WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 13:34, 09/11/2019

There Are Approximately 27.5 Million People in the U.S. Without Health Insurance

The segment of the U.S. population without health insurance increased in 2018, according to an annual report from the Census Bureau released Tuesday. It’s the first time in a decad...

There Are Approximately 27.5 Million People in the U.S. Without Health Insurance

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Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other, not on governments. His method: microinsurance cooperatives....
11:34, 07/10/2019

Health-Insurance Consumers to Get $743 Million in Rebates Under ACA Rule Health insurers are expected to pay out a record $743 million to consumers this month under an Affordable Care Act rule that requires refunds if the companies don’t spend a big enough share of premium dollars on health care....
19:17, 09/10/2019

CDC: 1.1 million more Americans lost health insurance coverage in 2018 A CDC survey shows that 1.1 million more Americans were uninsured in 2018, an increase fueled by changes to the Affordable Care Act.        ...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Elizabeth Warren leaves no doubt: She's 'with Bernie' on kicking 180 million people off of private insurance Elizabeth Warren, speaking in the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 cycle, declared "I'm with Bernie" on a plan to end private insurance for about 180 million Americans, and migrate all Americans to a single government-run plan....
05:34, 06/27/2019

Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital Capsule8 has received a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The startup will use the money to protect Linux production environments.Read More...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Pakistan moves to ban single-use plastic bags: ‘The health of 200 million people is at stake’ The fines will be steep — $31 for using a single bag, $63 for selling one and up to $31,000 for manufacturing them. The national per capita income is $1,200 per year....
17:17, 08/13/2019

More New Yorkers covered by health insurance: report The number of New York state residents lacking health insurance has dropped for the eighth consecutive year — bucking a national trend, according to new census data. The share of New Yorkers without medical coverage last year was 5.4%, down from 5.7% in 2017. The number of uninsured New Yorker...
15:34, 09/13/2019

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy Ten Democratic presidential candidates tussled in the opening debate of the 2020 campaign at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. (June 27)        ...
12:34, 06/27/2019

Going Without Health Insurance Can Double Your Risk of Bankruptcy When I wrote about calculating the total out-of-pocket cost of your health insurance plan earlier this week, some of you asked why we should bother with health insurance in the first place....
09:00, 08/09/2019

More Americans Went Without Health Insurance Last Year. It’s the First Increase in Almost a Decade (WASHINGTON) — The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first increase in nearly a decade after coverage had significantly increased under President Barack Obama’s health care law. The Census Bureau also said in an annual report Tuesday that house...
22:51, 09/10/2019

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday clarified her position on private health insurance after a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contributions....
17:17, 06/28/2019

Lawyer who built Humana into a health insurance giant dies at 88 Jones turned a $1,000 investment into America’s largest nursing-home chain, then made it a hospital giant and finally a $37 billion health insurance corporation....
08:18, 09/19/2019

At least 220,000 Tennessee kids lost their health insurance due to lack of paperwork For years, TennCare used an insurance renewal system that largely didn't work. Poor families across the state have lost coverage due to lack of paperwork.        ...
23:34, 07/15/2019

Calculate the Total Out-of-Pocket Cost of Your Health Insurance Plan How much do you pay for your health insurance? If you only think about your health insurance costs in terms of the monthly premiums, you’re leaving out a lot of potential expenses....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls clash over economy, health insurance during first debate Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and Republican administration they said exists only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season....
06:17, 06/27/2019

8.3m children of immigrant families risk losing health insurance under new rule Study finds ‘public charge rule’ could prompt parents to remove their children from coverage for fear of affecting their visa statusMore than 8 million children could lose their health insurance under a controversial US government proposal that would penalize immigrants for using benefits if they ap...
20:00, 07/01/2019

California OKs $214.8B budget, including health insurance for illegal immigrants, money for homelessness California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion state budget that would spend more on health care and education, bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following devastating wildfire seasons, and boost state reserves....
03:17, 06/14/2019

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries....
17:17, 07/17/2019

Ahead of election year, more Americans lack health insurance, incomes stall The share of Americans without health insurance rose for the first time in a decade last year and U.S. household income hardly budged, according to a government report on Tuesday that laid bare issues that could be central to the U.S. presidential election next year....
02:17, 09/11/2019

Republicans pounce on Dems’ plan to give health insurance to illegal immigrants Republicans pounced Friday after all 10 Democrats in the presidential debate a night earlier called for extending taxpayer-funded health care for illegal immigrants. “Millions of Americans struggle to pay their own health care bills. Now Democrats want us to pay illegal immigrants? We can’t afford t...
22:51, 06/28/2019

Mayor Pete Doesn't Offer His Campaign Staff Health Insurance, Wow What a Dreamboat!! Pete Buttigieg, who is less a presidential candidate and more a collection of rich liberals’ fantasies projected into a crisp white shirt, is apparently the only major presidential candidate who does not yet offer his staff health insurance, NBC News reported today....
22:51, 05/09/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
01:34, 05/10/2019

Candidate says Democrats 'will lose 48 states' if they back ending private health insurance Democratic 2020 candidate Tim Ryan says President Trump would wipe out his opponent if the other candidate proposes eliminating private health insurance in favor of "Medicare for all."...
14:51, 07/31/2019

GM stops paying for health insurance for striking union workers; talks continue General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday....
05:18, 09/18/2019

Top Obama adviser: 'The fact is' people don't want to get rid of private insurance Former Obama adviser and current CNN political commentator David Axelrod called it a "fact" that Americans don't want a single-payer health care system....
19:17, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 2-GM stops paying for health insurance for striking union workers; talks continue General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday....
04:17, 09/18/2019

China's Anbang to offload health insurance unit as government speeds up asset sales China's Anbang Insurance Group said it will sell its entire stake in a health insurance unit as Beijing speeds up asset disposals at the troubled government-controlled insurance conglomerate....
13:51, 07/05/2019

I pay less than $50 a month for $1 million of life insurance, and I think I got a great deal Courtesy of Holly Johnson I own two term life insurance policies that amount to $1 million in coverage, and I'm only 39. I purchased the first policy in my 20s then added another layer of coverage once I turned 37 and my income increased. There are many arguments in favor of buying more life insura...
05:51, 08/05/2019

Sanders vows to reject donations from drug and health insurance industry, seeking to pressure Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders promises to reject donations from drug and health insurance executives and lobbyists. Will that give him an edge in his fight with Biden over health care?...
21:34, 07/17/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
22:17, 04/30/2019

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery to get $50 million insurance payment: documents Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze that led to the plant’s closure, court documents showed....
22:01, 09/13/2019

Wells Fargo will pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance Wells Fargo & Co will pay customers at least $386 million to settle class-action claims that the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans....
21:34, 06/07/2019

Quiz-Based Life Insurance Company Now Valued at $450 Million The maker of an online quiz that prods active individuals about their exercise habits is the latest beneficiary of Silicon Valley’s ardor for the insurance industry....
15:00, 05/08/2019

I got a $1 million life insurance policy at age 28, and now that I have a family I don't regret it for a minute Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Layland Masuda/Getty Images Eric Rosenberg signed u...
00:51, 05/28/2019

‘Medicare-for-all’ sponsor says plan would gut 1 million private insurance jobs Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the lead House sponsor of the sweeping “Medicare-for-all” health care plan, said this week that her proposed program would force about 1 million employees of private health insurance companies out of their jobs. ...
21:17, 05/03/2019

'Bernie wrote the bill, I read' it: Klobuchar knocks Sanders for plan to eliminate private health insurance Sen. Amy Klobuchar hit Sen. Bernie Sanders on his "Medicare for all" plan during the third Democratic primary debate in Houston saying that while he wrote the bill, she actually read it....
05:18, 09/13/2019

NYPD chief admits city insurance falls short on mental health care in wake of cop suicides Hours after the NYPD lost its eighth officer to suicide this year, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan admitted that the city’s health care system makes it tough for cops to seek mental health care. The top cop made the comments during an appearance on WNYC’s “Brian Lehrer Sho...
22:18, 08/13/2019

Kin raises $47 million to broker homeowner insurance in disaster-prone areas Insurance tech startup Kin recently secured $47 million to broker homeowner insurance in disaster-prone areas of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Texas.Read More...
17:00, 08/27/2019

Wells Fargo Agrees to Settle Auto Insurance Suit for $386 Million The deal would resolve a case brought by customers who took out car loans and were forced to pay for unnecessary auto insurance without their knowledge....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects $50 million advanced insurance payment Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze that led to the plant’s closure, court documents showed....
23:34, 09/13/2019

GV leads $60 million investment in Ethos for data-driven life insurance Alphabet's investment arm GV has led a $60 million investment in Ethos, a life insurance platform that uses big data and predictive analytics.Read More...
17:00, 08/27/2019

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The people love our never-ending campaigns....
05:34, 09/15/2019

We may finally know (approximately) when the Samsung Galaxy Fold will be re-released You may not remember this, but we warned you buying a foldable mobile device in 2019 would be an expensive mistake mere days after the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X were unveiled to great fanfare. Fortunately (or unfortunately?), it's starting to look like that's not a mistake you will even ...
15:51, 06/07/2019

Approximately 100 Colorado Drivers Drove Into Mud Because Google Maps Told Them To There is an over-reliance on technology, especially when it comes to navigating. I’m just as guilty as most of you when it comes to simply plugging my destination into my phone and blindly following the directions. Most of the time, it’s fine. Until it isn’t, and you navigation system directs you an...
21:17, 06/27/2019

California earthquake insurance: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? According to a July 2018 study by the California Department of Insurance, about 13% of California residents purchased earthquake coverage in 2017.        ...
09:17, 07/05/2019

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has risen by a third since 1999. The increase was seen in almost all races and all ethnic groups. Obes...
22:17, 06/20/2019

Why do fragrances cause health problems for one in three people? One in three adults say fragrances in everyday products give them headaches, runny noses or breathing problems. But are these symptoms psychological?...
17:34, 09/06/2019

4 Your Health: More people using antibiotics without a prescription Many Americans are using antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine. The study shows unprescribed antibiotic use varied from just one percent among patients visiting a clinic to 66 percent for people like migrant workers who don’t have health ...
06:00, 07/24/2019

4 Your Health: People not managing blood pressure Many people with high blood pressure do not manage it well.NBCNews.com Many people with high blood pressure don’t have it under control. Researchers screened more than 1.5 million people across the world in 2018. They found one in three had high blood pressure. Even more troubling only a third...
20:00, 05/17/2019

4 Your Health: More young people having heart failure More young adults are having heart failure. More younger adults are dying from heart failure. That’s according to a new study from Northwestern University. It shows despite many advances in treatment deaths from heart failure have increased since 2012, especially among adults under 65. Researc...
18:00, 05/07/2019

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, federal health officials said on a call with reporters Thursday. “We at [the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] are very concerned about...
19:00, 09/19/2019

4 Your Health: New treatment to help people with severe peanut allergies (NBC News)- People with a severe peanut allergy may have a new option to protect themselves from a life-threatening reaction. The treatment is called sublingual immunotherapy and involves putting a tiny amount of peanut protein under the tongue. Researchers at the University of North Carolina track...
21:34, 09/05/2019

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. An analysis of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) records revealed that, from January 2004 to April...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Thousands of people in Finland to receive genetic health predictions A large genetic trial in Finland will soon tell 3,400 volunteers their personal risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and a type of blood clot...
17:00, 05/08/2019

High medical costs have driven these people to put their health at risk Health-care costs are so high that young people are ditching the doctor altogether, according to recent data from the Nationwide Retirement Institute. Here are some of the drastic steps they're taking to save....
03:34, 09/07/2019

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibility for Medicaid and premium tax credits for private insurance....
10:00, 06/17/2019

Metta World Peace: ‘I wish I had trusted more people’ with my mental health struggle Metta World Peace insists he’s not “misunderstood.” “That’s saying that I am somehow different from what people say I am,” the retired hoopster tells The Post. “I am that person. I’m from the streets.” The 39-year-old Queens-bred hoops star, who changed his name from Ron Artest in 2011, has long bee...
05:34, 05/30/2019

Facebook Bravely Limits Nonsense Health 'Cures' and Misinformation to Just Some People Facebook’s track record for tackling misinformation on its platform is, well, you might say not exactly great. It’s not just limited to dumb or misleading political memes either—it also includes seriously dangerous health misinformation and alleged “cures.” Realizing the error of its ways and their ...
00:17, 07/03/2019

E. coli outbreak in 10 states sickens 196 people, hospitalizes 28, health officials say The E. coli outbreak connected to ground beef has now sickened 196 people across 10 states — a 19-person increase since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported numbers last month....
16:00, 05/14/2019

7 People Suspected Of Nipah Virus In Hospital: Kerala Health Minister Seven people suspected of having contracted Nipah virus have been admitted to a hospital and the condition of the patient diagnosed with the virus is now stable, Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja......
04:51, 06/06/2019

US health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported Officials identified 450 possible illnesses in 33 states, and said no single device, liquid or ingredient has been tied to themUS health officials are again urging people to stop vaping until they figure out why some are coming down with serious breathing illnesses.Officials on Friday said they had ...
20:00, 09/06/2019

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
20:00, 06/28/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more....
05:34, 05/16/2019

World Health Organization blew almost $192 million on travel: report LONDON — The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency’s own rules by traveling in business class, booking expensive last-minute tickets and traveling without the required approvals, according to internal documents o...
16:34, 05/20/2019

Fitbit eyes one million new users in Singapore health scheme Fitbit Inc has won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a health initiative that begins in October....
17:34, 08/21/2019

More than 1 million people are diagnosed with an STI every day Each year, there are more than 376 million new cases of the four most common infections -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis -- meaning that more than 1 million people are diagnosed every day....
00:17, 06/08/2019

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million people every single day. A new report from the World Health Organization emphasizes the insanely high rate of new STI diagnoses while urging sexually active...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
17:34, 05/24/2019

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend its health guidelines was approved May 25. The United Nations’ health agency approved a resolution to remove “gender identity disorderR...
21:51, 05/28/2019

Eating cheese promotes heart health in people who eat lots of salt: study There’s a reason why salty, cured meats and cheeses pair so well together — and not just because it’s delicious. To the delight of fromage fans, cheese can actually help strengthen blood vessels against damage done by sodium, according to a new Penn State study. They say anti-oxidants fo...
22:34, 09/18/2019

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Health Recovery Solutions raises $10 million for patient monitoring tools Health Recovery Solutions, a New Jersey-based company developing remote patient monitoring solutions for health systems, has raised $12 million.Read More...
17:17, 09/05/2019

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Fitbit wins deal for 1 million new users in Singapore health plan Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a health initiative that begins in October....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Luma Health raises $16 million to manage doctor appointment bookings Luma Health, a San Francisco startup developing a patient engagement platform for health systems, announced that it's raised $16 million in capital.Read More...
17:00, 08/27/2019

Incredible Health raises $15 million to match nurses with hospital jobs Incredible Health, a startup building a job marketplace for nurses, hospitals, and health systems, has raised $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
23:34, 09/12/2019

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental hea...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says the tornado threat has “exited our area of re...
17:17, 05/28/2019

Over 34 million people use Amazon Fire TV Amazon Fire TV has over 34 million monthly active users, further widening its lead over competitor Roku. Jenn Prenner, head of global marketing, growth and engagement for Fire TV, confirmed the numbers this week in a panel on the Pay TV Show. Further......
00:00, 05/16/2019

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products....
04:51, 09/08/2019

3.7 million lives could be saved by 2025 if health services ramp up nutrition actions: WHO If governments boost their focus on healthier eating, 3.7 million deaths could be prevented by the year 2025, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) latest guidelines on improving nutrition, released on Wednesday....
01:00, 09/05/2019

Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting Health Care of 28 Million After Cuba recalled 8,517 doctors from Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s new president, told Brazilians “we can solve this problem.” So far, he has failed, with millions paying the price....
12:00, 06/11/2019

American Cancer Society says high health costs cause financial strain for more than 130 million The study, found that 56% of respondents, equating to roughly 137 million adults in the U.S., reported at least one instance of financial struggle due to medical expenses....
16:51, 05/02/2019

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
03:51, 09/17/2019

State Awarded $9 Million Grant To Improve Mental Health Services In Schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have announced a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the state and in three pilot school districts. KDE and t...
18:00, 05/09/2019

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
20:51, 06/06/2019

US charges nine people over $2.4 million SIM hijacking ring American law enforcement just took down a significant SIM hijacking ring. Federal agents have charged nine men with wire fraud and identity theft charges for participating in The Community, a group that transferred phone numbers to SIM cards in thei......
12:00, 05/13/2019

The forgotten crisis that has displaced 1.2 million people From the air, the camp at Bria looks like a small town, with warrens of metal shacks glinting amid the dusty red clay. And in many ways it is, an enforced sanctuary for 65,000 people desperate to escape the militias that roam this part of the Central African Republic (CAR)....
19:34, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Over 5 million people without power across Ohio DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio tornado (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email i...
10:34, 05/28/2019

Germany: 20.8 million people with immigrant background While refugees catch the headlines, most migrants come from other parts of Europe. Only 15% of 20.8 million people with an immigrant background came as asylum-seekers....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
19:00, 04/28/2019

This Town Of 800 People Gets 1 Million Tourists A Year Hallstatt in the Austrian Alps is a town so beautiful, people can't stay away. The World Heritage Site with a population of 800 receives around 1 million tourists a year....
17:17, 08/01/2019

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
21:00, 06/19/2019

2 health care providers, dozens of people charged in alleged $115M Medicare kickback scheme Two health care providers and 28 individuals - including one of the provider’s CEOs, 13 doctors, five nurses and a social worker – were charged for their alleged involvement in a $115 million Medicare kickback scheme in California, the Justice Department announced Thursday....
06:00, 09/06/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on the subject....
18:34, 04/28/2019

New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services WASHINGTON (AP) — New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services....
16:51, 05/24/2019

Fitbit's enterprise health unit hits Q1 stride, $122 million annual revenue run rate Fitbit is also seeing strong demand for its devices. The hardware is seen as a customer acquisition avenue for a broader software and services strategy....
00:34, 05/02/2019

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20-million kids worldwide were not vaccinated against diseases like Measles, Diphtheria and Tetanus la...
05:17, 07/16/2019

Indian citizenship list excludes two million people Almost two million people from the state of Assam in northeast India have been excluded from the region's citizenship list as part of an exercise intended to identify illegal immigrants....
17:17, 08/31/2019

Company sent nearly 5 million opioids to a pharmacy in a town of only 1,400 people A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of prescription painkillers in some of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the Justice Department announced Thursd...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Up to 20 Million People The trove of personal details was found on an unsecured server in Florida, though it was unclear whether anyone had gained access to the information....
16:03, 09/18/2019

Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Some 20 Million People The trove of personal details was found on an unsecured server in Florida, though it was unclear whether anyone had gained access to the information....
19:51, 09/17/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
12:34, 06/19/2019

DNA database opts a million people out from police searches GEDMatch, a site which has helped solve around 25 cold criminal cases, has changed its terms and conditions to opt its users out from searches by law enforcement...
17:17, 05/20/2019

821 Million People Suffered From Hunger, Malnutrition In 2018: UN More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
20:51, 07/15/2019

Near nabs $100 million for big data insights into people and places Near, an AI-powered platform that crunches mobility data from 1.6 billion devices globally to deliver insights on human behavior, has raised $100 million.Read More...
15:17, 07/16/2019

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the internet’s joke du jour, the US air force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada air force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology and/or life, it would still barely qualify as bei...
22:17, 07/16/2019

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refugee agency has warned.About 70.8 million – one in e...
12:17, 06/19/2019

Bulgarian tax agency breach may have compromised 5 million people Bulgaria's government is dealing with a massive security breach that might have affected almost all adult residents' information. According to Reuters, the country's finance minister has confirmed that hackers infiltrated the National Revenue Agency'......
11:00, 07/17/2019

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin De...
07:51, 08/03/2019

Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states.        ...
12:17, 08/29/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’ LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’...
15:34, 05/20/2019

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Over A Million People Are Watching World of Warcraft Classic On Twitch After two years of anticipation, WoW Classic is finally live. Top streamers from every corner of Twitch are streaming it right now, resulting in an audience of over one million concurrent viewers—and some seriously congested starter areas....
12:34, 08/27/2019

Drought puts 2.3 million people at risk in Angola: UNICEF A severe drought in Angola has plunged 2.3 million people into a food security crisis with thousands of children being treated for malnutrition, a report compiled by the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF said....
16:17, 04/30/2019

The Trump Administration Is Moving to End Food Stamps for 3 Million People The Trump administration is moving to end food stamp benefits for 3 million people with proposed new regulations curtailing the leeway of states to automatically enroll residents who receive welfare benefits. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said state governments “have misused this flexibil...
11:34, 07/23/2019

15 million people worldwide may have died by suicide with pesticides since the 1960s Since 1960, roughly 15 million people may have died by suicides throughout the world with pesticide poisoning. Most of these attempts seemed to be spur of the moment events with little or no preparation....
21:00, 09/12/2019

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018, Says United Nations More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
09:00, 06/19/2019

At least 50 people dead and 1 million affected by floods in south Asia Areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh submerged by monsoon rain in recent daysDozens of people have died in Nepal and a million have been affected in north-east India following heavy rains that triggered landslides and flooding across parts of south Asia.More than 50 people have been confirmed dead a...
20:17, 07/14/2019

Trump administration rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
17:00, 07/23/2019

‘I just don’t want to kill 10 million people’: Trump’s comments reverberate in Afghanistan Afghan officials were startled by President Trump’s comments that if he “wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”...
12:34, 07/23/2019

This market is atypical, but people with a million dollars in stocks are fine with it Investors with $1 million or more in the market expect the pace of stock market gains to slow over the remainder of 2019. But these wealthy self-directed brokerage account holders are not trading as if the bull market is anywhere close to over....
20:34, 07/22/2019

Two million people at risk of starvation as drought returns to Somalia Agencies sound the alarm over ‘climate crisis’ after devastation of crops and livestockMore than 2 million people could face starvation by the end of the summer, unless there are urgent efforts to respond to the drought in Somalia.Mark Lowcock, the UN’s humanitarian chief, said the country is facing...
09:00, 06/06/2019

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
14:00, 07/13/2019

Mismanaged waste 'kills up to a million people a year globally' Report says plastics adding to death tolls in the developing world from easily prevented diseasesMismanaged waste is causing hundreds of thousands of people to die each year in the developing world from easily preventable causes, and plastic waste is adding a new and dangerous dimension to the probl...
04:17, 05/14/2019

100 million people in path of India's worst cyclone in 20 years What is expected to be India's strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in 20 years is barreling toward 100 million people on the country's east coast, prompting officials to begin emergency evacuations....
05:17, 05/03/2019

How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India Officials showed seasoned skill in evacuating a poor crowded area in Cyclone Fani’s path. “If you don’t learn from past experiences, you will drown,” one said....
00:34, 05/04/2019

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
21:17, 07/18/2019

A ‘staggering’ 4 million people have fled crisis-stricken Venezuela: UN Venezuela's imploding economy has brought widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines, while political hostilities have led to waves of fatal violence....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Thunderstorms, 70 MPH Winds Could Affect Up to 52 Million People in the Northeast Today Powerful storms are roaring into the Northeast on Wednesday afternoon, bringing with them the threat of lightning, flash floods, and winds up to 70 mph or more. Read more......
00:17, 08/01/2019

Over 10 million people hit in single Australian data breach: OAIC The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's quarterly data breach report also revealed private health was again the country's most affected sector....
05:17, 05/13/2019

A List of Citizens in India Leaves Nearly 2 Million People Off — and in Limbo Lists of verified citizens were posted across the state of Assam on Saturday. Those whose names did not appear — most of them Muslims — could soon be stateless....
18:17, 08/31/2019

Big quake rattles area of 20 million people in California; no one killed A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires, damaging buildings and forcing the evacuation of a hospital in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but there were only minor injuries....
04:00, 07/05/2019

TV record: Six million people in UK tune in for Women's World Cup game The match between England and Scotland on Sunday at France 2019 broke UK television viewing figure records for a women's football game, says the BBC....
19:51, 06/10/2019

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for its nearly 4.6 million residents as four of the city’s reservoirs are nearly dry due to a heat wave and drought. Many people are reported to have been waiting hours in line for water being provided through government tankers....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Former Mexican cop illegally in US is charged with trafficking enough fentanyl to kill more than 10 million people A former Mexico police officer living illegally in the United States has been charged with trafficking enough fentanyl to kill more than 10 million people, the Justice Department said Friday. ...
00:51, 07/27/2019

Extreme weather hit 60 million people in 2018, no part of the world spared With some 60 million people affected by extreme weather in 2018, according to a new study, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) called for better management of the issue worldwide, in a statement published on Thursday....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Fani hits Indian coast, a million people evacuated A powerful cyclone lashed coastal areas of eastern India on Friday with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200 kilometers per hour (124 mph), but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
07:17, 05/03/2019

Climate crisis leaving 2 million people a week needing aid – Red Cross Charity warns of cost of doing nothing, saying contributions would need to hit $20bn a year Two million people a week need humanitarian aid today because of the climate emergency, the Red Cross has warned, as extreme weather takes an “intolerable” toll in human suffering.The number of people in need...
10:51, 09/20/2019

A Mass Citizenship Check in India Leaves 2 Million People in Limbo Lists of verified citizens were posted across the state of Assam on Saturday. Those whose names did not appear — most of them Muslims — could soon be stateless....
04:17, 09/01/2019

Feds announce seizure of enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people, 35 arrested VIRGINIA (NBC News) – A multistate investigation involving more than two dozen law enforcement agencies led to the seizure of enough fentanyl to kill more than 14 million people from a drug trafficking ring operating out of Virginia, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. During the raids, du...
00:17, 09/01/2019

More than 1 million people had their fingerprint data exposed by a huge security hole The easiest thing you can do to protect yourself after a data breach is to change the exposed password, preferably to something unique and more secure than the previous one. However, if hackers steal your actual fingerprint — mind you, not an encrypted version of it — then there’s ...
22:34, 08/14/2019

1 million people evacuated as deadly Typhoon Lekima makes landfall Thirteen people were killed and 16 remain missing after Typhoon Lekima made landfall in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang on Saturday, resulting in the shutdown of hundreds of ferries, flights and train services....
21:51, 08/10/2019

More than 41 million people will hit the road July 4th weekend, sparking a big summer trend The summer road trip has long been the iconic idea of vacation, and as much as the country is changing, Americans' desire to travel by car is not: Almost half will road-trip this summer, according to CNBC's Invest in You Spending Survey....
19:00, 07/01/2019

Chinese tech giant apologizes for saying typhoon killed 99 million people China’s largest video streaming giant Tencent Video on Wednesday apologized for saying Typhoon Lekima killed everyone in Shandong, a province which has about 99 million people....
06:00, 08/15/2019

Hacker ID’d as former Amazon employee steals data of 106 million people from Capital One Enlarge (credit: Tdorante10) A systems engineer identified in media reports as a former Amazon employee has been arrested on charges that she hacked into Capital One’s network and stole sensitive data for about 106 million people, according to an FBI court filing and a statement from the Virginia-...
07:51, 07/30/2019

India evacuates more than a million people ahead of cyclone Fani's landfall India has evacuated more than a million people living along its east coast ahead of an extremely severe cyclone that is due to make landfall on Friday afternoon, government officials said....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Netflix says 30 million people watched Murder Mystery in its opening weekend Netflix has traditionally kept its mysterious rating system fairly close to the vest; since the streaming service is not on the Nielsen ratings system, it’s difficult to verify their occasional streaming claims. As we noted last October when Netflix stated that 80 million viewers had watched one of ...
02:51, 06/20/2019

India evacuating 1.2 million people as cyclone menaces east coast India has accelerated efforts to evacuate more than a million people along its northeast coastline as a cyclone intensifies ahead of landfall on Friday, with thousand of villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
18:51, 05/02/2019

Trump administration proposed rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said, drawing ire from Democratic senators and advocacy groups....
22:51, 07/23/2019

Violence, natural disasters forced a record 41 million people from their homes GENEVA — A leading advocacy group for refugees estimates a record 41 million people have been displaced within their countries, with many forced to flee conflict, violence and internal tensions in several African countries and Syria. The Norwegian Refugee Council said a global report on displacement...
20:51, 05/10/2019

40 million people under severe weather threats in the Midwest. Dozens of tornadoes reported If you're in the Midwest, you can wave goodbye to warm weather -- at least for now. A messy weekend of heavy rain, strong winds and large hail awaits some states in the region....
14:34, 05/18/2019

Powerful cyclone batters India’s eastern coast; 1.1 million people evacuated Cyclone Fani — the most dangerous storm in the country in recent years — brought pounding rain, giant waves and wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour. There were three confirmed deaths....
01:17, 05/04/2019

Northeast swelters; Southwest bakes: 100 million people will feel the heat this week The country's Northeast is in line for a few sweltering days, but nowhere near as hot or long a stretch as awaits the Southwest, forecasters say.        ...
04:17, 08/20/2019

Cyclone Fani lashes India’s east coast — 1.2 million people evacuated  Cyclone Fani tore through India's eastern coast on Friday as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 205 kilometres per hour and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest....
13:34, 05/03/2019

Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
07:00, 07/23/2019

Trump administration to propose rule that would cut 3.1 million people from food stamp program: report The Trump administration is set to propose a rule Tuesday that would cut about 3.1 million Americans from the food-stamp program in an effort to save taxpayers about $2.5 billion a year, reports said....
14:17, 07/23/2019

I'm a born and bred New Yorker and went to Times Square to learn why 50 million people visit every year. I still don't get it. Frank Olito/ INSIDER As a New Yorker, I avoid Times Square at all costs and never understood why so many tourists flock to the area. One afternoon, I decided to spend a few hours in Times Square to truly understand the allure. First, I went to three top tourist attractions. M&M'S World was crowde...
00:34, 07/02/2019

How does travel medical insurance differ from travel insurance and do you need it? The chances of facing a major medical problem on vacation are small but the financial consequences of a serious event are potentially quite large.       ...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
11:17, 05/03/2019

Over 820 million people suffering from hunger; new UN report reveals stubborn realities of ‘immense’ global challenge After nearly a decade of progress, the number of people who suffer from hunger has slowly increased over the past three years, with about one in every nine people globally suffering from hunger today, the United Nations said in a new report released on Monday....
20:51, 07/15/2019

Capital One data breach: More than 100 million people across US and Canada have personal details stolen in major hack The personal details of more than 100 million individuals across the US and Canada were stolen in a hack targeting financial services firm Capital One, the company has revealed....
07:17, 07/30/2019

New York Attorney General Launches Probe Into Capital One Data Breach That Affects 100 Million People Following news this week that a mammoth data breach affected the personal information of millions of Capital One users, and with an individual now arrested in connection to the incident, Attorney General Letitia James of New York has announced her office is launching an “immediate” probe into the br...
01:51, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 3-Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barrelled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
11:34, 05/03/2019

Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 44 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China Aly Song/Reuters Typhoon Lekima made landfall in China on August 10, resulting in widespread blackouts and some damaged property. Ahead of the Lekima's arrival, 1 million people were evacuated from their homes and hundreds of flights were canceled across major airports in China. The typhoon also t...
23:51, 08/13/2019

London Pride 2019 set to be 'biggest ever' with more than one million people expected to descend on capital Pride in London organisers today said this year's parade will be the "biggest ever" — but warned more needs to be done to stamp out intolerance towards the LGBT+ community....
15:17, 07/05/2019

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
02:34, 08/06/2019

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They found people with undiagnosed sleep apnea were more ...
19:51, 06/14/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our efforts”....
23:17, 07/17/2019

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
02:17, 07/31/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak was first declared and after the infection of tho...
06:00, 07/18/2019

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
22:17, 07/31/2019

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improvements after nine years, there were significant ben...
01:00, 09/06/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
00:17, 07/18/2019

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
15:17, 08/03/2019

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
00:51, 09/11/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
22:34, 07/17/2019

Health Canada warn victims of spring flooding about possible dangers to health when they return home Federal biologist Francis Lavoie says it's important to dry wet walls and belongings within 48 hours, but that's not often possible in the case of flooding....
18:34, 05/02/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our ef...
15:17, 07/27/2019

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected speech under the First Amendment. In rejecting her c...
17:34, 07/20/2019

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing some into bankruptcy. Burn it all down, now....
21:18, 09/09/2019

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and legumes were less likely to develop ...
22:34, 07/22/2019

Health policy analyst: Democrats' so-called 'moderate' plan would 'effectively end' private health care Chris Jacobs, the founder and CEO of Juniper Research Group, said Tuesday that "Medicare for America," the latest liberal proposal being pitched as a "moderate path," would "effectively end all private health care for many Americans."...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
18:17, 04/28/2019

British health service to partner with Amazon on health information Britain's National Health Service will partner with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the country's Department of Health and Social Care said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa....
12:00, 07/10/2019

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
03:17, 09/11/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
11:17, 05/15/2019

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications and early death than those who did not have surger...
01:34, 09/03/2019

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shaped, with more fat in their middle, had a greater r...
22:51, 07/01/2019

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
21:51, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immediate spike in blood pressure. Researchers assessed 300 adults who wore portable blood pressure cuffs for two straight days. They found people who slept poorly had...
05:34, 06/07/2019

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britain and the Netherlands. Those who drank red wine had greater diversity of bacteria in their gut, which can be good for your health. This is compared to ...
13:17, 08/29/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:17, 07/07/2019

Who has the best cheap car insurance in New York? Mary Altaffer/AP New York comes in as the third-most expensive state in the US for car insurance, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Insurance rates vary from person to person, and are calculated with information such as your driving history, your age and gender, and even your credit...
03:17, 09/16/2019

Tesla's car insurance is now available in California Tesla just gave some of its most faithful US drivers the insurance they've been looking for. After rollouts in Asia and Australia, the EV maker has introduced its simply titled Tesla Insurance in California. Drivers can theoretically lower rates on......
02:51, 08/29/2019

Best car insurance companies 2019 Features 31 Jul, 2019 Which car insurance company looks after you best when you make a claim? Our 2019 Driver Power survey compares the big hitters...
10:17, 07/31/2019

Here Are the Details About Tesla's New Insurance Elon Musk’s ideas for offering Tesla insurance, more on the U.S.-China tariffs, slowing Chevrolet Corvette sales as buyers await the upcoming car, suppliers’ preparation for General Motors’ plant closure, and BMW’s first-quarter losses. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 7,...
04:51, 05/08/2019

Best car insurance companies 2018 Features 30 Jul, 2019 Which car insurance company looks after you best when you make a claim? Our 2018 Driver Power survey compares the big hitters...
14:17, 07/30/2019

'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,' 2 people detained, reports say As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  At least two people were reportedly detained....
23:37, 09/20/2019

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff’s deputies. The “Storm Area 51” invitation spawn...
03:34, 09/21/2019

How One Family Fell Into---and Dug Out of---an Insurance Scandal What happened to 71-year-old Yaeko Nawata and tens of thousands of other Japan Post policyholders has now ballooned into the biggest scandal since the company’s partial privatization a decade ago....
16:00, 09/08/2019

This is how insurance is changing for gig workers and freelancers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The gig economy is becoming a core element of the labor market, pushed to the fore by p...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Unfortunately for Grumpy Cat’s owner, there’s no pet influencer insurance Grumpy Cat leaves behind a beloved legacy and a profitable business. Feline celebrity Grumpy Cat, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, died this week due to complications from a urinary tract infection, her owners shared Friday. The cat, who was seven years old, first rose to fame after a photo of her ...
16:17, 05/21/2019

Dorian Is Exposing an Insurance Gap in the Bahamas The vast majority of damage caused by Hurricane Dorian to the Bahamas and other Caribbean countries is unlikely to be covered by insurance, which could slow recovery in the region....
06:00, 09/04/2019

Tesla rolls out insurance in California Tesla Inc said on Wednesday it was launching an insurance service designed to give drivers in California, its biggest market, lower rates because of safety features on its electric vehicles....
02:17, 08/29/2019

Sources: Dak's wait bolstered by insurance, ads Dak Prescott has loss of value and disability insurance policies, as well as multiyear endorsement deals, that all together are valued at over $50 million, league sources told ESPN....
17:00, 09/08/2019

Here's who will lose their insurance if Obamacare is overturned The Affordable Care Act is once again facing legal hurdles after President Donald Trump and his administration supported a lawsuit questioning the health-care law's constitutionality....
20:34, 05/06/2019

A Very Weird Interaction With My Insurance Company On Wednesday, I did a short blog about a congressional hearing in which Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mentioned something many Americans go through: rationing out their healthcare and doctor’s visits because they’re on shitty insurance plans with high deductibles or exorbitant copays or just overall...
22:51, 07/12/2019

Pet insurance can be your wallet's best friend Most dog owners don’t have thousands of dollars sitting around to cover surgery or cancer treatment. That’s where pet insurance comes in.        ...
16:17, 04/30/2019

August is the cheapest month to buy car insurance News 7 Aug, 2019 Motorists who renew their insurance policies in August pay 10 per cent less on average than those who renew in January...
19:00, 08/07/2019

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sponsored plan....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Washington to offer first ‘public option’ insurance in US SEATTLE (AP) — Washington is set to become the first state to enter the private health insurance market with a universally available public option. A set of tiered public plans will cover standard services, and are anticipated to be up to 10% cheaper than comparable private insurance, thanks in part...
18:00, 05/12/2019

Chase's Trip Delay Insurance Came Through in an Unexpected Way We’ve talked about how using a credit card with good trip delay insurance, like the Chase Sapphire Reserve or Chase Sapphire Preferred card, can be palliative when things go awry in the airport, but a recent, nightmarish travel experience stretched my own perception of what this benefit can be used ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. religious centers buy more insurance after raft of shootings U.S. religious centers are buying special insurance to protect them from the financial consequences of an armed intruder opening fire in their buildings....
17:17, 05/01/2019

Hurricane Dorian: What does insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renters insurance hold up after a storm like Hurricane Dorian? The answer largely depends on the storm itself.       ...
07:51, 08/30/2019

Fed's Bullard: Rate Cut Now Is 'Insurance' Against Rising Risk Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis leader James Bullard, who cast a dissenting vote against the FOMC’s decision this week to hold its target rate range steady, said lowering rates now would help the U.S. economy navigate an increasingly risky environment....
15:51, 06/21/2019

Goldman skeptical of 'insurance' U.S. rate cuts from Fed Goldman Sachs economists said on Sunday they are skeptical of "insurance" U.S. interest rate decreases from the Federal Reserve to forestall possible slowing in U.S. economic growth due to global trade tensions....
20:51, 06/16/2019

Hurricane travel insurance: When should you buy it and what kind of policy do you need? Don't wait until a storm is on its way to buy insurance. And remember: the insurance company – not you – decides when the policy kicks in.       ...
21:17, 07/15/2019

Experience, training, insurance could be required on Everest A committee is recommending Nepal require would-be climbers to have experience climbing tall peaks, proper training, good health and rescue insurance to obtain a permit for Mount Everest...
04:00, 08/15/2019

The best credit cards with travel insurance of 2019 Paying for your vacation with the right credit credit card can alleviate your travel nightmares, at no extra cost to you.       ...
02:51, 09/10/2019

I bought a $500,000 life insurance policy at age 25 and I'd recommend every 20-something do the same Shutterstock Four years ago, I bought a $500,000 term life insurance policy. At the time, I was 25 years old. Becoming a new dad and recent homeowner were two events that influenced my decision to get life insurance at a young age. Buying life insurance in my mid-20s also saved me money because it ...
23:34, 08/18/2019

Senator Gillibrand wants insurance to pay for fertility treatments U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday proposed requiring insurance companies to cover expensive fertility treatments, part of a "Family Bill of Rights" that would also help with adoption and medical care....
13:34, 05/22/2019

NY regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products for gun owners in the state — and earning at least $14 million in the process, The Post has learned. The investigation, which hasn’t been previously re...
04:51, 08/10/2019

Tesla Heads Down New Road With Car Insurance in California Tesla owners in California can now buy insurance from the electric car company in what may be the first step toward the unconventional automaker providing coverage for a fleet of driverless taxis....
13:17, 08/29/2019

Indicted Georgia insurance commissioner suspends himself Georgia's insurance commissioner says he will voluntarily suspend himself from office two days after being indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering....
22:34, 05/16/2019

Women make this big mistake when it comes to life insurance While all parents agree their death would have a huge impact on their family's quality of life, moms get a lower amount of life insurance coverage....
02:00, 09/20/2019

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read More...
16:34, 07/25/2019

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
17:51, 09/17/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
04:51, 05/23/2019

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
00:34, 08/28/2019

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
19:00, 08/20/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million....
14:17, 05/20/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
21:34, 06/14/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
19:51, 05/02/2019

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes        ...
04:17, 07/17/2019

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
00:34, 09/07/2019

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
17:34, 08/16/2019

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
23:17, 07/15/2019

China Wants Troubled Anbang Insurance to Shrink Faster Chinese authorities are directing Anbang Insurance to sell off assets more quickly, with the goal of shrinking the troubled company to roughly half its previous size....
13:51, 07/04/2019

Insurance payouts for car theft at highest level since 2012 News 28 May, 2019 Figures from the Association of British Insurers suggest a payout for motor vehicle theft is made every eight minutes on average...
14:17, 05/28/2019

More choice for IPO lawsuits in U.S. spur 200% increase in some exec insurance Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Hurricane Dorian will cause insurance losses of at least $25 billion: analysis Hurricane Dorian will cause insurance industry losses of at least $25 billion, according to analysts at Swiss investment bank UBS Group AG. But if the Category 5 storm hits the eastern coast of Florida, it could inflict losses of up to $40 billion, according to the analysts, Bloomberg News reported....
19:34, 09/02/2019

Hitler bought death insurance from Jewish firm In one of the strangest twists in the life of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, the man responsible for the deaths of 6 million Jewish men, women, and children purchased death and disability insurance from a Jewish firm....
13:51, 05/02/2019

Michigan on verge of showdown over high car insurance rates LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state with the highest car insurance premiums in the country is on the verge of a political showdown over long-running efforts to cut rates by reining in generous medical benefits. Michigan is among a dozen “no-fault” states where drivers must buy personal injur...
16:17, 05/11/2019

Kemp calls for indicted insurance commissioner to resign ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is calling for the resignation of Georgia’s insurance commissioner after he was indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering that stem from alleged crimes that preceded his election. Kemp, in a letter Wednesday, asked fellow Republic...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Disgrace insurance: the company that predicts which celebrity will be shamed next A team of researchers say they can work out how likely someone is to be boycotted, or ‘cancelled’, based on their social media activity – but who do they think is uninsurable?Five years ago, Janet Comenos worked for a mobile phone branding startup. Between sales calls, she developed “a nervous tic”:...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Crash for cash – how to beat the insurance fraud scams Tips & advice 17 Sep, 2019 Crash for cash scams have received plenty of coverage in the media but what are they and how can car drivers protect themselves?...
19:17, 09/17/2019

New study breaks down how much traffic tickets can raise car insurance TUCSON- As the fourth of July weekend approaches, law enforcement plans to crack down on dangerous driving. A new report out by The Zebra shows how 26 common traffic tickets can raise car insurance. A single traffic ticket can raise car insurance costs by about 82 percent, according to the report. S...
02:51, 07/02/2019

Powell testimony, Fed meeting highlight case for 'insurance' A confidence shock driven partly by the U.S. trade war is at the center of an increasingly persuasive argument for Federal Reserve policymakers seriously considering cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the Illinois House and 51-0 in the state Senate, will take effect on January 1, 2020.Read more......
18:34, 08/14/2019

Insurance, economy, tariffs weigh on Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit fell more than analysts expected, as weakness in insurance underwriting, a slowing economy and trade woes weighed on the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett....
00:51, 08/04/2019

Japan Post Insurance Apologizes After It 'Betrayed' Customers Japan Post, which runs a bank, a life-insurance company and a unit that delivers the mail in Japan, said it may have victimized more than 100,000 customers by selling them disadvantageous products....
15:17, 07/31/2019

Georgia’s governor fills insurance post after indictment ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s governor has appointed an Atlanta-area police chief to head the state’s insurance commission after the previous commissioner was indicted on federal charges. Republican Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday announced that Doraville Police Chief John King will fill the off...
00:00, 06/13/2019

How insurance companies are fueling a rise in ransomware attacks Enlarge / Lloyd's of London. (credit: Mark Towning / Flickr) On June 24, the mayor and council of Lake City, Fla., gathered in an emergency session to decide how to resolve a ransomware attack that had locked the city's computer files for the preceding fortnight. Following the Pledge of Allegiance...
04:00, 08/28/2019

Third-Party Insurance Premium For Cars, 2-Wheelers To Go Up From June 16 Car and two-wheeler insurance to cost more from June 16 with regulator IRDAI increasing the mandatory third party (TP) motor insurance by up to 21 per cent in certain category of vehicles....
21:17, 06/06/2019

Don't laugh at Democrats on healthcare. Private insurance is a catastrophe It's funny to watch the Democratic presidential candidates on the debate stage Thursday as they tried to out-liberal each other on how to fix healthcare but the issue itself isn't a joke. And that Democrats are debating it is a good thing....
05:51, 06/28/2019

Insurance firm AIG wants dead couple to pay for fire at Kissinger’s co-op The apartments of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and current Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross were among those damaged by a fire sparked when an elderly woman fell asleep in her apartment with a lit cigarette — killing her and her husband — and now an insurance company wants ...
23:17, 07/10/2019

That Texting-While-Driving Ticket Can Also Lead to a Car Insurance Penalty Many insurers charge the penalty for three years after the violation, meaning you’ll be paying the price long after the check for your ticket has cleared....
15:51, 06/28/2019

‘We were counting pennies’: When disability insurance won’t pay because doctors can’t tell what’s wrong Dwane UnRuh developed a debilitating neurological condition, but it would take a year and a half for doctors to reach a diagnosis — and for his insurance to pay disability benefits....
12:51, 07/20/2019

Is your insurance policy good enough? Here's a checklist to review Folks commonly see insurance as a once-and-done purchase. But you need to review your policies to make sure you have enough coverage.        ...
14:17, 06/02/2019

Cost Of British Car Insurance Rises In Second Quarter-Survey The cost of an annual comprehensive motor insurance policy in Britain rose 3.5% in the second quarter of 2019, lifted by a rise in the cost of claims, a survey on Monday showed....
10:51, 07/15/2019

Kamala Harris’s claim that Medicare-for-all ‘doesn’t get rid of all insurance’ Harris (D-Calif.) argues there will still be a role for private insurance in a government-run system. But the bill she co-sponsors says it would be very limited....
14:17, 05/14/2019

No One Can Agree on How to Price California Home Insurance for Wildfires Finding home insurance in wildfire-prone parts of California is getting more difficult and more expensive. No one can agree on how to make it any easier....
21:17, 09/16/2019

I.R.S. Offers Deal to Small Insurance Companies Under Scrutiny The offer pertains to captive insurance, a way to insure against risks not covered by traditional means. But it has created an incentive for tax avoidance....
08:00, 09/21/2019

Tesla rolls out electric vehicle insurance in California Tesla is launching an insurance service designed to give drivers in California lower rates because of safety features on its electric vehicles.Read More...
14:17, 08/29/2019

File Your Credit Card Travel Insurance Claim Right Away It’s one thing to know that your credit card offers insurance for travel mishaps like delayed baggage or airlines that suddenly shut down. It’s another thing to know how to access those benefits when you’re on the road....
19:17, 06/27/2019

NYPD cop tried to collect insurance on ‘stolen’ BMW that was found torched An NYPD cop tried to collect insurance money on a BMW he said was stolen — but was busted for fraud when it turned out the car had gone up in flames two days before the officer claimed it went missing, prosecutors said Thursday. Officer Kirk Peddie, 43, was arrested Thursday morning and charge...
11:34, 08/23/2019

Man accused of wife’s murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him against the murder charge....
18:00, 06/25/2019

N.F.L. Settles Lengthy Fight with Insurance Company Over Concussions Many of the league’s insurers have claimed they did not have to pay for the concussion settlement with players because the N.F.L. had not disclosed the dangers of the game....
22:34, 09/12/2019

Lloyds and Barclays hit by $4 billion insurance mis-selling claims Lloyds and Barclays on Monday said a surge in late claims could see them pay out around $2 billion more each to settle Britain's costliest consumer banking scandal, the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI)....
01:52, 09/10/2019

Kamala Harris's statements on private insurance are incoherent Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., made an attempt to "clarify" her remarks calling for eliminating private insurance, but in the process, she just created more confusion....
16:51, 05/13/2019

California mayor wants to require gun owners to have liability insurance In the wake of mass shootings around the country, the mayor of one California city wants to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons -- or pay a fee to help shoulder the public costs of gun violence....
16:51, 08/13/2019

Johnny Manziel’s comeback now includes peddling car insurance Johnny Manziel is ready for his close-up. The former Cleveland Browns quarterback, who hasn’t played a snap in the NFL since 2015, is currently starring in an advertisement for Direct Auto Insurance as part of the company’s “Get Direct and Get Going” promotion. Rapper Fat Joe...
16:34, 08/15/2019

USOC seeks to keep pregnant athletes from losing insurance DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee says it is working on reforms to prevent athletes from losing health insurance coverage when they become pregnant. Three senators wrote to USOC CEO Sarah Hirshland on Wednesday, asking her to provide details about its insurance program, saying the discontinua...
03:51, 06/06/2019

Building Regulations vs indemnity insurance: what's the difference and which one do we need? Our buyer isn't happy that we have no Building Regulations completion certificate for a loft conversion done by the previous owner. Why isn't indemnity insurance enough?...
08:34, 08/15/2019

Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance While government programs can offer assistance following a hurricane or other major weather event, it's not guaranteed and it's not all free....
00:51, 06/13/2019

Where business and labor agree: Repeal the 'Cadillac tax' on insurance Americans love a winner, and Congress can deliver a big win for working Americans by repealing the so-called “Cadillac Tax” on employer-provided health insurance coverage....
08:34, 09/12/2019

Insurance Companies Baffled By New Driver Safety Tech Insurance companies aren’t sure about all this new, driver safety assistance tech, some consumer advocacy groups are mad at Tesla, BMW’s got batteries on the brain and more await you in this The Morning Shift of Friday, July 26, 2019....
18:51, 07/26/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
01:34, 07/16/2019

Johnny Manziel calls himself an ‘ex-pro football player’ in commercial for car insurance Direct Auto Johnny Manziel is back on TV pedaling auto insurance for Direct Auto. Manziel hints that his pro football career is over by referring to himself as an "ex-pro football player" in one of the commercials. Spokespersons for the ad campaign also feature Tonya Harding and Fat Joe. Manziel re...
23:34, 08/18/2019

The Latest: Deal reached to lower Michigan auto insurance LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Michigan’s Democratic governor and Republican leaders say they’ve reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to cut the state’s high car insurance premiums. Gov. Gretchen...
15:34, 05/24/2019

New York regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks: sources The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products for gun owners in the state — and earning at least $14 million in the process, The Post has learned. The investigation, which hasn’t been previously re...
22:17, 08/09/2019

Insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450K to get kids into USC A California insurance executive charged in the USC admission scandal has confessed to paying $450,000 for his children to get into the school after copping a plea deal from prosecutors. Toby MacFarlane, 56, is now the 20th person to plead guilty in the college bribery case — and the 14th pare...
09:17, 06/22/2019

Michigan governor criticizes GOP-backed auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t embracing a Republican-passed plan to cut high auto insurance premiums, saying it falls short and that her first priority is passing a budget that fixes the state’s roads. The Democrat’s spokeswoman, Tiffany Brown, issued a...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Tesla’s Model 3 earns insurance industry’s top safety rating Tesla’s Model 3 electric sedan has earned the top safety rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), becoming the first Tesla to do so. The IIHS has given the Model 3 its highest rating, top safety pick+. It said the Model 3 earned good ratings across the board for crashworth...
05:35, 09/20/2019

EU regulators to investigate Insurance Ireland data pooling system EU antitrust regulators opened an investigation on Tuesday into Insurance Ireland's data pooling system, concerned that conditions set by the association to access the system may block rivals in violation of EU competition rules....
13:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint statement on Friday, without disclosing financial details....
15:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-France's CNP and Brazil's Caixa seal $1.7 bln insurance deal France's CNP Assurances SA has reached a deal worth 7 billion reais ($1.7 billion) with Caixa Economica Federal to sell insurance in the bank's more than 3,000 branches, the Brazilian state-owned lender said on Thursday....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
00:00, 06/29/2019

China adds 148 drugs to key insurance list: state media China on Tuesday added 148 drugs to its list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, part of a push to lower patients' out-of-pocket costs in one of the world's largest drug markets, state media reported....
19:00, 08/20/2019

Targeted insurance offers French farmers some drought relief Hundreds of French farmers who signed up for specialist policies aimed at insuring against freak weather are getting swift payouts which could help them recover from heatwaves and prolonged droughts that hit parts of the country....
10:51, 08/02/2019

Some parents turn to insurance to protect the cost of their kids' education With the cost of a four-year degree at a public college at more than $80,000 — and nearly $15,000 at private universities — tuition insurance is gaining a foothold....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Interest rate reduction by the Federal Reserve provides economic insurance Federal Reserve should not wait for more evidence of a slowdown; the market is telling us it's coming, writes Joseph Lavorgna of Natixis CIB Americas       ...
12:51, 07/30/2019

Kamala Harris: Virtually eliminating private insurance would be 'seamless' Kamala Harris said that the transition for millions of Americans whose private plans would be illegal under a "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare system would be "seamless."...
21:00, 07/17/2019

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my hair tied up, arms sleeveless, and blood and bruises from head to toe."...
16:17, 06/22/2019

USAA tops list of America’s best car insurance companies USAA got the top ranking in Clearsurance's list of the best auto insurance companies. Factors included price, customer service and satisfaction.        ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

MetLife Weathers Tough Insurance Market as Prudential Stumbles The two largest publicly traded U.S. life-insurance companies—MetLife and Prudential Financial—posted divergent earnings as one was able to overcome a tough market in the first quarter and the other wasn’t....
02:00, 05/02/2019

Free daily HIV prevention pills will soon be available to private insurance holders The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force gave PrEP a grade A recommendation, meaning insurers will now be obligated to cover the medication at no cost to their policy holders....
22:17, 06/11/2019

Washington State Passes a Public Option, But Insurance Companies Will Still Get Their Cut Washington state will become the first in the U.S. to offer a public option for health insurance to all its residents, according to ABC. The option, known as Cascade Care, will include tiered plans that will cover standard health services and are expected to cost up to 10 percent less than private i...
04:34, 05/13/2019

Which Credit Card Networks Offer Travel Insurance Benefits? Travel insurance is one of the most overlooked benefits of many credit cards. We’re so focused on earning rewards and avoiding foreign transaction fees (worthy efforts, yes), that sometimes we don’t even realize that the same credit card could make life easier when your trip goes sideways....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Denver man accused of wife's murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him against the murder charge, Colorado’s highest court ruled on Monday....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Over-50s could see National Insurance hike to fund 'fairer' social care The over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra National Insurance to help fund a "fairer" social care system under plans by the Conservatives....
05:34, 04/29/2019

J&K Village Heads, Panchayat Members To Get Security, Insurance Coverage Every panch and sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir vulnerable to threats from terrorists will get police security and insurance coverage of Rs 2 lakh each....
06:34, 09/04/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ insurance to reimburse fans who can prove spoilers Everybody does it: Twitter, blogs, ESPN — your mom. Spoilers are an insidious plague on pop culture and no one knows this better than “Game of Thrones” fans. It was only a matter of time before some enterprising mind whipped up a way to monetize it. Endsleigh Insurance Services in the UK...
04:51, 05/15/2019

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
11:17, 06/14/2019

Tesla Launches Insurance Plan In Another High-Risk Bet It's Smarter Than Everyone Else Tesla, much like its mercurial leader Elon Musk, has a philosophy: It is smarter and better than everyone else, including other companies that are much bigger and much older and much richer than Tesla. This is the spirit in which Tesla Insurance has come into existence....
05:51, 08/29/2019

Californians in Fire-Prone Areas Find It Harder to Buy Insurance Traditional home insurers are backing away from insuring homes in high-risk wildfire areas in California, new data from the state’s insurance regulator shows....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Man Takes Cheaper Insulin After Losing Insurance. It Was A Fatal Decision Josh Wilkerson was alone, in sleeping quarters above the northern Virginia dog kennel where he worked, when he suffered a series of strokes that would prove fatal....
09:17, 08/04/2019

Murder suspect can use dead wife’s life insurance to pay for his defense A Colorado man accused of murdering his wife will be allowed to pay for his pricey private defense attorney — using money he got from her life insurance policy, the state’s Supreme Court has ruled. In the baffling case, Robert Feldman — who allegedly strangled his wife, Stacy, in the shower in 2015 ...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
02:17, 06/18/2019

Insurance premiums set to rise for cars vulnerable to keyless theft News 29 May, 2019 Experts set to increase “risk rating” system insurance companies use to set premiums for cars vulnerable to keyless relay attacks...
13:51, 05/29/2019

Santander to pay 1 billion euros to end insurance accord with Allianz Group Spain's largest lender Banco Santander said on Monday it will pay almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to end an agreement between Allianz and Banco Popular over the distribution of insurance products....
09:34, 06/24/2019

France's CNP and Brazil's Caixa seal $1.7 billion insurance deal France's CNP Assurances SA has reached a deal worth 7 billion reais ($1.7 billion) with Caixa Economica Federal [CEF.UL] to sell insurance in the bank's more than 3,000 branches, the Brazilian state-owned lender said on Thursday....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect this year that extend or eliminate the amount of time victims of child sexual abuse have to sue their...
21:17, 07/21/2019

Berkshire Hathaway profit falls as insurance underwriting declines Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit fell, as the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett reported less income from insurance underwriting....
20:51, 08/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Insurance, economy, tariffs weigh on Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit fell more than analysts expected, as weakness in insurance underwriting, a slowing economy and trade woes weighed on the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett....
20:51, 08/04/2019

Insurance companies offer policies for African swine fever A handful of insurance companies in the United States and around the world are offering policies to cover the massive losses hog farmers may incur if African swine fever reaches their shores....
23:51, 09/16/2019

Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renter’s insurance hold up in a tornado or other natural disaster? The answer largely depends on the storm.        ...
02:51, 05/31/2019

Here's how advisors can recommend a life insurance policy in their client's best interest If you're making life insurance and annuity recommendations in the Empire State, you'll soon be required to act in your client's best interest. What you should know about this new rule....
15:17, 06/18/2019

4 Your Health: Owning a dog could help health The HPV vaccine could prevent nearly all of the cancers associated with the virus. According to the CDC, nearly 35,000 cases of cancer that were probably caused by HPV were diagnosed each year between 2012 and 2016. The researchers say the vaccine could have prevented 92 percent of those cases. The ...
10:00, 08/24/2019

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a long time, the effects of smoking can be devastating to your health. Researchers in Australia found smokers are three times more likely to die from hea...
22:34, 07/05/2019

Lawsuit Alleges NFL Directed Insurance Carrier To Deny Disability Claims A medical clinic in Illinois is accusing the NFL of instructing its insurance carrier to deny claims made by former players under the auspices of the league’s disability plan. The allegations are outlined in a lawsuit that also accuses the league of retaliating against the clinic for providing indep...
04:51, 05/04/2019

Fed may find it hard to resist interest rate 'insurance cut' this summer: El-Erian The U.S. Federal Reserve may find it hard to resist an "insurance cut" in interest rates this summer, Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz, said after the U.S. Labor Department issued a dismal payrolls report on Friday....
16:51, 06/07/2019

[Report] Future of Life Insurance Industry: Insurtech & Trends in 2018 Life insurance is fundamentally hard to sell; it’s morbid to think about, promises no immediate rewards, and often requires a lengthy paper application with minimal guidance. Despite the popularity of personalized products in other areas of finance and fintech, life insurance largely remains u...
15:17, 07/04/2019

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that it would essentially eliminate private insurance. She needs to stick with one clear position or she's going to be obliterated on the issue should her ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Ransomware Attackers and Insurance Companies Are Forming a Human Centipede of Profits Ransomware incidents—cyberattacks in which bad actors demand payment in exchange for encrypted files—are a frighteningly common fixture of our modern era. But more troubling is that the number of attacks may be hiking due, in part, to the insurance companies tasked to deal with the fallout in the ev...
04:17, 08/29/2019

Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage With escooters proliferating, and other on-demand mobility services booming, Voom has built a custom insurance platform that charges on a per-ride basis.Read More...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris unveils 'Medicare for All' plan that won't kill private insurance Sen. Kamala Harris released a health-care plan on Monday that will transition every American into her version of a "Medicare for All" system within 10 years....
00:17, 07/30/2019

Wells Fargo agrees to pay customers $386M over unwanted auto insurance National General Insurance, an underwriter, will pay an additional $7.5 million, making the total customer payout at least $393.5 million, according to federal court filings....
13:00, 06/10/2019

Insurance giant Suncorp says it will no longer cover new thermal coal projects Activists say move means there are now no Australian insurers willing to underwrite new thermal coal developmentsAustralian insurance giant Suncorp will no longer insure new thermal coal mines and power plants, and will not underwrite any existing thermal coal projects after 2025.This is the latest ...
06:34, 07/26/2019

The Great British car insurance write-off scandal: BBC investigation echoes our findings Features 7 May, 2019 Undercover BBC investigation finds written-off cars are being repaired and sold to unsuspecting motorists after passing their history checks...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil’s Caixa kicks off process to attract partners for insurance unit Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Economica Federal sent teasers to insurers on Friday to lure partners for its insurance business, Caixa Seguridade Participacoes, according to documents sent to potential partners....
06:34, 05/11/2019

General Electric insurance called 'risky' by Fitch; shares fall again General Electric Co ranks among the riskiest backers of long-term care insurance, suffering from both high exposure to claims and a relatively small cash pile to pay them, Fitch Ratings said in a report on Tuesday that sent GE's shares tumbling....
22:00, 08/20/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint statement on Friday, without disclosing financial details....
11:34, 06/29/2019

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
04:00, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
04:17, 06/18/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private insurance....
15:17, 04/30/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 76 Found behind a historical diorama in an Insurance Building Location Fortbyte 76 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found behind a historical diorama in an Insurance Building". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Long-term care insurance costs are way up. How advisors can help clients cope Annual premiums for long-term care insurance are rising sharply for people who bought coverage years ago. Here's how advisors are helping them handle the expense....
21:34, 09/08/2019

Rynox Introduces Accident Insurance Cover With Purchase Of Riding Gear With the growing sale of motorcycles and the awareness and importance of wearing riding gear, more and more motorcyclists choose to invest in the protective apparel beyond purchasing their desired......
15:00, 05/06/2019

Mount Everest climbers may have to prove experience, insurance to get permit from Nepal After 11 people died on Mt. Everest this spring, Nepal may require climbers to prove they have mountaineering experience and support to get a permit.       ...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Here's a list of benefits private insurance won't be allowed to cover if Kamala Harris has her way Sen. Kamala Harris, has been trying to have it both ways on healthcare, claiming she supports the "Medicare for all" plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, while also insisting she opposes getting rid of private insurance. This is an untenable position....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Vadodara Man Sticks Driving License, Insurance On Helmet To Avoid Fines A man in Gujarat has figured out a way of staying one step ahead of cops as tighter road traffic regulations and heavier penalties kicked in this month under the amended Motor Vehicles Act 2019....
14:51, 09/10/2019

Homeowners insurance: Review your policy and document belongings for when disaster strikes Disaster can strike at anytime. Have your home prepared by knowing your homeowner's insurance policy, avoiding small claims and calling your agent.       ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Cuomo signs law requiring insurance to cover breast cancer detection at age 35 Insurance companies will now be required to provide mammogram screenings for individuals ages 35 and up, under a new law approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday. New York’s insurance law currently covers breast cancer screenings for men and women ages 40 and up, but “Shannon’s Law” lowers the thresh...
21:51, 08/02/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
07:34, 08/06/2019

Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete BI IntelligenceTech-driven disruption in the insurance industry continues at pace, and we're now entering a new phase — the adaptation of underlying business models. That's leading to ongoing changes in the distribution segment of the industry, but more excitingly, we are starting to see move...
08:51, 05/08/2019

Ex-Washington Redskins defensive back alleges team mishandled injury, cut insurance A former Washington Redskins defensive back slammed his former team Monday and alleged the organization mishandled his injury, withheld his salary and cut his insurance plan....
02:51, 08/14/2019

Elon Musk says Tesla still plans to offer insurance, but is waiting for an acquisition to close The idea behind Tesla offering its own insurance would be to lower rates for drivers, leveraging internal data from Tesla's AutoPilot systems to justify that....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Ransomware: Cyber-insurance payouts are adding to the problem, warn security experts "It seems like a fix but it really isn't". Paying the ransom might be the cheapest short-term option to get your data back, but it causes long-term problems....
21:01, 09/17/2019

San Jose mayor proposes first-in-nation insurance requirement for guns following mass shootings In the wake of three mass shootings in two weeks across the country, the mayor of San Jose, Calif. on Monday proposed what is being called a first-in-the-nation move to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons....
03:51, 08/13/2019

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaster?       ...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk annuities – benefit pension schemes sold by compan...
02:17, 06/13/2019

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
21:34, 06/13/2019

Holocaust survivor asks Senate to help recoup insurance money of murdered relatives WASHINGTON — A 90-year-old Holocaust survivor called on the US Senate Tuesday to pass legislation that would help others like him collect the insurance claims of their relatives murdered by the Nazis. “My parents, my four brothers, my sister, and grandparents were all murdered in Auschwitz,” D...
13:34, 09/18/2019

Warren declares 'I'm with Bernie' on healthcare as Democrats spar over whether to abolish private insurance Elizabeth Warren broke with most Democrats on the primary debate stage Wednesday night in saying that she did not want to keep private insurers in business. Instead, she said, she was "with Bernie" Sanders in backing a proposal known as "Medicare for all," which would enroll everyone in the U.S. in ...
05:34, 06/27/2019

Activists call on insurance companies to stop coverage of Trans Mountain pipeline A coalition of environmental and Indigenous groups is calling on insurance companies to drop or refuse to provide coverage of the Trans Mountain pipeline, although they concede its lead liability insurer is planning to continue coverage....
00:00, 08/09/2019

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18:51, 06/27/2019

Exclusive: Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business - sources U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp is exploring a sale of its group benefits insurance business, which could be valued at as much as $6 billion, four people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Instacart unveils new benefits for contractors: Insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more Instacart announced new benefits intended to address criticism of its independent contractor policies: insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more.Read More...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Brazil insurance firm Sul America receives offer for P&C, auto units from Allianz Brazilian insurer Sul America SA has received a non-binding offer from Germany's Allianz SE for its property and casualty (P&C) and auto units, it said in a filing on Tuesday, adding that the two companies are in bilateral talks....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Brazil's Caixa picks Morgan Stanley as co-advisor on insurance deals- source Brazilian state lender Caixa Economica Federal has picked investment bank Morgan Stanley as co-advisor to help it find insurance partners, a source with knowledge of the matter said....
15:34, 05/25/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign accuses Joe Biden of 'insurance company scare tactics' Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign said thanks but no thanks to Joe Biden's characterization of the Vermont senator's presentation of his signature "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare plan....
04:34, 07/25/2019

Brazil's Caixa picks Morgan Stanley as co-advisor on insurance deals: source Brazilian state lender Caixa Economica Federal has picked investment bank Morgan Stanley as co-advisor to help it find insurance partners, a source with knowledge of the matter said....
16:17, 05/25/2019

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare's individual mandate penalty for not having insurance "Yes, I'd bring back the individual mandate," says the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, arguing it would be popular now, "compared to what's being offered."...
18:34, 07/05/2019

Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business, Reuters reports U.S. health insurer Cigna is exploring a sale of its group benefits insurance business, which could be valued at as much as $6 billion, four people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
20:00, 08/20/2019

General Motors Cuts Insurance for Workers on Strike Demanding Affordable Healthcare General Motors changed health insurance costs for striking workers on Tuesday. The United Auto Workers across the country walked off the job Monday to demand a fair share of the corporation’s profits and affordable healthcare....
12:34, 09/18/2019

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
13:51, 07/05/2019

Tesla offers discount car insurance to California owners, citing advanced safety features Tesla Wednesday started offering discounted car insurance to California customers. The company cited its knowledge of Tesla's advanced safety features       ...
23:17, 08/28/2019

Nippon Life Insurance To Raise Stake In Reliance Capital-Owned Asset Manager Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Co both own 42.88% stake each in Reliance Nippon. Nippon Life will buy out most of Reliance Capital's stake with this deal, the asset manager said....
14:17, 05/23/2019

A Year After Approval, Migraine Drugs Are Changing Lives. But Insurance Battles Are Creating a Whole New Headache Last May, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen and Novartis’ Aimovig, the first drug specifically designed to prevent chronic migraines, and offered new hope to the millions of Americans regularly weathering these debilitating headaches. Just months later came two other drugs ...
00:34, 06/25/2019

Watch Bernie Sanders talk insurance, student debt, and police brutality with Cardi B If you’re in need of a political pick-me-up (and who isn’t nowadays), Cardi B’s new interview with Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is worth a watch. Regardless of who you’re rooting to vote for in the 2020 election, this interview between the Bronx rapper and Vermont Senator is a gre...
22:00, 08/18/2019

Bernie Sanders defends eliminating private insurance after Kimmel calls it an 'impossible sell' to voters Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., defended his position to eliminate private insurance during his sit-down with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, who expressed concern that such a policy would be an "impossible sell" for voters. ...
11:34, 07/26/2019

Bernie Sanders praised Canadian healthcare system, but it allows much larger role for private insurance than his plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, in making the case for eliminating private for-profit health insurance at Wednesday night's debate, repeatedly praised Canada's socialized system. But Canada allows for a much larger role for private insurance than his own plan would....
08:51, 07/31/2019

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids' admission into USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
18:51, 06/21/2019

Kamala Harris’ healthcare plan could neutralize insurance company opposition, hopes the New York Times Kamala Harris’ “Medicare for all” proposal likely will not have to contend with the normal "fierce opposition" from insurance companies, the New York Times speculated Monday after the senator unveiled her healthcare plan....
21:51, 07/29/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
19:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
19:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
11:17, 05/03/2019

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial services innovation — and that's left hundreds ...
02:00, 06/24/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
08:51, 05/03/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednesday that Biden supports keeping the 1973 Hyde Amen...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Devin Nunes says Strzok-Page ‘insurance policy’ referred to obtaining FISA warrant for Trump campaign's emails U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., claimed during an appearance on Fox News' "Hannity" on Tuesday night that an “insurance policy” mentioned in an August 2016 text between former FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page referred to their ability to obtain a FISA warrant....
09:00, 05/15/2019

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trading volume (ADV) for the month was down 21 percent...
08:51, 05/03/2019

This Free People Apparel Isn't Free, People, But It's Cheaper Than Usual Ultimate boho brand Free People’s effortlessly cool, vintage-y styles don’t come without some heavy lifting on the part of your wallet. But today, flower children should head over to Nordstrom Rack, where Free People clothing and lingerie is marked way down. Move quickly, since free spirits will lik...
00:17, 05/10/2019

Tesla's use of individual driver data for insurance 'state-by-state proposition' Tesla Inc's use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers' authorization and individual U.S. state laws, a senior company executive said on Wednesday....
14:17, 09/05/2019

Damaged home? Here's how to file your first home insurance claim Kristin Schoeffel accidentally flooded her basement while doing the laundry. Here's what she learned in the process of repairing her home.       ...
23:17, 08/28/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volume during April rose 26% to 86,329,324 contracts, u...
11:17, 05/03/2019

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
17:17, 07/24/2019

Rich people hunt people who we're assuming aren't rich in teaser for Blumhouse's The Hunt One of our most anticipated flicks of the year might be The Hunt, a Blumhouse thriller that, like the Purge franchise before it, appears to have the 1% in its satirical crosshairs. Billed as an exploration of the “escalating aggressiveness between the political right and left in America,” the film’s...
20:34, 07/15/2019

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against August 2007, the best August ever for CBOE. With 77...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Janice Dickinson speaks out about 'epic' settlement from Bill Cosby's insurance company Janice Dickinson said at a "victory" news conference she settled her defamation suit against Bill Cosby with his insurance company for "epic" amount.        ...
07:51, 07/26/2019

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average daily volume of 4.9 million contracts). In addition...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent from January 2009. Equity options volume at CBOE tot...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange volume during March rose 12% to 92,953,594 contracts,...
11:17, 05/03/2019

CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The third quarter of 2008 was the eleventh consecutiv...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 105.2 MILLION CONTRACTS IN APRIL: Marks Most Active April Ever at CBOE, Average Daily Volume of 5 Million Contracts Was Up 28% From Year Ago Chicago, May 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) in April was 5,008,128 contracts, up 28 percent when compared to April 2008 ADV of 3,924,060 contracts and one percent ahead of the March 2009 ADV of 4,949,489 contracts. Total exchange v...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007.Total exchange volume during June rose 39 percent...
07:34, 05/03/2019

Is red meat bad for your health? Red meat is a good source of protein and iron, though research has linked it to heart disease, certain cancers, and other health conditions. Learn whether red meat is good or bad for health, as well as what the official dietary guidelines recommend, here....
03:00, 08/28/2019

WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO...
19:17, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Most in U.S. not tested for HIV Most people in the United States have never been tested for HIV. Most Americans are not getting screened for HIV. The Centers For Disease Control recommends that everyone between 13 and 64 be screened for HIV at least once in their lifetime. But their latest data shows fewer than 40 percent of peopl...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Wi-Fi is not actually bad for your health, scientists say Electronics have used the 2.4 and 5 GHz spectrum for years. These are not harmful, nor is any property unique to Wi-Fi harmful, according to new scientific evidence....
22:34, 04/28/2019

How to look after your mental health A lot of the conversation around mental health focuses on mental illness, but mental wellbeing doesn’t just mean the absence of symptoms. Here are some practical, evidence-based ways to foster mental wellbeing....
21:51, 09/09/2019

What are the worst foods for gut health? The gut microbiome affects many aspects of human health, and the foods people eat can have a huge impact on the bacteria in their gut. Learn about the worst foods for gut health here....
08:02, 09/06/2019

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad? The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually worksAaron Horn first came across cannabidiol, or CBD, about three years ago in Glastonbury – the town, not the festival. “I found it at this amazing hemp shop, Hemp in...
11:51, 05/05/2019

Why sleeping with a fan on during heatwave can be bad for your health IT MAY be tempting to bring the fan out when you are melting away during the heatwave. But leaving it on while you are sleeping can actually be bad for your health....
17:51, 07/24/2019

Why sleep is essential for health Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of getting a good night’s rest here....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn more about the health benefits of peppermint tea here....
00:51, 05/23/2019

Oatmeal May Not Be Good For Your Health - Here's Why One of the superfoods, oatmeal is a very famous food among health conscious people and fitness enthusiasts, but there is something about oatmeal that makes it 'not-so-healthy' for us to consume. Read......
15:00, 05/30/2019

12 reasons why you should take a vacation for your health There’s evidence that regular vacations can have a positive effect on at least a dozen conditions, including heart health, stress and depression.       ...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Is dairy good or bad for your health? Expert opinions are divided as to whether dairy is good or bad for a person’s health. Many dairy products contain vital nutrients, but consuming too much could lead to health risks. Learn more here....
07:34, 09/07/2019

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria and balance the gut microbiome....
20:51, 05/28/2019

4 Your Health: Low cholesterol not always healthy The belief that having low cholesterol is healthy may not always be true. NBC News A new study suggests having very low cholesterol is not always a good thing. Researchers from Penn State tracked 96 thousand healthy adults for 9 years. They found people with LDL or bad cholesterol levels below 70 mi...
21:17, 07/03/2019

TripAdvisor CEO on the Fed and Consumer Health CNBC's Seema Mody sat down with TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer at the Skift Global Forum in New York City. He discussed the Fed, the health of the consumer and where he's seeing weakness in the global economy....
03:17, 09/19/2019

Can the moon really influence your health? People have long believed that the moon could influence their sleep, their mood, even their fertility. Are any of these beliefs true? We investigate....
06:17, 08/10/2019

Do tea bags benefit eye health? Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this article....
07:34, 09/11/2019

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse in the U.S. Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insurance. But a new study out Friday highlights the widening gap in who gets to be healthy. Over a 25-year period leading up to 2017, it found, health inequ...
22:00, 06/28/2019

What are the health benefits of buckwheat? Buckwheat is a highly nutritious whole grain with a range of potential health benefits. In this article, we look at the benefits, nutritional value, and side effects of buckwheat....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking care of ourselves should be a priority. But what about our kids? I’ve heard from parents who’ve admitted they let their children occasionally miss sch...
23:34, 07/10/2019

What are the health benefits of phosphorus? Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for human health. It is available in a wide variety of foods, including meat, fish, dairy, and some vegetables. Learn more about its benefits here....
02:34, 07/02/2019

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each day....
15:51, 06/01/2019

AI-enhanced ECGs may soon assess overall health The ability of artificial intelligence to predict sex and estimate age from electrocardiogram readouts shows potential as a measure of overall health....
17:51, 08/31/2019

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
01:00, 08/24/2019

4 Your Health: Disturbing findings about bullying A new study reveals girls are bullied more than boys. Teenage girls are more vulnerable to bullying than boys. That’s according to a new study from Rutgers University. It shows girls are bullied more often and are more likely to consider or attempt suicide than boys. Researchers said bullying ...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, but research suggests that coffee is generally safe to drink and may actually protect against a number of cancers and other conditions. Learn more here...
20:51, 05/28/2019

Jet's QB Darnold working way back to health Sam Darnold is back at the New York Jets facility and is feeling healthier. Patience and caution are the two biggest parts of his game plan right now but the second-year quarterback is looking forward to when he can get back under center. (Sept. 18)        ...
10:17, 09/19/2019

How horses became mental health 'therapy' Debbie Matthews was "petrified" of horses growing up. She would turn down the opportunity to attend race days with her father and had no interest in the sport....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Health-Ade makes the best-tasting kombucha we've tried so far Facebook Kombucha is a rapidly growing industry, with US sales nearing $700 million in 2018. Health-Ade is one of brands leading the growth of this functional fermented tea. It launched in 2012 as a local favorite at Los Angeles farmers markets. Today, it's one of the fastest growing functional be...
01:51, 06/26/2019

4 Your Health: Be wary of homemade sunscreens Homemade sunscreens may do more harm than good. NBCNews.com With rising temperatures comes a new trend related to sunscreen. Blogs are popping up with make your own sunscreen recipe’s promising that they are full of healthy nutrients for skin and made without chemicals. Problem is, these produ...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Are You Dying? Ask a Doctor All Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT That weird, occasional pain in your back has been bothering you for a while, but it doesn’t seem like quite enough of a problem to schedule a full-on doctor’s appointment. You’d have to request time off work, make sure you’re not behind on anything—it’d be a whole thing. Why not just ask a doctor he...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Beauty with health – Cambodia's new preference Beauty products with chemical ingredients irked one Cambodian woman so much that she decided to create her own organic skin care material. More Cambodians like her are switching to organic personal care products....
16:51, 07/30/2019

How does exercise support health later in life? A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical activity....
22:17, 05/25/2019

Working together for the health and welfare of humankind 1. We, the Heads of the International Narcotics Control Board, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization are committed to support our Member States to effectively address and counter the world drug problem. We agree that if we are to achieve the 2030 Sustainab...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Is diet soda bad for you? Know the health risks Many people drink diet soda as a low or zero calorie alternative to regular soda. While it may seem like the better choice, diet soda still has health risks. Learn about them here....
06:17, 08/01/2019

4 Your Health: Fitness prevents cancer Fitness has been found to help prevent lung and colorectal cancers. A new study suggests your fitness level may affect your risk of certain cancers. Researchers from Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine tracked nearly 50,000 adults who took a treadmill stress test. Those who were very fit were 77 percen...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Focus on Your Kids' Health, Not Their Weight Recently WW, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, introduced a “health coaching” app for kids called Kurbo. It’s obviously meant for weight loss, even though dieting isn’t appropriate for many kids, and can lead to disordered eating. Healthy approaches to managing kids’ weight should focus...
23:34, 08/21/2019

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated....
17:34, 08/06/2019

Too much cleanliness not bad for health, report on hygiene says Royal Society for Public Health says need to expose children to germs is ‘dangerous myth’The notion that too much cleanliness can be bad for your health and that children need to be exposed to germs is a dangerous myth, according to a public health body.The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) sai...
01:51, 06/25/2019

How what you eat directly influences your mental health The microbes in our guts have a surprising influence on our brains. Now we're understanding why – and how to use them to combat anxiety, stress and depression...
14:34, 09/06/2019

Olives: Nutrition and health benefits Olives are a delicious snack, and they make a great addition to many popular dishes. They are also a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Learn more about their possible health benefits here....
15:00, 05/30/2019

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University followed nearly 8,000 teens for two years. Those who reported anxiety depression and sleep problems were more likely to start smoking E-cigarettes. Bu...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Why watching soccer could be good for your health With every painstaking second that ticks by you get that bit closer to the edge of your seat. This could be it, this could be the week your favorite soccer team wins that all-important three points....
09:17, 08/13/2019