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2014-11-20 23:06:42

Despite media attention on new population models, there is still no acknowledgment of the clear solution: widespread access to contraception, and smaller family sizes. Alexandria,

2014-06-30 12:26:46

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by the U.S.

2014-05-06 16:29:44

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's 65-and-older population is projected to reach 83.7 million in the year 2050, almost double in size from the 2012 level of 43.1 million,

2013-12-13 13:20:00

Health care spending is a large – and ever increasing - portion of government budgets.

Elderly Live Longer In Recessions
2013-10-08 12:59:43

The elderly tend to die in higher numbers when the economy is booming versus when its heading for recession, says a new study, but researchers don't understand why.

2013-09-30 23:40:25

Active-aging trends create significant business opportunities and growth, finds a new report from International Council on Active Aging®. Vancouver, BC

Healthy Life Expectancy State-By-State Analysis
2013-07-19 05:16:50

Seniors living in Hawaii have the longest healthy life expectancy, while those living in the South, regardless of race, have the lowest, the CDC reported on Thursday in a state-by-state analysis of life expectancy for Americans 65 years of age.

2013-07-10 14:15:25

The economic crisis has put measurable pressure on birth rates in Europe over the last decade.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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