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The Power of Vaccines Across a Generation

A look at the life saving role of immunization for boomers



What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus

High-risk individuals should practice precautions

Advances in Pancreatic Cancer — and Symptoms to Know

Survival rates have risen, but catching it early is key

A Look at Top Causes of Vision Loss and Blindness

What to know about macular degeneration, glaucoma and other eye problems

Need Help? Discover AARP Community Connections

This website links volunteers with those in need in their communities

When Can Older Americans Expect a COVID Vaccine?

Shots are expected to be widely available by mid-2021, but some may get them earlier

Vision and Eye Basics: This is How We See

Understand the remarkable anatomy that allows us to view the world

7 Pain Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Aches in the chest, eyes and legs may indicate something serious

What the Flu Season Looks Like So Far

Health experts urge precautions — and getting your flu shot


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Should You Take Metformin Despite the Recalls?

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

How Diabetes Drugs Can Help Your Heart

Understanding how to reduce the toll diabetes — and prediabetes — can take on cardiac health

Can COVID-19 Cause Diabetes in Patients?

Researchers are working to understand surprising diagnoses in some hospitalized patients



How to Get Started With Telemedicine

We take you through setting up an appointment

What Two Typical Telehealth Visits Look Like

What to expect at two common appointments

How to Connect With Your Doctor Virtually

Tips for using a smartphone, tablet or computer

Healthy Living

How Not to Gain Weight When the Fridge Is Always Nearby

Experts share tips for avoiding overreating when you're home all the time

Do We Really Need To Get 10,000 Steps a Day?

What science says about how much daily walking actually makes you healthier

Making Time For Exercise While You Are At Home

Our fitness experts share 10-minute workouts you can do in your living room


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