Alzheimer’s Association presenting educational programs in Lamesa

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MIDLAND The Alzheimer’s Association West Texas Chapter is presenting a series of free educational programs on Alzheimer’s and dementia in Lamesa. Alzheimer’s is not a...

About as many abortions are happening in the US monthly as before Roe was...

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By GEOFF MULVIHILL The Associated Press The number of abortions performed each month is about the same as before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe...

TONI SAYS: How do I enroll in Medicare?

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By Toni King Hello Toni: I am turning 65 in July and am bombarded with mail and telemarketing calls. I am not receiving Social Security and...

Six tips to improve sleep quality for overall well-being

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Family Features Despite a rising number of people searching for the term “sleep” in 2023, nearly 1 in 3 U.S. adults report not getting enough...

Beware of signs and symptoms of sepsis

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If you’ve watched enough episodes of “Grey’s Anatomy” then you’ve probably seen that some patients develop sepsis and die. Dr. Barath Rangaswamy, of the Texas...

Tips to get high cholesterol under control

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Family Features Heart disease is the nation’s leading cause of death for men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but...

TONI SAYS: Losing employer benefits with dental and enrolling in Medicare

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By Toni King Dear Toni: I will be eligible for Medicare in July and am now receiving cancer treatment. I am currently on my ex-employer’s COBRA...

A year after Jimmy Carter entered hospice care, advocates hope his endurance drives awareness

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By BILL BARROW The Associated Press ATLANTA Since Jimmy Carter entered hospice care at his home in south Georgia one year ago, the former U.S....

TONI SAYS: America’s Veterans need to enroll in Medicare the right way

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By Toni King Dear Toni: My husband, Jason, is a Vietnam Veteran and never enrolled in Medicare Part B because he uses the VA for his...

Post-Roe v. Wade, more patients rely on early prenatal testing as states toughen abortion...

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By LAURA UNGAR and AMANDA SEITZ The Associated Press WASHINGTON Since Roe v. Wade was overturned, many health care providers say an increasing number of patients...