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Cosmetic surgery

Facts and fiction

Tightening sagging skin due to aging with surgery can be a realistic choice for older adults. Still, it's not a quick and easy fix and it comes with real costs, risks and limitations.

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Second Opinion

Should I be concerned about injuries playing pickleball?

A: Joining your friends is a great idea to explore. Physical activity and learning new sports can help you maintain your memory and remain independent. Plus, pickleball is a great opportunity to exercise and socialize — it also can be less intense and require less running than other racquet... Read More

Does the diabetes drug metformin increase my risk of dementia?

A: This issue is particularly important because metformin (Glumetza, Riomet) is very commonly used by those with type 2 diabetes to lower blood sugar levels — and because people with diabetes may already be at greater risk of dementia. In terms of dementia risk, the strongest studies suggest that... Read More