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    Are Old Head Injuries Fogging Your Brain?

    Are Old Head Injuries Fogging Your Brain?

    Experts warn effects of trauma can linger for decades


    You (and Your Brain) Are What You Eat

    How the MIND diet is helping the fight against cognitive decline

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    Brain Health: What Helps, What Hurts

    There's some good news on cognitive function as you age

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    Control Your Blood Sugar with Weights and Walking

    Health Editor Candy Sagon shares two tricks for keeping your blood sugar level steady

    Canned Food: The Best and the Worst for Your Health

    All canned food is not created equal. See why choosing some cans can be hazardous to our health

    Eat Red for a Healthy Heart

    Health editor Candy Sagon shares the heart-health secrets of certain red foods


    The Talk You Need to Have With Your Doctor

    Medicare now reimburses health care professionals for talking with patients about future medical decisions

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    Medicare For Dummies

    By conveying not only the basics but also where to find assistance, Medicare For Dummies helps you to get the most out of Medicare

    Got Medicare Questions?

    AARP's Medicare Q&A tool has the answers

    Health Insurance

    Affordable Care Act's Impact on Americans Ages 50-64

    During the third open enrollment period, it’s a good time to look at ACA's impact

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    States Simplify 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

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    11 Best Healthy Foods to Donate to a Food Pantry

    Expired foods and specialty foods don’t make the cut

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    Why Movies Are Frustrating for the Hard of Hearing

    Our blogger shares her experience to help us understand

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    Free Hearing Test

    Screen your hearing by telephone. Free for AARP members for a limited time. Learn more

    Drugs and Supplements

    Seniors Tricked Into Being Drug Mules

    Seniors Tricked Into Being Drug Mules

    Scammers are tricking older Americans into transporting drugs

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    8 Medicines That Don't Mix With Alcohol

    Even one glass of wine or beer can be dangerous when taken with some drugs

    Could Heartburn Pills Cause Kidney Disease?

    Proton pump inhibitors have been recently linked to increases in bone fractures and other health issues

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