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Thanksgiving Travel? Pass the COVID Please

25 October 2020

Molly Wiese was truly stumped. Her parents and siblings live in Southern California, and Wiese, a 35-year-old lawyer, has returned home every Christmas since she moved to Minnesota in 2007.

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Did Trump Confuse Public Option With ‘Medicare for All’?

24 October 2020

During the final presidential debate, President Donald Trump claimed that 180 million people would lose their private health insurance to socialized medicine if the Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, is elected president.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: What The Public Should Know

23 October 2020

News about a potential COVID-19 vaccines are announced almost daily, leading people to wonder when will a vaccine will be available, and whether it will be safe. 

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Older Workers Face Higher Unemployment Amid Pandemic

22 October 2020

For the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers face higher unemployment than their midcareer counterparts, according to a study released Tuesday by the New School university in New York City. 

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Tom Stevens and his wife, Virginia, were hospitalized with COVID-19 in early August and put in separate rooms. Their physicians later agreed that the couple, married for 66 years, should not be kept apart ― they needed to recover in a room together. (E. Wesley Ely)

Older COVID-19 Patients Battle ‘Brain Fog,’ Weakness, Emotional Turmoil

21 October 2020

Tom Stevens and his wife, Virginia, were hospitalized with COVID-19 in early August and put in separate rooms. Their physicians later agreed that the couple, married for 66 years, should not be kept apart.

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Most Voters Favor Biden As Health Issues Weigh Heavily

20 October 2020

Poll shows a preference for Biden on every health care issue posed, including among those age 65 and older and on issues that Trump has said were his priorities while in office — signaling voters are not satisfied with the president’s work to lower health care costs, in particular.

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