Category Archives: Senior Health

Keeping Up a Healthy Lifestyle Pays Off in Added Years: Study

Seniors who keep active and don’t smoke live an average 5 years longer, researchers say FRIDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) — So how much of a benefit might you get from exercising, eating right and avoiding vices like smoking? New research from Sweden suggests that healthy living into old age can boost life spans by…

Confusion Over Diabetes Types Adds to Patients’ Woes

Causes, treatment differ between type 1 and type 2 disease By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29 (HealthDay News) — Given that about one in 12 Americans has diabetes, chances are good you know someone with some form of the disease. But you may be less informed about the different types of diabetes and their…