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HHS directs $100M to families for heating and cooling costs

1/3 Xavier Becerra, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services announced $100 million in funding Tuesday, to help eligible families pay outstanding heating and cooling bills. Pool Photo by Al Drago/UPI | License Photo Jan. 25 (UPI) — The Department of Health and Human Services pledged $100 million Tuesday to help families pay…

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More than 30 million families to lose child tax credit checks starting this weekend

Millions of families this weekend will stop receiving monthly child tax payments for the first time in months after Congress failed to pass an extension of the expanded credit.As lawmakers struggle to revive talks to renew the expansion, more than 30 million families that have been receiving the monthly payments since July will not see…

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Angel Studios Comedy Freelancers Releases Second Season

Actress Natalie Madsen and her filmmaking friends at JK! Studios started with a simple goal: to make a television comedy that was so clean that a grandmother could watch it alongside her 10-year-old grandchild – and that was so good that both would come back for more.The result was Freelancers, a streaming comedy series about…

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35,000+ Families Enroll in IBCCES’ Accessibility Card Program That Helps Streamline Accommodations at Attractions

Mobile App Coming Feb 1, 2022 A new option is available for attractions looking to streamline their accommodations processes and make it more efficient for guests who need those accommodations. A new option is available for attractions looking to streamline their accommodations processes and make it more efficient for guests who need those accommodations. The…

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Most Families Doubt Docs’ Prognosis in Severe Brain Injury

Almost two thirds of families of patients with severe acute brain injury either don’t understand, or don’t believe, their physician’s prognosis of the likelihood of full recovery for their loved one, new research shows. In a cross-sectional study of 193 patients with stroke or traumatic brain injury (TBI) or hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy after cardiac arrest,…

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Families and practitioners adapting to virtual funerals during the COVID-19 pandemic

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The growing use of virtual funerals during the COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on grieving processes and the funeral industry, according to a new scoping review from the University of Toronto published online in OMEGA—Journal of Death and Dying. The scoping review was conducted by a team of six…