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Over Half Of Adults 50+ Say They’ll Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Once enough people receive an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus, experts say, the end of the pandemic may be in sight.

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Adults Wary of Taking Any Vaccine Approved Before Election

The public is deeply skeptical about any coronavirus vaccine approved before the November election, and only 42 percent would be willing to get a vaccine in that scenario, according to a new poll.

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Telehealth, Virtual Medical Care, Gets Wary Welcome

A new national poll suggests that people over 50 aren’t quite ready to fully embrace virtual health visits, known as Telehealth, with their doctors and other providers.

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Older Adults Aren’t Fully Prepared For Emergency Situations

Most people over age 50 say they’re ready for natural disasters and emergency situations, but a new national poll shows that many haven’t taken key steps to protect their health and well-being in case of severe weather.

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Pre-Medicare Years Bring Health Insurance Worries For Many

For those who changed coverage for 2019, 15 percent said they were postponing medical procedures until their new coverage kicked in.

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Older Americans Don’t Get Enough Help From Doctors & Pharmacists on Drug Costs

The majority of Americans age 50 and older take two or more prescription medicines to prevent or treat health problems, and many of them say the cost weighs on their budget, a new poll finds.

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