Climate change is fueling extreme weather that lowers cancer survival rate and threatens prevention

Climate change has fueled more frequent weather disasters like hurricanes and wildfires that release deadly carcinogens into communities and delay access to cancer treatment. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Most rate Trump’s coronavirus response negatively and expect crowds to be unsafe until summer, Post-U. Md. poll finds

Governors win overwhelmingly positive marks from their constituents, across party lines. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help … Read more…

IMF says India’s growth rate could top 7% in 2021 if the coronavirus outbreak is brought under control

During its virtual spring meeting, the International Monetary Fund forecast that India would grow 7.4% for the fiscal year starting April 1, 2021. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Cramer: ‘I’m more nervous than I was before’ about coronavirus economic risks after Fed rate cut

“It’s great that the Federal Reserve recognizes that there’s going to be weakness, but it makes me feel, wow, the weakness must be much more than I thought,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to … Read more…

Citi says fear of coronavirus in South Korea is spreading ‘at a much faster rate’ than the virus itself

Total number of cases rose to 763 on Monday morning, compared to 31 cases reported as of Feb. 18, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Franchising growth could fall to lowest rate in four years amid election year uncertainty

The International Franchise Association’s Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2020 projects the number of franchised business in the U.S. will increase by 1.5% to a total of 785,316 — adding 232,000 jobs this year to reach 8.6 million employees. Small … Read more…

Former New Orleans Saints Linebacker Boosts Graduation Rate For Oregon District’s Black Students

Dwight Roberson initially went to Oregon to play football, but he is now being credited by the Salem-Keizer School District, and administrators for the highest graduation rate of Black students in at least a decade. Roberson’s day-to-day influences are to … Read more…

Jameela Jamil & The ‘Impractical Jokers’ Rate Situations On ‘The Misery Index’ Scale | PeopleTV

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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Despite Booming Economy, Uninsured Rate Ticks Up

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News @jrovner Read Julie's Stories Rebecca Adams CQ Roll Call @RebeccaAdamsDC Read Rebecca's Stories Joanne Kenen Politico @JoanneKenen Read Joanne's Stories Tami Luhby CNN @luhby Read … Read more…

Pupil dilation and heart rate, analyzed by AI, may help spot autism early

New research suggests that two simple, quantifiable measures — spontaneous fluctuations in pupil dilation or heart rate — could enable earlier diagnosis of Rett syndrome and possibly other disorders with autism-like features. Child Development News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL … Read more…

Fed’s Quarles says more rate hikes could be ahead ‘at some point’ as economy improves

Quarles voiced confidence in the economy and said more rate hikes likely will be appropriate, countering the prevailing market wisdom. Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged, No Longer Expects Rate Hikes This Year

In a widely anticipated move, the Federal Reserve announced its decision Wednesday to leave interest rates unchanged following a two-day monetary policy meeting. The central bank’s forward projections also indicated interest rates are likely to remain unchanged for the remainder … Read more…

Taxing earned income at a higher rate creates a great discrepancy, says former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp

"One of the great discrepancies and inequities in our tax system is earned income is taxed at a higher rate than unearned income," Heitkamp said on CNBC's "The Exchange." Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE: Save 50% Today! Get 24/7 Access to … Read more…

Stocks Tumble To Lowest Levels In Over A Year After Rate Hike – U.S. Commentary

Stocks saw typically post-Federal Reserve decision volatility in afternoon trading on Wednesday before ending the session sharply lower. With the steep drop late in the day, the major averages finished the session at their lowest closing levels in over a … Read more…

Fed’s Bullard becomes first on central bank to suggest delaying December rate hike

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard says the central bank could consider postponing its widely anticipated December rate hike by one month because of an inverted yield curve. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Mental health diagnoses among US children, youth continue to rise at alarming rate

The number of children and adolescents visiting the nation’s emergency departments due to mental health concerns continued to rise at an alarming rate from 2012 through 2016, with mental health diagnoses for non-Latino blacks outpacing such diagnoses among youth of … Read more…

Fed’s new Vice Chair Clarida backs more rate hikes in first major policy speech

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida, in his first major policy speech since being seated at the central bank, said more interest rate increases are likely warranted as the economy continues to gather strength. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Lingering Rate Concerns Contribute To Sell-Off On Wall Street – U.S. Commentary

Stocks saw substantial weakness during trading on Wednesday following the mixed performances seen in the two previous sessions. The tech-heavy Nasdaq showed a particularly steep drop, falling to its lowest closing level in over three months. RTT – Top Story … Read more…

Cramer: If Fed chief Powell were to ‘walk back’ aggressive rate remarks, Wall Street could rally

"All he has to do is say, 'You know what, I think that everything is on the table,'" CNBC's Jim Cramer says.  Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…