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Biden Takes Long Step Towards Long Term Care

FDR thought about doing it in 1935. Harry Truman proposed it in 1945. Dwight Eisenhower signed a small program in 1960. JFK proposed his own version in 1961.

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Vaccine Distribution Should Be Based On Need Not Politics

In early March, the media in Florida reported that the grocery chain Publix’s had become the state’s largest COVID vaccine supplier, receiving nearly 25 percent of Florida’s available doses. Publix happens to be a major financial supporter of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

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Mass. Gov. Made No Buddies With Vaccine Buddy Plan

Getting people to wear masks during the COVID pandemic has been hard enough. But getting people to accept a vaccine to protect them has been equally hard.

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Biden Health Plan A Shot In The Arm For Older Americans

America’s health care system will look different as the administration of Pres. Joe Biden settles into the Oval Office.

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Looking For Patient-Centered Care In A Pandemic

A few weeks ago, I drove a home-bound elderly man to get a COVID test in Western Massachusetts. The test took only a few minutes, and the results several days later were negative.

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Here Come the Covid Vaccines: Are Elders A Priority?

Last May, President Trump launched Operation Warp Speed (OWS), calling it “unlike anything our country has seen since the Manhattan project.”

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