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Healthy Us: Advice from trusted sources

Time for a flu shot October is the ideal month to get your flu shot so that it will last through the upcoming flu season...

UGA professor uses art to persuade

Amitabh Verma, associate professor in the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design, recently turned his talents to creating pandemic posters. Instead of...

Healthy Us Winter 2020

Research: Healthy aging in couples The UGA Dept. of Kinesiology is recruiting adults between 60 and 80 with their romantic partners to participate in a...

Healthy Us Fall 2019

Time to get your flu shot The flu is already starting to show up in emergency rooms and hospitals throughout Georgia so now is the...

Healthy Us Summer 2019

Piedmont Athens hospital offers new procedure for carotid artery disease Over 30% of strokes in the United States each year are caused by untreated carotid...

Healthy Us Spring 2019

FDA proposes new changes to mammography regulations The US Federal Drug Administration recently proposed the first new rules on mammography in 20 years. If approved,...

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New dry mouth treatment, New drugs to treat sexual health in women, The critical test doctors never order, Turn off the TV!, Heart attacks have beginnings, Heart attacks have beginnings, Check your inflammation levels.

Divorce’s impact on the sex lives of older women

As the population ages, many people are reaching older age having gone through one or more divorces. That’s particularly true for the generation known...

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Boomers should get tested for Hepatitis C. All U.S. baby boomers should get a one-time test for the Hepatitis C virus, according to the Centers...

New guidelines for bone density testing may discourage men

Newly updated guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services task force suggests all women 65 and older undergo bone density screening, a brief, noninvasive, safe...

Summer grilling may raise blood pressure risk

Many people switch from stove to grill in the warmer months, but Harvard Health Publishing reports a new study that links regular consumption of...

A tipping point for developing high blood pressure

While conventional wisdom suggests blood pressure rises gradually as we age, that’s not true for everyone, according to new research in JAMA Cardiology. However,...

Moving Their “Retirement” Home – All 300,000 Pounds.

  While many boomers are downsizing their living space or are planning to do so, Tom and Beth Allen have enlarged theirs. In fact, they...

Home Ec Revisited: More Than Cooking and Sewing

  Boomer boys took shop and auto mechanics in junior and senior high. We young ladies studied Home Economics. We were introduced to kitchens and...

Uber and Lyft

The money can be very good; the hassles mostly minor, and the hours totally flexible, say some of the boomers driving locally for the...

Genealogical Surprises! Love Letters Reveal a Mother I Never Knew

I retired from the UGA departments of romance languages and women's studies in 2011 after a lifetime of studying and teaching. And for all...

The Acquisitive Generation Begins to Downsize

Teresa Howard, 59, and her husband, Dallas, 63, are anxious to sell their 4,200 sq.f. house in Lawrenceville to move closer to their daughter...