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The historic home in Batesburg-Leesville is reopening as an event venue Business

The house is much older than the city where it is located, and almost as old as the country. Its history spans more than 200 years and according to tradition it once served as a stagecoach. Now Hartley House in Lexington County has gained new life as a venue, thanks to the work of a …

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Consequences of Taft shooting: Muskogee NAACP deals with gun violence, mental health after shooting |

In a community where everyone knows everyone, losing one of your own can feel like losing a part of yourself. And when several others were injured in the center of the community at once, the pain remained long after the accident. This is how most members of the Taft community feel after Sherika Bowler was …

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The Jan. 6 committee says it has found enough evidence to charge Trump

Members of the House of Representatives committee on Jan. 6 said they had found enough evidence to charge Trump. Representative Adam Schiff said he would like to see “any credible allegation of criminal activity” investigated. Representative Jamie Ruskin said the committee last week justified why it believed Trump had violated several criminal laws. Charging Something …

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For your health: People with rare diseases have poor health-related quality of life, OSU study finds | News

People with rare diseases often wait years for a proper diagnosis, have to travel long distances for specialized care, and face high out-of-pocket health care costs, a recent study from Oregon State University found. This combination of challenges in accessing appropriate health care leads to poor health-related quality of life, low patient satisfaction and high …

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Sharing a bed with your partner can have unexpected benefits from sleep, the study found

Even in the depths of sleep, your brain is not completely excluded from the people around you. The sound of snoring, pulling blankets and pushing limbs is recorded at some level and yet does not interfere with your sleep, new research suggests that sharing a bed can actually make you feel like you’ve had a …

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Using technology to support the needs of residents who maintain memory

Amanda Runnoe, Vice President of Clinical and Quality Surgery, Heritage Senior Living Technology plays an important role in the elderly care industry, but is especially valuable in memory care settings. From supporting cognitive functions to increasing a resident’s safety, technology helps maintain better care for the resident. Unique applications of technology in memory care settings …

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“It’s just part of aging”: Covid’s long symptoms are often overlooked in the elderly

(Hannah Norman / KHN) Nearly 18 months after receiving covid-19 and spending weeks in hospital, Terry Bell struggled to hang up his shirts and pants after washing. Lifting his clothes, raising his arms, arranging things in his closet leaves Bell panting and often causes severe fatigue. Walk with a cane, only short distances. It is …

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