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Lifetime Experiences Help Older Adults Build Resilience to Pandemic Trauma

Older adults are especially vulnerable physically during the coronavirus pandemic. But they’re also notably resilient psychologically, calling upon a lifetime of experience and perspective to help them through difficult times. New research calls attention to this little-remarked-upon resilience as well as significant challenges for older adults as the pandemic stretches on. It shows that many […]

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CDC: 20.4 percent of U.S. adults had chronic pain in 2019

(HealthDay)—In 2019, more than 20 percent of U.S. adults reported chronic pain in the last three months, according to a November data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Carla E. Zelaya, Ph.D., from the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Maryland, and colleagues examined […]

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Moderna says coronavirus vaccine boosts immune system response in older adults

2020 presidential candidates trade insults on coronavirus pandemic response Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier and owners of Steepologie Teas Andrea Raetzer and Joe Raetzer discuss which candidate delivered the message Americans wanted to hear. Biotech company Moderna announced on Tuesday that its coronavirus vaccine candidate elicited immune responses in older adults from a […]