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Hiker Needed Help After Running Out of Water – Trail 305 Lynx Lake

At about 12:30 PM on Thursday, January 7th, Prescott Regional Communications Center received a 911 call about an elderly male that passed out while hiking near Lynx Lake. The caller was the patient’s wife and stated that she was on Trail 305 between Walker Road and Lynx Lake. Advanced Life support gear was placed into

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Not just COVID: Nursing home neglect deaths surge in shadows

As more than 90,000 of the nation’s long-term care residents have died in the coronavirus pandemic, advocates for the elderly say a tandem wave of fatalities is quietly claiming tens of thousands more who are succumbing not to the virus but to neglect by overwhelmed staffs and slow declines from isolation. Nursing home watchdogs are

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