blood, vaccine

Mass. Gov. Made No Buddies With Vaccine Buddy Plan

18 February 2021

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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caregivers

Family Caregivers, Routinely Left Off Vaccine Lists

17 February 2021

Robin Davidson entered the lobby of Houston Methodist Hospital, where her 89-year-old father, Joe, was being treated for a flare-up of congestive heart failure.

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state

State Lawmakers Propose Tough New Bills to Curb Drug Costs

16 February 2021

Fed up with a lack of federal action to lower prescription drug costs, state legislators around the country are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels.

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sleep

Sleep Of Five Hours Or Less May Increase Risk Of Dementia, Death

15 February 2021

Sleep and health are inextricably connected. New research explores the connection between sleep disturbances and deficiencies among older adults and risk of dementia and death.

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joy

For Valentine’s Day, Bring Joy To An Older Family Member

14 February 2021

Bringing joy to older family members is challenging as loved ones take special precautions to keep them healthy, including limiting or eliminating visits and other activities that can cause COVID-19 to spread. 

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masks, Counterfeit

Counterfeit N95 Scam Widens As Senator Demands FTC Investigation

13 February 2021

A key U.S. senator is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate N95 mask fraud and federal agents announced the seizure of 1.7 million more counterfeit 3M masks in the New York borough of Queens.

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