Using Aspirin Every Day May Cause Anemia in Seniors

A new study suggests regular aspirin use in older adults may pose a serious risk of anemia, adding to existing research that challenges the long-established recommendation to use aspirin as a preventative therapy for dangerous cardiac events. The results come just a year after a national independent task force updated formal recommendations in April 2022 … Read more

Seniors With Anxiety Frequently Don’t Get Help. Here’s Why.

Anxiety is the most common psychological disorder affecting adults in the U.S. In older people, it’s associated with considerable distress as well as ill health, diminished quality of life, and elevated rates of disability. Yet, when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent, influential panel of experts, suggested last year that adults be screened … Read more

Best Red Light Devices for Hair Loss, Workout Recovery, and More

You can buy at-home infrared light devices to help manage everything from injuries to hair loss. Here are the best to consider. For at least a decade, doctors, physiotherapists, and chiropractors have used infrared light therapy to heal injured muscles and treat conditions like Parkinson disease, depression, and even cancer. Now, the benefits are not … Read more

After People on Medicaid Die, Some States Aggressively Seek Repayment From Their Estates

PERRY, Iowa — Fran Ruhl’s family received a startling letter from the Iowa Department of Human Services four weeks after she died in January 2022. “Dear FAMILY OF FRANCES RUHL,” the letter began. “We have been informed of the death of the above person, and we wish to express our sincere condolences.” The letter got … Read more