Seniors' Health

 
3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk for a Heart Attack
Whatever your age, it’s never too late to start reducing your risk for a heart attack. Timothy Albert, MD, tells you how.
 
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Know Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. That’s why all adults aged 50 and older — and some younger adults, depending on their risk factors — should receive regular colorectal screenings, including a colonoscopy. Take a free online risk assessment from Tanner now to know your risk.

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Tai Chi for Health Class Starting Aug. 21 in Carrollton
Registration is now open for a class that will help improve your health through training in the ancient Chinese martial art of tai chi. Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is offering free Tai Chi for Health classes in August.
 
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Seniors' Health

A hearing aid can set you back as much as $7,000, and that's the main reason more Americans don't use one, a new study finds.

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Seniors' Health

For seniors who feel years younger than they really are, a new study suggests it might not be their imagination.

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Seniors' Health

For older people, breathing in dirty air puts them at risk of being hospitalized with a dangerous respiratory disease, a new study suggests.

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Seniors' Health

Being poor later in life may boost the risk of dementia by 50 percent, new research suggests.

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Seniors' Health

Many doctors have internet portals to help patients manage their care. But that doesn't mean older folks will use them.

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