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Less healthy older adults have been hardest hit by rising food costs

Three-quarters of people over 50 in the United States say rising food prices have affected them somewhat or significantly, and nearly a third say they are eating less healthily because of increased food costs, new survey results show. However, food cost inflation has hit certain groups of older adults harder, the survey shows — particularly …

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4 Non-Investing Questions to Ask an Advisor Before Retiring | business news

The investment information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not provide advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend or advise investors to buy or sell any specific stock, security or other investment. Using a financial advisor for your investment needs is 100% on brand, but what about the other …

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No insurance and denied care – Republicans leave millions in the ‘Medicaid coverage gap’ – People’s World

In this April 27, 2021 photo, Maxine Horgan (left) and Barbara Nyden attend a rally promoting Medicaid expansion at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. | Liv Paggiarino/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP I have terrible chronic pain that has left me unable to work for the past few years. I can’t sleep …

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Microneedle technology for inexpensive, painless and bloodless tattoos

Instead of sitting in a tattoo chair for hours and enduring painful stitches, imagine getting tattooed by a skin patch containing microscopic needles. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed inexpensive, painless, bloodless, self-administering tattoos that have many uses, from medical warnings to tracking castrated animals to cosmetics. We’ve miniaturized the needle so …

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New high-tech K9 joins college’s veterinary technology program | news

The newest member of the team in a program at Northeast Community College has a way of barking orders. The College’s Veterinary Technology program now features an Advanced Canine Medical Instructor (K9 Diesel) – a full-body simulator designed for canine first responders, military working dog handlers, veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Developed in partnership with the …

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Weight loss success for two slimmers with type 2 diabetes after losing over eight stones

One in ten people around the world live with diabetes, a lifelong condition that was listed by the World Health Organization as one of the top ten causes of death worldwide in 2019. In Ireland, over a quarter of a million people have been diagnosed with the disease. However, it is estimated that an additional …

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Research highlights the serious health implications of type 2 diabetes at a young age

Men and women who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D) at age 40 or younger are far more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) and die prematurely than those under 40 in the general population, new research shows , to be presented at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual …

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Maternal and infant health focus of health chief’s visit | news

NEW ALBANY — Indiana’s top health official focused on the state’s programs to support maternal and child health during a presentation Tuesday at Baptist Health Floyd. Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box discussed the state’s efforts to support mothers and children across the state. The event included talks about My Healthy Baby, a program …

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SOM student organization “Art in Medicine” expands reach | arts and entertainment

Students at Wayne State School of Medicine have expanded their organization to include events for medical students to pursue their artistic endeavors. Art in Medicine is a student organization within SOM dedicated to providing medical students with the means to practice their art, said President Ashley Kramer. “The purpose of the student organization Art in …

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Column: 988 provides better access to mental health needs | opinion

The No. 988 replaces the National Suicide Hotline to make it easier for people to remember how to get help if they or a loved one is struggling with mental health issues. Launched in July 2022, this 24/7 nationwide number connects people directly to a psychiatrist. A crisis may involve suicidal thoughts, mental health or …

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