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Age Bias Present In Many Countries & U.S. States

Elders are more respected in Japan and China and not so much in more individualistic nations like the United States and Germany.

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COVID, Vaccine,

5 Things To Do As You Wait for COVID-19 Vaccine

Even as the vaccine against COVID-19 begins, the virus continues to kill thousands of Americans every day, making it more important than ever to stay safe and be ready in case it strikes you or your family.

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45 Percent Older Americans Lack A Medical Portal To Sign Up For Vaccines

As the vaccination of older adults against COVID-19 begins across the country, new poll data suggests that many of them don’t yet have access to the “patient portal” online systems that could make it much easier for them to schedule a vaccination appointment.

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Hospital Prices Just Got a Lot More Transparent

Hospitals face the new year with new requirements to post price information they have long sought to obscure: the actual prices negotiated with insurers and the discounts they offer their cash-paying customers.

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Drug Costs Skyrocket: Congress Stalls On Capping Medicare Out-Of-Pockets

Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst, priced at more than $18,000 for a 28-day supply, only because of the generosity of patient assistance foundations.

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Vaccine

Vaccine Myths Debunked By Experts

Vaccine. The word conjures up a host of emotions, from relief and hope to skepticism and even fear.

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