Exercise Can Cut All Sorts of Health Risks for Seniors. Here’s How to Get Going.

Exercise Can Cut All Sorts of Health Risks for Seniors.  Here's How to Get Going.

Imagine a medicine that reduced the death rate of breast cancer and risk of recurrent breast cancer by 50%, lowered the risks of colon cancer and type 2 diabetes by two-thirds, and those of heart disease, hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease by 40%. On top of that it can be as effective as antidepressants or cognitive … Read more

Men over 50: Here are a few things you can be doing to take better care of your health

Men over 50: Here are a few things you can be doing to take better care of your health

Michael M. Kadish, 83, lives in Brooklyn, New York, and describes himself as being “in good health with a few ailments, nothing life threatening.” After turning 55, he developed arthritis, prostate problems, spinal stenosis and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). The prostate issue is under control with medication, and he takes medicine for the arthritis … Read more

The ‘best’ and ‘worst’ places in America for first-time home buyers

The 'best' and 'worst' places in America for first-time home buyers

Angelenos, congratulations — you officially live in one of the worst metro areas for first-time home buyers, according to a new study by Bankrate.com. Out of the 50 largest metro areas studied, Los Angeles ranked 49th in affordability, 48th in employment factors, 30th in safety, and 39th in housing-market tightness, as the supply of homes … Read more

Woman denied a colonoscopy by her doctor died of colon cancer at 39, friend says

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“‘A friend of mine died of colon cancer this week. She was 39. Two years ago, after marrying her incredible wife, she asked her doc for a colonoscopy. Her father had died young of colon cancer, putting my friend at higher risk, and it was on her mind. She wanted a screening. She was told … Read more

The White House Keeps Stoking Covid Fears

The White House Keeps Stoking Covid Fears

White House Covid-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha speaks at a press briefing in Washington, June 2. Photo: Yuri Gripas/Zuma Press “I’ve been a huge advocate of keeping schools fully open to in person education since October of 2020,” Ashish Jha, the White House’s Covid response coordinator, tweeted last week. “Still am.” So why is … Read more

Monkeypox cases are driving up stock prices for these companies

Monkeypox cases are driving up stock prices for these companies

Growing concern about the emergence of monkeypox in Europe and the US has sent shares of several vaccine and drug companies soaring. Though infections are rarely reported outside of Central and West Africa, 92 cases have been confirmed this month in countries where the monkeypox virus is not endemic, including Europe and the US, as … Read more

Nvidia’s data-center sales likely to eclipse gaming — that might not be a good thing

Nvidia's data-center sales likely to eclipse gaming — that might not be a good thing

Nvidia Corp.’s data-center sales are expected to edge out its gaming sales in fiscal first-quarter results, as demand from server farms remains high and gaming interest has subsided from rabid levels earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic. Nvidia NVDA, -2.51% is scheduled to report financial results after the closing bell on Wednesday. Analysts surveyed by FactSet … Read more

Nvidia’s data-center sales likely to eclipse gaming — that might not be a good thing

Nvidia's data-center sales likely to eclipse gaming — that might not be a good thing

Nvidia Corp.’s data-center sales are expected to edge out its gaming sales in fiscal first-quarter results, as demand from server farms remains high and gaming interest has subsided from rabid levels earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic. Nvidia NVDA, -2.51% is scheduled to report financial results after the closing bell on Wednesday. Analysts surveyed by FactSet … Read more