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A Hospital Forgot to Bill Her Coronavirus Test. It Cost Her $1,980.

A Hospital Forgot to Bill Her Coronavirus Test. It Cost Her $1,980.

A Hospital Forgot to Bill Her Coronavirus Test. It Cost Her $1,980. A Hospital Forgot to Bill Her Coronavirus Test. It Cost Her $1,980. The New York Times is investigating the costs associated with testing and treatment for the coronavirus and how the pandemic is changing health care in America. You can read more about the project and submit your …

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Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project

Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project

Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project He also said regulators would certify that any vaccine would meet the agency’s rigorous standards, adding, “My job as commissioner is to make sure to the fullest extent possible that any pressure that comes to the agency is not reflected downward” onto …

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‘Amazing, Isn’t It?’ Long-Sought Blood Test for Alzheimer’s in Reach

‘Amazing, Isn’t It?’ Long-Sought Blood Test for Alzheimer’s in Reach

‘Amazing, Isn’t It?’ Long-Sought Blood Test for Alzheimer’s in Reach ‘Amazing, Isn’t It?’ Long-Sought Blood Test for Alzheimer’s in Reach Blood tests could eventually be used earlier, allowing people who were beginning to have mild memory issues to learn whether they would develop Alzheimer’s or instead had another condition that might be less aggressive or fast-moving, Dr. Weiner said. And, …

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Gum Disease Tied to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Tied to Increased Dementia Risk

Gum Disease Tied to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Gum Disease Tied to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Severe gum disease and tooth loss may be linked to an increased risk for developing dementia, a new study has found. Researchers looked at 8,275 men and women whose average age was 63 at the start of the study. Over an average follow-up of more than …

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Pandemic Loneliness in Late Life

Pandemic Loneliness in Late Life

Pandemic Loneliness in Late Life Pandemic Loneliness in Late Life By the end of June, when my husband landed in the hospital, its administrators had begun allowing one visitor per patient, much to my relief. At 92, Don had fallen and fractured a hip. He would need an operation and then rehab in a facility that responded to the ongoing …

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How Can I (Kindly) Tell People to Wear Masks in Public?

‘Defund the Police’? Easy for You to Say

How Can I (Kindly) Tell People to Wear Masks in Public? How Can I (Kindly) Tell People to Wear Masks in Public? NORA I’m sorry you mistook a “serious” relationship for one that was permanent (or might yield great-granddaughters). That doesn’t always happen, as you now know. The ex is under no obligation, other than a sympathetic one, to return …

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Gambling on College Football Almost Fixed My Dysfunctional Family

Gambling on College Football Almost Fixed My Dysfunctional Family

Gambling on College Football Almost Fixed My Dysfunctional Family Gambling on College Football Almost Fixed My Dysfunctional Family My first mistake was feeling sorry for him. The first season my brother and I bet on college football against each other, I beat him so badly I often bragged I could have lost every single game we gambled on for the …

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Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57

Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57

Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57 Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57 Connie Culp, the first patient in the United States to receive a face transplant, died on Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic, which had performed her procedure in 2008. She was 57. She died of complications from an infection …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Officials Meet on Capitol Hill After $600-a-Week Lifeline for Jobless Expires

Coronavirus Live Updates: Dire Numbers Prompt Mask Orders in U.S.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Officials Meet on Capitol Hill After $600-a-Week Lifeline for Jobless Expires Coronavirus Live Updates: Officials Meet on Capitol Hill After $600-a-Week Lifeline for Jobless Expires Top officials work to break impasse over jobless benefit that helped keep afloat millions of unemployed Americans. Hours after unemployment benefits for tens of millions of Americans lapsed, administration officials arrived on …

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In Indonesia, False Virus Cures Pushed by Those Who Should Know Better

In Indonesia, False Virus Cures Pushed by Those Who Should Know Better

In Indonesia, False Virus Cures Pushed by Those Who Should Know Better In Indonesia, False Virus Cures Pushed by Those Who Should Know Better First, Indonesia’s agriculture minister promoted wearing a necklace containing a eucalyptus potion to cure the coronavirus. Not to be outdone, the governor of Bali, a popular resort island, pushed his own remedy: inhaling the steam from …

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