Traditional Medicare doesn't pay for hearing aids, so some in Congress would like to give purchasers a tax break. Marek Brzezinski/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Connecticut Considers Letting Health Aides Give Medicines To Homebound

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Oregon Emphasizes Choices At The End Of Life

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Experiences in youth shape our health in old age. That's the key lesson from the world's longest-running medical study. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Poked And Prodded For 65 Years, In The Name Of Science

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Death investigations among seniors are often skipped, leaving the growing population vulnerable to neglect and abuse. Andres Cediel/Frontline hide caption

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