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·         Vaccinations and the Elderly -Part II of a II Part Series
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated March 19,  2017

·         Vaccinations and the Elderly- Part I of a II Part Series
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated January 17, 2017

·         Sleep and Aging: Disturbed Sleep- Part II of a II Part Series on Sleep and Aging
by Harold Rubin
updated  December 2, 2016

·         Exercise and the Elderly- -
by Harold Rubin
updated October 2, 2016

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

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

·         Proper Nutrition and the Elderly
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated August 5, 2016

·         Dizziness-Trying to Prevent Falls
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated May 16, 2016

·         Aspirin as a Preventative Therapy against Cardiovascular Events-
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated April 29, 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
updated November 20, 2015

·         Undernourishment in the Elderly
by Harold Rubin
updated June 11, 2015

·         Herbal Medicine, Fish Oil and Botanical Supplements Caveat-Part IV of a X Part Series on Herbal Products-
by Harold Rubin
updated April 26, 2015

·         Low Back Pain: Does Treatment Help?
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated April 14, 2015

·         Latest Research Questions the Effectiveness of Many Herbal Supplements- 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 April 4, 2015

·         FDA Allows Enhanced Claims for Vitamins and Herbal Remedies
by Harold Rubin
updated November 24, 2014

·         Health Care Insurance Costs
by Allan Rubin
updated September 29, 2014

·         Green Tea and Cancer
by Harold Rubin
This is the republishing of an article written by Harold Rubin in 2006, but we thought that the facts continue to be relevant today
September 19, 2014

·         St. John's Wort-Herbs and Dietary Supplements-Ephedra-Part II of a X Part Series on Herbal Products
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated May 12, 2014

·         Why Does the Average Canadian Outlive the Average American
"Healthy People 2010"- Hypertension- 2020
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated February 17, 2014

·         Recommended Vitamin C, D, E and Mineral Supplement Dosages- Do vitamin D supplements help prevent osteoporosis?
by Harold Rubin
updated November 23, 2013

·         Treating Osteoarthritis with Dietary Supplements - Part V of an X Part Series of Articles on Herbal Products
by Allan Rubin and Harold Rubin
updated March 11, 2013

·         The Mediterranean Diet
by Allan Rubin
posted March 4, 2013

·         Are Diet Drinks Healthy for Seniors?-
by Harold Rubin
posted November 19, 2012

·         Tips on How to Keep Your Back Healthy
by Allan Rubin
updated October 14, 2012

·         Constipation and the Use of Laxatives
by Harold Rubin
updated March 15, 2012

·         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

Helpful Web Sites

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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