Risk factors for heart disease and stroke also tied to Alzheimer’s

Reuters

Middle-aged people with risk factors for heart attacks and stroke are also more likely to develop changes in the brain that can lead to Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests.

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Physical inactivity linked to loss of independence

Reuters

Being physically inactive raises the risk of losing the ability to perform activities of daily living – both before and after a stroke – according to results from a long-term U.S. study.

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Discuss Prostate Screening With Your Doctor, Experts Now Say

New York Times

Older men should talk to their doctors about the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening and make an individual decision that is right for them, an influential national panel of experts has proposed.

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Affordable Care Act: NY hospital CEO Daniel Blum joins fray

Lohud/Journal News

Daniel Blum’s 30-year health-care odyssey started with a man running from a Chinese restaurant in the throes of a peanut-allergy attack.

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DOH approves inpatient addictions expansions at two hospitals

Buffalo Business First

Two hospitals will grow their programs, expanding access for drug addiction services in Niagara and Chautauqua counties.

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An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life

New York Times

Running may be the single most effective exercise to increase life expectancy, according to a new review and analysis of past research about exercise and premature death.

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