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Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 plea An elderly woman being cared for at a California retirement facility died following the refusal of a nurse at the facility to perform CPR on the woman after she collapsed, authorities said.
MSNBC | Mar 3, 2013 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Superstorm Sandy, seniors forced to start over Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York.
MSNBC | Feb 3, 2013 10:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One aging brain cell can affect entire brain Brain cells may undergo aging in much the same way as skin cells do with one aging cell affecting many of its neighbors, a new study from England says.
MSNBC | Oct 25, 2012 6:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Worlds oldest woman celebrates her sweet 116th birthday On Sunday was happy sweet 116 for Georgia woman Besse Cooper as she became only the eighth person in the world and the fourth American ever to have been verified by Guinness World Records as having reached that age.
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2012 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Old drivers and 20-somethings equally dangerous Elderly drivers are no more likely to die on the road than those in their 20s, according to a UK study that looked at fatal road accidents over a 20-year period.
MSNBC | Aug 24, 2012 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report: Older Americans are getting fatter More and more Americans are enjoying longer lives, but they are also getting fatter and paying more for housing in old age, according to a new report from U.S. health officials.
MSNBC | Aug 17, 2012 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study: Older Americans upbeat about aging * Definition of aging has changed
MSNBC | Aug 8, 2012 6:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Younger people can't read emotions on wrinkled faces Having wrinkles adds well, a new wrinkle for young people trying to gauge the emotions seen on older people's faces. A new study suggests that younger people may make more mistakes when judging the emotions of older folks.
MSNBC | Jul 26, 2012 4:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-dose vitamin D prevents fractures in elderly A new analysis of nearly a dozen studies testing vitamin D in older individuals has concluded that it takes a daily dose of at least 800 international units (IU) to consistently prevent broken bones.
MSNBC | Jul 5, 2012 8:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FDA panel favors Pfizer's new arthritis drug Federal health advisers said Wednesday that a first-of-a-kind drug from Pfizer appears to be safe and effective for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, though they recommended follow-up studies to gauge the pill's long-term side effects.
MSNBC | May 9, 2012 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend