Constipation in older adults is common and affects quality of life. When severe, it can be life threatening. This article reviews the latest treatments and thoughts about prevention.
In the U.S, there are 300,000 hip fractures a year in people 65 and older, and that number is going up.
A Lucky Life Interrupted is a recent memoir by my dad, Tom Brokaw, about his time as a journalist and the year he was treated for multiple myeloma.