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First Drug That Could Slow Alzheimer's Gets FDA Approval

Biogen's aducanumab makes history as a breakthrough therapy to target the disease

    

Competition Can Boost Your Fitness Routine

Camaraderie and motivation keep people engaged and active

Drinking Among Older Adults Split During Pandemic

A new survey reveals a divide between drinkers and abstainers

Doctors Discuss New Diet Drug Semaglutide

Sold under the brand name Wegovy, it appears twice as effective as other Rx treatments for obesity

Need Help? Discover AARP Community Connections

This website links volunteers with those in need in their communities

Why You Might Need More B12 and D3 Vitamins

Two dietary supplements that may make sense for older adults

Why Joints Ache After 50 — and What You Can Do About It

Arthritis is more common with age, but there are ways to keep the pain to a minimum

Effects From Polio Could Still Affect Many Americans

Survivors are at risk for post-polio syndrome, and doctors may not recognize the symptoms

9 Questions for Public Health Expert Dr. Leana Wen

Why a pandemic revealed health disparities and how to work together to address them

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Diabetes

Should You Take Metformin Despite the Recalls?

Experts explain the back-and-forth on this popular diabetes drug

Desserts for People With Diabetes

From chocolate to chia pudding, which treats to try if you’re watching your blood sugar

Can COVID-19 Cause Diabetes in Patients?

Researchers are working to understand surprising diagnoses in some hospitalized patients

Telehealth

How to Get Started With Telemedicine

We take you through setting up an appointment

Medicare Telehealth Use Soars During COVID-19 Pandemic

1 in 4 beneficiaries 'saw' medical provider remotely

How to Connect With Your Doctor Virtually

Tips for using a smartphone, tablet or computer

Healthy Living

5 Ways to Be Happier Now

Expert tips to bring more meaning and joy to your daily life — starting today

7 Superfoods You Should Be Eating After 50

These standouts can keep you healthy as nutritional needs change with age


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