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Feeling confused and muddy-minded? Brain fog can be a symptom of a poor diet, and these common foods are among the biggest culprits.
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Turns out, a lot of what we’ve been told about keeping our brains healthy as we age is false. Let’s clear the air and find out what’ll actually help.
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AARP Staying Sharp is a one-of-a-kind lifestyle program that takes evidence-backed brain-health information and turns it into easy and fun actions.
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Your procrastination is a learned behavior that you might have picked up for multiple reasons. Here are five common underlying causes.
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Vitamin E plays key roles throughout the body. To meet your targets, put these foods in regular rotation throughout your week.
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Drawing a blank on your neighbor’s name? Life’s forgetful moments are not — we repeat not — brought to you by a mind that’s slipping.
The Medicare program requires higher-income individuals to contribute more toward the cost of the program than the general population. When enrolled in Medicare, people with incomes of $85,000 (or $170,000 for couples) pay higher premiums for Medicare Part B (doctors’, other health care…
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The $1.1 trillion spending bill will do more than keep the federal government open well into next year.
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Social Security hasn’t gotten much attention yet in the presidential campaign.
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When I was 8 years old, my teacher told my parents that I was failing third grade, that I was mentally retarded (a label used frequently in those days) and that I was essentially unteachable.
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