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Steps to Retirement Nearing retirement can be both exciting and scary. I mean, haven’t you been waiting for this day since you entered the workforce? While you should be looking forward to retirement, it is also a time to make sure your finances are in order and find out what […]

Steps to Retirement

The coronavirus pandemic has left people with many unanswered questions, such as questioning the status of their elective health care procedures. Some are wondering whether or not they should keep their elective care appointments or stay away from the doctor’s office altogether. Elective services that have been suspended in previous […]

Elective Procedures During COVID

Walgreens is looking to add a clinic to their business plan. The pharmaceutical company is ready to add doctor’s offices to hundreds of their United States drugstores. The chain recently announced it had made a deal with VillageMD, which will run primary-care clinics attached to the drugstores. The announcement outlined […]

Walgreens Adds a Clinic

Some experts believe a simple at-home test now exists that can screen people for HPV – the leading cause of cervical cancer. The National Cancer Institute has released plans for a future study that will involve approximately 5,000 female participants to decide if cervical cancer self-screening at home closely compares […]

Cervical Cancer Self-Screening

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to run rampant, Google Maps is introducing new features to help you find important information as you venture out each day. To ensure that everyone is following proper social-distancing rules, Maps has included a feature to let users know how crowded public transport is, and […]

Tracking COVID with Google Maps

Clothing could become another form of medical identification, according to a recent discovery by Tuft’s University’s School of Engineering, as there has been a breakthrough in clothing that detects chemicals on the body. There is a possibility that we will be able to wear clothing that changes color depending on […]

Clothing Detects Chemicals on the Body

Swabbing and testing all Americans for COVID-19 each year could become a normal routine. That, combined with antibody testing, have caused rates for COVID testing to skyrocket; they could cost a whopping $44 billion per year, according to a recent study. Diagnostic testing alone ranges from $6 – $25 billion […]

Rates for COVID Skyrocket

The coronavirus pandemic left over 40 million people unemployed. Even so, colleges and universities had almost 4 million graduates who were already expecting or simply looking for jobs after school. Many graduates were forced to postpone their start dates and others had canceled internships, but some were dropped from their […]

An Increase in Job Openings

Four states have taken the initiative and passed laws stating protecting businesses from “civil liability” for COVID-related claims. One of the four states, North Carolina, provides immunity to many different “essential businesses,” such as grocery stores and restaurants. Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming, however, offer immunity to anyone and everyone who […]

Protecting Businesses from COVID Claims

As with the rest of the market, Starbucks saw a major decrease in their stocks in mid-March amid the coronavirus pandemic. With 15,000 stores in the United States alone, Starbucks was forced to close their cafes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and they suffered along with many other businesses. The coffee […]

Starbucks Seeks Safer Operations