Air Purifiers May Help the Hearts of People With COPD
MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2022 -- Having COPD can make it hard to breathe as it taxes both the lungs and the heart, but a new study offers a possible solution: Using an air purifier helped patients ' hearts work better. Researchers found that when people... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 12, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Effects of poverty on mental health in the UK working-age population: causal analyses of the UK Household Longitudinal Study - Thomson RM, Kopasker D, Leyland A, Pearce A, Katikireddi SV.
BACKGROUND: Addressing poverty through taxation or welfare policies is likely important for public mental health; however, few studies assess poverty's effects using causal epidemiology. We estimated the effect of poverty on mental health. METHODS:... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

2 business owners charged with defrauding pandemic program
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee business owners have been charged with defrauding the federal COVID-19 small business relief program of more than $780,000, authorities said. The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis said Lisa Evans, owner of USA Taxes, and Kevin Shaw, owner of Freight Masters…#internalrevenueservice #shaw #ppp #lisaevans #paycheckprotectionprogram #usataxes #kevinshaw #evans #memphis #tennessee (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Medicare Advantage plans dodged auditors and overcharged taxpayers by millions
In April 2016, government auditors asked a Blue Cross Medicare Advantage health plan in Minnesota to turn over medical records of patients treated by a podiatry practice whose owner had been indicted for fraud. Medicare had paid the Blue Cross plan more than $20,000 to cover the care of 11…#ahip #lesliegordon #jeffdelosreyes #chuckgrassley #aggeushealthcare #daracorrigan #democrat #blueshield #missouri #minnesota (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Medicare Advantage plans dodged auditors and overcharged taxpayers by millions
A KHN investigation found when some Medicare Advantage plans got a rare federal audit, they couldn't produce billing records for care they said they'd provided. Some blamed fire, flood — or doctors.(Image credit: Lydia Zuraw/KHN) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Fred Schulte Source Type: news

Invest my freelance taxes
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Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As a record 8.7% Social Security cost-of-living increase starts in 2023, here's what beneficiaries should look for in annual statements
Social Security beneficiaries will soon see bigger checks to help them cope with record high inflation. - As Social Security statements roll in, you should troubleshoot for errors that can cost you. - Also keep in mind that higher income this year may affect your income taxes and Medicare premium…#marckiner #irmaa #socialsecurity #socialsecurityadministration #socialsecurityconsulting #massmutual #jimblair #davidfreitag #personalfinance #medicare (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What the pro-business tax agenda is chasing in a changing Congress
Corporate tax measures related to research and development expenses, business interest, and accounting for physical purchases including equipment, are high on a wish-list in what is going to be a tough legislative environment to preserve 2017 Tax Act measures. - Business taxes in the Trump…#rochellehodes #stefangottschalk #washingtonnational #section199a #stamper #mainstreet #ronwyden #washingtonnationaltaxdirector #grantthorntons #kevinbrady (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bond Investors Swap Mutual Funds for ETFs at Record Pace
Worn down from record losses, investors have fled bond mutual funds en masse. But many aren’t quitting on bonds—they are just turning to exchange-traded funds. One main reason: taxes. Some investors sell beaten-down positions in bond funds to harvest tax losses. In many cases this year, investors…#wayfairamericaneagleoutfitters #etf #walmart #kohls #americaneagle (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans Might Be In For A Tax'Refund Shock' Next Year: Analyst
Americans Might Be In For A Tax 'Refund Shock' Next Year: Analyst Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Millions of Americans could face a “refund shock” when they file their taxes next year because a number of pandemic-related programs are set to expire or have expired,…#childanddependentcarecredit #poshmark #etsy #blanksocialsecurity #williamthomascaingettyimages #paypal #pennsylvania #cbsnews #jackphillips #internalrevenueservice (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bond Investors Swap Mutual Funds for ETFs at Record Pace
Worn down from record losses, investors have fled bond mutual funds en masse. But many aren’t quitting on bonds—they are just turning to exchange-traded funds. One main reason: taxes. Some investors sell beaten-down positions in bond funds to harvest tax losses. In many cases this year, investors…#americaneagle #walmart #wayfairamericaneagleoutfitters #etf #kohls (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The final puff: Can New Zealand quit smoking for good?
Smoking kills. Ayesha Verrall has seen it up close. As a young resident physician in New Zealand’s public hospitals in the 2000s, Verrall watched smokers come into the emergency ward every night, struggling to breathe with their damaged lungs. Later, as an infectious disease specialist, she saw how smoking exacerbated illness in individuals diagnosed with tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. She would tell them: “The best thing you can do to promote your health, other than take the pills, is to quit smoking.” Verrall is still urging citizens to give up cigarettes—no longer just one by one, but by the thousands. As N...
Source: ScienceNOW - December 9, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Congo seals Vodacom offices over tax dispute By Reuters
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo authorities have sealed the offices and seized the accounts of the local branch of South Africa's Vodacom over a tax dispute, the company said in a statement. "On December 6 and 7, 2022, agents of the General Directorate of Taxes (DGI) presented…#congolese #congo #dgi #kinshasa #southafricas #vodacom #generaldirectorateoftaxes (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Republican congresswoman broke down in tears begging her colleagues to vote against a same-sex marriage bill
Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo. listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, to discuss the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Harry Hamburg/AP. A GOP congresswoman cried as she spoke out against the bipartisan Respect for Marriage Act on Thursday. Rep.…#vickyhartzler #respectformarriageact #clarencethomas #supremecourt #healthorganization #hartzler #capitolhill #supremecourts #harryhamburgap #dobbs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transferring Goods Internationally Taxes and Fees Question
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Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news