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There is mounting evidence that a few nibbles of dark chocolate can not only satisfy a craving, but can also be beneficial for your health

Five Things to Know About Social Security

Social Security is your money — you earned it through a lifetime of hard work


Does Medicare Cover Weight-Loss Treatments?

"I need to lose about 100 pounds and would like to know if Medicare can help"

Keeping Older Drivers Safe on the Road

"My 86-year-old mother, who still drives herself, had a fender bender last month and I worry about her safety"


Are Americans Educated on Retirement Savings?

How prepared are adults in the United States for their retirement?

Top Health Research Findings 2023

Here is a small sample of the NIH-supported research accomplishments in 2023

Finding the Cost of a Medical Procedure in Advance

The world of insurance and payment can be murky, even if you do your homework


Improving Brain Health through Exercise

A new study is suggesting a fascinating link between regular exercise and better brain health

A Proactive Approach to Dealing with Forgetfulness

Mental health experts recommend a variety of techniques to cope with changes in memory and mental skills

Enrollment Period for Medicare Part B

You have another chance each year during the General Enrollment Period (through March 31) to sign up for Medicare Part B


Are You at Risk of Developing Glaucoma?

"My older brother was recently diagnosed with glaucoma and lost some of his vision, but never had a clue anything was wrong"


How to Close Social Media Accounts of a Deceased Loved One

How do I go about canceling a person’s social media accounts when they die?

How to Fight Back Against Age Discrimination

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act is your first defense against age discrimination

Tips for Drinking Coffee When You Have a Sensitive Stomach

Here are a few effective tips for drinking coffee when you have a sensitive stomach...