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Democrats Plan To Boost Medicare, Long-Term Care Spending

The budget package Democrats are assembling in Congress would likely provide the biggest jolt to the American health care system since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, according to sources familiar with work on the plan.

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What Are the Most Shocking Things about Adult Sons?

Wait. I’ve been a Mom almost 30 years? How did that happen? One moment my boys are sipping juice boxes. The next they’re playing Beer Pong in the basement.

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Doctors Weigh Pros and Cons of Prescribing Aduhelm

As physicians and health policy experts debate the merits of Aduhelm, the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease approved in 18 years, patients want to know: “Will this medication help me and how much?”

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Aduhelm: New Alzheimer’s Drug Stirs Hope For Patients, Worry For Doctors

n the weeks since a new Alzheimer’s drug was approved, hopeful patients have bombarded Dr. Alireza Atri with calls and emails about a treatment that has sparked both excitement and skepticism.

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Next Pandemic We Should Treat Homebound Better

Americans hesitant to get a COVID vaccine shot have been lured out of their bunkers with a cornucopia of goodies offered by the White House and states.

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Father’s Day Gifts That Celebrate Interests Old And New

After a pandemic year in which the shape of work and play were transformed, Father’s Day gifts can embrace comforting old favorites or celebrate exciting new interests.

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