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The Takeaway: Are Seniors Too Old For Plastic Surgery?
By Tina Johnson-Marcel, August 11, 2011 10:04 AM
What do you think? How old is too old for plastic surgery?
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Alzheimer's harder to spot in people over 80. From WebMD: Researchers examined standard measures of Alzheimer's by age, finding that older elderly people may have more subtle symptoms of the disease than the younger elderly. ... Breast cancer double standard? About 2,000 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year - a fraction of the number of women who are diagnosed. But the health implications are the same, which is why a South Carolina man's story has caused such outrage: Raymond Johnson was denied Medicaid coverage through a program for breast cancer patients because he's a man.
... Americans are fed up with Washington. Could a possible double-dip recession be part of the problem?
" In the aftermath of the tumultuous debate over raising the debt ceiling, Americans give Washington a strong vote of no confidence, with barely a quarter of those surveyed recently saying the federal government can fix the nation's economic problems and a large majority agreeing that the policymaking process is unstable and ineffective."
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