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Pickleball Anyone? Sport’s Popularity Surges, Health Benefits Abound

It’s just after 8 a.m. at the University Fitness Center on the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center campus, and a familiar thock-thock-thock sound is coming from the basketball court.

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Pricey new treatment roils issues of how to treat prostate cancer

Men hoping to avoid some side effects of prostate cancer treatment are shelling out tens of thousands of dollars for a procedure whose long-term effects are unknown and insurers, including Medicare, won’t pay for.

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Money, retirement, financial, year

Changes to retirement savings system may hurt Americans

Unlike defined-benefit plans, which promise a fixed, pre-established monthly benefit for employees upon retirement, defined-contribution plans entail monthly contributions from employees, and sometimes employers.

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Dietary aid may prevent, reverse damage to aging brain

The formula contains common ingredients such as vitamins B, C and D, folic acid, green tea extract, cod liver oil and other nutraceuticals.

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Some men get prostate tests despite limited benefit

About one in five elderly U.S. men get invasive tests to look for prostate tumors even though they may not live long enough to benefit from treatment.

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Money, retirement, life expectancy

Is it worth the wait to begin collecting Social Security?

You cannot materially increase your expected Social Security benefits by changing your claiming date. This middle school math seems to befuddle PhDs, recognized financial gurus, and media outlets.

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