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Aging, Longevity and Health in the News

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day
More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.

Adopted Romanian orphans 'still suffering in adulthood'
Despite being adopted by caring UK families in the early 90s, the mental scars are often visible.

Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030
Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.

Facebook investigates fake cancer child post
A mother seeks to make Facebook block an account that posted images falsely claiming her son had cancer.

Macmillan warns of cancer 'survival gap' in Scotland
A cancer survival gap is growing between people living in the most and least deprived parts of Scotland, a charity warns.

The man championing wheelchair tourism in Brazil
Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.

David Baddiel on impact of dad's dementia
Comedian David Baddiel has made a documentary about the impact of his father's rare form of dementia.

Tearful reunion for burned Yazidi toddler and family
After almost four months apart, 2-year-old Dilbireen was reunited with his parents and met his newborn baby brother for the first time.


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Personal Health: The Worst That Could Happen? Going Blind, People Say
When eyesight fails, some people become socially disengaged, leading to isolation and loneliness.

The Checkup: Language Lessons Start in the Womb
New research shows that what babies hear before birth and in the first months of life affects both sound perception and sound production.

When Retirement Comes With a Daily Dose of Cannabis
Older Americans are increasingly turning to pot to treat their aches and pains. The trend raises questions about effectiveness, safety and accessibility.

Prolonged Sleep May Be Early Warning Sign of Dementia
Older adults who started sleeping more than nine hours a night were at more than double the risk of developing dementia 10 years later.

Political Memo: With Coverage in Peril and Obama Gone, Health Law?s Critics G...
As lawmakers hear an outcry from supporters of the Affordable Care Act, there is no longer a clamor for dismantling it, Republicans say.

Heartburn meds could lead to kidney damage, study finds
Long-term use of certain heartburn medications could lead to serious kidney damage, a new study shows. It looked at the use of "proton pump inhibitors," sold under brand names including Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium. An estimated 15 million Americans use these medications regularly. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.

"Life isn't pretty": Mom shares photos of son to show harsh reality of cancer
Thousands rally around 10-year-old boy battling leukemia for the second time after mom's post goes viral

Is needing more sleep a sign of pending dementia?
New study examines the amount of sleep older adults get each night and their risk of dementia down the road

Addiction treatment vulnerable as Obamacare repeal looms in horizon
Around 1.8 million people, who have acquired mental health and addiction treatment, now fear losing coverage

Is your cat really a threat to your mental health?
A new study should allay fears that kitty poop parasites raise odds for schizophrenia and other disorders, researchers say

Testosterone therapy poses risks, studies find
A series of new studies on testosterone therapy for older men finds some serious risks and few benefits. The latest research in trials looked at the impact of hormone replacement on the heart, bone density, brain function and anemia. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to discuss the findings.

Rare Disease Makes Woman Allergic to Her Husband
A rare and progressive immunological disease has forced 30-year-old Johanna Watkins to live in isolation in her home.

GOP Obamacare Plans May Cost Older Americans
Some Republican plans for tweaking Obamacare could mean much higher health insurance premiums for Americans over 50.

Opioid Addicts Worry About Losing Obamacare
Obamacare brought health coverage to millions of Americans. It's saved the lives of those caught up in the opioid addiction epidemic.

David Cassidy Reveals Dementia: I 'Always Knew This Was Coming'
The onetime star of "The Partridge Family" reportedly struggled to remember the lyrics to songs during a weekend concert in California.

Testosterone Gel Didn't Help Men's Memories
Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function, researchers said Tuesday.

Teen Suicide Attempts Fell as Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal
Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found.


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Personal Health: The Worst That Could Happen? Going Blind, People Say
When eyesight fails, some people become socially disengaged, leading to isolation and loneliness.

The Checkup: Language Lessons Start in the Womb
New research shows that what babies hear before birth and in the first months of life affects both sound perception and sound production.

When Retirement Comes With a Daily Dose of Cannabis
Older Americans are increasingly turning to pot to treat their aches and pains. The trend raises questions about effectiveness, safety and accessibility.

Prolonged Sleep May Be Early Warning Sign of Dementia
Older adults who started sleeping more than nine hours a night were at more than double the risk of developing dementia 10 years later.

Political Memo: With Coverage in Peril and Obama Gone, Health Law?s Critics G...
As lawmakers hear an outcry from supporters of the Affordable Care Act, there is no longer a clamor for dismantling it, Republicans say.

Is Need for More Sleep a Sign of Pending Dementia?
Study finds an association but doesn't prove cause and effect

Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke
Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030
But other developed countries expected to have even bigger longevity gains, study says

No, Your Cat Isn't a Threat to Your Mental Health
Study designed to allay fears that kitty poop parasites raise odds for schizophrenia, other disorders

Former Teen Heartthrob David Cassidy Has Dementia
Cassidy says both his grandfather and his mother struggled with dementia in their final years

Kids of Older Moms Score Higher on Thinking Tests
Children with younger moms once had the advantage, but that trend has reversed, study finds

Same-Sex Marriage Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Suicides
Perceived acceptance may benefit gay, lesbian and bisexual teens, study suggests

Kids' OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home
Odds of overdose more than double if parent takes powerful narcotic instead of milder pain med, study finds


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Trilobites: Lake Berryessa?s Spiraling Floodwater Mesmerizes the Locals
Heavy rain is causing about two million gallons of water a minute to flow into the California lake?s bellmouth spillway.

Bao Bao the Panda Leaves the Beltway Behind to Breed in China
The National Zoo gave Bao Bao a Washington send-off, with her own motorcade. As part of an agreement, pandas born in the zoo must leave for China by age 4.



































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