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Eye scans and gene editing are among the new frontiers in Alzheimer’s research! Learn more in AARP’s report on medical breakthroughs.

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Exercise Tips to Prevent and Treat Diabetes

Get moving to manage your blood sugar or reverse prediabetes


What to Know Now

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How Often Do You Really Need to Go to the Doctor?

Tips that may help you cut back on time spent at medical appointments

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Drugs Effective as Stents or Surgery for Some Patients

Study finds that medication and lifestyle changes can reduce risk in patients with stable heart disease

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CDC: Superbugs Kill 35,000 Americans Each Year

Reduce your risk of catching a drug-resistant germ with these steps

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FDA Warns Dollar Tree About 'Potentially Unsafe Drugs'

National chain received over-the-counter products from cited foreign manufacturers

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Heart Failure Deaths Are Rising, Study Finds

The increase is so large, it's boosting overall mortality rates for older adults

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How Mindfulness Helps You Lose Weight

Focusing your mind on something other than food can help you drop pounds

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The Skinny on Popular Weight-Loss Apps

Research shows that food and fitness trackers like Noom really do help people shed pounds

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Tips for Healthy and Delicious Cooking for Two

Ellie Krieger's butternut squash soup recipe and advice for eating well

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