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  • Osteoporosis treatment: Medications can help

    Mayo Clinic

    Bisphosphonates are commonly prescribed to treat osteoporosis. They slow bone breakdown and lower your risk of breaking bones. Side effects may include heart burn and upset stomach. Talk to your doctor to find the right type of bisphosphonates for you. Exercising, eating well and avoiding alcohol and tobacco can also help treat osteoporosis.

  • Putting the heart into palliative care

    Evidently Cochrane

    There is a lot of research on end of life care for people dying from cancer but not as much for other diseases. More research needs to focus on heart failure and end of life care.

  • How does Fluzone High-Dose differ from other flu vaccines?

    Mayo Clinic

    Fluzone High-Dose is a flu vaccine for adults over 65 that is intended to protect older adults better than the regular flu shot. Side effects of this vaccine include fever and soreness. More research is needed about its effectiveness.

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Hamilton, ON - April 10, 2017

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