CNN Poll: Broad majority of Americans approve of appointment of special counsel to investigate Biden documents

CNN  —  More than 8 in 10 Americans approve of the appointment of a special counsel to investigate classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s Delaware residence and an office…

Medicare Begins to Rein In Drug Costs for Older Americans

The third major change: When prices for drugs covered under Part D, and some under Part B, increase faster than the inflation rate, the law now requires drug manufacturers to…

Deaths From Substance Abuse Rose Sharply Among Older Americans in 2020

Deaths due to substance abuse, particularly of alcohol and opioids, rose sharply among older Americans in 2020, the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, as lockdowns disrupted routines and isolation…

As the Pandemic Drags On, Americans Struggle for New Balance

They were all relieved when the child tested negative on time. “But after all this, we go to the airport to drop them off, and no one, no one, is…

Arizona Drop Box Watchers Are Now Being Watched As Americans Reject Voter Intimidation

The leader of the group intimidating voters at drop boxes in Arizona is complaining that the right-wing drop box watchers are now being harassed. Melody Jennings complained on Steve Bannon’s…

Exxon Swims in Unprecedented Windfall Profits While Americans Suffer at the Pump

Exxon posted earnings of $19.66 billion in just three months. Good work if you can get it and aren’t bothered by a pesky conscience, patriotism or a care for global…

1 in 10 Americans over 65 have dementia, study finds

CNN  —  One in 10 Americans over 65 had dementia, while 22% experienced mild cognitive impairment, the earliest stage of the slow slide into senility, according to a new study…

Insulin: 1.3 million Americans with diabetes rationed their supply in the past year, study finds

CNN  —  In December, Stephanie Arceneaux of Utah will have been living with type 1 diabetes for 30 years. She was diagnosed at age 6. “I have seen a lot…

Hearing aids: Americans can now buy them over the counter

CNN  —  Pete Couste said it was his wife who first noticed that he was turning up the TV louder than she liked. “I couldn’t hear the words in movies…

Every year, 46 million Americans deal with mental illness. Only 41% get help. Here’s how you can.

CNN  —  An estimated 46 million American adults experience mental illness in a given year but only 41% get help for it, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.…