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Evaluating President Joe Biden’s First 100 Days in Office

In the first 100 days, new presidents try to turn campaign promises into quick legislative victories, defuse lingering crises, set themselves apart from their predecessor and set a leadership tone for the next four years, all while avoiding blunders that could destroy their momentum.

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Medicare Insolvency Looms But There’s A Fix

The most urgent retirement issue facing the new Biden administration and Congress is not Social Security reform or figuring out how to boost savings in 401(k)s and IRA accounts.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Need An Estate Plan

Grandparents raising their grandchildren is not a new trend but today the number of grandparents doing so is trending significantly upwards.

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Are We Winning The War On Cancer? What to Know

Can cancer be cured? Some experts say the answer is yes, but that it will require reversing course on the way it’s researched and treated.

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Goodbye Uteri, You Served Your Purpose

In a few weeks, we will part. I’m 56 and sadly, you are more of a liability now. You challenged me over the years, but together we did great things.

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Treating Poor People As ‘Passive’ Health Care Consumers

In 2009, a State Legislator who chaired the House Financial Services committee, on Beacon Hill introduced a bill that would “automatically enroll all eligible seniors” into a managed care program for seniors.

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