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A guide to navigating flu season

Every fall, like clockwork, health experts start talking about how important it is to get a flu shot. And every year, some people say that the flu isn’t so bad — until they get it.

The ins and outs of Medicare supplement guaranteed issue plans

Medicare has special rules for employees, or their spouses, who are covered by an employer’s group health insurance. It can mean you don’t have to answer underwriting questions to qualify.

Savvy Senior: Tips for long-distance caregivers

Providing care and support for an aging parent who lives far away can present a variety challenges. Here are some tips and resources that might help.

Gabrielle Union, family find joy one step at a time

Gabrielle Union has pair of big movies out — “Strange World” and “The Inspection” — but her mind is on family. And dancing.

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3 documents everyone needs in case of medical emergency

Many Americans who are enrolling in Medicare or retiring, whether healthy or with a serious health situation, struggle with what to do when losing employment benefits.

Bakery caters to diabetics with line of sugar-free treats

Janet Dietz — founder of Mrs. Williams Diabetic Delights, a Las Vegas fixture for more than 30 years — created her diabetic-friendly recipes out of necessity.

 
Meditation worked as well as medication in anxiety study

After two months, anxiety as measured on a severity scale declined by about 30 percent in both groups and continued to decrease during the next four months.

Patrick Dempsey revels in joys of trying something new

Why not learn a new skill at any age? Actor Patrick Dempsey poses the question while talking about his new film, the Disney+ fantasy sequel “Disenchanted.”

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