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After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »

Samoa says almost 90% of people vaccinated against measles after deadly outbreak

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Samoa said on Saturday nearly 90% of eligible people had been vaccinated against measles as it lifted a two-day curfew imposed amid an outbreak that has killed 65 in recent weeks. FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister of Samoa Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N.… Read More »

Boy narrowly escapes death after metal rod pierces through jaw in horror injury

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS BELOW A 9-year-old boy has made a complete recovery from a horrific injury after he fell off a stool and onto a metal rod, which pierced through his lower jaw and narrowly missed major blood vessels. The boy, identified as Ayush by South West News Service, or SWNS, had been balancing on a… Read More »

J&J, Bayer’s Xarelto scores FDA nod to treat acutely ill patients during and after hospitalization

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer’s Xarelto, once king of the warfarin alternative market, is now chasing chasing Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Eliquis. But with a new approved indication in the books—its eighth—it’s not backing down. The FDA on Monday approved Xarelto to help prevent blood clots for acutely ill patients without a high risk of bleeding during… Read More »