1. The New Old Age

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    ‘I Need to Know I Tried’

    Time-limited trials offer I.C.U. patients and their families a sense of empowerment in the face of low odds.


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    Covid Forces Families to Rethink Nursing Home Care

    Even with vaccines, many older people and their relatives are weighing how to manage at-home care for those who can no longer live independently.


From Well

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    How Food May Improve Your Mood

    The sugar-laden, high-fat foods we often crave when we are stressed or depressed, as comforting as they are, may be the least likely to benefit our mental health.


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    The Importance of Getting Fully Vaccinated

    Covid remains a mortal threat not just for people like me in the upper decades of life but for almost anyone, no matter how young and healthy.


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    Do Statins Really Cause Muscle Aches?

    People taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs often report muscle pain, but the pain may be the same when they take a look-alike placebo pill.


The Covid-19 Pandemic

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  1. PhotoIf you’re looking for mountains and wildlife, Denali National Park is a must for a D.I.Y. Alaska itinerary.
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    How to Plan a D.I.Y. Alaska Trip

    In a state the size of Texas, California and Montana combined, planning an affordable itinerary can be a challenge, especially with this summer’s lack of cheap cruises.