Medical

Study: More Kids Skipping Required Vaccines
In what can only be described as an alarming trend, growing numbers of parents in more than half of the states are choosing to not have their children vaccinated.
Even though the vaccinations are required for school attendance, states allow parents who object to them to opt out.  This has health…
Study: Laptop Using Wi-Fi May Damage Sperm
Oh joy. Another day, another reason to be afraid of technology.  A study in Argentina indicates that a laptop computer hooked up to Wi-Fi MAY have negative effects on a man's sperm, but the experts don't agree on whether this is a genuine cause for alarm.
Census Report: 90 Is the New 85
So many Americans are living past 85 that it may push the designation of ‘oldest of the old’ from 85-plus to 90 and older in just a few years, according to a Census Bureau report released Thursday.
“Can 90 be the new 85?" asked Dr. Richard Suzman of the National…
Study: Most Baby Boomers Do Not Have a Living Will
In an AP-Life Goes Strong poll conducted this spring, 64 percent of Americans born between 1946 and 1964 (and 70 percent of all U.S. adults) said they did not have a health-care proxy, living will, or advanced directive that spells out what care they would like to receive if they're unable …

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