Welcome back to this special series featuring the stories of the Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes as they pursue their fitness goals in 2022. You can find all of our Sponsored Athletes’ stories here.  Professor Paul “PJ” Gammarano, Sr., 68, is an ice hockey player, cancer survivor, and advocate for older adult athletes. Get to know
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A recent study in The Lancet Global Health takes a pessimistic view of our ability to eradicate measles by 2100, although rubella forecasts look a bit more promising. So far, measles has been eliminated in 81 countries and rubella in 93. But factors such as antivaccination sentiment and misinformation linking vaccination to autism have led to
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Having trouble sleeping can leave you exhausted and sleepy in the morning, affecting your mood, performance, sleeping habits, and overall well-being. Although difficulty sleeping isn’t always a cause for alarm; it could still result in deeper problems like sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, or narcolepsy, especially if not managed properly.  Difficulty sleeping is commonly caused
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The USPSTF is a group of independent disease prevention and medical experts whose recommendations help guide doctors’ decisions. The draft recommendation is not final, but will now enter a public comment period. The panel found “that screening for anxiety in adults younger than 65, and that includes those who are pregnant and postpartum … can
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Bronx county has the country’s fifth-highest rate of HIV diagnosis-;but the lowest rate in New York State for use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), medications that are extremely effective in preventing HIV infection. Physician-researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System have received a five-year, $4.2 million grant from the National Institutes
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The theme for this year’s Peer Review Week is ‘research integrity’ – that really strikes a chord with our new columnists… As we mark peer review week – it’s good to take time to reflect on how pivotal the process is in maintaining the quality of research. This year’s theme, Research Integrity: creating and supporting
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We’re buying 25 shares of Danaher (DHR) at roughly $272.79 each. Following Tuesday’s trade, Jim’s Charitable Trust will own 510 shares of Danaher, increasing its weighting in the portfolio to 4.96% from 4.73%. We’re also buying 100 shares of TJX Companies (TJX) at roughly $63.04 each. Following Tuesday’s trade, the Trust will down 950 shares
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