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Mild Flu Season

Peak Flu Season Is Here

It's milder than last year, but experts warn not to skip the vaccine

What to Know Now

Peter Gerstenzang

Late-in-Life Bipolar Diagnosis Changed My World

After the author endured decades of mental health struggles, a doctor provided the right treatment

Vision Changes With Age

How Your Eyes May Change Through the Decades

Some vision issues are normal, while others may be signs of trouble

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Federal Government Spends $100M to Combat Alzheimer’s 

New law takes a public health approach to early detection, treatment and more

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Low-Carb? Low-Fat? What the Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

Both strategies help shed pounds when they limit sugars and processed flour

99 Ways to Add Healthy Years to Your Life

99 Ways You Can Live a Longer, Healthier Life

Start the year off right with these essential health tips from top experts

Flu Season Updates

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Flu Season is Here: Protect Yourself From Harmful Germs

Here’s simple steps to strengthen your defenses to avoid getting sick

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Flu Risk Rises for Adults with Chronic Health Problems

Heart disease, lung disease and diabetes make serious complications more likely, report says

Nurse gives flu vaccine to mature African American woman.

Where to Get a Low-Cost or Free Flu Shot

Supermarkets, drugstores, employers and more are helping you stay healthy this season

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Mediterranean Diet Reduces the Risk of Heart Disease

A study touts the virtues of fish, fruits, veggies, nuts — and a bit of wine

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4 Hip Exercises to Improve Your Muscles

To avoid a joint replacement, use these exercises to build your strength

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Snowboarding Benefits for People 70+

Journalist T. R. Reid discovers a hidden perk of hitting the slopes at an older age

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