Cardiologists have long wondered if they should treat older patients as aggressively as they do younger ones. A new study shows that for at least one segment of the 80-and-over demographic, they should consider it. In a study that was presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting in March, doctors from Norway reported that … Read More
The high-dose flu vaccine provides more protection for people 65 and older than a standard flu shot. “A large study showed that there is about 25 percent additional protection for people who get the high-dose influenza vaccine,” says infectious diseases specialist Susan Rehm, MD. Research details In the study of 32,000 people, researchers at 126 U.S. and Canadian centers … Read More
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As doctors get better at managing acute health problems, we are living longer. That’s the good news. The bad news is that we are living longer with chronic health problems. Access Online Medical Records Using MyChart View your Cleveland Clinic medical record, make online appointments, renew prescriptions and more. Sign up for MyChart today. Access … Read More