COVID-19 Linked to Risk of Dangerous Blood Clots in Stroke Patients

COVID-19 Linked to Risk of Dangerous Blood Clots in Stroke Patients

By Michael Merschel, American Heart Association News Older stroke patients who had a history of COVID-19 were more likely to develop dangerous blood clots in the veins than those who did not have the coronavirus-driven disease, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. B...

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How to Have a Stress-Free Morning

How to Have a Stress-Free Morning

By Chris Tobias Starting the morning under pressure sets the mood for the day, leaving you anxious and tense. Although people know it’s unhelpful to begin the day bogged down by tension, they continue regardless. But they can end the morning feeling terrific with a few simple tweaks. Morning s...

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Skeletal Remains of 84-year-old Man Found in Brooklyn Apartment

Skeletal Remains of 84-year-old Man Found in Brooklyn Apartment

By Amanda Woods and Tina Moore, NY Post The skeletal remains of an elderly man were found inside his crammed Brooklyn home over the weekend — and his spouse told cops she planned to wait a year before she reported his death, authorities said Monday. Brent Shapiro, 84, was found dead inside the coupl...

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1 in 3 Caregivers for Elderly May Be Untrained, Unscreened

1 in 3 Caregivers for Elderly May Be Untrained, Unscreened

By Cara Murez, HealthDay Reporter, WebMD (HealthDay News) — A new report raises questions about the training and qualifications of many caregivers for the elderly across the United States. The study by the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit research organization, found that nearly a third of Americ...

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Make a New Year’s Resolution to Get a Memory Screening

Make a New Year’s Resolution to Get a Memory Screening

NEW YORK: As we approach year’s end and get ready for 2022, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is encouraging individuals to make a New Year’s resolution to get a memory screening. “Annual screenings are important, including for our brains, which is why everyone should make getting a memory...

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