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An authority on Medicare and Prescription Part B, she is the writer of Ask Ms. Medicare and author of 'Medicare for Dummies'.
Top 10 Medicare Mistakes
What Will You Pay for Medicare in 2017?
Making the Leap From Obamacare to Medicare
'Medicare for Dummies' conveys the basics and where to find assistance to help you get the most out of Medicare
Elizabeth writes about keeping mind and body strong and sharp
Sex Helps Boost Brainpower
Slow Walking a Sign of Early Alzheimer’s
Soaring Prices Put Drugs out of Reach
Exercises Could Preserve Brain Health
Brain Health: What Helps, What Hurts
Top Doctors: How to Fix Health Care
How Exercise Affects the Brain and Improves Memory
Katherine writes about hearing loss for AARP
Tips for Learning Sign Language
Venus, Mars and Hearing Loss
New Study Reveals Reduction in Hearing Loss
Top Hearing Devices Rated
Too Old for a Cochlear Implant?
Are OTC Hearing Devices Better?
How's Your Hearing?
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Biogen's aducanumab makes history as a breakthrough therapy to target the disease
Change in Colorectal Cancer Screen Advice
New guidelines lower the starting age from 50 to 45
What to Know Before Your Second COVID Shot
Understand the do's and don'ts of the 2-dose regimen
How to Be Safe During (and After) ER Visits
A visit can lead to more health problems for some
Researchers are exploring how a high-fat, low-carb regimen impacts brain health
A new survey reveals a divide between drinkers and abstainers
If you're serious about quitting, experts say you should start with two Rxs — and build from there
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Two dietary supplements that may make sense for older adults
Plus, discover the over-the-counter drugs to avoid as you age
Survivors are at risk for post-polio syndrome, and doctors may not recognize the symptoms
Every minute counts after a stroke. Mobile scanners may be the breakthrough doctors need
Guides, tips and support for family caregivers
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Experts explain the back-and-forth on this popular diabetes drug
From chocolate to chia pudding, which treats to try if you’re watching your blood sugar
Researchers are working to understand surprising diagnoses in some hospitalized patients
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1 in 4 beneficiaries 'saw' medical provider remotely
Tips for using a smartphone, tablet or computer
Expert tips to bring more meaning and joy to your daily life — starting today
These standouts can keep you healthy as nutritional needs change with age
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