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Looking for regular updates as to where influenza is circulating including the latest information on the swine flu? Check www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly

Another good source to keep you updated on how the flu season is spreading in the United States and the world is at:  
https://www.google.org/flutrends/us

For updated information on the Covid-19 virus infection please go to: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/summary.html

·         Vaccinations and the Elderly -Part II of a II Part Series- Contains a link to updated COVID-19 data-
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated September 19, 2021

·         Undernourishment in the Elderly
by Harold Rubin
updated April 15, 2021

·         Proper Nutrition and the Elderly
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated March 24, 2021

·         Green Tea and Cancer- Can drinking green tea help prolong lives?
by Harold Rubin
updated February 17, 2021

·         Dizziness-Trying to Prevent Falls
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated December 29, 2020

·         Beta Blockers, ACE, PCSK9 Inhibitors and Statins in the Battle Against Heart Disease-Part II
by Allan Rubin
updated May 20, 2020

·         Aspirin as a Preventative Therapy against Cardiovascular Events-
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated April 30, 2020

·         Latest Research Questions the Effectiveness of Many Herbal Supplements- FDA issues risk warning to users of kratom- Part X of a X Part series on Herbal Products-Included in this article is a linkage to an article by Dr. Kelly A. Condifer, MD Visiting Clinical Research Fellow
Department of Care of the Elderly, University of Bristol, U.K.
entitled "Vitamins, Dietary Supplements, and Cognition: Making Informed Decisions”
by Harold Rubin
updated March 25, 2020

·         Recommended Vitamin C, D, E and Mineral Supplement Dosages-  Taking vitamin D supplements may improve the bone density of the children of pregnant women
 by Harold Rubin
updated March 5, 2020

·         Eulogy to Joker’s Stairs and the Highbridge Library
by Harold Rubin
addendum December 9, 2019

·         Paean to Stairs
by Harold Rubin
posted February 5, 2020

·         Herbal Medicine, Fish Oil and Botanical Supplements Caveat-Part IV of a X Part Series on Herbal Products
by Harold Rubin
updated January 29, 2020

·         Sleep and Aging: Disturbed Sleep- Part II of a II Part Series on Sleep and Aging-
by Harold Rubin
updated  June
16, 2019

·         Exercise and the Elderly-
by Harold Rubin
updated June 15, 2019

·         FDA Allows Enhanced Claims for Vitamins and Herbal Remedies – The FDA sends warning letters to 17 nutritional supplement manufacturers
by Harold Rubin
updated February 13, 2019

·         Treating Osteoarthritis with Dietary Supplements - Part V of an X Part Series of Articles on Herbal Products
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated January 3, 2018

·         Walking Ability- How Safe are Walkers?
by Harold Rubin
updated July 21, 2017

·         Herbal Usage for Hormone Replacement Therapy-
by Allan Rubin
updated September 2, 2016

·         Estrogen Replacement Therapy
by Allan Rubin
updated September 2, 2016

·         Testosterone Enhancement for Older Men
by Allan Rubin
posted February 19, 2016

·         Herbal Products:Use with Caution-Part VII of an X Part Series of Articles on Herbal Products
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin

·         Low Back Pain: Does Treatment Help?
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin

·         Health Care Insurance Costs
by Allan Rubin

·         St. John's Wort-Herbs and Dietary Supplements-Ephedra-Part II of a X Part Series on Herbal Products

·         Why Does the Average Canadian Outlive the Average American
"Healthy People 2010"- Hypertension- 2020
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin

·         The Mediterranean Diet
by Allan Rubin

·         Are Diet Drinks Healthy for Seniors?-
by Harold Rubin

·         Tips on How to Keep Your Back Healthy
by Allan Rubin

·         Constipation and the Use of Laxatives
by Harold Rubin

·         The U.S. Pharmocopeia (USP) and Medication Errors
by Harold Rubin

·         Nutraceuticals and the Elderly
by Harold Rubin
Benefits and Contra-indications of Exercise Training in the Elderly
by Harold Rubin

·         Patents and the Possibility of Generic Biologics -Part III of a III Part Series
by Allan Rubin

·         Managing Corns and Calluses in the Elderly
by Harold Rubin

·         Herbs and Dietary Supplements-St.John's Wort-Part I of an X Part Series of Articles on Herbal Products
by Harold Rubin

·         Osteoporosis-Part I of a Two Part Series
by Allan Rubin

·         Carotid and Abdominal Aneurysms
by Allan Rubin

·         Failure to Thrive: Sundown Syndrome: Wasting Away
by Harold Rubin

·         Seals of Approval-Part II
by Harold Rubin

·         Medications and Hypertension
by Harold Rubin

·         St. John's Wort-Does it Help Treat Depression- Part V of a X Part Series of Articles on Herbal Products
by Harold Rubin

·         Kava: Safety Alert-Part VIII of a Series of Articles on Herbal Products
by Harold Rubin

·         Medication Effects Checklist
by Harold Rubin

·         Osteoporosis
by Susan Rubin

·         U.S. Panel Backs Use of Cholesterol Lowering Drugs to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack
by Allan Rubin

·         Medical Information: "Gold Nuggets" For Better Care
by Harold Rubin

·         Early Detection of Cancer
by Allan Rubin

 A personal and practical article on Selecting a Nursing Home

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Senior Citizen Discounts

Finding Discounted Airline Fares for Seniors

Advanced Directives-Living Will and Health Proxy -Linkages are provided for you to download for free Power of Attorney and/or Living Will Forms

Hospitals, "Magnet" Hospitals, Physicians and Nursing Homes Ratings on the Internet

Using the Web to Help You Buy Discounted Prescription Drugs

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