Tag Archive | "Healthcare"

Kathleen McAuliffe

Desperate for Home Care, Seniors Often Wait Months With Workers In Short Supply

For years, Louise Shackett has had trouble walking or standing for long periods, making it difficult for her to clean her house in southeastern Maine or do laundry. Shackett, 80, no longer drives, which makes it hard to get to the grocery store or doctor.

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FDA, Aduhelm

Aduhelm: New Alzheimer’s Drug Stirs Hope For Patients, Worry For Doctors

n the weeks since a new Alzheimer’s drug was approved, hopeful patients have bombarded Dr. Alireza Atri with calls and emails about a treatment that has sparked both excitement and skepticism.

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Telehealth

How To Make The Most Of Your Telehealth Visits

When the pandemic sidelined in-office visits at his practice, Dr. Dael Waxman “wasn’t exactly thrilled with being at home.” But he quickly shifted gears to video and telephone appointments.

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health insurance

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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import

Biden Admin. Signals No Rush To Allow Canadian Drug Import

The Biden administration said Friday it has no timeline on whether it will allow states to import drugs from Canada, an effort that was approved under President Donald Trump as a key strategy to control costs.

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COVID-19, home health, long term care

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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