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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Elderly worry how debt crisis will affect Social Security

Worst case scenario, a national default would be felt at the grocery store, at the mall, and in your mortgage and credit card payments.

The government could also struggle to write checks for things like military pay, and social security.

"What will happen to me, and what will happen to all of my friends," said Connie Roberts, a resident at Fountainbleu Lodge Retirement Home.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Elderly Stay Cool

THURSDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of heat-related illnesses, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, increases with age, experts at the U.S. National Institute on Aging warn.

As people get older, the researchers explained, they are less able to adapt to high temperatures, like those engulfing much of the nation now. As a result, the heat might exacerbate any medical conditions they have.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011


By: Phil Nowell

Each year, more than 20,000 people in the United States are affected by a life-threatening thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA). Although TAAs are less common than other diseases like heart attacks or diabetes, they can prove to be just as dangerous.Fortunately, if detected early, TAAs can be treated, or even cured, with new treatment options that help patients to ensure a longer, fuller and more active lifestyle.