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OTC Hearing aids could be just as helpful.

(CNN) Not enough adults are utilizing hearing aids, but experts hope new accessible options will make a difference. “A recent study showed that only 15% of US adults with hearing loss use hearing aids,” said Dr. Karina De Sousa, a…

Richmond Retrievers in the News!

There are hockey moms, and then there is Randi Miller-Gol. Miller-Gol plays hockey. She and her son, Kazim, would watch games together. It seemed to make sense for Miller-Gol to find a way to get her son involved in the…

Alzheimer’s drug gets full FDA approval

CNN The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted traditional full approval to the Alzheimer’s drug Leqembi, the first medicine proven to slow the course of the memory-robbing disease. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Thursday that…

Man who defied genetics for decades may hold a clue to preventing Alzheimer’s, scientists say

CNN Researchers working to unlock the secrets of Alzheimer’s disease say they’ve been given a major clue that could help protect people at risk for this type of dementia. A man who seemed fated to develop memory loss in his…

Stay Moving to Ward off Arthritis

(CNN)  Feeling lucky that you don’t have arthritis? Don’t celebrate just yet. Nearly one-quarter of adults in the United States have arthritis, or about 58.5 million people, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than half…

Eat This For Better Memory

CNN  Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study finds. The cognitive score of people in the study who ate the most flavonols declined 0.4 units…

Rates of Childhood Obesity Have Increased

CNN Despite national school and community-based efforts to promote healthy behaviors at a young age, childhood obesity is becoming more common in the United States, a recent study found. The research, published Tuesday in the journal Pediatrics, followed two nationally…

Can drinking coffee and tea lower the risk of dementia or stroke?

A group of researchers from China’s Tianjin Medical University found that drinking the caffeinated beverages either separately or together was associated with a lower risk of developing stroke and dementia. Additionally, the authors said Tuesday in a study published in…

Deaf-blind US Paralympian withdraws from Tokyo Games

Becca Meyers, a deaf and blind American swimmer, has withdrawn from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after she said the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) denied her request to bring her mother to serve as her Personal Care…

Screen time and kids: What have we learned in the last year

(CNN)  My husband and I sent our 1st and 4th graders off to their last day of in-person school one year ago this month. I kissed them and pretended not to be terribly worried about the impending surge of patients…