Atlanta considers banning scooters

In the aftermath of the city’s third electric scooter fatality, the Atlanta City Council on Monday introduced legislation that affirmed a prohibition on additional permits to the companies deploying the devices.

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Encouraging Americans to look for cheap Canadian imports could spur the growth of illegal online pharmacies

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have arrived at the same conclusion on at least one thing: A way for Americans to get the drugs they can’t afford is to buy them in Canada.

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Doctors worried about growing influence insurers have over patient care

(AP) - After Kim Lauerman was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, doctors wanted to give her a drug that helps prevent infections and fever during chemotherapy. Her insurer said no.

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Senators unveil bipartisan legislation to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two veteran senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs serving seniors and low-income people.

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The SECURE Act may have a big impact of your retirement savings

With the decline of traditional pensions, most of us are now responsible for squirrelling away money for our own retirement. In today's do-it-yourself retirement savings world, we rely largely on 401(k) plans and IRAs. However, there are obviously flaws with the system because about one-fourth of working Americans have no retirement savings at all—including 13% of workers age 60 and older.

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Seniors today are happier than previous generations, according to University of Pittsburgh study

Seniors today are happier than previous generations, according to new findings from the University of Pittsburgh.

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42% of boomers don't know how much they have saved for retirement

Planning for retirement can be complicated, and there are plenty of questions to ask yourself before you leave your job. How will you spend your free time? How will you pay for healthcare expenses? How much will you receive in Social Security benefits?

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Nearly 70% of seniors over 65 will need long term care at some point.

Odds are high that someone in your family will need a nursing home sooner or later. Someone turning age 65 today has almost a 70% chance of needing some type of long-term care, and 20% of people will need it for longer than five years, according to LongTermCare.gov. 

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Seeing any of these signs may indicate your elderly loved one is being abused

Approximately one in 10 older people living in the United States has experienced physical, sexual, psychological or financial abuse or neglect, according to the National Center on Elder Abuse.

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State-by-state breakdown of how much money is needed to retire comfortably

A comfortable retirement doesn’t come cheap.

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