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Can't Sleep? Here's 11 Surprising Causes

Alcohol, stealth caffeine sources, and even certain medications can cause insomnia 


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Survey: Isolation Increases Health Risks

University of Michigan-AARP poll finds 1 in 3 adults over 50 lack regular companionship

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The Flu May Have Peaked, But Officials Eye a Nastier Strain

Older adults are especially vulnerable to death or hospitalization, the CDC says   

Medical Breakthroughs

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Cancer-Death Rate Falls for African Americans

Less smoking and higher screening rates contribute to the decline

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FDA Approves Immunotherapy Drug to Treat Breast Cancer

It improves the immune system’s ability to find and kill cancer cells    

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Hip Fractures May Signal Alzheimer's Risk

Johns Hopkins study finds biomarker for brain condition in hospitalized patients

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