Seniors' Health

VIDEO: 5 Fantastic Things about Getting a Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is the best way to prevent colon cancer. It allows your doctor to examine the entire colon and remove pre-cancerous polyps in one procedure. If you're over age 50, have a family history of cancer or experience frequent bathroom issues like diarrhea, constipation or blood in your stool, it's time to get screened.

Check out these 5 fantastic reasons to get this life-saving screening now. 

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'Meaningful' Activities May Mean Healthier Old Age

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 -- Older adults who find meaning in their daily activities may remain in better health as they age, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that when middle-aged and older adults felt their days held meaningful activities, they tended to report better health and well-being four years later.

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Many Middle-Aged Americans Worried About Health Insurance: Poll

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 -- Many middle-aged folks nearing retirement have serious concerns about their health insurance coverage, a new survey shows.

Nearly half of people aged 50 to 64 say they have little or no confidence they'll be able to afford health coverage once they retire, according to findings from the National Poll on Healthy Aging.

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