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Hospital infections are the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. Such careless mistakes can cause you health and financial problems down the road. Infection rates have gone down over the years with new technology. For instance, there have been numerous breakthroughs in robotics and germ-sanitation procedures. These scientific breakthroughs have saved many lives, and improved the quality of care seniors deserve. Hospitals are run by humans, and we…

Doctor say high blood pressure and cholesterol increase the risk of having a heart attack. But should you take drugs to control your cholesterol? You might want want to hold off on taking taking drugs if you have high blood pressure. Studies have shown that the following blood pressure medications have little effect, if any, on your cholesterol levels, including: Reserpine (Sereplan) Hydralazine (Apresoline) Potassium-sparing diuretics, like spironolactone (Aldactone) Angiotensin-converting enzyme…

Knees are the largest and most important joint in the body. Staying healthy is an important part of being financially successful. These 6 stretches will increase your stability and make you a more healthy person. Even better, you can do them at home with no equipment. 1. Quad Stretch Stand tall and reach to bring one leg behind you. You can slowly bend down to get more support. There…