Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Getting on with your life in the age of coronavirus

(HealthDay)—As coronavirus continues to spread across America, people in some areas are quarantined. Conferences, sporting events and travel plans are being called off, while hand sanitizer and toilet paper is flying off ...

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Arizona company starts Venmo-like service for medical marijuana

Ohio's cannabis dispensaries deal largely in cash because banks and credit card companies are leery of working with medical marijuana companies. An Arizona company is aiming to fill the gap for those who prefer cashless payments.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

For seniors, financial woes can be forerunner to Alzheimer's

(HealthDay)—Unpaid bills, overdrawn accounts, dwindling investments: When seniors begin experiencing fiscal troubles, early dementia or Alzheimer's disease could be an underlying cause, researchers say.

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SNAP provides a model for ensuring a right to food

Alleviating food insecurity is often seen as one of the fundamental roles a country should fulfill. In some cases, this is encapsulated into a constitutionally formalized "right to food". In other cases, including the U.S., ...

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