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Can you get disability insurance if you have long COVID?

Jikaboom/Getty Images/iStockphoto Some people infected with COVID-19 do not experience any symptoms. Most who do will recover in a few days or weeks. But in some cases, ongoing, new or recurring symptoms can last for many months. Check out our list: 100 Most Influential Money ExpertsRead: This credit score mistake could cost Americans millions The …

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Opinion: Change the Affordable Care Act to mandate backup health insurance

Universal health coverage in the US – once considered a hopeless goal without the imposition of a single-payer plan – is surprisingly achievable. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act and increased subsidies in the 2021 American Rescue Plan, more than 91% of Americans now have health insurance. Closing the gap would be a win-win for …

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Pros and Cons of Health Insurance: Is It Worth the Cost?

©Shutterstock.com With inflation and rising costs stretching budgets across the country, most households are trying to cut costs where they can. You can’t control your rent or mortgage, you have to eat, and you can’t go without health insurance—or can you? Inflation Relief Checks: When Will You Get Yours? See why: This credit score mistake …

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GoodSam Founder Talks Direct Trade, Regenerative Scaling Systems

GREENWICH, CONN. — GoodSam’s commitment to being a regenerative food company goes beyond improving soil health or carbon sequestration. In fact, sustainable farming practices are nothing new to the local farmers they source from and do business with. Co-founders Heather K. Terry and Sam Strout established GoodSam Foods in 2019 with the goal of bringing …

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Celebrities spend $1,500 a month on diabetes drugs for incredible weight loss

Celebrities and wealthy social elites spend $1,500 a month on a pre-diabetes drug with miracle weight-loss effects—so much so that those who actually need it have trouble finding it. Variety reports that semaglutide, sold under the brand name Ozempic, has become a staple in some groups. An insider said everyone from actors to moguls to …

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Health experts alarmed by President Biden’s view that pandemic is over: ‘Hell no – not even close’

Health experts reacted with dismay Monday to President Joe Biden’s claim that the pandemic is over in an interview with “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. “We still have a problem with COVID. We are still working on it a lot. … But the pandemic is over,” Biden told CBS News correspondent Scott Pelley. “If you …

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Nebraska prison warden cites ‘deeply troubling’ shortage of health care workers | Local

Henry J. Cordes Omaha World-Herald Between 2010 and 2020, Nebraska’s prison population increased by 16%. This is due in part to a gun violence bill passed by the Nebraska Legislature in 2009. In May, Gov. Pete Ricketts and state prison officials unveiled a state-of-the-art new prison facility in Lincoln that includes open spaces, natural light …

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