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What Is the Risk of Catching the Coronavirus on a Plane?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis tried to alleviate fears of flying during the pandemic at an event with airline and rental car executives.

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12 Lifestyle Changes Could Delay, Prevent Dementia

Modifying 12 risk factors over a lifetime could delay or prevent 40 percent of dementia cases, according to an updated report.

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A sign near the pond behind Brookdale Charleston warns about the potential risk of alligators. (Leigh Webber for KHN)

Assisted Living’s Breakneck Growth Leaves Safety Of Dementia Patients Behind

They found Bonnie Walker’s body floating in a pond behind her assisted living facility in South Carolina. There were puncture wounds on her ear, her temple, her jaw and her cheeks.

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Family History Increases Breast Cancer Risk Even in Older Women

Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women; those ages 65­ and older.

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Tax Reform Could Put Pre Tax Retirement Contributions at Risk

If you like the income tax reduction you get for your 401(k) contribution then make sure to max out now, because you may not get the chance in the future.

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Five Things Everyone Should Know About Breast Cancer

The two main risk factors for developing the cancer are being a woman and getting older.  Other important risk factors for breast cancer include family history of the disease.

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