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Barbara Van Tine

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Barbara Van Tine is the editor of the University of California, Berkeley, Health After 50 newsletter.

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Diagnosis

Why Sitting Too Much Is Not Good for You

The average adult sits for nearly eight hours a day. Here’s why that’s harmful to your health, and what you can do about it.

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Treatment

Less Expensive Hearing Devices May Help Some People, Study Says

Some people with mild to moderate hearing loss may benefit from an over-the-counter hearing device that costs much less than a hearing aid.

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Diagnosis

Why Are My Knees So Noisy?

Those pops and clicks you hear coming from your knees may be the sound of arthritis beginning to take hold. Here’s what you should know.

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Risk Factors

White Wine May Raise a Woman's Rosacea Risk

Women who enjoy an occasional glass of white wine or liquor are more prone to rosacea than lifelong teetotalers, researchers have found.