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New Benefits for Elderly From Cholesterol Fighting Drugs?

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August 29, 2013
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A new study shows statins, or cholesterol medication, can lower risk of heart attack and stroke in the elderly.


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Walk the Dog, Pet the Cat It's Good for Your Heart

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CBC (June 10, 2013) — Pet owners may enjoy health benefits like lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels from walking the dog and stroking a cat, cardiologists say.
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Fall Detector for the Elderly Speeds Up Emergency Alerts

Fall Detector for the Elderly Speeds Up Emergency Alerts

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 16, 2014) — A wearable device that sets off an alert when it detects a fall has been developed to give elderly people reassurance that emergency services will be contacted instantaneously if they suffer an accident. Called FATE, or FAll DeTector for the Elderly, the device uses technology similar to airbags in cars which are triggered when sudden acceleration is detected. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Sierra Leone: Ebola Survivors Discharged from Treatment Center

Sierra Leone: Ebola Survivors Discharged from Treatment Center

AFP (Nov. 12, 2014) — The Hastings Ebola treatment unit near Freetown is the only one in Sierra Leone to be operated without help from NGOs or international aid. Some sixty patients were discharged from the center on Tuesday, free from the deadly virus. Duration: 01:02 Video provided by AFP
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Studying Effects of Music on Dementia Patients

Studying Effects of Music on Dementia Patients

AP (Oct. 30, 2014) — The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is studying the popular Music and Memory program to see if music, which helps improve the mood of Alzheimer's patients, can also reduce the use of prescription drugs for those suffering from dementia. (Oct. 30) Video provided by AP
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