Pros and cons of the Pneumococcal Vaccine for Seniors

It has become a common practice for general practitioners to recommend the pneumococcal vaccine to baby boomers over age 65 as an added safeguard against pneumonia. But is this vaccine always a good idea, or are there instances when the geriatric patient would be better off without it? (…)

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NIH Survey Shows Alarming Rates of Diabetes

Experts have been claiming disease rates are reaching epidemic proportions. There are many folks not yet diagnosed with diabetes but they are suffering from pre-diabetic symptoms and these raise their risk of developing a pre-diabetic heart attack or stroke. (…)

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