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Trumpeted New Medicare Advantage Benefits Will Be Hard To Find

For some older adults, private Medicare Advantage plans next year will offer a host of new benefits.

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Hot Brew Coffee Has Higher Levels of Antioxidants Than Cold Brew

Hot coffee lovers rejoice. Researchers found chemical differences between hot and cold brew that may have health impacts.

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Fresh Grounds For Coffee: Study Shows It May Boost Longevity

Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily.

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Social Ties Could Preserve Memory, Slow Brain Aging

Something as basic as how long it takes to drive or walk to a friend’s house can make a big difference as we get older.

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Mediterranean Diet Boosts Beneficial Bacteria

Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that eating a plant-based diet enhanced the good bacteria living in the gut by up to 7 percent as compared to only 0.5 percent from eating a more meat-centric, Western diet.

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Pets In Nursing Homes Bring Both Benefits And Risks

Pets that visit nursing homes or live there with a resident can be a benefit to all, but administrators also need to consider possible risks like injuries and illness and develop policies to avoid them.

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