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Monday | Whittier Daily News

Successful Aging: Finding a geriatrician can be difficult due to a number of issues

Q My 77-year-old brother just moved to the South Bay and is in poor health. How do I find a good geriatrician in the area? I am sure that there are geriatricians at UCLA and USC but he can't travel that distance on a regular basis.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Monday | PhysOrg Weblog

Eight ways zinc affects the human body

Researchers identified zinc as one of the most important essential trace metals in human nutrition and lifestyle in a new review article in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, published by the Institute of Food Technologists .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Zinc, Supplement, Drugs, Diabetes, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CiteULike

Guidance synthesis. Medical research for and with older people in...

Guidance synthesis. Medical research for and with older people in Europe: proposed ethical guidance for good clinical practice: ethical considerations.

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The Jersey Journal

Overlook Medical Center in Summit recognized by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News & World Report again recognized Overlook Medical Center among the best hospitals in central New Jersey and as a "Best Regional Hospital" for Neurology and Neurosurgery, as reported in the publication's annual Best Hospitals list for 2014-15.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Medicine, Neurology, Urology, Nursing

News Max

Professor: Robots Are the Future of Elder Care

Many older people need someone who is always there to help them with their everyday tasks, to listen to their stories, and to help them live independently - in other words, a robot caregiver, writes an associate professor of geriatrics in Sunday's New York Times.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Medicine, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Nursing

CiteULike

Multidimensional frailty score for the prediction of postoperative mortality risk.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Nursing

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Nerve News

Healthy lifestyle key to fight mental decline

Finnish researchers have suggested that a healthy lifestyle helps in fighting mental decline, with exercise and diet holding significant potential against Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Europe, Finland, World News, Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Toledo Blade

Area hospitals score high marks

U.S. News & World Report is listing ProMedica Toledo Hospital and the University of Toledo Medical Center as the best hospitals in the Toledo metro area for 2014-15.

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Related Topix: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, Gastroenterology, Medicine

MLive.com

University of Michigan Health System receives top rankings by U.S. News World Report

The University of Michigan health system was ranked in the 2014-2015 "Best Hospitals" list by U.S. News & World Report.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Medicine, Urology

The Victoria Advocate

Your Healthy Community: Talking about sex with older people nothing to be ashamed of

I'm en route to Yosemite National Park. My topic that I set for this article many months ago can be an uncomfortable subject for many folks.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

CiteULike

American Geriatrics Society Feeding Tubes in Advanced Dementia Position Statement

When eating difficulties arise, feeding tubes are not recommended for older adults with advanced dementia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Long Term Care, Health

Real Change

Roz Chast draws from life

In her new graphic memoir, "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" , acclaimed New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast shares the poignant and often darkly humorous story of the final years of her elderly parents and her own complicated feelings as she took on their care and navigated the bewildering worlds of elder law, geriatric medicine, assisted ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Family, Medicine, Education Etc., Rhode Island School of Design

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CiteULike

Is HIV a Model of Accelerated or Accentuated Aging?

The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences , Vol.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Macon Telegraph

Medical Center ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

The Medical Center of Central Georgia has been ranked a top hospital in the country for cardiology treatment and heart surgery, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nephrology, Urology, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University

Town Topics

Geriatrician David Barile To Direct Princeton Care

William Bogner, owner and director of the Princeton Care Center, has hired area geriatrician David Barile, MD, as medical director.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plainsboro, NJ, Princeton, NJ, Non-Profit

Newswise

The Mount Sinai Hospital Achieves Honor Roll Status, Ranked 16th in...

By earning "top rankings" in six out of 16 medical specialties, The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved "Honor Roll" status in this year's U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" guidebook.

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Related Topix: Ophthalmology, Medicine, Gastroenterology, Otolaryngology, Urology

Tue Jul 15, 2014

YourObserver

Sarasota Memorial Hospital ranked in top 50 nationwide

U.S. News & World Report publishes the "Best Hospitals" list every year. SMH has made the national list almost every year for 10 years.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Medicine, Urology

ABC15.com

Report: Mayo Clinic ranked best hospital in AZ

The Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix was ranked number one in Arizona and Phoenix by the 25th U.S. News and World Report annual "America's Best Hospital List."

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Medicine, Otolaryngology, Gastroenterology, Urology

Star-Telegram.com

Several Tarrant hospitals ranked on annual U.S. News Best Hospitals list

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth ranked third in the region behind Baylor University Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

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Related Topix: Texas, Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Patch.com

Morristown Medical Center Ranked Among Best in Nation

Morristown Medical Center, home to the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center and Goryeb Children's Hospital, has been named among the top five hospitals in the New York Metro area, with five of its disciplines being ranked nationally.

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