Health Care

  • Trump seeks national security adviser, health care … Associated Press - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
    President Donald Trump talks to reporters on board Air Force One as he arrived to speak at his "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf.

  • The 10 things in advertising you need to know toda … Business Insider - 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. Snap lost...

  • Bankrate glossary: Tax Shelter Bankrate.com - 1 hour 19 minutes ago

    Not to be confused with illegal tax evasion, a tax shelter is a perfectly legal method of decreasing the amount of taxes an investor must pay from his or her income. Tax shelters can range from individual investments and transactions to investment accounts that provide fair and favorable tax treatment. A common example …

  • Bankrate glossary: Estimated Tax Payments Bankrate.com - 1 hour 19 minutes ago

    Who doesn't have to pay estimated tax payments? Some individual taxpayers do not have to pay estimated tax payments if they had no tax liability for the previous tax year, the prior year covered a full 12-month period, and the taxpayer was a resident of the U.S. or a citizen for that span of time. To determine if an individual …

  • Bankrate glossary: HSA Bankrate.com - 1 hour 19 minutes ago

    It's a medical savings account that allows individuals and families to set aside money to pay for qualified health care expenses and enjoy tax advantages in the process. To qualify for an HSA, you must be in enrolled in a high-deductible health insurance plan, and you can't have any other medical coverage. If your provider …

  • Procter & Gamble (PG) Up 7.5% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

    Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • Grenade attack kills 11 members of Afghan family AFP News - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
    Afghan civilian casualties in 2016 were the highest recorded by the UN since 2009, with nearly 11,500 non-combatants killed or wounded

    Eleven members of an Afghan family, including women and children, were killed in a grenade attack on their home in the country's volatile east, officials said Monday. The attack, which left three others wounded, occurred in Laghman province on Sunday but no militant group has so far claimed responsibility. "Eleven people …

  • Trump marks his first month with tweets, turmoil Associated Press - 2 hours 53 minutes ago
    Trump marks his first month with tweets, turmoil

    One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump's White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random ...

  • FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives with Health and Human Services Secretary-designate, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. on Capitol Hill in Washington, for a closed-door GOP strategy session.  Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see it as a road to ruin that will mean lost coverage and bigger medical expenses for millions, particularly poorer people.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see a road to ruin for millions who'd face lost coverage and higher medical expenses, particularly the poor.

  • House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate

    Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see a road to ruin for millions ...

  • Singapore Budget 2017 – Live Updates, Thoughts & Comments

    Live updates on the Singapore Budget 2017. The post Singapore Budget 2017 – Live Updates, Thoughts & Comments appeared first on DollarsAndSense.sg.

  • Here's what you need to know about Budget 2017 Singapore Business Review - 4 hours ago
    Here's what you need to know about Budget 2017

    Stay tuned for real-time updates. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will present his Budget statement at 3:30PM today.Read some of the stories related to the Budget 2017 in these links: Here's why there ...

  • In a Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 photo, Kentucky Republican state Sen. Ralph Alvarado sits in the Senate floor in Frankfort, Ky. Alvarado, a medical doctor in the Kentucky Senate, is leading the effort to restrict smoking in a state that leads the country in smoking rates. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his new colleagues had something in common with most of his patients: They knew smoking was bad, they just couldn't quit.

  • In this Feb. 13, 2017 photo, a prisoner, too weak to stand, lies in the prison infirmary at the National Penitentiary in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Haitian prosecutors and rights activists are sounding an alarm about collapsing conditions at the impoverished country's prisons as malnutrition from acute food shortages and a slew of preventable illnesses are leading to an upsurge of inmate deaths. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition is shrouded beneath a plastic tarp.

  • President Donald Trump talks to reporters on board Air Force One as he arrived to speak at his "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump brought more contenders for national security adviser to his Palm Beach club for in-person interviews Sunday, hoping to fill the job in the coming days as he seeks to refocus his young administration.

  • Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans

    Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first." Tribes have been reaching out to the Republican administration since ...

  • Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans

    Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first." Tribes have been reaching out to the Republican administration since ...

  • We Try To Fake Our Way Into Getting An MC, Here’s What Went Down At The Clinic

    According to a study that was run by Jobstreet, at least 26% of Malaysians admit to having faked their MCs at least once to get a free day off. And these are just the people who admitted to their misdemeanour, because … The post We Try To Fake Our Way Into Getting An MC, Here’s What Went Down At The Clinic appeared first …

  • The currency’s volatility is 11 percent for the past year, more than all of its peers in the region, including the Malaysian ringgit and Indonesian rupiah, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. “The won is very sensitive to political uncertainties in the U.S., and in particular now, in the run-up to the U.S. fiscal …

  • Known for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply right

    After decades as the crossroads of prairie populists and checkbook conservatives, Iowa has suddenly become solidly Republican like many of its Midwestern neighbors. It was one of four states — along with ...

  • Strong growth eases pressure on Hammond to slash deficit

    Sustained economic growth is putting extra money into the public coffers and easing the pressure on Philip Hammond to cut spending or hike taxes in his first budget, according to economists at the EY Item Club. Britain’s economy should grow at 1.7pc this year, the analysts believe, predicting that the Office for Budget …

  • 5 Ways Singaporeans Can Avoid Overspending On Health Insurance

    Too much of a good thing can sometimes become a bad thing. The post 5 Ways Singaporeans Can Avoid Overspending On Health Insurance appeared first on DollarsAndSense.sg.

  • “I think too much power is being given to one man,” said Cat as he waited for patrons at the wedding gift shop he owns in Ankara’s old town. What Erdogan seeks to achieve is nothing less than overturning the parliamentary politics enshrined in the modern, secular Turkish state by founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk after World …

  • Artisans break the mould in Britain's pottery capital

    At the 18th-century Spode pottery works in Stoke-on-Trent, start-up artisans like 22-year-old Emma Price are moving into abandoned buildings and breathing new life into a once-mighty industry. At the Spode works, founded in 1767, a few dozen artisans have moved into the derelict buildings.

  • President Trump has given Republicans an opening to kick the can down the road on the Affordable Care Act by saying a tax reform plan is on the way soon.

  • Kraft Heinz abandons £115bn Unilever mega-deal

    Kraft Heinz has dramatically abandoned its £115bn swoop on Unilever as its billionaire owners retreated from political opposition to what would have been the biggest ever takeover of a British company. TheTelegraph understands they included conversations with top executives at 3G Capital, the Brazilian private equity firm …

  • United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan, Marta Ruedas, gives an interview to AFP in Khartoum on February 14, 2017

    Global financial support for humanitarian work in conflict-riven Sudan is expected to drop this year despite improved aid access and the easing of US sanctions, the top UN aid official in the country said. "Sudan is taking some very positive steps which are recognised, and... normally that would need to be recognised also …

  • ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 19, 2017-- Peak Performance Chiropractic & Wellness announced its support of American Heart Month, also known as National Heart Health Month, which is dedicated to the continued reduction ...

  • RICHMOND, Texas, Feb. 19, 2017-- February is National Pet Dental Health Month. During this time, Kindred Care Pet Hospital is making an extra effort to raise awareness of good dental care for dogs and ...

  • AP FACT CHECK: The audacity of hype Associated Press - 20 hours ago
    In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen.

  • Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says he has no "acceptable" successor in place

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turns 93 on Tuesday, has no plans to give up power, saying he has no "acceptable" successor in place. "The call to step down must come from my party, my party at congress, my party at central committee," Mugabe said in excerpts from a radio broadcast that will air this week and that …

  • Uncle Sam’s Environmental Cleanup Bill: $447 Billion and Rising

    The federal government’s track record of cleaning up environmental hazards including nuclear waste sites has been spotty, at best, over the past two decades, even as the cleanup cost to taxpayers has soared, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. For decades, the federal government has been responsible …

  • President Donald Trump revisited the style  of the campaign trail at a Florida rally, while First Lady Melania Trump prayed before launching a strident defense of her husband

    President Donald Trump turned back the clock with a bold and aggressive Florida speech straight out of his 2016 campaign playbook, enthralling fans while insisting all is well in the White House despite weeks of turbulence. After stepping down from Air Force One to a deafening cheer, he was drawn into the collective bosom …

  • Trump’s Budget Cuts Distract from Nation’s Much Larger … The Fiscal Times - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 7:15 PM SGT
    Trump’s Budget Cuts Distract from Nation’s Much Larger Fiscal Problems

    The list of the nine government programs in President Trump’s crosshairs, first reported on Saturday by The New York Times, includes many familiar GOP targets that have managed to survive for decades, including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Legal Services Corporation, AmeriCorps and the National Endowment …

  • Putin critic leaves Russia for treatment after  … AFP News - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 6:21 PM SGT
    Kremlin critic Vladimir Kara-Murza (left) was an ally of the late opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, and joined him in 2014 to condemn corruption at the Sochi Olympics

    A Russian opposition politician who fell into a coma due to poisoning this month has left the country for treatment abroad after his condition improved, his lawyer said Sunday. "This morning Vladimir Kara-Murza flew out of the country... to go through rehabilitation treatment after his second acute poisoning," lawyer Vadim …

  • Balloon, camera, action: mapping a Palestinian camp … AFP News - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 2:27 PM SGT
    Claudia Martinez, a humanitarian worker at Burj al-Shamali refugee camp, looks at aerial shots taken by Palestinian refugees Mustafa Dakhlool (R) and Firas Ismail (L)

    Equipped with an inexpensive camera and a big red balloon, Firas Ismail -- a 20-year-old Palestinian refugee in southern Lebanon -- is not your typical urban planner. The mapping project was born when residents of Burj al-Shamali, one of 12 Palestinian camps in Lebanon, wanted to create a local green space.

  • 4 Stocks This Week DollarsAndSense.sg - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 2:01 PM SGT
    4 Stocks This Week

    We look at the performances of DBS, Parkway Life REIT, iFast Corporation and Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust. The post 4 Stocks This Week [13 Feb 2017 to 17 Feb 2017] appeared first on DollarsAndSense.sg.

  • Artisans break the mould in Britain's pottery  … AFP News - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 12:22 PM SGT
    A worker produces crockery in the Emma Bridgewater factory, which employs around 185 people and manufactures 1.3 million pieces of pottery each year in the centre of Stoke-on-Trent

    At the 18th-century Spode pottery works in Stoke-on-Trent, start-up artisans like 22-year-old Emma Price are moving into abandoned buildings and breathing new life into a once-mighty industry. "A lot of people now are starting to move away from the mass-produced work and want something that's more bespoke." Iconic Stoke …

  • Lisa Marie Presley says she's broke after ex asks … Associated Press - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 10:30 AM SGT
    FILE - In this May 10, 2012 file photo, Lisa Marie Presley, at right, and her husband, Michael Lockwood, arrive at NARM Music Biz 2012 Awards, at The Hyatt Regency in Century City, Calif. Presley describes herself as deeply in debt and just out of a treatment facility in court papers that accuse her estranged fourth husband of having hundreds of inappropriate photographs of children on his computer. Their 8-year-old twin daughters are under the care of California child protective services, according to documents filed this month with California Superior Court in Los Angeles related to husband Lockwood's request for spousal support. Lockwood has not been charged with anything and his lawyer said the accusations are inaccurate.  (AP Photo/Katy Winn, File)

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lisa Marie Presley describes herself as deeply in debt and just out of a treatment facility in court papers that accuse her estranged fourth husband of having hundreds of inappropriate photographs of children on his computer.

  • Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, … Associated Press - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 9:31 AM SGT
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up to Election Day, complete with promises to repeal the health care law, insults for the news media and a playlist highlighted by the Rolling Stones.

  • Trump to Interview National Security Finalists in Florida … Bloomberg - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 8:21 AM SGT

    (Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump will interview at least four candidates on Sunday to head his National Security Council, including the superintendent of the West Point military academy, as he seeks to stabilize his team after the forced resignation of Michael Flynn.

  • Superbugs, Climate Chaos Have Bill Gates and the UN … Bloomberg - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 8:00 AM SGT

    U.S. Vice President Michael Pence and trans-Atlantic military officials were on the receiving end of the warnings issued by Gates, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

  • Smartphones are revolutionizing medicine AFP News - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 4:03 AM SGT
    Researchers are finding new benefits to smartphone features such as camera and flash, which can help examine and diagnose patients

    Smartphones are revolutionizing the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their ubiquitous small screens into medical devices, researchers say. "If you look at the camera, the flash, the microphone... they all are getting better and better," said Shwetak Patel, engineering professor …

  • Smartphones are revolutionizing medicine AFP - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 3:34 AM SGT

    Smartphones are revolutionizing the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their ubiquitous small screens into medical devices, researchers say. "If you look at ...

  • 'War won't stop us' vow Syria child victims … AFP News - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 3:12 AM SGT
    Syrian girl Bana al-Abed became known as Aleppo's tweeting girl through her tragic account of the city's bombing

    Two Syrian children who have become powerful symbols of their homeland's conflict met Saturday, vowing that "the war will not stop us" despite the horrific violence around them. Seven-year-old Syrian girl Bana al-Abed -- whose Twitter account gave a tragic description of the bombing of Aleppo -- met 10-year-old Abdel Basset …

  • A month of Trump: Tweets and turmoil for the 45th  … Associated Press - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 2:54 AM SGT
    In this photo taken Feb. 17, 2017, pedestrians walk through Lafayette Park, across from the White House in Washington, as work continues with the dismantling of the presidential inauguration reviewing stand. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump's White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random piles of plywood and cables are heaped on the ground inside crooked lines of metal fencing.

  • Why the Bank of England won’t raise interest rates … The Guardian - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 1:00 AM SGT
    Why the Bank of England won’t raise interest rates any time soon

    Savers lost one of their last hopes for an interest rate rise when Bank of England rate-setter Kristin Forbes announced she would be heading back to her home in Massachusetts in June. Forbes, a US academic who craves a return to the “economic normality” of 4%-5% base rates, has consistently called for an increase, though …

  • Questor: keep the booking at InterContinental hote … The Telegraph - Sat, Feb 18, 2017 11:21 PM SGT
    Questor: keep the booking at InterContinental hotels

    Hoteliers have been remarkably relaxed about the impact of Airbnb on their industry. 

  • AP FACT CHECK: The audacity of hype Associated Press - Sat, Feb 18, 2017 10:50 PM SGT
    AP FACT CHECK: The audacity of hype

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen.

  • United's CEO cheated death a month into the job and … Business Insider - Sat, Feb 18, 2017 10:20 PM SGT

    Two weeks after he found himself running an airline in crisis, and two weeks before he would end...

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