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For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won't Come Cheap

For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won't Come Cheap

By Sharon Jayson | Oct 21
Aging in place is a major financial commitment, one that may be at odds with retirees' plans to downsize their lives and budgets and squirrel away cash in anticipation of rising health care costs.

For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast And Is Hard To Shake

For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast And Is Hard To Shake

By Elly Yu, WAMU | Oct 21
Teens' use of e-cigarettes has doubled since 2017, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, with 1 in 4 high school seniors reporting use of a vape in the previous month.

J&J Recalls Baby Powder After Traces of Asbestos Found

J&J Recalls Baby Powder After Traces of Asbestos Found

By Linda A. Johnson | Oct 21
Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.

Vaping-Related Illnesses Still Rising, Though at a Slower Pace

Vaping-Related Illnesses Still Rising, Though at a Slower Pace

Oct 18
Health officials of Thursday said there have been 1,479 cases and at least 33 deaths in the mysterious outbreak.

Michael Jordan Opens First of Two Medical Clinics in Charlotte

Michael Jordan Opens First of Two Medical Clinics in Charlotte

Oct 18
An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded to provide care to underprivileged members of the community.

Fashion Show Lets Down Syndrome Models Strut Their Stuff

Fashion Show Lets Down Syndrome Models Strut Their Stuff

By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Oct 18
Though New York's Fashion Week wrapped more than a month ago, there was plenty of fierce fashion at the second annual "Gigi's Playhouse Fashion Show" on Wednesday, an event that allows young people with Down syndrome to share their talent.

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a new use for tesamorelin which may help reverse liver disease in those living with HIV. Read the highlights of the NIH press release here.

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
The Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) called on October 5 for Gilead Sciences Inc. to cut prices of pre-exposure prophalaxis drug Descovy. The new medication,was recently FDA approved amid controversy concerning its limited lab testing demographics.

'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

By Melissa Bailey | Oct 17
Hospitals have become so overzealous in fall prevention that they are producing an "epidemic of immobility," experts say.

Penis Plumping Pros and Cons

Penis Plumping Pros and Cons

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 17
Men looking to make a change to their intimate lives - by way of making changes to their intimate equipment - are driving the growth of the penis enhancement industry. But are the procedures all they are pumped up to be?

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