Tag Archive | "United States"

mask, masks, masking, friends

CDC’s New Guidelines On Covid Risk & Masking Send Confounding Signals

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month unveiled updated covid-19 guidelines that relaxed masking recommendations, some people no doubt sighed in relief and thought it was about time.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, FeaturesComments (0)

Omicron, long covid

Estimated 73 Percent Of U.S. Immune To Omicron: Is That Enough?

The Omicron wave that assaulted the United States this winter also bolstered its defenses, leaving enough protection against the coronavirus that future spikes will likely require much less, if any, dramatic disruption to society.

Read the full story

Posted in HealthComments (0)

Omicron

Omicron And Other COVID Variants: What You Should Know

Americans, already weary of a pandemic nearly two years long, were dealt a new blow during the long Thanksgiving weekend: the announcement that a new coronavirus variant had emerged.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, FeaturesComments (0)

Inflation, budgeting

Why U.S. Inflation Is So High, And When It May Ease

Inflation is starting to look like that unexpected, and unwanted, houseguest who just won’t leave. For months, many economists had sounded a reassuring message that a spike in consumer prices, something that had been missing in action in the U.S. for a generation, wouldn’t stay long.

Read the full story

Posted in Your MoneyComments (0)

Medicare

Lowering Medicare Age Could Help Keep Older Americans Financially Stable

Lowering the age when older adults can enroll in Medicare might save them a lot of money, even if the age drops only a year or two from the current age of 65, a new study suggests.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Your MoneyComments (0)

COVID, Vaccine, boosters, booster

Boosters Are Coming But Who Will Get Them And When?

COVID-19 booster shots may be coming for at least some Americans but already the Biden administration is being forced to scale back expectations — illustrating just how much important science still has to be worked out.

Read the full story

Posted in HealthComments (0)

Join Now for the 50 Plus Newsletter