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UK government eyes tax hike to pay for care for older people

Fitness & Health: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to fulfill a election promise to grapple with the rocketing cost…

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Doctors warn of burns from asphalt as heat wave hits US West

Fitness & Health: PHOENIX — Doctors who work in Arizona and Nevada burn centers are warning of injuries from contact…

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Biden budget highlights: Lots of spending, taxing the rich

Today News || President Joe Biden’s $6 trillion budget proposal offers major new initiatives like child and elder care subsidies,…

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Tokyo adopts tougher virus rules, starts vaccinating elders

Fitness & Health: Tokyo adopted tougher measures against the coronavirus as it struggles to curb the rapid spread of a…

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Hugs, at last: Nursing homes easing rules on visitors

Fitness & Health: An 88-year-old woman in Ohio broke down in tears as her son hugged her for the first…

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India giving COVID-19 vaccines to more people as cases rise

Fitness & Health: NEW DELHI — India is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering…

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Who goes first? Vaccine rollout forces stark moral choices

Fitness & Health: HOOD RIVER, Ore. — As COVID-19 surged, retired attorney Susan Crowley did some simple math and discovered…

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French vaccine rollout slowed by focus on elderly, red tape

Fitness & Health: PARIS — The few hours it took to give the first coronavirus vaccine shots to 14 residents…

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Belgian St. Nick party for elderly leads to 27 virus deaths

Fitness & Health: Authorities in Belgium say a 27th elderly person has died in an outbreak at a nursing home…

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New Year comes to COVID ward, with hope for end to nightmare

Fitness & Health: While the world said goodbye — or good riddance — to a pandemic-ridden 2020, nurses and doctors…

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