• By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    TYSON FOODS CHICKEN RECALLED OVER LISTERIA CONCERN

    Precooked poultry was shipped nationwide to nursing homes, hospitals, restaurants and schools... Bloomberg/Getty Images... More than...

    Food, Hospital
  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    FRIDGE AND FREEZER FOOD SAFETY WHEN YOUR POWER IS OUT

    Hurricanes, heat waves and other natural disasters heighten the risk of power outages.... And if the power goes out for an extended...

    Food, Power
  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    MEDICARE AND MEDICAID - YOUR GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE PROGRAMS

    How the federal insurance program helps older Americans afford the health care vital to their well-being... Join AARP for a two-part...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE DELTA CORONAVIRUS VARIANT

    A new coronavirus mutation is spreading in the U.S.... Here's what that means for you... While cases of COVID-19 have fallen significantly...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    FEDERAL RULE PROPOSES LONGER ACA ENROLLMENT PERIOD

    Proposed rule changes would also expand access to health insurance for low-income Americans... The annual Affordable Care Act open...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    GRILLING RECIPES FROM CHEF DEVIN ALEXANDER

    Every summer, grilling inspires gatherings.... It can also provide healthy eating for a group if you swap burgers and dogs for lighter...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    GAP NARROWING FOR MINORITY COVID-19 VACCINATION RATES

    New report shows that despite narrowing gap, minorities still at greater risk for the coronavirus... While efforts to get more Blacks...

    Vaccination
  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    YOUR ACA HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT CHECKLIST

    Guide to understanding costs, coverage, subsidies and how to sign up for a plan... En español | If you've lost your health insurance...

    Plan
  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    SEVEN TIPS FOR SAFER AND HEALTHIER BACKYARD COOKOUTS

    Americans love to grill.... Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults own a grill or smoker, and 75 percent of them use their grill even during...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    DRUGS, SUPPLEMENTS, RX DRUGS AND SIDE EFFECTS

    Nonprescription medicines are not without risks.... Here's what you need to know... Plus, discover the over-the-counter drugs to avoid...

    Drugs
  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    RISKS FROM COMMON PAIN RELIVERS FOR THOSE 50 AND OVER

    Here's what you need to know... Drugstore shelves are overflowing with options for pain relief.... There are packages of pills, patches,...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    UNDERSTANDING AND TREATING SOCIAL ANXIETY DISORDER

    We've all been there: a bout of serious nerves while mingling at a cocktail party or butterflies before a big presentation at work.......

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    HOW HIV BECAME A CHRONIC CONDITION, NOT A DEATH SENTENCE

    Bruce Ward can pinpoint exactly when he became infected with HIV: the New Yorker was vacationing in Hawaii in early 1984 when he came...

    Flu
  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    BLACKS HOSPITALIZED FOR COVID AT GREATER RISK OF DEATH

    Older Black Americans hospitalized for COVID-19 face a greater risk of death than their white counterparts because they disproportionately...

    Face, Hospital
  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    4 TOP FITNESS INFLUENCERS GIVE HEALTHY LIVING TIPS

    We asked Instagram stars - who happen to be over 50 - to share their diets, workouts and all-around best advice for staying fit and...

    Diet
  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    5 SURPRISING CAUSES OF BACK PAIN AFTER AGE 50

    What's causing those kinks - and what to tweak to get rid of them going forward... Getty Images... If an aching back is starting to...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    SOME BLOOD PRESSURE DRUGS MAY IMPROVE BRAIN HEALTH

    Commonly prescribed ACE inhibitors and ARBs could offer added brain benefits, study shows... Older adults who take certain blood pressure...

    Drugs, Brain
  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    SALMONELLA OUTBREAK LINKED TO BACKYARD CHICKENS SPREADS

    For the second year in a row, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigation has linked an outbreak of salmonella to backyard...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERT LEANA WEN ON LESSONS FROM COVID-19

    En español... The CNN medical analyst and author of the new book Lifelines spoke with AARP about the flaws the pandemic exposed in...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 3, 2021

    FDA APPROVES GAME-CHANGING WEIGHT LOSS DRUG SEMAGLUTIDE

    Sarah Silbiger / Getty Images... Weight loss medication gets a bad rap, and it's not hard to understand why.... Over the years, both...

    Drugs