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Biden bill to help millions avoid higher health care bills

Biden bill to help millions avoid higher health care bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people in the United States will be spared sharp increases in healthcare costs next year after President Joe Biden signs law into law Extending generous subsidies to those who buy plans through federal and state marketplaces. The comprehensive climate, tax and health bill is providing $70 billion over the next …

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Krispy Kreme is redesigning its US distribution model

Krispy Kreme is redesigning its US distribution model

WINSTON-SALEM, NC. – In a conference call with securities analysts to discuss second quarter financial results on August 17, Michael J. Tattersfield, President and Chief Executive Officer of Krispy Kreme, Inc., acknowledged the ongoing transformation of its hub-and-spoke distribution model in the United States and difficulties with challenging foreign exchange rates as adjusted EDITDA for …

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Health departments are applying lessons learned from Covid to other public health concerns

Health departments are applying lessons learned from Covid to other public health concerns

“Hopefully your business never has to respond to an overdose, but we’d rather have some Narcan on hand for you just in case,” Park City-County Health Department director Piccolo told the hotel manager. The manager listened to Piccolo’s instructions on using Narcan, the brand name of the drug naloxone, and added four boxes of the …

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Health officials address misconceptions about monkeypox

Health officials address misconceptions about monkeypox

The Anchorage Department of Health in downtown Anchorage. (Photo by Joey Mendolia/Alaska Public Media) Identity Health Clinic in Anchorage expects to receive monkeypox vaccines in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, the nonprofit serving the LGBTQ+ community is educating people about the virus and addressing misconceptions about its spread. “Anyone can get monkeypox,” said Dr. Identity’s director …

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Mental health services for low-income, uninsured residents affected |  news

Mental health services for low-income, uninsured residents affected | news

Staff shortages continue to affect low-income and uninsured residents of Transylvania County who use mental health services. Earlier in the month, some local organizations received calls from behavioral health workers who said at the outset that Meridian Behavioral Health in Brevard had discontinued more face-to-face services. As previously reported, Meridian supports low-income residents who are …

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Here’s how to avoid getting ripped off when it comes to car repairs

Here’s how to avoid getting ripped off when it comes to car repairs

Jessica Chou knows that stress — and how it can be amplified by gender stereotypes surrounding car knowledge. When she was younger, she faked a phone call to her father or boyfriend while she was at a mechanic’s, hoping it would help her avoid overpaying for repairs. Eventually, Chou decided that studying her vehicle might …

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Poliovirus detected in sewage samples in New York City, health officials say

Poliovirus detected in sewage samples in New York City, health officials say

“We’re dealing with a trifecta. Covid is still very strong here. Polio, we identified polio in our sewage. And we’re still dealing with the monkeypox crisis,” New York City Mayor Eric Adams told CNN on Friday’s New Day. “We address the threats as they arise, and we stand ready to deal with them and with …

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