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The New Old Age Blog: For Older Drivers, Help With Parking PDF Print E-mail
The New Old Age Blog: For Older Drivers, Help With ParkingRobert Caplin for The New York TimesParallel parking is a challenge for elderly drivers, particularly in a city like New York.

Driving is not just about driving, any more than jokes are just about jokes. As discussed often here at The New Old Age, the battle between adult children and aging parents over who decides when it’s time to give up the car ...

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Personal Health: It's Not Too Late to Become a Yoga Believer PDF Print E-mail
Personal Health: It's Not Too Late to Become a Yoga BelieverYvetta Fedorova

One morning, a well-meaning swimming buddy called out for all in the Y locker room to hear: “I can’t believe Jane Brody doesn’t do yoga!”

She was right: I didn’t do yoga and, not knowing what it might offer me, I was loath to try it. I also feared that the meteoric growth of yoga had outpaced the training of quality teachers able to p...

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'Final push' on polio PDF Print E-mail
'Final push' on polio
'Final push' on polioHundreds of Rotary members from around the world are involved in the effort to fight polio in India

One by one the young children open their mouths to receive the two drops of polio vaccine. Then...

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Sleeplessness Tied to Early Alzheimer's, Study Says (HealthDay) PDF Print E-mail

TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Poor-quality sleep may have worse effects than simple fatigue: A preliminary new study suggests it's linked to the buildup of brain plaques seen in people with Alzheimer's disease.

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis monitored the sleep patterns of 100 mentally healthy people...

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End to children's cancer drug shortage is unclear (AP) PDF Print E-mail

TRENTON, N.J. – A severe shortage of a childhood cancer drug should ease before hospitals run out of it in a couple weeks, a top federal regulator said Tuesday. But the companies that make the drug are giving few details about how they will find a long-term solution to end the problem.

Valerie Jensen, associate director of the Food and Drug...

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