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A Brush With A Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education And The Big Bill That Followed

I was just petting an orange tabby cat in my Falls Church, Va., neighborhood, a cat I’d never met before.

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Why You Should Peek At Your Doctor’s Notes

When Pamela DeSalvo read the clinical note from her doctor’s visit, the words on the page hit her hard: “clinically morbidly obese.”

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In 10 Years, Half Of Middle-Income Elders Won’t Be Able To Afford Housing, Medical Care

Projections put the average annual assisted living and medical expenses cost in 10 years at $62,000, meaning that a majority of the middle-income seniors then will not be able to afford an assisted living facility.

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The Trust Older Patients Place In Doctors Can Compromise Care

Placing trust in doctors to advocate for their medical care, older adults rarely ask for referrals to specialists, specific prescriptions, express concerns or follow-up after medical visits.

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