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Maximize Your Medicare: Research the Right Plan

Wheatley says Medicare.gov offers other valuable tools, including a five-star system rating the quality of different plans, and a list of doctors and networks included in each plan. “Medicare.gov also serves as a starting point to visit Medicare Advantage plan ...

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Long-Term Care Planning

I, like many others, am amazed that I am no longer in my 20s and that the aging process does not comply with how I feel. Still, planning is imperative. Seventy percent of people turning 65 can be expected to use some form of long-term care in their lifetime. ...

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What Your Blood Type Means for Your Health

If you’re scratching your head, you may be missing out on an important health clue. A spate of recent research suggests that your blood type—whether A, B, AB, or O—may influence your risk for a variety of health conditions, from cardiac disease to cancer. ...

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Oral Healthcare Basics

The most important aspect of oral hygiene is keeping up with it. It’s hard to devote adequate time to brushing and flossing when you have a million other things to do. Here is a piece of advice for those who find it tough to stick with their routines ...

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Eat to Lower Your Risk of Dementia

The food you eat may have a lot to do with the health of your brain as you age, according to the latest research. And don't think you can just pop a vitamin pill — real food contains micronutrients that also play an important role. To protect your gray matter ...

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Some Medicare Premiums Could Spike

One in 7 Medicare beneficiaries will see their Part B premiums for doctor visits and outpatient care jump by an unprecedented 52 percent next year — by far the largest hike in Medicare's history — unless the government ...

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