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Dementia is more than occasionally forgetting a name or a word – The Washington Post

But potential signs of the disorder could be forgetting how to get to a place you visit frequently or having problems with daily activities, such as eating, dre…

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Incidence increases dramatically as people move into their 90s. About 5 percent of those 71 to 79 have dementia, and about 37 percent of those about 90 live with it.
Older people may worry about their own loss of function as well as the cost and toll of caregiving for someone with dementia. A 2018 study estimated that the lifetime cost of care for a person with Alzheimers, the most common form of dementia, to be $329,360. That figure, too, will no doubt rise, putting even more burdens on family…

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CDC issues ‘strong recommendation’ for mask mandate on airplanes, trains – CNBC

The interim guidance also calls for facial coverings at transportation hubs like airports and train stations.

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued a “strong recommendation” that all passengers and employees on airplanes, trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-share vehicles should wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
The interim guidance also calls for facial coverings at transportation hubs like airports and train stations.
“Broad and routine utilization of masks on our transportation systems will protect Americans and provide confidence that we can once again…

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ISS Crew Just Found an Elusive Air Leak Using Floating Tea Leaves – ScienceAlert

Cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin released some tea leaves to float inside the station, then saw them cluster around a “scratch” in the wall.

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The International Space Station has been leaking an unusual amount of air since September 2019.
At first, crew members held off on troubleshooting the issue, since the leak wasn’t major. But in August, the leak rate increased, prompting astronauts and cosmonauts on board the orbiting laboratory to start trying to locate its source in earnest.
Roscosmos, Russia’s space agency, announced on Thursday that crew members had finally pinpointed the leak’s location after devising an unusual test: They…

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Doctors: Sudden rise in COVID-19 cases locally ‘alarming’ – WLWT Cincinnati

For the first time in months, doctors are using words like “alarming” and “concerning” to describe the increasing number of COVID cases appearing across the reg…

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CINCINNATI —For the first time in months, doctors are using words like alarming” and concerning to describe the increasing number of COVID cases appearing across the region.
In the last week or so, weve seen a dramatic uptick in the number of cases being diagnosed in the Cincinnati area, said Medical Director for Infectious Diseases at Tri-Health Hospitals Dr. Stephen Blatt. And thats being reflected in the number of patients being admitted to our hospital as well.
As the number of cases rise …

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