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How to work out like Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Most of us struggle over the idea of trying to fit a regular workout into our weekly schedules. And in a foreword in her trainer’s book, she wrote (via The Times of Israel): “I am often consumed by the heavy lifting Supreme Court judging entails, reluctant to cease work until I’ve got it right. But […]

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U.S. life expectancy to reach 85 by 2060

(HealthDay)—Nearly a quarter of all U.S. residents will be older than 65 by 2060, and life expectancy will reach an all-time high of 85 by that year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The bureau says that the increase in life expectancy during the next four decades is likely to be slower than in the […]

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Telemarketer Access to Medicare Information to Be Investigated

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 — An investigation into how telemarketers may be obtaining seniors’ personal Medicare information will be launched by the U.S. Health and Human Services inspector general office. The audit will be announced next week, an official told the Associated Press, and comes in response to a surge of telemarketing scams targeting Medicare […]

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China offers $43bn boost to firms fighting virus

China’s central bank said Sunday it will offer a 300 billion yuan ($43 billion) boost next week to help businesses involved in fighting the virus epidemic which has swept China and infected thousands. The outbreak, which started in the central city of Wuhan, has brought large swathes of the country to a halt and threatens […]