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Adjustable Sink For Sitting Or Standing Helps Elderly And Disabled

An adjustable sink has been created and manufactured by Pressalit Care that can be adjusted after installation.  No more reaching or crouching for senior citizens and the disabled as they brush their teeth or wash their hands. The Matrix Medium sink can be adjusted up to 7.8 inches in height using either an easy-to-reach crank handle…

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Medicaid Expansion Leads To Increase In Early Cancer Detection

A new study from University of Pittsburgh and Indiana University, published online last month by the American Journal of Public Health, found that states that expanded Medicaid increased cancer diagnoses by 6.4 percent more than ones that did not. Researchers compared data from 2014, the first year of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, to previous…

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