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Should Seniors Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?

There has been a lot of controversy regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and whether or not we should get vaccinated. The answer here is very obvious, of course we should get vaccinated! Even if an individual was previously diagnosed with the coronavirus and has developed antibodies, they can get sick with it again. According to recent …

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The Move Towards Normality

Finally! Things are starting to re-open and life is slowly returning to normal. This might be enough for some to ditch their mask and call it a day with social distancing and hand sanitizer. That however, would not be wise. Just because COVID cases are steadily decreasing in some areas, does not mean that we …

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COVID-19 Vaccines: A Comparison

The moment we’ve all been waiting for… the COVID-19 vaccine has finally been released! Even more surprising, not only has one vaccine been approved and released, but rather two. These incredible vaccines go by the names of Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. Both have been available to Americans since December and are considered mRNA vaccines. What Are …

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Diabetes and The Elderly

What is Diabetes? Diabetes comes in three forms, Diabetes 1, Diabetes 2, and Gestational Diabetes which usually occurs in pregnant women and will not be discussed in this article. The first form also known as Diabetes Mellitus is when the pancreas does not produce insulin. This occurs when the body attacks the pancreas with antibodies resulting in its failure …

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Bedsores’ Impact on Seniors

Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers, are injuries to external skin and underlying tissue due to prolonged pressure on the skin. Bedsores usually develop on the skin covering the heels, ankles, hips, tailbone, and other bony areas of the body. This is one of the most common conditions, especially among bedridden individuals or …

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