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Despite surging demand for long-term care, providers struggle to find workers

Despite growing demand for long-term care, the industry struggles with labor shortages, and experts worry about whether there will be enough workers in the future to care for America’s aging population More »


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Black Americans are underrepresented in residential care communities, AP/CNHI News analysis finds

Nearly half of Americans over 65 will pay for some version of long-term health care, the landscape of which is quickly transitioning away from nursing homes and toward community living situations More »


Older Americans often don't prepare for long-term care, from costs to location to emotional toll

Many Americans are unprepared for what can be an emotional, costly and guilt-inducing process of finding long-term care for a loved one More »


Louisiana governor signs bill making two abortion drugs controlled dangerous substances

Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry has signed a first-of-its-kind bill to classify two abortion-inducing drugs as controlled and dangerous substances More »


Efforts to draft a pandemic treaty falter as countries disagree on how to respond to next emergency

A global treaty to fight pandemics like COVID is going to have to wait: After more than two years of negotiations, rich and poor countries have failed to come up with a plan for how the world might respond to the next pandemic More »


Bird flu virus detected in beef from an ill dairy cow, but USDA says meat remains safe

Bird flu has been detected in beef for the first time, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture says the meat from a single sickened dairy cow was not allowed to enter the nation's food supply and beef remains safe to eat More »


What you can do to try to stay safe when a tornado hits, and also well beforehand

Experts say planning before a tornado threatens is key for staying safe More »


HPV vaccines prevent cancer in men as well as women, new research suggests

New research suggests the HPV vaccine is preventing cancers in men, as well as in women More »


Louisiana Legislature approves bill classifying abortion pills as controlled dangerous substances

Louisiana lawmakers have approved a first-of-its-kind bill that would classify two abortion-inducing drugs as a controlled and dangerous substances More »


Arizona doctors can come to California to perform abortions under new law signed by Gov. Newsom

Arizona doctors can temporarily come to California to perform abortions for their patients under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom More »


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