Seniors' Health

From Crash Victim to Cancer Survivor: Carrollton Woman Beats the Odds
Diane Frey listened to her body and scheduled a mammogram when she noticed a change. She was quickly diagnosed and began a treatment plan at Tanner.
 
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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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When Is the Flu an Emergency?
In most cases, your body will fight off the flu and you’ll feel better within a few days or up to two weeks. For some people, however, the virus can lead to serious, life-threatening complications. How do you know when it's time to seek help?

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'Meaningful' Activities May Mean Healthier Old Age

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 -- Older adults who find meaning in their daily activities may remain in better health as they age, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that when middle-aged and older adults felt their days held meaningful activities, they tended to report better health and well-being four years later.

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Many Middle-Aged Americans Worried About Health Insurance: Poll

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 -- Many middle-aged folks nearing retirement have serious concerns about their health insurance coverage, a new survey shows.

Nearly half of people aged 50 to 64 say they have little or no confidence they'll be able to afford health coverage once they retire, according to findings from the National Poll on Healthy Aging.

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