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Covid vaccine side effects: Four side effects that require seeking help ‘right away’

“It usually occurs soon after vaccination, and can be treated with epinephrine (as in an EpiPen),” explains Harvard Health. According to the NHS, you should tell healthcare staff before you are vaccinated if you’ve ever had a serious allergic reaction. “You should not have the COVID-19 vaccine if you have ever had a serious allergic… Read More »

Sleep test may help diagnose and predict dementia in older adults

Dementia is a growing problem for people as they age, but it often goes undiagnosed. Now investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have discovered and validated a marker of dementia that may help clinicians identify patients who have the condition or are at risk of developing it. The… Read More »

This Medicare open enrollment season more seniors are expected to seek online help. Insurers say they’re ready

A senior signing up for Medicare. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Open enrollment season for Medicare enrollees can sometimes be overwhelming because of the wide variety of choices. The average senior will have 47 different health plans to choose from for 2021, according to the Trump administration, up 20% from last year.  In most years,… Read More »