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November 19, 2005

Seniors Find Medicare Drug Plan Options Bewildering

They came equipped with notepads of questions and lists of medications, and with the thick red-white-and-blue handbook "Medicare & You." Nearly 200 strong, they came looking for help in figuring out which among dozens of bewildering plans would buy them the most medicines for the least price. (Washington Post)

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November 15, 2005

A Daily Workout Could Add 4 Years to Life

Sorry, couch potatoes -- the verdict is in: People who exercise regularly really do live longer.

In fact, people who get a good workout almost daily can add nearly four years to their life spans, according to the first study to quantify the impact of physical activity this way. (Washington Post)

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