Less Might Be More
If you have osteoarthritis, your least expensive option for treatment might also be the most effective.
You already know that the cost of pain management can be quite expensive, especially as it adds up over years of keeping this chronic condition under control so you can enjoy your life. That's why medical organizations leading the fight against arthritis have issued guidelines for managing pain that emphasize trying cheaper, simpler remedies first.
Is Red Wine Flowing From the Fountain of Youth?
Science in the Spotlight
In the search for ways to lengthen the human lifespan and extend good health further into old age, scientists had until now found only one program that demonstrated real promise: severe calorie restriction. However, researchers at Harvard have touched upon a discovery that Americans might find a great deal more palatable.
Ageism--Part II: Prevention and Treatment for the Elderly
Get Mad Column
The perception of older Americans as frail, dependent, and isolated may be a self-fulfilling prophecy. Ageism, this prejudice that subtly dehumanizes older people and influences the way they are treated by society, is the subject of a revealing report published by the Alliance for Aging Research.
Advancing Quantity and Quality of Life
In the August 12th issue of the New York Times, writer Nicholas Kristof editorialized on what he sees as the ambiguous, and often rogue nature of aging research. In his article, he gave readers the unfortunate impression that researchers on aging are careening along on a dangerous road to human immortality. The Alliance for Aging Research felt compelled to post our reaction to this column.
Bob Hope: A Legend that Will Live On
Leslie Townes Hope worked as a shoe salesman, a stock boy, and even a boxer before he found his true calling. But when you saw the ease with which he tossed out one-liners onstage and waited for the audience to catch up, it was hard to believe he was ever anyone other than Bob Hope, America's enduring entertainment legend.