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Older Adults Give Their Mental Health High Marks, Polls Find

Many have avoided serious anxiety and depression during the pandemic

    

5 Tips on How to Be Safer on Your Bike

Injuries are up for older riders. Here's how to steer clear for the long haul

Missing Out on Sleep in Midlife May Increase Dementia Risk

A good night's rest could reduce your risk for cognitive complications down the road

Ice Cream Brands Recalled Due to Listeria Worries

The bacteria can cause serious medical complications in older adults

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This website links volunteers with those in need in their communities

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Join us for this webinar series to help you make the choices and decisions that are right for you. 

  • 10 Medicare Facts You Should Know - Thursday May 20, 7 p.m. ET & 7 p.m. PT

  • Exploring your Medicare Options - Tuesday May 25, 7 p.m. ET & 7 p.m. PT

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Most Common COVID Vaccine Side Effects in Older Adults

Some, but not all, report mild-to-moderate symptoms after the shot

The Rewards and Dangers of Scientific Progress

One Day University talk explains why advancements in medicine often have unintended consequences

4 Reasons You Shouldn't Skip Your Second COVID-19 Shot

Why the final dose of Moderna, Pfizer vaccines could be more important than the first

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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

Telehealth

How to Get Started With Telemedicine

We take you through setting up an appointment

What Two Typical Telehealth Visits Look Like

What to expect at two common appointments

How to Connect With Your Doctor Virtually

Tips for using a smartphone, tablet or computer

Healthy Living

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin K?

This lesser-known nutrient helps keep your heart healthy, but many aren't getting enough

Making Time For Exercise While You Are At Home

Our fitness experts share 10-minute workouts you can do in your living room


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