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Coronavirus: Dementia patients ‘deteriorating’ without family visits

Relatives of care home residents with dementia should be treated as key workers, leading charities say. In a letter to the health secretary, they write that the care given by family members is “essential” to residents’ mental and physical health. They argue the current limits on visitors have had “damaging consequences”. They want visits to… Read More »

Here’s how much a family with good health insurance spent last year – CBS News

Between 2008 and 2018, health insurance and and related medical costs for employees of large companies rose twice as fast as wages, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. In 2018, a family of four in the U.S. with coverage from a larger employer spent a total of $ 7,726 on health care—that’s up from $… Read More »

Epilepsy Caused Actor Cameron Boyce’s Fatal Seizure, Family Says

On July 6, 20-year-old actor Cameron Boyce was found unresponsive in his home and pronounced dead at the scene by authorities. The TV star was best known for his roles in Disney Channel’s Jessie and the Descendants television movies. His family said Boyce suffered a seizure triggered by epilepsy, an ongoing medical condition for which… Read More »