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Health professionals should listen harder to older adults with chronic pain-5104

Health professionals should listen harder to older adults with chronic pain

September is Pain Awareness Month, an observance the focuses on recognizing the existence of chronic pain and providing resources for people who experience it (American Chronic Pain Association).

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Choices in middle age do result in healthy aging-3433

Choices in middle age do result in healthy aging

For an analysis of data from the Whitehall II study, “successful aging” was defined as maintaining the ability to function well with good mobility, cognitive skills, respiratory function and mental health, and no chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease, stroke or disability at age 60 years or older. “Normal aging” meant people who had chronic disease and/or lower scores on functioning and mental health.

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More information leads to fewer knee and hip replacements-3385

More information leads to fewer knee and hip replacements

Patient decision aids are used to educate people about an illness or chronic health condition as well as options for treatment. These are used to help people become more involved in their own health care (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute).

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Information and emails lead to small changes in body weight-3167

Information and emails lead to small changes in body weight

The Physical Activity and Nutrition for Seniors (PANS) intervention targeted people ages 60-70 years old who were insufficiently active. The program was outlined for participants in a booklet with information and tools to encourage physical activity and healthy eating.

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Women, not men, learn about stroke symptoms from television campaign-3063

Women, not men, learn about stroke symptoms from television campaign

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Communication

Signs reminding people to take the stairs just may work-3059

Signs reminding people to take the stairs just may work

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Communication

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