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Black Tea May Help With Weight Loss, Other Benefits

The percentage of bacteria associated with obesity decreased, while bacteria associated with lean body mass increased.

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As Retirement Age Creeps Up, Health Worsens

The researchers  say their findings have implications for any proposals to change the Social Security retirement age, pushing it higher for people now in their 50s and below in order to stretch the federal budget.

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Buyer Beware: Long-Term Care Costs Surging

Long-term care costs can impose a crushing financial burden on individuals or families in part because private health insurance and Medicare offer only limited help.

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Pushing Health Care to The States is no Solution

The U.S. Senate recently found itself in a mad rush to beat the clock and repeal the Affordable Care Act before Sept. 30.

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Why Periodic Check-Ups Are Key to Health, Longevity

For some folks, getting ready for a routine exam with their doctor is like training for a marathon. 

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Anne McKinley battles a host of health issues and, four years ago, lost her husband after 59 years of marriage. Yet she remains positive, active and thrives on time spent with family and friends. Baking and eating cookies with her grandchildren is a highlight, she says. (Courtesy of Carol McKinley)

The Secret to Chronic Happiness as You Age

The real key to happiness at every age and stage, particularly old age, is not material things, but gratitude for life’s simple blessings, like laughter among friends or watching a sunset with a loved one.

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