Health Highlights: May 5, 2023​

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Health Highlights: May 5, 2023​

Autism in older adults: Studies show higher rates of physical, mental ills. They faced higher risks of heart failure, COPD, osteoarthritis, anemia, self-harm, type 2 diabetes, falls, spinal issues and gastrointestinal issues. Read more

Deep sleep could be a buffer against Alzheimer's-linked memory loss. In a study, getting good amounts of that high quality sleep helped those with beta amyloid plaques in their brain perform better on memory tests. Read more

Four early signs that you might have colon cancer. The telltale symptoms are abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, diarrhea and iron deficiency anemia, experts say. The number of young adults with colon cancer has nearly doubled in recent years. Read more

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