THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 (American Heart Association News) -- Barbara Bartels and a friend were catching up over coffee on a Sunday morning in August. They'd met up at a café not far from Bartels' home in Santa Cruz, California. As an artist and a bit of a self-professed hermit, Bartels didn't socialize much beyond her regular art critique group. But she did occasionally accept invitations to go out.

WASHINGTON — Nearly 80 Democratic members of Congress sent a letter to the White House expressing their “great concern” that the Biden administration is walking back its promise to restore migrants’ access to asylum. In the letter, they also condemned the administration’s expansion of a controversial policy that immediately turns away migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, […]

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To explore how location affects the average age of death, MoneyGeek looked at the average life expectancy for 118 major metropolitan areas with 250,000 residents or more using data from County Health Rankings and ranked them in order of longest to shortest life expectancy.

Student loan borrowers are facing unprecedented amounts of debt. On top of job uncertainty and high inflation, borrowers are left to figure out how to save for retirement as monthly loan payments take a chunk out of their paychecks. But a new federal law could make saving for retirement while paying student loan debt a...

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MoneyGeek analyzed a host of statistics, from health outcomes — such as preventable deaths and rates of certain diseases or risk factors — to health access and cost — such as how many people are uninsured and have affordable health insurance options available — to find the best and worst sta…

Autism diagnosis is getting better, but not for everyone. Autism cases are surging in the New York-New Jersey metro area, mainly fueled by the diagnosis of autistic children who don't have intellectual disabilities, a new study reports. Read more

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Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions. In this episode we continue our series about managing your money in 2023 with a discussion about managing uncertainty in the new year. 

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THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- If it seems as though everyone you know struggles with some sort of allergy, new research suggests you are not mistaken.

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THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have long struggled to figure out what causes a seemingly healthy baby to die suddenly in the first year of life, with an array of possible genetic and environmental factors to choose from.

(The Center square) – A bill introduced by a pair of Republican lawmakers seeks a broader ban on the use of the social media platform TikTok in the U.S. 

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(The Center Square) – The cost of the federal food stamps program known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program increased to a record $119.5 billion in 2022, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- “Zinc fingers” might sound like the world’s worst candy bar, but these human proteins might prove key to treating complex genetically driven diseases.

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(The Center Square) – U.S. economic growth slowed to a 2.9% annual rate in the fourth quarter of 2022, bringing an end to a year marked by high inflation. 

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WASHINGTON — On a June 2020 morning, Amy Neville entered her son’s bedroom to wake him for an orthodontist appointment.  Fourteen-year-old Alex didn’t wake up.  He died of fentanyl poisoning after taking a counterfeit pill he bought from someone he met on Snapchat, Neville told GOP lawmakers Wednesday during a roundtable discussion of the role […]

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(The Center Square) – Consumers feel 13% less confident about their financial outlook now than they did just a year ago, with the overall dip in optimism representing the second largest year-over-year drop over the past 12 months.

The investing information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks, securities or other investments. In investing terms, a “glide path” describes how a mix of investments changes over time. Typically, the mix gets more...

You walk into a local chain drugstore to buy shampoo and notice that the in-store health clinic is offering flu shots, and there’s no wait. You’re overdue for that vaccination, so you get it  — and accept the clinician’s offer of a blood-pressure screening. You’re done just 15 minutes after you walked in, satisfied that you’ve...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- More than 3 million new people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, this year, swelling enrollment numbers to a record 16.3 million Americans.

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CoPilot examined data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, ValuePenguin, and AutoInsurance.org to find out the 10 most dangerous cars in the country.

Initial symptoms could predict how fast Alzheimer's progresses. People whose earliest symptoms involve language, decision-making or problem-solving tend to have a faster and steeper decline in their brain function and quality of life, a new study found. Read more

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The fate of up to $20,000 in student loan cancellation for over 40 million borrowers is now in the hands of the Supreme Court. One group, however, has the most to lose if the court decides against the Biden administration. That group is Black women. “We are told that if you get your education, you can make...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 (American Heart Association News) -- Every morning, Luther Moxley helps his partner of 35 years, Wayne Curtis, out of bed and into his wheelchair. Curtis, who has Parkinson's disease and is partially blind, washes himself seated in the shower, but he needs Moxley to dry him and help him back into his chair.

Stacker compiled a list of the states with the most registered anglers using data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. States are ranked by per capita fishing license holders.  

The country is increasingly becoming more ethnically and racially diverse—in fact, the White population is projected to lose its majority status by 2045. However, increased population diversity has not carried over into the government workforce at every level, and varies by location. Researc…

The Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, a Hyatt resort on 15 beachfront acres in Hawaii, is far more than a place to sleep. There are multiple pools, including a lagoon and three infinity pools. As part of the resort fee, you can also take a stand-up paddleboarding course, use the resort’s snorkel equipment and GoPro...

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As of Jan. 23, 2023, PredictIt’s 2024 presidential market shows Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) leading at $0.31, followed by President Joe Biden (D) at $0.29, former President Donald Trump (R) at $0.21, and California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) at $0.12. No other candidate has more than a $0.10 share price.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who regularly fail to get a good night’s sleep may face a higher risk for developing multiple sclerosis (MS) as adults, new research suggests.

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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Send yourself some love this Valentine's Day by setting a reminder to start taking your spring allergy medications.

Airline reward programs offer a simple proposition: If you fly with our airline a bunch, you’ll get paid back in the form of miles or points that can be used for future travel. Yet understanding how many miles you’ll earn, and how much these miles are worth, can be anything but simple. These reward programs drive...