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Delivered Meals Help Seniors Stay in their Homes

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Photo: Old man gets served some food; linked to [07/12/2012] The more states spend on home-delivered meals under the Older Americans Act, the more likely they are to help people who don't need nursing home care to stay in their homes.Delivered Meals Help Seniors Stay in their Homes - Read more

Gene Mutation Linked to Old Age Hearing Loss Identified

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[21/11/2012] University of South Florida researchers have identified a genetic biomarker for age-related hearing loss, a major breakthrough in understanding and preventing a condition of aging that affects 30 million Americans and greatly diminishes their quality of life.Gene Mutation Linked to Old Age Hearing Loss Identified - Read more

Collegians With Disabilities - Success Linked to Mentoring

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[07/11/2012] A Rutgers study of recent New Jersey college and university graduates with disabilities has found that students attributed their academic success to a combination of possessing such strong personality traits as self-advocacy and perseverance, and their relationship with a faculty or staff mentor.Collegians With Disabilities - Success Linked to Mentoring - Read more

Nursing and Social Work Students Learn to Work Together

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Photo: Young people working together; linked to [26/10/2012] For the next two years, the University of Texas at Arlington's College of Nursing and School of Social Work receive a research grant to improve connections between nurses and social workers before they meet in the health care workplace.Nursing and Social Work Students Learn to Work Together - Read more

Hearing Impaired Ears Hear Differently in Noisy Environments

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[21/09/2012] The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers have found that all that background chatter causes the ears of those with hearing impairments to work differently.Hearing Impaired Ears Hear Differently in Noisy Environments - Read more

Black Stroke Survivors: Increased Risk of Repeat Stroke

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[12/09/2012] Blacks who survived a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain had higher blood pressure than whites a year later, according to a study. The finding might help explain why blacks have a greater risk of suffering a second stroke than whites.Black Stroke Survivors: Increased Risk of Repeat Stroke - Read more

Workers with Disabilities More Often Injured than Those without

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[27/08/2012] A new study compared medically attended noncccupational and occupational injuries among U.S. workers with and without disabilities.Workers with Disabilities More Often Injured than Those without - Read more

Elder Abuse Affects Latinos Disproportionately

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[23/07/2012] A sobering new study by researchers from the University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology finds that elder abuse in low-income Latino communities goes largely unreported.Elder Abuse Affects Latinos Disproportionately - Read more

Older Americans: Debilitating Eyesight Problems on the Decline

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[09/07/2012] Today's senior citizens are reporting fewer visual impairment problems than their counterparts from a generation ago, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. Improved techniques for cataract surgery and a reduction in the prevalence of macular degeneration may be the driving forces behind this change, the researchers said.Older Americans: Debilitating Eyesight Problems on the Decline - Read more

City Kids Have More Food Allergies

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[11/06/2012] Children living in urban centres have a much higher prevalence of food allergies than those living in rural areas, according to a new study, which is the first to map children's food allergies by geographical location in the United States.City Kids Have More Food Allergies - Read more

 
 

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