Shingles will strike 1 in 3 Americans during their lifetimes - most between ages 60 and 70. The vaccines are your best armor against the disease that has gradually but steadily increased among Americans, primarily because we are living longer.
As the Barclay Friends assisted living home burned, dozens of people from surrounding homes in the West Chester neighborhood spent hours moving elderly residents away from the building, lifting wheelchairs over large fire hoses, and wrapping the evacuees - many of them barefoot - in blankets.
Hours after the fire was extinguished at the Barclay Friends facility Friday, investigative officials said they still could not account for all of the residents there.
The suit says billionaire John N. Kapoor and Insys pushed an opioid fentanyl-based painkiller, Subsys, on patients.
Ursinus College researcher Deborah Feairheller measures blood pressure in her fellow firefighters and urges them to work out, as heart disease is the top cause of duty-related death.
Breastfeeding is natural and has an ever-growing list of benefits for mother and child. But there is also a growing understanding about just how daunting and unintuitive the natural way can be for modern moms.
If there were a treatment for Alzheimer's in 2020, the study found that people would have to wait a year and a half for access because of a shortage of specialists and equipment to diagnose and treat the disease.
The first digital pill offers a new way to monitor patients, but also raises privacy concerns.
Simply put, 130 is the new 140. But in most cases, the new definition will mean lifestyle changes, not medicine.
Sure, one has a CPAP, the other an achy back. You can still have fun, but first, you'll probably have to talk more than you did when you were younger.
Doctor sniffling alongside you? It happens more often than you might think. A CDC researcher calls the statistics "alarming," but Philly hospitals have a plan.
The new transplants are part of a clinical trial that will offer women with infertility caused by uterine problems a chance to bear children.
What can be done about negative stereotypes that portray older adults as out-of-touch, useless, feeble, incompetent, pitiful and irrelevant?