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"Rich American seniors are getting healthier, leaving the poor behind" - The Conversation

“The U.S. has seen substantial improvements in life expectancy over the past century, particularly for those who are better-educated and more affluent.

“Our study, out September 18, looks at the health of older Americans in recent years, using data collected by the U.S. 120 more words


Life is a Gift

Philippians 1:21-26
For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain. If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me; and I do not know which I prefer. 398 more words



Observations of a child grown old.

Bad Gezer


The fading importance of
prior achievements fall golden,
from trees once productive,
Catching the soft autumn light to
glimmer their glory or
as a finale to what was. 82 more words


RIPK1 as a Target to Reduce Microglial Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease

One component of most neurodegenerative diseases is that classes of immune cells resident in the brain adopt disruptive, inflammatory behaviors. This is a reaction in some way to growing levels of damage in the form of aggregated proteins, such as… 703 more words


Encapsulated Stem Cells Improve Heart Regeneration

Researchers here report on a cheaper implementation of encapsulation for transplanted stem cells, preventing the recipient’s immune system from attacking cells originating from a different individual or even different species. 492 more words


Young Woman, I See

Young woman, I see your pain
remember a time when I too
struggled for autonomy, purpose

Wish that I could reach across
the span of generations, mirror… 139 more words