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Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Defined

OVERVIEW Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are passed from person to person through vaginal, oral or anal sexual contact. STDs can cause minor health problems as...
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Older Women Hitting the Bottle?

Current and binge drinking increasing among older American women Many older Americans drink alcohol. Even among healthy adults, alcohol consumption may cause some problems, and...
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Exercise: Prescription for Older Adults

Regular exercise key to help older adults with heart disease maintain physical function. Older adults often want to remain independent, even after a problem like...
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Want to Live Longer? Grab a Book!

Reading, especially books, linked to longevity Common sense says that reading a book is better for the brain than watching television. New research suggests that...