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Seniors With COVID-19 Show Unusual Symptoms

Older adults with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, have several “atypical” symptoms, complicating efforts to ensure they get timely and appropriate treatment, according to physicians.

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Hopeful Things During This Unreal, Upside Down, Crazy Time

It’s like the world’s been given a giant time-out. New sayings are popping up that would’ve confused only a short while ago.

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COVID-19: Small Gestures Soothe Stress

A phone call sounds like such a small thing. But the sedated man in a Missouri hospital room was gravely ill with COVID-19, and nurses arranged for his family to wish him well, perhaps for the last time.

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5 Things To Know About Hitting The COVID-19 Peak

President Donald Trump and some governors have pointed to the slowdown as an indication that the day has come for reopening the country.

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Seniors In Continuing Care Communities Feel Shut In

With tight restrictions in place at their continuing care retirement community, Tom and Janice Showler are getting on each other’s nerves.

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Biden And His Incremental Medicare Play For Bernie’s Backers

In one of his first proposals since becoming the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden is wading back into the roiling waters of health policy.

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