Tag Archives: America

Map: A deadly virus is spreading across the globe. Here’s where coronavirus cases have been confirmed.

January 2020 NBCnews; Health officials worldwide are working to contain a coronavirus that has spread to several countries in a matter of days. This map will be updated when more information is available. As of Jan. 24, coronavirus cases were confirmed in China, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and …

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Traces of weedkiller found in baby food

August 2018 TheStandard; A new study has raised fears that 95 per cent of breakfast snacks fed on children are laden with cancer related herbicide. According to studies conducted by the Environmental Working Group, a US-based public health organisation, 43 out of 45 oat-derived products sampled were found to have significant levels …

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USA:Judge Blocks Kentucky Medicaid Work Requirement

June 2018 KHN; A federal judge on Friday struck down a Trump administration decision allowing states to force low-income adults to work to qualify for Medicaid. The 60-page ruling, which is likely to be appealed, was hailed by advocates for the poor. But it could limit the number of states expanding …

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Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire Are Creating a Health Care Company That’s ‘Free From Profit-Making Incentives’

February 2018 time;Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett’sBerkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find quality care “at a reasonable cost.” The leaders of each company, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Buffet, and JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, offered …

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