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Caregiver Burnout: Ways You Can Avoid It

The responsibility of being a caregiver for a loved one is admirable and gratifying. But its demands can take their toll and lead to burnout.

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How To Keep Flu Germs From Spreading In Your Home

Flu season can take its toll on your health, but one way to fight the virus is to stop the spread of germs at home. 

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5 Ways To Manage Political Stress

No matter what your political beliefs or affiliations, it’s safe to say all Americans are now living through a unique moment in our nation’s history.

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Medicare, infections

Elderly Readmitted With Same Infections They Took Home

Patients discharged home or to home care were more likely to return with a linked infection than those discharged to skilled nursing homes. 

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Too Many Americans Admit To Driving While Drowsy

Have you ever found yourself falling asleep behind the wheel? Unfortunately, you are not alone.

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Falls: Hospitals Do More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

Dorothy Twigg was living on her own, cooking and walking without help until a dizzy spell landed her in the emergency room.

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