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For Valentine’s Day, Bring Joy To An Older Family Member

Bringing joy to older family members is challenging as loved ones take special precautions to keep them healthy, including limiting or eliminating visits and other activities that can cause COVID-19 to spread. 

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Counterfeit N95 Scam Widens As Senator Demands FTC Investigation

A key U.S. senator is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate N95 mask fraud and federal agents announced the seizure of 1.7 million more counterfeit 3M masks in the New York borough of Queens.

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Tremellia Hobbs, activities director at the Brian Center/Cabarrus nursing home, cheers on her co-workers as they receive the covid-19 vaccine at the Brian Center/Cabarrus nursing home. (Aneri Pattani)

Vaccine: Why Nursing Home Staffers Are Hesitant

It had been months since Tremellia Hobbs had an excuse to bring out the pompoms. Before the pandemic, they were a crowd favorite at movie nights and bingo tournaments that Hobbs organized as activities director at the Brian Center Health & Retirement/Cabarrus nursing home.

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Pandemic Makes Staying in shape Challenging

The early months of the COVID-19 pandemic threw Jaden Fisher’s routine into a spiral as it made getting to the gym more of a chore than a choice. 

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Menopause Could Cause Forgetfulness, Lack Of Attention

If you’re a bit more forgetful or having more difficulty processing complex concepts than in the past, the problem may be your menopause stage.

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Covid Shot: When Your Chance Comes Don’t Worry About Numbers

When getting vaccinated against covid-19, there’s no sense being picky. You should take the first authorized vaccine that’s offered, experts say.

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