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Heart Failure Deaths Are Rising

The increase is so large, it's boosting overall mortality rates for older adults


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You Survived Breast Cancer — Now What?

Strategies to help deal with the challenges that come after treatment

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Skin Cancer Rates Rise for Older Adults

Routine skin monitoring and safe sun practices recommended for everyone

Medical Breakthroughs

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How Cancer Care Will Change in the Next Decade

From 'liquid biopsies' to precision medicine to immunology, advances to benefit older patients

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Cutting-Edge Tech to Change Older Lives Now

From robotic clothing that makes walking easier to a visor that diagnoses stroke


The Next Frontier in Alzheimer’s Research

Eye scan diagnosis, light and sound training and gene editing show promise

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