Geriatricians, internists, and cardiologists surveyed about deprescribing

As you grow older, you’re more likely to develop health conditions that require taking multiple medications—some of which you may take for a long time. Many older people also take over-the-counter (or «OTC») medications, vitamins, or supplements as part of routine care. As a result, older adults have a higher risk of overmedication, also known…

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Study reframes the history of LGBT mental health care

ITHACA, N.Y. — New research reveals that community-based clinics and clinicians play an essential role in reshaping both mental health care for LGBT people and broader attitudes about sexuality and gender. Stephen Vider, assistant professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences, is a co-author with David S. Byers, assistant professor at Bryn…

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All the Looks From the 2019 American Music Awards Red Carpet

One of music’s final big nights of the year, the American Music Awards, are beginning. And the stars have brought out their best red carpet statement fashion as the holiday season begins. Here, what everyone, from Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez to Lil Nas X and Lizzo, wore on the red carpet, updated as they…

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University to Students on Medicaid: Buy Private Coverage, or Drop Out

Emily and Kullen Langston were enrolling in classes for the winter semester at Brigham Young University-Idaho when they hit an unexpected roadblock. The school, like many others, requires all students to have health coverage. But this month, the university made an unusual announcement: It would no longer accept Medicaid. Ms. Langston, 20, enrolled in the…

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‘Public Option’ Draws Voters Unsure About ‘Medicare for All’

CONCORD, N.H. — One after another, voters at a recent campaign event here for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed utter comfort with the centerpiece of his health care platform: an idea once so controversial that Democrats had to drop it from the Affordable Care Act to get the landmark law passed. The…

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The Newest Tech on Cruise Ships

People who work on cruises often describe ships as “cities at sea,” but cities usually have speedy Wi-Fi, food delivery services you can summon on your phone, and homes with voice-activated assistants like Alexa, Siri and Google to answer questions and provide information. Now, cruise companies, realizing that an expectation that people disconnect from their…

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Medical News Today: Can the gut microbiome unlock the secrets of aging?

A new study has shown how the gut microbiota of older mice can promote neural growth in young mice, leading to promising developments in future treatments. Share on PinterestScientists are suggesting that gut bacteria may drive the neurological aging process. The research group, based in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, transferred the gut microbiota…

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Alexandra Lane, Fielder Valone

Alexandra Rae Lane and Thomas Fielder Valone Jr. were married Nov. 23 at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Christopher R. Browning, a friend of the groom who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The bride, 28, is a regional finance director at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Washington. She graduated from…

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Elizabeth Harrow, David Zussman

Elizabeth Rose Harrow and David Klein Zussman were married Nov. 23 at the 1 Hotel in Brooklyn. Rabbi Ethan Witkovsky officiated, with Cantor Azi Schwartz taking part. The bride, 30, is a vice president at Morgan Stanley in Manhattan. She graduated from Colgate. She is the daughter of Ellen Harrow and William Harrow of Fort…

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