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Can urinary tract infections cause dementia in the elderly?

February 27, 2012

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by Becky Feola —  Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common types of infections, and women tend to get them more frequently than men. UTIs are infections of the urinary system, which consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. They can be very serious and sometimes life threatening. It can be […]

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Parasites and your health

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  It is a common misconception that parasites are strictly a third-world issue. This fallacy can prevent people from considering parasites as a possible cause of their health issues. The truth is that our bodies are exposed to parasites, regardless of locale, owing to increased international travel and access to myriad […]

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Signs indicating seniors need assistance

February 25, 2012

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by Kim McCreery —  Inevitably, there will come a time for the vast majority of us when we can no longer maintain healthy and safe lives without the assistance of outside help. And more often than not, the real issue is about the loss of independence. For many seniors, accepting outside help is a scary […]

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