11:44 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021
- By Home Media
Why are some Medicare Advantage plans free?Some Medicare Advantage plans are offered for a $0 premium. Why is this? How can they be free? What's the catch? We'll explain more in this article.
4:07 a.m. Jan. 5, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
As of Jan. 1, hospitals must publicly list their prices --- here's what they won't reveal 'Our issue with transparency is it is only a tool, it is not the savior,' one advocate said.
3:45 p.m. Nov. 29, 2020
Biden fractures his foot playing with dogPresident-elect Joe Biden fractured his right foot while playing with one of his dogs, an injury discovered in a scan Sunday and that will likely require him to wear a boot for several weeks, his doctor said.
6:19 a.m. Nov. 15, 2020
- By Meera Jagannathan
Mammograms and colonoscopies fell by up to 70% in the early months of COVID-19 'If patients do not get important screenings, there could be long-term negative health consequences.'
1:08 a.m. Oct. 22, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: CDC says nearly 300,000 excess American deaths have occurred during pandemic CDC study finds biggest percentage rise in excess deaths were in those aged 25 to 44, Blacks and Hispanics hit disproportionatelyThe U.S. death toll from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 rose above 221,000 on Wednesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, and the nation’s leading public health agency estimated that the pandemic has contributed to the deaths of almost 300,000 Americans, including fatalities that would not have happened without the virus.
3:52 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020
- By Tomi Kilgore
Astrotech's stock skyrockets after JDA with Cleveland Clinic to develop COVID-19 breath testShares of Astrotech Corp. skyrocketed 168% in active trading to pace all premarket gainers Wednesday, after the company said its BreathTech Corp. subsidiary has partnered with the Cleveland Clinic to develop a rapid breath test for COVID-19. Trading volume was 11.4 million shares ahead of the open, compared with the full-day average of about 1.4 million shares. The stock is on track to open at the highest price seen during regular-session hours since April, in the aftermath of that it was developing a breath test that could screen for lung infections, including the COVID-19 virus. Astrotech said late Tuesday that BreathTech sighed a joint development agreement (JDA) with Cleveland Clinic to explore leveraging the BreathTest-1000 mass spectrometer to rapidly screen for COVID-19. "The advantage of breath testing is that it is non-invasive and non-intrusive," said Dr. Raed Dweik, chairman of Cleveland Clinic's Respiratory Institute. "It does not have a dose limitation like x-rays, an amount limitation like blood or saliva tests, or a timing limitation like PCR, blood and urine tests." Astrotech's stock has lost 6.1% year to date through Tuesday, while the S&P 500 has gained 6.6%.
10:53 a.m. July 7, 2020
GE’s Healthcare Unit Is Developing Covid-19 Treatments. It Could Be Undervalued.
General Electric’s partnership with Oxford University shows there’s more to the stock than aviation.
10:20 a.m. June 23, 2020
- By Alessandra Malito
Can my investments survive a crisis if I retire early? It did for these FIRE pioneers living in Mexico ‘The FIRE lifestyle prepares one for situations like COVID, in that we are already living within our means and have no debt’‘The FIRE lifestyle prepares one for situations like COVID, in that we are already living within our means and have no debt.’
5:50 a.m. May 5, 2020
- By Bruce Y. Lee
Treating a typical coronavirus infection is four times the cost of a case of the flu The median cost of a coronavirus hospitalization is $14,366The median cost of a coronavirus hospitalization is $14,366.
6:50 a.m. May 1, 2020
- By Nigam Arora
In these confusing times, X-rays of the biggest tech stocks show the strength of the stock market Money flows are a way to understand real-time demand for equitiesMoney flows are a way to understand real-time demand for equities.
5:22 a.m. April 16, 2020
GE Execs Take Pay Cuts to Help the Company Fight Coronavirus
General Electric vice presidents are taking a 25% pay cut to help the iconic American manufacturer navigate through the Covid-19 crisis. Senior managers also will create a fund to help lower-level employees impacted by the viral outbreak.