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Yes, It’s Possible to Get Paid for Family Caregiving

Caregiving is a burden under normal circumstances—and for many families, the pandemic has only made things more difficult. A recent AARP study found that almost one in five Americans provide unpaid care for another adult. The same percentage reported high levels of financial strain from caregiving, and it’s easy to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to See a Doctor During the Pandemic, With Cardiologists Marc Eisenberg and Chris Kelly

We’ve seen a rise in preventable deaths since the start of the pandemic, largely because people are too afraid to go to the doctor. So we want to change that this week with the help of cardiologists Marc Eisenberg and Chris Kelly, who tell us all about the ease of booking a televisit, how to […]

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What Trump’s New Policy Means for Trans Healthcare

Last week, two black trans women were murdered. Friday, June 12 marked the fourth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, during which 49 people were shot and killed at an LGBTQ venue in Orlando. Friday was also the day the Trump administration announced it was rolling back an Obama-era regulation providing…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Cope as a ‘Distance Caregiver’ During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant dealing with challenges most people never thought they’d face: toilet paper shortages, universal homeschooling and a novel virus that has killed more than 100,000 Americans in less than three months. It has also changed the caregiving landscape dramatically. Approximately 39.8 million…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Are You Over-Relying on Sleep or Anxiety Meds?

Even more so than usual, our lives are defined by stress right now, the results of which are a lot of anxious, sleepless nights. For many, this has meant turning to anti-anxiety medications or prescription sleep aids. In the past few months, in fact, prescriptions for anti-anxiety and sleep medications have increased …Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What We Know About Serious COVID-19 Symptoms in Kids

Recently, there have been a lot of news stories about a new condition called pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome, which is similar to a rare childhood illness called Kawasaki disease. This new syndrome is starting to appear in children across the U.S. and is thought to be associated with COVID-19 infection. As…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What We Know About Serious COVID-19 Symptoms in Kids

Recently, there have been a lot of news stories about a new condition called pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome, which is similar to a rare childhood illness called Kawasaki disease. This new syndrome is starting to appear in children across the U.S. and is thought to be associated with COVID-19 infection. As…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Eminem feeds Detroit’s healthcare workers with cups of famous Mom’s Spaghetti

Eminem is stepping up and doing his part to help healthcare workers by donating cups of Mom’s Spaghetti to employees at the Henry Ford Health System. Of course the term “mom’s spaghetti” originated from Eminem’s Grammy Award-winning single “Lose Yourself” featured in his film 8 Mile. The famous line reads, “His palms are sweaty, knees […]

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Eminem feeds Detroit’s healthcare workers with cups of famous Mom’s Spaghetti

Eminem is stepping up and doing his part to help healthcare workers by donating cups of Mom’s Spaghetti to employees at the Henry Ford Health System. Of course the term “mom’s spaghetti” originated from Eminem’s Grammy Award-winning single “Lose Yourself” featured in his film 8 Mile. The famous line reads, “His palms are sweaty, knees […]

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Mazda Will Give Free Oil Changes And Washes To Healthcare Workers, Even If They Don’t Drive A Mazda

Mazda on Wednesday announced it will be offering free standard oil changes and what it calls “enhanced cleaning services” for U.S. healthcare workers at dealers nationwide. The program, called the Essential Car Care Initiative, is not limited to healthcare workers with Mazda products, as the company is opening its…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How Do Clinical Trials Work?

Given all the talk about the development of a potential COVID-19 vaccine—as well as the news that clinical trials for some candidates have already begun— you may be asking yourself how clinical trials actually work. Any vaccine that is approved for use on millions of Americans must complete a rigorous testing process…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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