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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 »

Student told by doctors her paralysis was ‘all in her head’ is now confined to a wheelchair

Student who was told by doctors her paralysis was ‘all in her head’ is now confined to a wheelchair because of ‘medically unexplained’ condition Poppy McCollum woke up on April Fool’s Day last year with severe back pain Her pain worsened the next day, prompting her parents to call an ambulance By April 3, 18-year-old… Read More »