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Americans’ cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk of heart disease are getting treatment, a new report shows.<p>The results suggest that a controversial change in recommendations for cholesterol treatment may be starting to pay off, researchers say.<p>“It is very …

Cholesterol

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Retirement

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Cholesterol

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Vitamins

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Holistic Medicine

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Physiology

HSA Contribution Limits For 2020 And More HSA Rules You'd Better Know

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Business

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Health

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Retirement Planning

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Untreatable strains of typhoid threaten a global health emergency, experts warn

International neglect of the threat from typhoid and potentially untreatable new strains threaten a global health emergency, experts have warned.<p>The disease which causes as many as 21 million cases a year is too often overlooked as a disease of the past, when in fact it is increasingly difficult to …

Microbiology

This Japanese technique is guaranteed to help you fall asleep quickly and easily

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Lifestyle (UK)

Inflammation Might Be the Reason You're Not Losing Weight—Here Are 5 Things You Can Do About It

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Holistic Medicine

The One Thing You Should Add To Your Coffee In The Morning If You're Trying To Lose Weight, According To A Nutritionist

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Coffee

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Food is closely linked to health, yet federal nutrition research is underfunded, even as the costs of diet-related diseases are skyrocketing. Does Washington hold the key to solving the obesity crisis?<p>What Americans eat is making us sick on a staggering scale, but judging by federal investment in …

U.S. Politics

Sleep apnea research could mean peaceful nights for millions

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Sleep

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The Arts

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U.S. Politics

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U.S. Politics

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News

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About 60 million Medicare recipients have the chance to change their coverage during the health care service’s annual open enrollment season, which opened on October 15 and closes on December 7. But research indicates fewer than 4 in 10 seniors review their Medicare plan each year to find the best …

Health Care

How to Estimate What You'll Spend on Long-Term Care

In your column about unexpected bills in retirement, you didn’t address the possibility of long-term care. How can I estimate what those expenses might be in later life? I need this for my parents and me.<p>Good point. I discussed, in an earlier column, budgeting for health-care bills in retirement, …

Retirement

Reduce Inflammation and Improve Immunity With Lifestyle Changes, Not Supplements

People often take echinacea to bolster immunity and ward off colds or other viruses. They turn to turmeric to alleviate pain or to reduce …

Wellness

Consumer Reports Tests: Turmeric and Echinacea

To better understand what’s inside botanical supplements, Consumer Reports decided to put samples of two widely used ones to the test to determine …

Consumer News

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If your Medicare coverage changes include Medigap, beware of snags

If you're going to make Medicare coverage changes that include dropping or buying a supplemental plan — aka, Medigap — make sure you know the rules …

Health Care

Congress watch: Why Medicare coverage of unmet needs is so vital

Congress returns from its summer recess with a full agenda. It’s probably not high on its to-do list, but many advocates of older Americans hope it …

Medicare