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Celebrity Dermatologist Offers Tips For Best Summer Skin

Summer is here. With the warmer weather you may be ready to spend more time outdoors, shed some inhibitions and bare a little more skin.

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Chocolate In The Morning Could Help Burn Fat

Eating milk chocolate every day may sound like a recipe for weight gain. But a new study of postmenopausal women has found that eating a concentrated amount of chocolate during a narrow window of time in the morning may help the body burn fat.

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Kathleen McAuliffe

Desperate for Home Care, Seniors Often Wait Months With Workers In Short Supply

For years, Louise Shackett has had trouble walking or standing for long periods, making it difficult for her to clean her house in southeastern Maine or do laundry. Shackett, 80, no longer drives, which makes it hard to get to the grocery store or doctor.

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Aduhelm: New Alzheimer’s Drug Stirs Hope For Patients, Worry For Doctors

n the weeks since a new Alzheimer’s drug was approved, hopeful patients have bombarded Dr. Alireza Atri with calls and emails about a treatment that has sparked both excitement and skepticism.

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Medicare: Are Dental, Vision & Hearing Covered?

Some of the biggest gaps involve dental, vision and hearing services. Medicare does not cover dental cleanings or root canals. It doesn’t cover everyday eyeglasses and contact lenses. It doesn’t cover hearing aids.

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Computer Jitters Plague Older Adults Who Aren’t Tech-Savvy

Six months ago, Cindy Sanders, 68, bought a computer so she could learn how to email and have Zoom chats with her great-grandchildren.

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