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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans, but advances in treatments have dramatically changed the course of the disease in the past 10 years. For National AMD Awareness Month, we look at what you can do.
Medicare-for-all is making headlines again with presidential hopefuls shaping their platforms. What is Medicare-for-all? We break it down.
Have you heard about the new open enrollment period in 2019? Here’s what you need to know about this Medicare change and how to keep the various enrollment periods straight.
If you’re relatively healthy and have been taking aspirin to prevent a stroke or heart attack, you may want to talk to your doctor. New research shows that a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin offers no benefit in preventing cardiovascular disease or dementia.
For Sepsis Awareness Month (September) we look at some frequently asked questions, including what you can do to prevent sepsis.
You may not receive your new Medicare identification card as early as originally announced because Medicare officials are stepping up their anti-fraud efforts as scams run rampant.
The Social Security Administration’s annual cost-of-living adjustment for 2018 marks the biggest increase since 2012. But don’t expect a windfall — the increase could be eaten up by your Medicare premiums.
Eliminating or minimizing stress in your relationships can be good for your health. Check out these three principles to stress-free relationships.
Incorporate these simple and easy tips into your daily lifestyle, and you’ll not only drop a few pounds but also ensure you keep them off.
Understanding your Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plan formulary can save you money and prevent frustrating delays in getting you the drugs you need.
Senior citizens with no history of heart problems appear to gain no health benefit from cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, a new study suggests.
Healthy sleep patterns have a lot to do with how you live your life while you’re awake. See what methods healthy sleepers regularly practice.
Here are some ideas for morning beverages that will give you energy and keep your body cleaner than something with a great deal of sugar.
At the beginning of this new drug plan year, my husband and I are taking fewer medicines than last plan year. (Our doctors have eliminated some drugs.) Why wouldn’t our premium go down?
The high costs associated with insulin send many Medicare patients with diabetes into the dreaded Part D “donut hole,” where they pay a greater share of the lifesaving drugs’ costs. Understand how you can plan for this expense so it’s not a devastating financial surprise.
Diabetics are more prone to medical issues caused by nerve damage and reduced blood flow to the lower body. Fortunately, there are proven ways to help avoid major issues.
Have you been told that Medicare won’t pay for your physical therapy or skilled care because you’re failing to improve?
A 10-year study shows that people who drink two or more diet sodas per day have 70% more belly fat than those who abstained from the beverage.
Changing prescription drug plans during open enrollment can lead to surprises when making your first trip to the pharmacy counter in the the new year. But don’t fret. Medicare requires that you get a transition refill.
Welcome to the annual Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period. Learn what this is and four important things to know before disenrolling.