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2019

April

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  • Why you should check your Social Security estimates. Checking your official Social Security statement is important to make sure your future retirement benefits reflect what you’ve earned over your working life. Yet a new report suggests that many Americans aren&rsquo
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  • Do you know what you've given up?. That phone in your pocket, the surveillance camera on the corner: You’ve traded away a bit of anonymity, of autonomy, for the usefulness of one, the protection of the other. Is it O
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  • How to save money on prescription drugs. You have insurance, so you assume you’re getting the best price for your prescription drugs. Not necessarily. Sometimes, because of high deductibles or high co-pays, it’s cheaper to skip the insurance

March

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  • Wow Air abruptly shuts down, stranding passengers. In a travel alert signaling the abrupt collapse, Wow Air urged its passengers to look elsewhere to complete their trips, noting that other airlines may offer “so-called rescue fares, in light of the circumstances.
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  • What happens if Obamacare is struck down?. The Affordable Care Act was already in peril after a federal judge in Texas invalidated the entire law late last year. But the stakes ramped up again this week, when President Trump&rsquo
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  • San Francisco city officials support Medicare for all - single payer system (Chinese). (本報訊)三藩市市參事會議昨(19)日舉行前,市參事李麗嫦和馬兆明在市政廳大樓外舉行集會,約30名全美護理師聯合工會(National Nurses United)和三藩市進步派民主黨團體Berniecrats成員出席,支持和敦促眾議院議長普洛西及其他議員表態支持第1384號「2019年全民醫保法案」(Medicare for All Act),以確保美國提供人權醫療保健。市參事浦慧理、安世輝、盧凱莉亦有到場支持。
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  • FDA approves first drug for postpartum depression. The first drug for women suffering postpartum depression received federal approval on Tuesday, a move likely to pave the way for a wave of treatments to address a debilitating condition that is the most
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  • Consumer protection wanes under Trump, reports find. Tasked with protecting Americans against harmful financial practices, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has taken a less aggressive approach under the Trump administration, according to a pair of new reports. Overall enforcement activity has
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  • Trump taps Cancer Institute head as acting FDA chief. The Trump administration on Tuesday said National Cancer Institute (NCI) Director Ned Sharpless will serve as acting chief of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) when current Commissioner Scott Gottlieb steps down. Gottlieb abruptly announced
  • Uber settles drivers’ lawsuit for $20 million. Uber on Monday settled a long-running legal battle with drivers in California and Massachusetts who wanted the ride-hailing company to recognize them as employees, agreeing to pay the drivers $20 million but not changing their status
 

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