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    Staying Sharp helps you move, relax, connect, nourish, and discover your way to better cognitive strength

    Your Brain on Fish

    Neuroscientist Dr. Michael Merzenich on the benefits of cold-water fish, the number one brain-heathy food

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    Health Videos

    Protecting Yourself From Zika

    CDC Director Thomas Frieden discusses the virus, and the best way to stay safe

    Living Life Fully – With Cancer

    Actress Valerie Harper stands up to cancer by living life to the fullest; learn her invaluable secrets to joy

    There's Something I Want You To Hear

    Up to 40 percent of people age 50-plus have some hearing loss — and much of the time it is left untreated

    Medicare

    Fighting High Drug Costs

    Trend could mean poorer health and higher health care expenses

    Social Security COLA in 2017

    Big increases in some Medicare premiums are expected, according to the annual trustees reports

    Navigate the Medicare and Social Security Maze

    Here's how to unravel the complicated programs

    Health Insurance

    Understanding Long-Term Care Insurance

    Figure out which long-term care insurance option best meets your health care needs

    States Simplify Process for Medicaid Sign-Ups

    31 states have expanded eligibility for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act

    Your Guide to the ACA

    How the health care law benefits you and your family

    Health Conditions

    Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Skyrocket

    A new study finds that cases have soared 72%, with the biggest jump — 92% — among men ages 55 to 69

    Trouble Hearing? Make the Call for a Telephone Test

    National Hearing Test, now free to AARP members

    Few Fracture Patients Screened for Osteoporosis

    Even fewer given recommended drugs, AARP study finds

    Drugs and Supplements

    9 Meds That Can Lead to Chronic Fatigue

    Feeling tired? These commonly prescribed drugs could be the cause of your fatique

    Swallow Those Supplements With Care

    Some health remedies may trigger dangerous reactions with your medications

    Legal But Deadly

    A growing number of people 50+ are abusing prescription painkillers, sometimes with fatal consequences


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