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Losing Your Marbles

I don’t know about you, but many folks, including me, are terrified of contracting Alzheimer’s disease.   Happily, new research suggests that a healthy lifestyle that includes good diet and exercise can push back the onset […]

Depression: A Treatable Medical Illness

The August 2020 issue of Focus on Healthy Aging from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York City had an excellent article about the various risk factors, and treatments for depression. Here’s […]

The “Other” Vaccine

A dear friend of mine just contracted the shingles virus, and she, like everyone else that I’ve talked to that has had it, describes the pain as excruciating.  The side effects can be wicked, because […]