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How to Find the Right Therapist

Whether your mental health needs feel pandemic-specific or not, help is available


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Track COVID-19 Nursing Home Cases in Your State

What states are reporting and how to find it

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Coronavirus and Nursing Homes Serving Minorities

Disparity emerges with more cases, higher death rate

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AARP Explains: What to Know About the Coronavirus

How it spreads and what symptoms to watch out for

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Doctors Rethink Ventilator Use for Older Patients

The machines may not increase survival odds

The Tibor Rubin Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Long Beach on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

VA Coronavirus Deaths Top 1,100; Cases Close to 13,000

Guests not allowed in certain facilities

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The Doctor Will See You: In-Person Visits Slowly Resume

How you should prepare for a nonurgent appointment

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The Dangers of Asymptomatic Coronavirus Carriers

Some are transmitting the virus without knowing it

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Which Retailers Offer COVID-19 Testing in My State?

See list of major chains rolling out test sites in U.S.

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Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19 You Need to Know

Doctors continue to find uncommon signs of infection

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Telemedicine

Get prepared for your first virtual health visit

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AARP Answers: Telehealth and the Coronavirus

How it works and what equipment you'll need

A woman using a tablet for a telehealth visit shows her doctor a prescription pill bottle.

Patients Share Their Telehealth Experiences

Those trying for first time cite numerous advantages

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Telehealth Surges During Coronavirus Outbreak

Technology allowing doctors to connect with patients

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The Benefit of Telemedicine During the Pandemic

Expanded Medicare coverage will cover services

Other Health News

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Rates of Advanced Prostate Cancer Have Climbed

Study: Increase in late-stage disease for men 50+

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Videoconferencing Tips for People With Hearing Loss

A few adjustments can make virtual meetings easier

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How Autoimmune Conditions May Affect Your Eyes

Chronic inflammation can be linked to vision trouble

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