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Trump attorney Cohen plans to plead 5th in Stormy Daniels lawsuit

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, plans to exercise his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in a civil lawsuit involving adult film actress Stormy Daniels, according to court documents. Cohen submitted the declaration in a court filing in California late Wednesday afternoon. In a letter penned by Cohen and included in the filing, Cohen points …

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This group of seniors vacationing at Disney will make your heart smile

Courtesy Signature HealthCARE(NEW YORK) — You’re never too old for Disney. This week, a group of 24 nursing home residents from three states will be vacationing in the most magical place on earth. This marks the fifth time that Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is the destination for Signature HealthCare seniors on vacation. “We were at Epcot yesterday and they enjoyed …

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Number of pre-teen moms in the US at a record low, CDC says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Teen birth rates in the U.S. are at an all-time low and continue to decline — with a significant drop of about two-thirds over eight years — but the comparatively large number of teens having babies remains a concern. The number of new mothers aged 10 to 14 years in the U.S. hit a low, according to …

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President H.W. Bush honored wife with ‘crazy socks’

David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — President George H.W. Bush honored his late wife’s passion for literacy by wearing socks with books on them to her funeral last weekend. The socks were a gift from 22-year-old John Cronin, an entrepreneur with Down syndrome who serves as the co-founder and “Chief Happiness Officer” of John’s Crazy Socks. Cronin had previously learned President …

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Nanny to the stars dishes out her top tips for new parents

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Nanny to the stars Connie Simpson, also known as Nanny Connie, shared an interesting tidbit about her celebrity clients. She told Good Morning America that they’re just like the rest of us. “They’re parents too, and I love each individual person the same,” she said. “What I’ve learned is that all parents have the same struggles.” Her …

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Study: Seniors more likely to fall when taking opioids after hospital treatment

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Seniors recovering from trauma after being admitted to hospitals may be more likely to have falls when taking prescribed opioids, according to a new study. While opioids are commonly used to manage acute pain, they can have harmful side effects, particularly for seniors. In this study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, those who had filled …

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Seniors more likely to fall when taking opioids after hospital treatment: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Seniors recovering from trauma after being admitted to hospitals may be more likely to have falls when taking prescribed opioids, according to a new study. While opioids are commonly used to manage acute pain, they can have harmful side effects, particularly for seniors. In this study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, those who had filled …

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110-year-old woman shares what she’s most looking forward to

Courtesy Stratford Rehabilitation Center(DANVILLE, Va.) — Avicia Thorpe is a “star” in her community. The former educator, who began teaching in segregated Virginia schools in 1933, celebrated her 110th birthday on April 16 to much fanfare. Along with her fellow residents of Stratford Rehabilitation Center in Danville, Virginia, Danville Mayor John Gilstrap and Vice Mayor Alonzo Jones attended the celebration …

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