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Boomers' Health Fails to Measure Up to Parents'
Date:2/5/2013

the medications boomers take were not widely available when their parents were of similar age.

Do boomers rely too much on medications to solve their health issues? "I'm concerned that has a great deal to do with the problem," said King. "The drugs are supposed to be used in addition to a healthy lifestyle, not instead of it."

Baby boomers are definitely moving less than their parents did, said Copperman. "Our parents didn't have the conveniences we have. Now, often both parents are working and spending less time doing manual labor. Instead of mowing the lawn or cleaning the house, they might hire someone to do it," she noted.

But King said it's still not too late for baby boomers to get healthier. He said his previous research showed that it is possible to "turn back the clock" even in one's 50s and 60s.

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SOURCES: Dana King, M.D., professor, department of family medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, W.Va.; Nancy Copperman, R.D., M.S., director of public health initiatives, office of community health, North Shore-LIJ Health System, Great Neck, N.Y.; Feb. 4, 2013, JAMA Internal Medicine


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