Diane Archer

Tips for driving safely

As you get older, it can become increasingly challenging to drive. If you are concerned about whether you or someone you love is a safe driver, here are tips for driving safely from the National...

Improve your health with a buddy

We live in an “every man for himself” society at a time when we would fare better recognizing the benefits of being “all in it together.” Social solidarity has a lot to say...

Your right to buy Medigap coverage

Why don’t people have a right to buy Medigap coverage, supplemental coverage to fill gaps in Medicare, whenever they sign up for traditional Medicare? After all, people have a right to sign up...

How old can we possibly get?

How old can we possibly get? While Americans are not living as long as people in other wealthy countries, we are living about eight years longer than 50 years ago. Meghana Keshavan reports for Stat...

A Fitbit of sorts for your stomach

StatNews reports on a new implantable sensor in development at MIT labs that allows people to relay information on what their bodies are doing. The developers describe it as “a Fitbit of sorts...