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“Helping Those Who Help Others”
|Vol. 2, No 10||
Tuesday, June 21, 2005
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In this week's edition of The Caregiver's Hotline:
Weight Loss is NOT a Normal Part of Aging
What's an elderly person to do? First you eat too much and gain weight. Then they tell you you're not gaining enough weight and in fact losing precious pounds. Our experts describe the risks of both ends of the spectrum. [Read the full story]
Exercise Improves Sex For Men With Chronic Heart Failure
Exercise is not a four-letter word, but the benefits of exercise could have many older men returning to the gym in search of better sexual performance. Want to know what this means? Read on. [Read the full story]
Drinking and Vitamins Do Mix When It Comes to Colon Cancer Risk in Women
Women who drink and also have high levels of vitamin B6 in their diet seem to have a decreased risk of developing colorectal cancer. Find out why. [Read the full story]
Diabetes Hospitalizations are Down, New Meds Get the Credit
Americans with diabetes are less likely to need hospitalization for serious complications such as kidney failure than they were a decade ago. We have the facts on this positive trend. [Read the full story]
Seniors with Limited Incomes Should Apply for Medicare's Extra Help
Rollovers from the current Medicare program are not necessarily automatic, and seniors with limited incomes are being urged to apply for extra help in paying for their prescription drugs. We have the facts for you. [Read the full story]
Moving Forward With Spirituality in Modern Medicine
Why do nurses refer more to chaplains than doctors — because they believe in spiritual care... [Read the full story]
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