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7 Factors That Make Flu More Deadly

What to know if you have risk factors like heart disease, diabetes or cancer



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Need Help? Discover AARP Community Connections

This website links volunteers with those in need in their communities

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Coronavirus Vaccine: 'No Corners Are Being Cut'

FDA chief says agency is ensuring safety, effectiveness of inoculations

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A Look at the Disease That Devastated Robin Williams

Lewy body dementia, as shown in new documentary, is a common and often misdiagnosed condition

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More Information Is Better for Prostate Cancer Screening

Cal Ripken and his doctor discuss the test that can help more men avoid biopsies

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5 Things to Know About Herd Immunity and the Coronavirus

What it is, how it works, and why a COVID-19 vaccine is considered the key to slowing spread


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How to Get Started With Telemedicine

We take you through setting up an appointment

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What Two Typical Telehealth Visits Look Like

What to expect at two common appointments

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How to Connect With Your Doctor Virtually

Tips for using a smartphone, tablet or computer


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7 Simple Steps to Help You Lose Weight

Tips for making major progress through small shifts

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5 Tasty Proteins to Replace Meat in Your Everyday Meals

Discover healthy, natural plant-based alternatives

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How Orthotics Can Keep You Running Longer

Tips on dealing with foot, ankle or knee pain


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