Severe COVID-19 risk in people over 50 offers chance to have discussions and complete documents to be used in case of difficult medical decisions.
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Study of telehealth use for new-patient appointments shows trends in 2020 and comparison with 2019.
Low-income people who reported better oral health after getting coverage said it helped with their work or job search.
Poll shows double-digit jumps since autumn in percentage of Black, Hispanic and chronically ill older adults who say they’ll get vaccinated – or already have.
Despite guidelines, 14% are on three or more drugs that act on the brain and nervous system; families and providers should review prescriptions regularly.