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Though the visceral fat that lies behind the abdominal wall makes up only a small percentage of the body's fat. A growing body of research indicates that this intra-abdominal or belly fat is linked to a number of medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, asthma, dementia, breast and colorectal cancer.
Living wills generally cover procedures that might be performed
when a person is incapacitated or at the end of life, including
artificial nutrition (tube feeding), cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR) and mechanical ventilation. Specifying a
health care proxy or preparing a living will, or both, can help
ensure that your wishes regarding medical treatment are followed
in the event you are unable to express them yourself.
People who need multifocal eyeglasses including bifocals and
progressive lenses are at higher risk of falling. Some of this
risk may be lowered by being more selective about when to use
A survey of more than 300,000 Americans finds that after age 50,
people feel happier and worry less.
I'm 79 and had chickenpox as a child. Should I get the shingles
vaccine? What are the risks?