Poll: Aging nation in denial about long-term health care
WASHINGTON — We're in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older — and are taking few steps to get ready.Continued ...
Boxing helps Parkinson’s patients fight back
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - “Right uppercut! Harder, harder, harder!“Continued ...
At T3 Health and Fitness in Cooper City, Fla., physical therapist Craig Marks barks instructions as he spars with William Defreitas, who swings wildly and charges forward with more jabs.
Study seeks 100,000 participants - and key to staying cancer-free
CHICAGO - When Alpa Patel’s grandfather was diagnosed with cancer, he seemed healthy: The 64-year-old had been training for a triathlon when doctors found a lemon-size tumor in his brain. He died almost a year to the day from when he was diagnosed.Continued ...
Fallout for states rejecting Medicaid expansion
WASHINGTON — Rejecting the Medicaid expansion in the federal health care law could have unexpected consequences for states where Republican lawmakers remain steadfastly opposed to what they scorn as “Obamacare.”Continued ...
Death toll from bird flu in China rises to 13
BEIJING — Two more people have died in China from a new strain of bird flu, raising the death toll from the virus to 13, state media reported Sunday.Continued ...
- Poll: Aging nation in denial about long-term health care