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No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements-6467

No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements

Multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C -- the most commonly used supplements -- showed no advantage or added risk in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or premature death, according to a systematic review of data and studies published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults-6447

New report highlights concerns of LGBT older adults

In conjunction with May as Older Americans Month and the upcoming Pride Month in June, Pride Action Tank, a project of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, hosted a press conference on May 21, 2018 to announce its final report for "OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibilities" and its launch of a collaborative campaign to respond to concerns and recommendations raised by LGBT older adults, service providers, and stakeholders during its recent summit.

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Perceived socioeconomic status affects how old you feel-6443

Perceived socioeconomic status affects how old you feel

How older adults perceive their socioeconomic status (not their actual socioeconomic status) influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.

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Stats: 73% of working Boomers use tech to meet a health goal-6360

Stats: 73% of working Boomers use tech to meet a health goal

An eye-opening report, "State of Digital Health: 2018 Annual Report," from digital health company Castlight provides results of a comprehensive survey on how employers and employees perceive and interact with health and wellness programs, apps and other tools.

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Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies-6337

Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies

Stigma associated with Alzheimer's disease may be an obstacle to seeking information about one's risk of developing the disease and to participating in clinical studies of potential therapies, according to a U.S. national survey of beliefs, attitudes and expectations often associated with Alzheimer's.

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"Low-value" health care services overused: poll

Only 14% of people over age 50 believe that "more is usually better" when it comes to health care, according to the latest findings from the National Poll on Health Aging.

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