Last year, older Americans were told that the shingles vaccine was effective at cutting their risk of getting the painful red rash caused by the chicken pox virus. The only problem: A paltry supply meant few people could get the shot.
Still far apart : Despite a looming deadline and mounting pressure to "get it done," President Obama yesterday said he was not interested in any temporary "stopgap" solution to the debt ceiling problem."That is just not an acceptable approach. So we might as well do it now. Pull off the Band-Aid." Although the president wouldn't get into specifics, it was clear that Social Security reforms are still on the bargaining table. ... What happens if Congress fails to raise the debt limit by August 2? We've been here before, sort of.
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