Vic Katch shares ways in which regular physical activity can work as a fountain of youth.
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Victor Katch runs down the good, the bad, and the awful about food additives and health.
Researchers examine which aspects of physical activity are associated with happiness, and which populations are likely to benefit from the effects.
March 8, 2018 — The opioid epidemic in the United States continues to grow, fueled in part by the overprescribing of opioid pain medications.In 2016, opioids were involved in 42,249 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Forty percent of all opioid overdose deaths involved a prescription opioid. Hoping to slow the epidemic, doctors across the country are looking for ways to reduce the use of opioids to treat pain, both acute and chronic.
Most accept its use with doctor’s recommendation, but want more research, U-M/AARP National Poll on Healthy Aging finds.
Patients could keep more dollars in their wallets while getting treated for such chronic diseases as diabetes, depression, and heart failure.