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China, Then And Now: Why Coronavirus Is A Bigger Threat To The Global Economy...

The coronavirus is likely to have a bigger economic impact than previous outbreaks thanks to a rapidly growing Chinese economy and its deeper commercial ties to the U.S. In 2003, when the SARS virus hit, China’s GDP...
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Will Your Health Plan Tell You That It Can Save Your Life?

At kitchen tables everywhere, ordinary Americans have been grappling with the arcane language of deductibles and co-pays as they’ve struggled to select a health insurance plan during “open enrollment” season. Unfortunately, critical information that could literally...

World Health Organization To Decide Whether Wuhan Coronavirus A Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) will decide later today in Geneva whether or not to label the novel coronavirus from Wuhan a global health emergency. It is unclear exactly when this announcement will be made, but their...
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Is Google A Good Medical Resource For Patients? A Doctor Weighs In

Googling symptoms has become an inside joke among everyone who’s done it (which is most of us!). Every possible symptom can be associated with a scary, life-threatening condition and a Google search can do little to...
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Why we still don’t know how deadly this new coronavirus is?

As the coronavirus continues to spread in China, and countries like Singapore and South Korea face their own local outbreaks, we are at a critical decision point. Should the international community continue to put most of its resources...
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It’s Time For Health Insurance To Pay For Dental Care

Last time I checked, the mouth was still part of the human body. If I remember correctly, when people experience mouth problems, they ache just as much (often more) than if they experienced problems elsewhere in their...
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Why Coronavirus Isn’t Such Terrible News For The S&P 500

With the market already down nearly 15% from its recent high, the coronavirus-triggered plunge may turn into one of the fastest bear markets to hit U.S. stocks ever. But, believe it or not, a passive investment in...
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Worried That You Have Coronavirus? Here’s How To See A Doctor For Free In...

You’ve been coughing and have a fever. Is it the new coronavirus, COVID-19? Before you head to the hospital, check out a growing number of telemedicine apps and free services for a first assessment that could avoid...
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World Health Organization Declares Coronavirus A Global Pandemic

Topline: The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Covid-19 a global pandemic, sending a message to world leaders that the coronavirus is a fast-moving crisis that needs to be taken seriously. The WHO had been...
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Half Of Americans Suffering Mental Health Issues During Coronavirus, New Poll Shows

Like most Americans, Jenny Korn, a Research Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, is doing her best to adjust to the “new normal.” Sheltered in place in Chicago, she is...

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The Truth About Mobile Technology

I base my truth about mobile on two things: what customers and industry leaders say and how analysts define leadership in this space. To me, the most...

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