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Merck Manual: “Changes in the Body With Aging,” “Effects of Aging on the Digestive System.”
National Institute on Aging: “How the Aging Brain Affects Thinking,” “Heart Health and Aging,” “Sexuality in Later Life,” “Overcoming Roadblocks to Healthy Eating.”
American Academy of Dermatology: “How to Care for Your Skin in Your 60s and 70s.”
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Health Tips for Older Adults.”
National Sleep Foundation: “Aging and Sleep.”
Canadian Medical Association Journal: May 14, 2013.
Journal of Sexual Medicine: published online, Nov. 20, 2013.
National Institutes of Health: “Age-Related Hearing Loss.”
American Council on Exercise: “Is it true that metabolism decreases with age?”
Office on Women’s Health: “Osteoporosis.”
Harvard Health: “What makes my joints stiff in the morning?”
American Academy of Family Physicians: “Sleep Changes in Older Adults.”
Medscape: “Urinary Incontinence in the Aging Female.”
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