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Cities And Counties Unlikely To Heed FDA Warning On Importing Foreign Drugs

Prices of drugs from overseas pharmacies can be as much as 70 percent lower than what people pay in the U.S. because the costs are regulated by the foreign governments.

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What The Numbers Say About Living Longer In Retirement

The United States is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, and we spend more on healthcare per capita than any other country.

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Life Expectancy Declines Seen In U.S. And Other High-Income Countries

A particularly severe influenza season drove declines outside the U.S. in 2014-2015, primarily among adults 65 and older, the study found.

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Lower life expectancy caused by lifestyle choices

Whether it’s young people abusing opiates or texting while driving or middle-aged folks failing to get exercise and maintaining poor diets, such lifestyle choices aren’t within the control of the medical community.

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Scenic adventures: When the train ride is the main attraction

Some are interested in the ride, passing scenery and sometimes activities available to passengers. Let’s take a virtual journey aboard several outstanding rail trips around the country and the world.

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Unusual museums abound in the U.S.

The United States Capitol impresses those who see it with its stately demeanor and decorative detail. Some viewers have to remind themselves that the structure they’re admiring is only 12 feet long.

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