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Counting on fewer calories

Older men need to maintain a healthy weight, so being mindful of how many calories they actually need—and perhaps cutting back by about 10%, an approach called calorie restriction—may help some men stay healthy and maybe even live longer. Besides… (Locked) More »

Weight-loss devices: How they work

Weight-loss devices—including gastric balloons, a vagus nerve stimulator, and an external stomach pump—may help people eat or absorb less food. They may appeal to people who don’t want to undergo weight-loss surgery, which involves a permanent change to the gastrointestinal… (Locked) More »

Should you consider a low-cost hearing-aid alternative?

The FDA no longer enforces the requirement for getting a hearing test before purchasing a hearing aid. However, while nonprescription FDA-cleared hearing aids aren’t available yet, a variety of personal sound amplification products are, and they may be good alternatives… (Locked) More »

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