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Older adults apt to disclose suicidal thoughts: listen and act-6127

Older adults apt to disclose suicidal thoughts: listen and act

Suicide among older adults is a growing public health issue, yet a new study shows that 23% of individuals aged 50 and older who died by suicide had disclosed their suicide intent, meaning there may have been time to intervene.

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Double the intake of fruits and veggies to prevent disease-5980

Double the intake of fruits and veggies to prevent disease

The slogan "Five a Day" reminds everyone to eat five servings, or portions, each day of fruit and vegetables because these foods provide important nutrients.

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In their sixties, too much sedentary time-5960

In their sixties, too much sedentary time

The health disadvantages of too much sedentary time have been documented in multiple studies, with many more appearing in recent years.

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Social life helps maintain daily activities-5941

Social life helps maintain daily activities

Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), such as shopping, housekeeping and managing money, are those that people perform to remain living independently (American Psychological Association).

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More active, and more functional limitations-5935

More active, and more functional limitations

To focus attention on health promotion and preventive services, The US Healthy People 2020 goals contain 42 topic areas, and older adults are among them.

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Lifestyle is main message for UK boomers-5928

Lifestyle is main message for UK boomers

In an annual report, the Chief Medical Officer for England advised residents ages 50-70 to choose a healthy lifestyle since they will likely live long and keep working.

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