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Psychological resilience involves people’s ability to recover and work through trauma or other challenging life events. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that can lead to severe health problems. Recent data suggests psychological resilience may improve health outcomes among older adults with type two diabetes. A​s the population ages, experts are working to understand …

Staff report The Ellis County AgriLife Extension Office will present “Health Literacy for Older Texans” at 9 a.m. Mondays baeginning on Oct. 3 through Oct. 31 at the Waxahachie Senior Center, room 107. The program includes five sessions on making healthy lifestyle choices, understanding Medicare benefits, communicating well with your doctor, managing medications, and finding …

ALBANY, N.Y. — MVP Health Care and The Legal Project recently announced a partnership to offer older adults free legal assistance on a variety of issues. The Elder Law Assistance Program, powered by a $260,000 grant from MVP, helps people over the age of 55 navigate complicated legal questions, draft living wills, assist with guardianship …

More than 1,800 adults and children in metro Denver need to be revaccinated for COVID-19.   The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Centers for Disease Control determined that the Colorado Alliance for Health Equity and Practice Family Medicine Clinic for Health Equity improperly stored and mishandled vaccines at 63 off-site clinics. Those …

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects an estimated 37 million people in the United States. Often, it begins and progresses silently, causing no obvious symptoms until kidney function is severely impaired. During early stages, up to nine in 10 people aren’t aware that they have it. If kidney disease is caught early and treated properly, serious …

(WGGB/WSHM) – Country music singer Naomi Judd’s recent death has brought to the forefront the issue of mental health and depression and how it is impacting adults. Dr. Stuart Anfang, chief of adult psychology at Baystate Health, spoke with us about the signs to look out for and effective treatments. What are the signs to …

Get the latest Syracuse news delivered right to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Between high-rise buildings and freeways, there’s little room for nature in urban areas. But for the past 17 years, Onondaga Earth Corps has worked to change the concrete environment of cities for the better, by planting trees. “The green industry …

About half of young adults had mental health symptoms during the pandemic and more than a third of those were unable to access mental health therapy, a new UC San Francisco study found. The study, published April 11 in the Journal of Adolescent Health, used Household Pulse Survey (HPS) data from the U.S. Census Bureau …

In December 2020, Illinois expanded Medicaid to provide health coverage to immigrant adults ages 65 and older. Now, another expansion offers health care benefits to low-income immigrants ages 55 to 64 starting May 1.  Dr. Yolanda Escalona, medical director of Cook County Health’s Arlington Heights clinic, says the expansion was necessary to help protect the …

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – As coronavirus cases continue to drop, the push to get shots to the unvaccinated is growing stronger. One segment of the population the state is really beginning to focus on is young people. Health officials say there’s not as much demand from teens and young adults to get vaccinated as they’d …