Data suggest inflation will worsen already large nutrition gaps for people over 50.
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Only around half of those who have hypertension or conditions linked to blood pressure regularly monitor, but health care providers’ recommendations increase older adults’ monitoring at home.
The more chronic conditions a person has, the higher their odds of having unpaid debts, poor credit scores and bankruptcy, large analysis of medical and financial records finds.
Nearly half of people over 50 say arthritis or joint pain limits their usual activities, but many haven’t talked to a doctor about medication risks.
Whether it’s medical records, blood or tissue, patients want to know if researchers may use something from them
Study shows members of public are most likely to want notification if commercial researchers may use identifiable health information – even more than for research on biospecimens.
Health providers’ recommendations will make a difference, poll finds; booster likelihood is highest among COVID-vaccinated people over 50 who say they’ve never had COVID.