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V-Safe

V-Safe: Everyday People Help CDC Track Covid Vaccine Safety With Phones

Of the 203 million people who have received at least one dose of a covid-19 vaccine, more than 9 million have enrolled in a program to share information about their health since getting the shot.

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You May Be Entitled To Free Health Insurance Now

The latest coronavirus relief package did more than dole out $1,400 checks. The law also made health insurance free for millions more people and reduced costs for others, at least for now.

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Government Grant Scam Costs Elderly Woman $3,200

Alice, 77, lives in rural New England. She received a Facebook Messenger text from a work colleague named Ron, who told her she could qualify for a large cash award from the government. She would get a text the next morning to determine eligibility.

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Biden’s Expansion Of Long-Term Care Sparks Debate

President Joe Biden is proposing a major expansion of the government’s role in long-term care, but questions are being raised over his using the low-income Medicaid program and piggybacking the whole idea on an infrastructure bill.

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Buying Health Insurance Just Got Less Expensive

Last month, hundreds of millions of Americans got a cash infusion from the government, as part of the American Rescue Plan. But starting this month, another part of that law could have an even bigger effect on the wallets of tens of millions of Americans.

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COVID: It’s Time To Start A Scare Campaign

I still remember exactly where I was sitting decades ago, during the short film shown in class: For a few painful minutes, we watched a woman talking mechanically, raspily through a hole in her throat, pausing occasionally to gasp for air.

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