Physician group: Let Medicare negotiate drug prices

ACP calls for several federal regulations

The American College of Physicians (ACP) on Tuesday published a position paper urging the federal government to rein in rising prescription drug prices, Alison Kodjak reports for NPR's "Shots."

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NRA: More senior citizens packing heat, going through firearm training courses

The National Rifle Association says more senior citizens are taking firearm training courses than before. 

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The 66/70 Social Security Strategy For Married Couples

Should you always wait until 70 to claim your benefit? No.

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Tips to help seniors remain in their homes as they age

There’s no place like home for most people, but for seniors, that often means taking steps to ensure that can happen.

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Social Security Finally Explains Its New Claiming Rules

You may need to move fast, unless you're grandfathered into the old system.

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Tax Tips for Retirees

We've just wrapped up Tax Relief Week 2016 on Morningstar.com. We offered investors tips for making the most of tax-sheltered accounts, optimizing taxable holdings, finding tax-efficient investments, and crafting tax-wise portfolios.

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7 Surprising Things About Medicare

Medicare, designed to offer health insurance for those 65 or older, is clearly a big part of many Americans' lives -- but there are still lots of things about it that plenty of people don't know. See how much of this article surprises you.

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Frequently asked questions about Medicare coverage

Many seniors are enrolled in Medicare, the federal government’s health insurance program.

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Are senior citizens really lonely? Maybe not, study says.

Despite the stereotype that being old means being lonely, a new national study by Caring.com finds the opposite is true for many senior citizens today.

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Take Note: Social Security and Medicare Benefits Changing in 2016

Claiming Social Security Twice is Eliminated

Prior to 2016, some married individuals who were 62 or older had claimed Social Security retirement benefits twice.

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