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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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TechTalk: Visually impaired navigate VR with a cane simulation-6281

TechTalk: Visually impaired navigate VR with a cane simulation

A team of engineers from Microsoft, Cornell University, and the University of Washington have developed the "Canetroller," a device that enables blind or vision-impaired individuals to navigate virtual reality (VR) environments using a simulated white cane.

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Older adults unlikely to start treatment after depression diagnosis-6270

Older adults unlikely to start treatment after depression diagnosis

Only 35.7% of US adults who receive a new depression diagnosis from their primary care doctor start treatment with antidepressant medication or psychotherapy within 90 days of the diagnosis, researchers from Kaiser Permanente have found.

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Dental care in early dementia may curb problems later-6263

Dental care in early dementia may curb problems later

Providing thorough preventive dental care when an individual is diagnosed with early stage dementia may reduce the risk of dental disease before cognitive decline takes hold, researchers in the UK suggest.

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Stats: 12 million ED visits for people 45+ with diabetes-6254

Stats: 12 million ED visits for people 45+ with diabetes

There were an estimated 12 million emergency department (ED) visits by people with diabetes ages 45 and over in 2015, the latest year for which data are available, according a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Additional findings:

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Hearing problems may up risk of disability, dementia-6211

Hearing problems may up risk of disability, dementia

It is generally accepted that hearing loss may play a role in social isolation, depression, lower quality of life and other adverse mental health conditions; however, there is little robust research to back up such associations.

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