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50+: Live Better, Longer

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As you get older, your body may need more TLC. Find out what medical tests to get, how to work with your doctor.

Medical Tests

Find out what medical tests you should get in your 50s.

What medical tests should you get at age 60 and later? Read this article to find out.

Your Health Care

What you don't know CAN hurt you. The more you know about any medication you use, the better you can be sure you're using it properly.

Looking for a doctor? This link takes you to WebMD’s Physician Directory.

If it sounds too good to be true, it might be a health scam. Read about health quackery.

If you've had a prescription filled recently, there's a good chance you're taking a generic drug. Almost 80% of prescription drug sales are generics. Their use helps save patients and hospitals billions of dollars every year.

Live Longer

Researchers analyze DNA from healthy individuals prone to longevity in hopes of finding answers to a longer and healthier life.

Find out what habits and factors help your body age more slowly.

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