Location: Penn State Medical Group
According to the American Stroke Association, the number of people 65 and older who were treated for ischemic stroke declined between 2000 and 2010. However, hospitalization rates for those younger than 65 rose.
Each day, more than 800 Americans suffer a hip fracture. Most of those fractures are due to falls, and most happen to seniors, who have lower bone density and muscle mass than the rest of the population.
Many people associate playing sports with drinking sports drinks – in some cases because it's what they see the professionals do. But all of that extra sugar and salt may be doing more harm than good.
Springtime can be unpredictable for allergy sufferers. The tree pollen season started early in 2017 due to unseasonably warm weather in February – only to be shut down by the March cold snap. As a result, experts say it could be an unusual allergy season.