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Many Older Adults Can’t Connect With Telehealth

THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The coronavirus pandemic has fueled big increases in video visits between patients and doctors, but older Americans haven’t easily taken to the trend, a new study finds. More than one-third of those…

Older Kids Spread COVID as Easily as Adults

July 20, 2020 — Children older than 10 can spread the new coronavirus as readily as adults do, according to a South Korean study that included nearly 65,000 people. It also found that children younger than 10 are about half…

75 or Older? Statins Can Benefit Your Heart

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Older adults with healthy hearts probably would benefit from taking a cholesterol-lowering statin, a new study contends. People 75 and older who were free of heart disease and…