Category Archives: senior health

Risk For Depression Rises If On These Medications

An estimated 37.2 percent of U.S. adults are taking medications that list depression as a side effect. The research shows that the prevalence of depression among participants rose as they took more medications that list depression as an adverse effect. … Continue reading

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Should we sleep and wake early to boost our health?

When a recent study looked at health differences between late and early risers, it appeared to make grim reading for night owls. Increased risk of early death, psychological disorders and respiratory illness were the stark findings from the paper, which … Continue reading

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