President Trump at the 2019 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference

Washington, DC - President Trump at the 2019 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference:

Charity Scam Warning

Yuma, Arizona - Major events, like Hurricane Dorian, tend to attract malicious individuals who use a devastating event for their gain.  Internet watch groups and cyber security experts have already identified multiple fake domains/websites and charity efforts taking advantage of Hurricane Dorian.

About Medicare and Social Security

Washington, DC - I know that when a person turns 65 he or she must enroll in Medicare. I have been informed that the charge for this would be deducted from the Social Security benefit, if it has been claimed. Otherwise, this will be another payment for my medical care, in addition to my existing coverage. Please explain the relationship between the two programs and considerations in timing the claim for the SSA benefit. ~ Frugal Senior

NIH study in mice identifies type of brain cell involved in stuttering

Washington, DC - Researchers believe that stuttering - a potentially lifelong and debilitating speech disorder - stems from problems with the circuits in the brain that control speech, but precisely how and where these problems occur is unknown. Using a mouse model of stuttering, scientists report that a loss of cells in the brain called astrocytes are associated with stuttering.

Squirrelly squirrels

New York - New York City has a reputation for being a tough town and the newest warnings posted by the city’s Parks Department seem to prove that it’s not just muggers who pose a threat. The Association of Mature American Citizens reports that the Big Apple has been putting up signs in several parks advising visitors not to feed the squirrels because they bite.