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Conflicting COVID Messages Create Cloud Of Confusion

Since the start of the pandemic, the public has been barraged by conflicting messages.

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Heart-Healthy Cooking With Pantry Items

The pantry may be the secret to avoiding numerous trips to the supermarket. It’s a way to maintain safe social distancing while still eating heart-healthy dishes.

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Davetta Brooks lives in a building for low-income seniors on Chicago’s Near West Side. Residents are not wearing masks or gloves to guard against the coronavirus, she said: “They’re touching everything on the elevator, in the laundry room. And anybody and everybody’s relatives and friends are coming in and out with no scrutiny.” (Nolis Anderson for KHN)

Seniors In Low-Income Housing Live In Fear Of COVID Infection

Davetta Brooks, 75, who has heart failure, a fractured hip and macular degeneration, is afraid.

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Why Do More Women Have Alzheimer’s Than Men?

Middle-aged women are more likely than men to have changes in the brain related to Alzheimer’s disease, as detected by imaging, even when there are no differences in thinking and memory.

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Is A Second Wave Of Coronavirus Coming?

As Americans continue to grapple with the novel coronavirus, one question is on a lot of people’s minds: Are we already seeing, or will we eventually see, a second wave of the virus?

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Coronavirus Deadly To Those Over 80, But Many Are Surviving

Anna Marie Bresnan, who lives at Philadelphia Protestant Home, a retirement community in Northeast Philadelphia, is 84 and has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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