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U.S. ‘Wasted’ Months Before Preparing For Virus Pandemic

As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months that could have been used to bolster the federal stockpile

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Music Soothes Soul During COVID-19 Pandemic

In Italy, people isolated by the COVID-19 pandemic stood on apartment balconies, singing “Bella Ciao” together into the night.

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Hospitals & Nursing Homes: Patients Caught In Conflict

A wrenching conflict is emerging as the COVID-19 virus storms through U.S. communities: Some patients are falling into a no man’s land between hospitals and nursing homes.

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Caring For Elderly In The Age Of COVID-19

When Dr. Christopher Johnson was asked about the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, he said, “The biggest threat to older people right now is younger people.”

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Observation Care: Federal Judge Rules Medicare Patients Can Challenge Status

If the government does not challenge the decision and patients win their appeals, Medicare could pay them millions of dollars for staggeringly high nursing home bills.

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Life

Why Life Can Get Better As We Age

People say life gets better with age. Now research suggests this may be because older people have the wisdom and time to use mindfulness as a means to improve wellbeing.

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