revealing how it changes over time.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Five things baby boomers need to know as they grow older

Taking a deep dive into the life expectancy gap that exists between elderly men and women had Kathryn Crespin, a researcher at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, feeling, at times, like ...

Health

Bongs, booze and baby boomers

If you ask someone what a typical heavy drinker or drug user looks like, they're probably more likely to evoke images of Gen Ys with tattoos and piercings than greying baby boomers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why baby boomers need a hepatitis C screening

Baby boomers, adults born between 1945 and 1965, are five times more likely to have been exposed to the hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Medications

FDA reviews two promising new drugs for hepatitis C

Doctors may soon have two new drug options to treat patients with hepatitis C, just as the liver-destroying virus becomes a major public health issue for millions of Americans reaching retirement age.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Some employers see perks of hiring older workers

Older people searching for jobs face stereotypes that they lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants. But with many aging baby boomers staying in the workforce longer, some employers are finding ...

Overweight & Obesity

Adult obesity rate in US holds steady, report says

After three decades of increases, adult obesity rates held steady in the past year in virtually all 50 US states, according to an annual report released Friday.

Health

How well-designed cities keep us healthy

(Medical Xpress)—Ten years ago, the American Journal of Public Health published a special issue, "Built Environment and Health," that launched a new movement exploring how the physical design of our neighborhoods influences ...

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