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Rx REPORT: Caring for seniors during the pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states eight of 10 deaths in the U.S. due to COVID-19 are adults 65 older. The pandemic has highlighted the cracks in the health care system, from systemic racism to the lack of quality care for our aging population. Alignment Healthcare’s Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Arta Bakshandeh Read More…

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Health experts fear second wave of coronavirus cases

LOS ANGELES — California, where health experts warn of a potential second wave of the coronavirus as the economy reopens, is seeing cases rise at a rapid clip, even as other states have seen the first wave fade, it was reported June 3. Numbers compiled by Johns Hopkins University show that California is one of Read More…

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Ben Carson says Baltimore attorney ‘sitting on a powder keg’

BALTIMORE — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Thursday he likely would have delivered a lesser charge to the six police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray than the criminal charges imposed by Baltimore’s state attorney. “I probably wouldn’t have charged them to that extent,” he said in response to a question from Read More…