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‘Scary’ Lung Disease Now Afflicts More Women Than Men In U.S.

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Anna Gorman and Kaiser Health News  Cover Photo: Inez Shakman lives in Ventura, Calif., and was recently...

Advance Care Planning Workshop: Honoring Healthcare Choices. Sponsored by Griffin Hospital. On Tuesday April 17, 2018 starting at 6:30 pm. Location: Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street Derby, CT

Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street  Derby, CT will offer a free talk on how to plan for future healthcare and medical decisions on Tues., April 17...

BILL OF THE MONTH: A Tale Of Two CT Scanners — One Richer, One Poorer

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Alison Kodjak, NPR News and Kaiser Health News  Benjamin Hynden, a financial adviser in Fort Myers,...

What We Know And Don’t Know About Memory Loss After Surgery

Two years ago, Dr. Daniel Cole’s 85-year-old father had heart bypass surgery. He hasn’t been quite the same since. “He forgets things and will ask...

Older Americans Are Hooked On Vitamins Despite Scarce Evidence They Work

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News. Cover photo by (Lydia Zuraw/KHN) When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha...

Know the Signs of a Stroke

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   A stroke is serious, just like a heart attack, so it’s...

Gain Optimal Recover after surviving neurological Illness or trauma

The most common question asked after a person survives a neurological illness or trauma is "HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO WALK AGAIN?" The Answer?  GET...
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Adults Skipping Vaccines May Miss Out On Effective New Shingles Shot

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Michelle Andrews and Kaiser Health News  Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more...

Griffin Hospital to Host a free "Fall Prevention Program" on Friday March 9, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby. CT

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Alex Stackpole, Griffin Hospital The Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Hospital and Griffin Hospital Lifeline will...

Never Too Late To Operate? Surgery Near End Of Life Is Common, Costly

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News  Cover photo: Stanich, at age 87, had signed a “do not resuscitate” directive...