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Physician and hospital spending sink to lowest point in more than 10 years

Hospital and physician spending has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic — so hard, in fact, that in April it reached its lowest point in more than a decade. A recent Altarum analysis shows that, due to the cancellation of elective procedures and low patient volume, tanking healthcare usage has contributed to a 24.3%… Read More »

In the U.S., the Spread of Infectious Disease Now Seen As Bigger Threat Than Terrorism – Pew

The spread of infectious disease is the new terrorism in the eyes of Americans. The most significant major threat to the U.S. is infectious disease, four in five Americans said in March 2020, closely followed by terrorism (in general), the spread of nuclear weapons, and cyberattacks from other countries. For the study, the Pew Research… Read More »

Electric Cars Still Better for the Planet Than Gas Vehicles

FRIDAY, March 27, 2020 — Electric cars really are greener than gasoline ones, researchers report. Some have questioned whether electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions when the generation of the electricity to run them is taken into account. But a new study concluded that in most areas of the world, electric cars reduce carbon… Read More »

Prescription Drug Pricing Act would save more than $94 billion in the first decade, CBO says

The Prescription Drug Pricing Act, penned by Senator Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and co-sponsored by Senator Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, is in a weird state of limbo, sitting on the Senate’s legislative calendar for months. But if and when it ever passes, it could stand to save billions. Based on estimates from the Congressional Budget Office, the… Read More »

Kate Middleton’s Drastic New Haircut Is So Much Shorter Than Her Usual Style

Charles McQuillanGetty Images Kate Middleton’s new haircut is a stylish lob. She debuted the new style during a royal trip to Ireland. Let’s be real: All it takes is the slightest inconvenience to make me want to chop my hair into a style that I will immediately regret. Impulsiveness aside, Kate Middleton’s new haircut is… Read More »

Millennials say being a ‘plant parent’ is harder than they expected

Seven in 10 millennials consider themselves “plant parents,” according to new research. While millennial demand for houseplants is high, the poll of 2,000 millennials (aged 25-39) discovered 67% say taking care of plants is more of a challenge than they bargained for. Almost half don’t currently own plants because they don’t know how to take… Read More »

Weight loss: Woman reveals simple diet plan she used to drop more than six stone – Express

A weight-loss journey could be inspired by many different reasons. One woman struggled with her “body image from a young age” and after piling on the pounds after her first child was born and struggling to drop any weight she found herself growing to a size 26 clothes before she overhauled her lifestyle and managed… Read More »