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Old Minds, New Tricks—and Healthier Brains

A recent study found learning a new skill can improve memory function in seniors. Learn what activities can boost your memory as you age.

How Social Engagement Improves Senior Health

The loss of loved ones and personal independence causes many seniors to experience social isolation, loneliness and compromised health. Connecting with others and learning new things may help boost the mind and the body.

Tech and the Modern Toddler

Your little one loves the games on your iPad and smartphone, but are they hurting or helping your child’s development? Explore the reasons for limiting your toddler’s screen time and strategies for avoiding the tempting glow of a screen.

End the Egg-xile

In the past, concerns about cholesterol may have kept you from adding eggs to your breakfast routine. Good news: An egg a day is probably A-OK!

Trick or Treat, Give Me Something Safe to Eat

Halloween can be complicated for children who have food allergies or are prone to overstimulation.

Hope Is Around the Corner

Three new technologies show a promising future for the fight against breast cancer.

3 Ways to Prepare for Flu Season

’Tis the season for influenza! This virus can leave people coughing, sneezing and feeling under the weather. Whether you’re jetsetting across the country or keeping up with the kids this holiday season, don’t let flu knock you off your feet this year!

Is Medicare on Your Mind?

A milestone birthday—your 65th—is just around the corner. That means it’s time to start thinking about enrolling in Medicare, the federal health insurance program for older Americans.

What You Need to Know About Open Enrollment

You, like many Americans, may have heard the terms “open enrollment” or “the open enrollment period” but not known what they mean and, especially, what they mean for you. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), has fundamentally changed the way you enroll in health coverage.

Insurance Terms Made Easy

Making decisions about insurance can be a daunting task for many Americans. Add to that the extra stress of deciphering insurance terminology, and you may find yourself ready to throw in the towel. 

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