Issues in Aging
- When There’s Big News about Health, Should You Believe It? by Leigh Ann Hubbard - To be fair, at first glance, it did sound like a huge story. “Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cases Skyrocket,” proclaimed the press-release headline in July of 2016. New cases of an incurable form of prostate cancer rose a whopping 72 percent from 2004 to 2013...
Blog of the Week
- Helping Hands, Joined Online by Pepper Evans - When you’re coping with the needs of someone who is hospitalized or convalescing, you may wish you could clone yourself to handle everything on your plate. Take heart—a website can become your personal assistant.
US stumbles toward day of reckoning with rising retirement crisis
Health, cost of living and a booming Spanish-speaking population are just a few of the major issues the country faces as the older population is on pace to double by 2040.
Kaiser Health News
Check your medical records for dangerous errors
Incorrect and missing information about your health could have devastating effects.
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Overdoses, bedsores, broken bones: What happened when a private-equity firm sought to care for society’s most vulnerable
Serious health code violations at the ManorCare chain of nursing homes put about 25,000 patients at risk.