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Caregiving

How to Spot the Signs of Deadly Sepsis

Sepsis affects more than 1.5 million people in the U.S. each year. But many don’t know the signs of this deadly medical emergency.

By Sophie Ramsey

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The Simplest Way to Support a Partner With Heart Disease

Couples with similar lifestyles have shared disease risks—so changing your habits can benefit you both.

By Sarah Ellis
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Medication

Can These Common Meds Give You Dementia?

Check your medicine cabinets—a new study found that anticholinergic drugs may make you more likely to develop dementia down the line.

By Lara DeSanto
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The Truth About Preventing Memory Loss

Doing puzzles and taking supplements aren’t going to cut it. The good news? Warding off dementia is probably easier than you think.

By Lara DeSanto
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4 Reasons to Try IF (Besides Weight Loss)

Intermittent fasting is a popular diet known for helping people shed pounds. But now, researchers say it may do more than just that.

By Sarah Ellis
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Treatment

15 Minutes Can Make all the Difference When You Have a Stroke

Getting prompt treatment after a stroke could save your life. Learn the signs here.

By Lara DeSanto
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6 Ways Menopause Messes With Your Feet

The big M affects your reproductive hormones—now your feet have to suffer, too? Learn what's going on, plus the best ways to soothe your aches.

By Leslie Goldman
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Treatment

What's the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice?

Why knowing the difference between hospice and palliative care is critical.

By Carol Bradley Bursack
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Living With

Lewy Body Dementia: Caregivers' Personal Experiences

Lewy Body Dementia: Caregivers Talk About Experiences, Frustrations, Adjustments

By Carol Bradley Bursack
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Strength Training

10 Exercises to Improve Balance, Mobility, and Fitness

Key exercises to build muscle strength to reduce falls in seniors.

By HC Editorial Staff
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Chronic Life

The Surprising Reason You Can’t Stay Awake

Getting verrrry sleepy? Your insatiable need for zzz’s could indicate an underlying chronic condition, according to researchers. Here’s what to know.

By Lara DeSanto