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Contribute to Public Safety on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) hosts two National Prescription Drug Take Back Day events each year. Anyone who takes medication should use the opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinets.

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The Role of a Physical Therapist in Healthy Aging

October is National Physical Therapy Month and a wonderful chance to remind the public of the value of physical therapy in supporting the health and independence of America’s older adults.

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Genetic Testing Fraud: A Concerning Trend

A high-cost diagnostic test that can easily be marketed to the masses is a bright, shiny object to the health care con artist. There are numerous reports that scammers are using “fear factor” messaging to vulnerable seniors anxious to diagnose existing health concerns and proactively identify future medical conditions.

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A Dream Becomes Reality in Service of Community

New Mexico is also one of the poorest states in the nation, which means it needs community-based and community-driven training for students to address the health needs of the people here.

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Getting Ready for 2019 Medicare Open Enrollment

The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP) begins October 15. You’ll have[...]

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Falls Prevention is a Team Effort

From medication and vision impairment to poor lighting and chronic conditions, the factors to watch for are numerous. That’s why having a team to help spot and address fall risks is so helpful.

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The Pay Gap is an Aging Issue

Income is tied to lots of aspects of aging, but the way that plays out once you turn 60 is very different for men and women. One major reason: the gender pay gap.

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