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5 Tips: How To Care For A Loved One With Alzheimer’s

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be rewarding, but has its challenges. Early diagnosis, having open communication and doing some simple activities can significantly help in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.

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The Best Things About Being Alone

Most introverts love and need people. After all, no man — or woman — is an island. And yet, for me, it’s solitude that has those special powers to energize and soothe. I now see how private time has always filled five essential needs.

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CDC Faces Dilemma Over Recommending New Covid Booster For All

A small percentage of Americans got the most recent covid-19 booster shot, and even fewer probably realize the federal government is preparing to recommend yet another shot as early as Tuesday.

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The Shrinking Number of Primary Care Physicians Is Reaching a Tipping Point

I’ve been receiving an escalating stream of panicked emails from people telling me their longtime physician was retiring, was no longer taking their insurance, or had gone concierge and would no longer see them unless they ponied up a hefty annual fee.

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The ‘Unwinding’ Of Medicaid: A Quiet Health Emergency

On May 11 the federal government announced the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE). That announcement, which should have been good news for millions of Americans, instead turned into a quiet health care emergency.

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Things to Know About The New Drug Pricing Negotiations

The Biden administration has picked the first 10 high-priced prescription drugs subject to federal price negotiations, taking a swipe at the powerful pharmaceutical industry.

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