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Does Your Dog Know Everything About You?

We’ve all had times when we feel ordinary, even invisible. No one notices. No one cares. But we’re wrong. No one notices. No one cares. But we’re wrong.

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Uncertainty And Frustration In The Time Of COVID

After 21 months of dodging COVID 19, keeping my mask on, avoiding crowds, and staying within my circle of friends, I had my first real scare with COVID in the middle of September.

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Guilty pleasures

Guilty Pleasures Are Difficult To Give Up

If character is defined by what we do, I’m in trouble. Yes, I perform some worthwhile, productive services here and there, but so much of my existence is spent on time-wasting drivel.

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COVID-19, home health, Better Care Better Jobs Act

Better Care Better Jobs Act Aims To Strengthen Human Infrastructure

At the end of June, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, D-MI and Senator Bob Casey, D-PA, introduced the “Better Care Better Jobs Act,”(S.2210) to widen access to Medicaid’s home and community based services for low-income elderly and disabled people, and to improve pay for the frontline caregivers who provide home care.

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Joyce

What Would Joyce Do? A Loving Tribute To A Mother-In-Law

The other morning, I came to my kitchen desk and found a picture of my Texan mother-in-law, Joyce, who passed away five years ago.

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FDA, Aduhelm

Aduhelm, New Alzheimer’s Drug, Tangled in Controversy

Biogen estimates a target population of between 1 million to 1.2 million individuals could use this new drug. One Wall Street firm estimates that Biogen could reach Aduhelm sales of $5 billion by 2025.

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