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This Flu Season is the Longest in 10 Years

We’re going on Week 22 of flu season, and no, it’s not necessarily too late to get your shot. Here’s what you should know.

Keys on a table.

If You Know Where Your Keys Are, You're Likely Good at ID-ing Smells, Too

If you’re the person who always knows where the passports, holiday decorations, and keys are, chances are high you’re also great at identifying odors.

Woman holding her nose because of a bad smell.

Phantom Odors: Do You Really Smell That?

One in 15 Americans over 40 experiences phantom odors — foul smells without a source – say researchers from the National Institutes of Health.

Man drinking water in a gym.

The Dangers of Dehydration

Every time you go to the bathroom or sweat, you lose water. If you’re vomiting or have diarrhea – more water loss. All of this contributes to dehydration, which is a serious health risk. Find out how much your body needs.

A woman getting a foot massage.

What Do Your Feet Say About Your Health?

Believe it or not, your feet are a good barometer of your overall health. Learn how your feet can offer early warning signs for bigger health issues.

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Surprising Facts About Losing Your 5 Senses

New research sheds light on aging and sensory impairment.

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How to Deal With 8 Winter Dangers

The biting winds and freezing temperature of winter can make the season treacherous as you get older. Here’s how to cope.

Retirement May Help You Sleep Better

Retirement May Help You Sleep Better

Sleep disturbances can become more common as we age. But retirement appears to have a mediating effect for many, sleep research is finding.

Bad Reaction to a Product? Learn More From FDA

Bad Reaction to a Product? Learn More From FDA

If you’ve ever had a bad reaction to a food, supplement, or beauty product and wanted to learn more, the FDA is making it easier to find that information.

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Shingles Vaccine: What You Should Know

Although not guaranteed to prevent the development of shingles, the vaccine significantly reduces the risk.