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7 Things We've All Learned About Vaccines

The pandemic has proven quite a teacher when it comes to understanding the science of our shots

    

FDA Approves the First COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer shot gets official stamp of approval from regulators for Americans 16 and older

At-Home COVID Tests Are in Short Supply Amid Delta Surge

Over-the-counter kits offer results in minutes — if you can find one in stores or online

LGBT Adults Face Chronic Illness, Health Challenges

New report highlights health disparities and the impact of the pandemic

Need Help? Discover AARP Community Connections

This website links volunteers with those in need in their communities

Is Vegan Sausage Actually Good for You?

A look at nutritional values of plant-based meat alternatives

Lost Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card? How to Get It Back

Keeping immunization records handy is becoming increasingly important

Cancer and Alcohol: 3 Things You Need to Know

Alcohol caused more than 741,000 cancer cases in 2020 — but few people are aware of the link

Spot the Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

The symptoms of this autoimmune disease are varied — affecting everything from vision to memory

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Diabetes

Should You Take Metformin Despite the Recalls?

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

Desserts for People With Diabetes

From chocolate to chia pudding, which treats to try if you’re watching your blood sugar

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

Medicare Telehealth Use Soars During COVID-19 Pandemic

1 in 4 beneficiaries 'saw' medical provider remotely

How to Connect With Your Doctor Virtually

Tips for using a smartphone, tablet or computer

How to Take Your Fitness Routine Up a Notch

3 things to try to get more out of your workout — whatever your starting point

7 Superfoods You Should Be Eating After 50

These standouts can keep you healthy as nutritional needs change with age


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