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Information on the latest research and studies, better-health tips, and advice for children's and seniors' health from GateHouse News Service. Know what the \x34study of the week\x34 means for your health and that of your family, and get plenty of ...
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Information on the latest research and studies, better-health tips, and advice for children's and seniors' health from GateHouse News Service. Know what the \x34study of the week\x34 means for your health and that of your family, and get plenty of fodder to ask your doctor about.
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Number to Know



2 percent: Only 2 percent of Americans who retire do so with a dental insurance plan, adding to the overall decline in oral health care. Transportation issues, mobility limitations, fear of dentists, and lack of awareness of available oral health services also contribute to the problem.



— Brandpoint



Senior Health



To achieve the most value from your Medicare Part D plan, make sure to take your medications as prescribed, use generic medications when clinically appropriate, ask about home delivery and take advantage of the free preventative screening and vaccinations under Medicare Part B.



— Brandpoint



New Research



A new study shows that by looking at brain activity, it may be possible to see whether or not you're thinking about numbers. When patients were seeing, thinking or talking without a script, it seemed that the natural activation in the parietal lobe tended to occur right before they said something quantitative, according to a CNN Health report.

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