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News on Medicare Insurance, Healthy Living, Brain Health - AARP

News on Medicare Insurance, Healthy Living, Brain H...

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Medical Tourism - Should You Have Surgery Abroad - AARP

Medical Tourism - Should You Have Surgery Abroad - ...

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Exercises for Lifelong Fitness - AARP

Exercises for Lifelong Fitness - AARP

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The Secrets of Resilient People

Everyone goes through tough
times. Some people just navigate them better

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Robotic Surgery Risks and Benefits - Is a Robot Right for You - AARP

Robotic Surgery Risks and Benefits - Is a Robot Rig...

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Age-Proof Your Brain

1. Get moving
"If you do only one thing to keep you...

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Lessons From America's Safest Hospitals

To draw attention to the tragic reality of cases li...

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The Truth About Cataracts and Cataract Surgery

Myth: Cataracts are unrelated to overall health.
Fa...

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11 Myths About Health Care Reform

MYTH 2: I've heard that Medicare Advantage plans will be cut or taken away.
The ACA does not eliminate Medicare Advantage plans, which are privately administered plans that provide benefits to about a...

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9 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Do your symptoms merit a hospital visit? — Getty Images/Blend Images
1. Sudden Intense Headache
The big worries: If you experience head pain unlike any you've had before, especially if it peaks in sec...

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Amazing Medical Discoveries

About 30 patients have received artificial retinas so far, and the technology continues to improve. While the first model allowed people only to locate objects and identify the direction of movement i...

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What to Expect in Your 50s, 60s and 70s and Beyond

Go ahead. Take a look at yourself in the mirror and feel good about what you see. — Photo by Craig Cutler
En español | You know all those fears you have about aging? Here's a reality check. Aging is ...

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For Better Health, Go Nuts!

Need evidence? Data from the University of Toronto show that replacing 50 grams of carbs (about a muffin's worth) in your diet with 2.5 ounces of nuts each day helps control blood glucose in people wi...

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Cold Virus, Cough and Sore Throat Home Remedies - AARP

If you've been having trouble getting rid of that lingering virus, try these surprising tips and tricks....

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What to Expect in Your 70s - Aging, Lifestyle, Health - AARP

Everyone ages differently — and lifestyle plays a major role — but you'll experience both hard-to-notice and impossible-to-miss changes in your physical and mental health....