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How meditation helps with depression

Depression continues to be a major health issue for older adults, affecting about 20% of adults ages 65 and older. Antidepressants and psychotherapy are the usual first-line treatments, but ongoing research has suggested that a regular meditation practice also can… (Locked) More »

Radiation from heart imaging: What you need to know

Some tests to diagnose heart disease involve small amounts of radiation, and these tests are being used with increasing frequency. Examples include coronary artery calcium scans, computed tomography angiography, and nuclear stress tests. But the theoretical increased risk of cancer… (Locked) More »

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