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Covid vaccines prevented at least 330,000 deaths among US seniors in 2021

Covid vaccines prevented at least 330,000 deaths among US seniors in 2021

Covid vaccines prevented at least 330,000 deaths and nearly 700,000 hospitalizations among adult Medicare recipients in 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services said in a new report released Friday. According to an HHS report, the reduction in hospitalizations due to vaccination has saved more than $16 billion in health care costs. According to …

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Four signs that your business has created a successful partnership

A mutually beneficial business partnership accelerates success. Retrofile/Getty Images A business partnership that aims to be mutually beneficial for all involved will ultimately be far more successful in the long run than the adversarial relationships that continue to be so common. But despite your best efforts, you may be unsure whether your partnerships actually meet …

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EXPLANATION: The downward trend in tax cuts covers two-thirds of the states

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cash-strapped states are slashing taxes. About two-thirds of U.S. states have adopted some form of tax relief in 2022, after Missouri’s passage of income tax cuts on Wednesday. For taxpayers, this trend means billions of dollars back in their pockets. Some have already received discount vouchers. Others, such as Missouri, …

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Gorge Local is in business: Local mom brings online resale business to The Dalles | News

When Kaahrina Ochoko was in high school in San Diego 10 years ago, she realized she wanted more and more to have her own money so she could go out with her friends. Her parents wanted her to focus on her studies rather than a part-time job, so she came up with other ways to …

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Hong Kong shares soared 5%, leading the Asian market

TOKYO (AP) — Hong Kong’s benchmark rose more than 5 percent on Wednesday as Asian shares tracked gains on Wall Street. New Zealand’s benchmark shares rose 0.7% after its central bank raised its benchmark interest rate to 3.5%, saying inflation remained too high and labor shortages. The half-point rate hike was the fifth in a …

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Trader Joe’s is finally bringing back free samples

New York CNN Business — Free goods are back in grocery stores after a long hiatus due to the pandemic. Trader Joe’s returned food samples to some stores on Saturday. Shoppers posted videos and photos on TikTok, Instagram and other social platforms of some Trader Joe’s samples over the weekend, including granola and Halloween cookies. …

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Trends in the growth of women’s intercollegiate wrestling

When Ursinus College (D3) hired Joe Jemison as its wrestling coach before the 2019-20 school year, he was already thinking about how he could grow the sport by adding women. “Wrestling has a long history of inclusivity and accessibility, across race and body type. We have weight classes for different sizes,” he told me. “However, …

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Americans rate health care system as failing: AP-NORC survey

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Emmanuel Obeng-Dankwa worries about the rent on his New York City apartment, he sometimes puts off refilling his blood pressure medication. “If there’s no money, I’d rather miss the medicine to be homeless,” said Obeng-Dankwa, a 58-year-old security guard. He is among the majority of U.S. adults who say the country’s …

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