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Harris, Murthy to outline recommendations to address health worker burnout

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brett Samuels Vice President Harris and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Monday will visit Children’s National Hospital to highlight the issue of burnout and mental health among healthcare workers. The two officials will detail a new advisory from the......

Oxfam calls for an end to billionaire ‘bonanza,’ says millions are falling into extreme poverty

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Olga Shumytskaya | Moment | Getty Images A new billionaire emerged every 30 hours during the Covid-19 pandemic, and nearly a million could fall into extreme poverty at around the same rate in 2022. Those are the sobering statistics recently......

Covid cases are surging again—here’s what to expect this summer, experts say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here It’s almost June, and Covid cases are surging again — powered by a rising tide of omicron subvariants currently circulating the U.S. The country’s seven-day average of daily new Covid cases has ballooned above 100,000 as of Friday, according to......

3 Air Force Academy cadets who refused vaccine won’t be commissioned

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Three cadets set to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy who have refused the COVID-19 vaccine will not be commissioned as military officers, the academy said Saturday. The cadets will still earn their bachelors degrees, according to the......

6 things this immunologist does every night to sleep better and boost her immune system: ‘Exercising isn’t enough’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here More than two years after the emergence of a pandemic, we’re still struggling with outbreaks of Covid-19 — and that means building and maintaining a strong immune system should be a top priority. As an immunologist and functional medicine doctor,......

10-year Treasury yield drops, continuing trend of falling rates this week

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury yields dropped Friday, continuing a trend of falling rates this week in the face of rising recession fears. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell 7 basis points to 2.788%. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond......

The Civil War Drastically Reshaped How Americans Deal With Death. Will the Pandemic?

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Last September, an installation of almost 700,000 white flags on the National Mall paid tribute to the Americans who have died of Covid-19. Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images More than one million people living in the United States have died of Covid-19 during the past two years. The......

Vaccinated and tested, the rich and powerful descend on the snowless hills of Davos

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The World Economic Forum is returning to Davos in May after cancelling previous meetings because of the coronavirus pandemic. Fabrice Coffrini | Afp | Getty Images The rich, famous and most powerful are once again returning to the Alpine retreat......

Nearly half of Americans live in areas where they should consider masking, CDC data says

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Nearly half of Americans live in areas where they should consider masking indoors to curb a surge in COVID-19 cases, according to data updated Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up from around a third......

Stephen Roach calls stagflation his base case, warns market is unprepared for the consequences

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stagflation is making a comeback, according to former Morgan Stanley Asia chairman Stephen Roach. He warns the U.S. is on a dangerous path that leads to higher prices coupled with slower growth. “This inflation problem is widespread, it’s persistent and......

For the first time since the pandemic, leisure and business flights surpass 2019 levels

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For the first time since the start of the pandemic, global leisure and business flights have risen to levels not seen since 2019. That’s according to the Mastercard Economics Institute’s third annual travel report, titled “Travel 2022: Trends & Transitions,”......

Congress seeks ways to reduce Social Security customer service delays

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Eakgrunge | Istock | Getty Images Many people who have dialed the Social Security Administration’s toll-free number during the Covid-19 pandemic have faced long wait times. In an effort to alleviate the customer service issues, Congress this week held a......

Education is important, ‘but the money does not seem to add up,’ says UNESCO

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The amount spent on financing education doesn’t match the view that education is important, said Priyadarshani Joshi, a research officer on UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report team. Nobody would argue that education isn’t important, “but the money does not seem......

Biden marks

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Biden commemorated the 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19 on Thursday in remarks opening the second Global COVID Summit, a virtual gathering of world leaders, nongovernmental organizations and private sector companies hosted by the the......

1 million COVID deaths: Pandemic’s tragic toll in U.S. extends far beyond the numbers

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the U.S. faces the tragic milestone of one million deaths from COVID-19, President Biden says the “irreplaceable losses” of the pandemic must not be forgotten.  “As a Nation, we must not grow numb to such sorrow.  To heal,......

10-year Treasury yield dips below 3%

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield fell on Tuesday, dipping below the 3% mark as fears of rising inflation and a potential economic slowdown lingered. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.99%. The yield on the 30-year......

Travelers from Lufthansa flight allege racism against Jewish passengers

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Claims of antisemitism are being made by travelers from a Lufthansa flight that originated out of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, CBS New York reports. Multiple Jewish organizations claim more than 100 Jewish passengers weren’t allowed to......

10-year Treasury yield rises to its highest level since November 2018

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Treasury yields rose Monday and the benchmark 10-year climbed to its highest level since November 2018 amid concerns of surging inflation pressures and slowing economic growth. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note punched above 3.17% but was last......

These are the 10 best—and worst—states for working moms in 2022, according to a new report

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, women handling professional and child-care responsibilities have faced adverse effects to their careers. Recent research from the U.S. Census Bureau, based on information from the Current Population Survey, found that around 10 million......

How one non-profit is helping single moms disrupt the cycle of poverty

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Nirat | Istock | Getty Images It’s no secret the Covid-19 pandemic has been tough on millions of moms. Trying to juggle work amid ongoing child care uncertainties has left many mothers frustrated into the third year of the pandemic.......

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