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The flu season is here, and will be in full effect until May 2020. And those who have previously endured the symptoms that can include headaches, muscle aches, fevers, coughing, runny noses and weakness or fatigue, know having an influenza virus even for a short time is a miserable experience no matter what your age.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare is experimenting with a new direction in health care. Starting next year, seniors in many states will be able to get additional services such as help with chores and respite for caregivers through private Medicare Advantage insurance plans.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020, an uptick with potential political consequences in an election year when Democrats are pushing more generous inflation protection.

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