It’s not crazy to think that most people will have a sexual problem of some type at some point in their lives. A study published in the Journal of Geriatric Oncology in November found that in 197 cancer patients 70 years and older, 27% of the treatment recommendations patients received from the tumor board were different from those received after completing a geriatric assessment.

The first two patients to receive a CRISPR-based treatment for the inherited blood disorders sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia have benefited from the experimental therapy and experienced only temporary and treatable side effects. Also worth noting that purchasing short-term health insurance may make you ineligible for other health insurance including ACA plans and COBRA.

Short term plans provide a temporary solution. One of the tenets of geriatric assessments is to help physicians select treatments that are best suited for a patient by getting to the …