A federal judge on Thursday overturned a portion of the Affordable Care Act that makes preventive services, such as some cancer screenings, free to enrollees, a decision that could affect health insurance policyholders nationwide.
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Fentanyl’s Newest Victims are our Children. Partisan Gridlock Means We Aren’t Protecting Them | Opinion
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration recently warned that six in ten fentanyl-laced fake prescription pills contain a potentially fatal dose. What’s more, new toxic additives, including carfentanil and xylazine, are coming on the scene.
Japan Beats USA in Thrilling World Baseball Classic Championship
The World Baseball Classic came to a close on Tuesday night with the USA facing Japan in the final, winner-takes-all game.
US Regulators Avoided a Banking Crisis by Swift Action Following SVB’s Collapse | Opinion
U.S. regulators’ swift reaction to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and two other lenders partially restored calm to markets, but concerns remain over the stability of the global financial system.
New PFAS Guidelines – a Water Quality Scientist Explains Technology and Investment Needed to Get Forever Chemicals Out of U.S. Drinking Water
Two of the six chemicals – PFOA and PFOS – are no longer produced in large quantities, but they remain common in the environment.
Americans Remain Hopeful About Democracy Despite Fears of its Demise – and are Acting on That Hope
President Joe Biden will convene world leaders beginning on March 29, 2023, to discuss the state of democracies around the world.
U.S. Adds Over 300,000 Jobs in February
On Friday, March 10, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for February.
Radio Interference from Satellites is Threatening Astronomy – A Proposed Zone for Testing New Technologies Could Head Off the Problem
Radio transmissions can swamp out the radio waves astronomers use to learn about black holes, newly forming stars and the evolution of galaxies.
From Formula to Medications and Child Care, Parents Are Being Crushed Under a Wave of Shortages
Last summer, when her daughter was still drinking formula, Brittani Roberts often drove from store to store trying to find enough to feed her.
Is It Time for Teachers To Get a Raise? | Opinion
Here, Michael Addonizio, an education policy expert at Wayne State University, provides insight on the current state of teacher salaries, whether a collective raise is in order and how one might be achieved.