1. FAQ: Obama vs. Ryan on Controlling Medicare Spending. It may come as a surprise that President Barack Obama and GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan are pushing the same target rate for controlling federal spending on Medicare.
2. More Kids Deemed Vax Exempt When State Makes it Easy. Rates of vaccine exemptions for kids entering kindergarten in the U.S. are low, but they’re higher in states where it’s easier to obtain a medical exemption.
3. Lifestyle Matters, Even in the Elderly. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and an active social network can aid longevity even among the elderly.