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Worried About Blood Clots on the Plane?

How to spot the signs of a blood clot, and how age factors in




6 Very Big Reasons to Brush and Floss Your Teeth

Your oral health may affect your risk of diabetes, heart disease and more

Know the Signs and Stages of Kidney Disease

​Many adults have no idea that high blood pressure and diabetes are their biggest risk factors

Older Adults Shouldn't Start Taking Aspirin for Heart Health

The bleeding risks of an aspirin regimen could outweigh the prevention benefits

Should I Change My Medicare Coverage?

8 reasons for upgrading your policy during this open enrollment season

Could an Old Drug Be a New Alzheimer’s Treatment?

Researchers find potential in repurposing a common diuretic but say more studies are needed

New FDA Guidelines Promote Low-Sodium Diet

The new guidance is part of larger effort to cut back on salt​

Fresh Fish Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Over 100 people get sick after eating raw or cooked seafood

Know the Signs of Thyroid or Graves' Eye Disease

Dry, red or swollen-looking eyes are a few signs you may have an underlying disorder

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AARP Answers: ACA Insurance and the Coronavirus

The latest on special open enrollment periods, life-changing events and more

What You Need to Know About Medicare

The federal insurance program helps older Americans afford health care

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