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Your Health at 50 and Up: AARP's 2019 Guide

You told us what medical issues worry you most. Here's what you need to live a longer, happier life


Stay Fit

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A Teacher Bikes to Recovery

Angela Wolz’s experience inspires her to create Women’s Empowerment Rides

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The Best Exercises for Achy Backs, Knees, Hips and More

We asked physical therapists for their pain-busting stretching and strengthening moves 

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Subsidies for Healthy Foods Could Ease Disease Burden

Study suggests they may be more effective than drugs, devices or surgeries

Healthy Eating

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Low-Carb? Low-Fat? What the Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

Both strategies help shed pounds when they limit sugars and processed flour

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Spring Asparagus Is a Delicacy Worth the Wait

Chef David Tanis shares memories and his recipe for a spicy stir-fry

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Prepare Your Own One-Bowl Meal for Cheaper Dining

Skip the lines and create your own delicious feast by using a simple checklist

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Live Well

99 Ways to Add Healthy Years to Your Life

99 Ways to Live a Longer, Healthier Life

Start the year off right with these essential health tips from top experts

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Driving With Hearing Loss

How to stay safe behind the wheel when you don't hear well

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