Social (Security) Distancing: Trump Scheme Harms The Entitlement

01 September 2020

On Aug. 14, Social Security celebrated its 85th birthday. Instead of enjoying the celebration, the program had to deal with an Executive Order from Donald Trump which instructed the IRS to stop collecting the payroll contributions that fund the program.

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Moderna Vaccine May Work As Well In Older Adults

31 August 2020

Moderna Inc said its experimental COVID-19 vaccine induced immune responses in older adults similar to those in younger participants.

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COVID + Flu: This Is a Good Year to Get a Flu Shot

30 August 2020

Flu season will look different this year, as the country grapples with a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 172,000 people.

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Scam Alert: Things a COVID Contact Tracer Wouldn’t Say

29 August 2020

State officials and federal agencies warn there’s a new phone scam circulating: Some callers posing as COVID-19 contact tracers try to pry credit card or bank account information from unsuspecting victims.

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Vaccine: Nurses Over Drivers? Elderly Over Youth?… Who Goes First?

28 August 2020

In this age of coronavirus, with vaccine experimentation moving at historic pace to the clinical trials phase, the ideal inoculation policy would emphasize age more than work-exposure risk.

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Working Families Enlist Grandparents To Help With The Kids

27 August 2020

Gone, for now, are the days when retirees Bill and Mary Hill could do whatever they please. Since school started for their only grandchild, they’re not leisurely reading the morning newspaper or dawdling over a sudoku.

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