While most health care related infections are declining, the health care infections caused by the bacteria Clostridium difficile, also known as (C. Difficile, or C. Diff), remain very high, and cause 14,000 deaths annually.
The people most at risk are senior adults who are in a health care facility and taking antibiotics.
You are not alone. Loss of vision affects most people as they age to one degree or another. Age related vision loss usually begins in our forties, as we hold documents farther and farther away to see the fine print clearly.
Almost 3.5 million Americans over 40 have some vision impairment,
Last week we mentioned how people ignore signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer because they are “too embarrassed to talk about it.” Or, undergo the preventable screening of a colonoscopy that could diagnose this preventable and treatable cancer.
You can make healthier food choices. We’ve heard it all before: “Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables,
Last week we mentioned that colorectal cancer is the most preventable and treatable cancer, yet over 55,000 people die every year from this form of cancer.
Most people often ignore signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer, because they are “too embarrassed to talk about it.” Or, they are too embarrassed to undergo the preventative screening of a colonoscopy which is recommended for ALL adults age 50 beyond.