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The Most Popular Halloween Candy, Then and Now

Sweet treats, sour power and candy corn controversy


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Get and Give Help With Our Interactive Tool

Linking volunteers with people in need

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This Year, Your Vote Is More Important Than Ever

Pandemic makes voting more difficult, essential

Your Membership

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Today: Virus Deaths and Older Adults

Also: 2 films to watch pre-election

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Nursing Home Virus Crisis May Worsen

Winter could bring spike in cases

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95% of Virus Deaths Are People 50+ in U.S.

About 80% are 65+, CDC data shows

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The Positive Power of Superstitions Now

They can be helpful in stressful times

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What 100,000 Dogs Can Teach Humans

Project gathers data for health study

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Can Mouthwash Kill the Coronavirus?

Research offers positive signs

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Reconsidering Statin Use After 75

They may deserve a closer look

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Latest Coronavirus News and Updates

What you need to know now

Caring for a Loved One?

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Caregiving Lessons From the Pandemic

It's put a spotlight on new challenges

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Nursing Home Visit Status in Every State

Details and interactive map

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A Survival Guide to Managing Medication

Staying organized is a key

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Nursing Homes Virus Tests Returned Slowly

Less than 10% back in 24 hours

Coping at Home

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Today's Workout: Upper-Body Session

10 minutes with Bryant Johnson

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Take a Stab at Our 'Psycho' Quiz

Test your knowledge as film turns 60

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4 Best Ways to Use Airline Miles Now

Redeem points without flying

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Pandemic Plankers Bolster More Than Abs

Friends find healthy way to connect

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Best Movies Coming to Big, Small Screens

Stevie Nicks concert film and more

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Milestone November Celebrity Birthdays

Ethan Hawke, Robin Roberts, more

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What to Watch Now on TV and Streaming

Hugh Laurie miniseries; ‘Good Doctor’

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10 Ways to Improve Your Hair Color

Finding just the right hue

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