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Are Medicare Advantage Plans Worth The Risk?

The first hurdle many people face when deciding about Medicare coverage is simply understanding how the various parts fit together.

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What Is the Risk of Catching the Coronavirus on a Plane?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis tried to alleviate fears of flying during the pandemic at an event with airline and rental car executives.

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Adults Wary of Taking Any Vaccine Approved Before Election

The public is deeply skeptical about any coronavirus vaccine approved before the November election, and only 42 percent would be willing to get a vaccine in that scenario, according to a new poll.

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How Laughter Can Help Your Heart

If the past six months of quarantines, social distancing and unrelenting Covid-19 news coverage has left you feeling stressed and worried, you’re not alone. A recent nationwide survey found that a majority of the respondents are experiencing emotional distress during the pandemic.

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Exercise & Diet More Important Than Ever With Virus at Large

If your life these days is anything like mine, a pre-pandemic routine that included regular exercise and disciplined eating has probably given way to sedentary evenings on a big chair, binge-watching reruns of your favorite TV series while guzzling chocolate ice cream or mac ’n’ cheese.

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Depression: Downward Spiral For Caregivers Of Newly Diagnosed Dementia Patients

Caring for a partner or spouse with a new diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or related dementia is associated with a 30 percent increase in depression, compared to older adults who don’t have a spouse with dementia.

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