Frank Gifford’s Family Says CTE Found in His Brain

The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death. In a statement released through NBC News on Wednesday, the family says Gifford suffered from unspecified “cognitive and behavioral symptoms” in his later years. He died of natural […]

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Causes Fear Among Disabled

Things are confusing in the world today. First, the culture, headed up by the media, tells us that we need to tolerate everyone. Hate-speech is not allowed. If someone is transgender or homosexual or a crossdresser, we are to tolerate and even embrace them because they were born that way. Then, when we hear about […]

Feds Spend $185,850 Studying the ‘Ups and Downs’ of Old People’s Dating Lives

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is spending nearly $200,000 studying the “ups and downs” of older Americans’ dating lives. The project cites a pressing need for research on how single adults over 60 years old date. The study is entitled “Understanding Age-Related Changes in Relationship Maintenance Strategies.” “A wealth of research indicates that high quality […]

Feds Spend $1.2 Million for Robots to Dress Old People

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is spending roughly $1.2 million to use robots to dress the elderly. Citing an aging population, the federal agency issued a grant this month that will teach robots how they can assist old people in picking out an outfit. “The aging population, rising healthcare costs, and shortage of healthcare workers […]

Medicare’s End-of-Life Counseling Policy May Find Acceptance

Six years ago, a proposal for Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling touched off a political uproar that threatened to stall President Barack Obama’s health care law in Congress. Wednesday, when Medicare finally announced it will make the change, reaction was muted. At the time, former Alaska Republican Gov. Sarah Palin’s accusation that voluntary counseling could […]

UN “Death Targets” Will Mean Reduced Healthcare for Elderly

Elderly people in the United Kingdom and potentially worldwide are likely to be treated as “second-class citizens” and even denied life-saving medical treatment under proposed “highly unethical” United Nations “death targets,” healthcare and aging experts declared in an open letter last week. The radical UN “Sustainable Development Goals,” which would put virtually every realm of […]

Medicare Seniors Like ObamaCare’s Team Approach

As the U.S. health care system moves away from fee-for-service medicine to more accountable care that uses a teamof health professionals, seniors covered by Medicare say they are okay with these new models that include nurses, social workers and other allied health professionals in the front lines of their treatment, according to a new analysis. Increasingly, […]