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Tips of Avoid the Flu

Tips of Avoid the Flu

Seniors, children, and caregivers are the most likely to contract the flu, so it’s important that precautionary steps are taken to avoid the flu. Seniors tend to have weaker immune systems, making the flu especially dangerous, often leading to pneumonia. But even with these weaker immune systems, there are still things you can do to reduce your chances of getting the flu.

Study Shows that Exercise Needs to Start Earlier in Life

Study Shows that Exercise Needs to Start Earlier in Life

A new study has shown that people over 70 years old who started a moderate exercise program didn’t lower the odds of having a heart attack or stroke. Dr. Anne B. Newman, the lead author of the study and the director of the University of Pittsburgh Center for Aging and Population health, had hoped to see a positive result for reduced heart disease since the study had shown to improve mobility.